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White Nationalists Bring Hateful Garbage to Houston

White Nationalists Bring Hateful Garbage to Houston

Race hate has reared its ugly head in Houston this week under the auspices of a white nationalist and fascist group known as Identity Evropa.  …

ICYMI: Jesse Williams Speaking Truth To Power at the BET Awards

In case you missed it, actor Jesse Williams spoke truth to power at the BET Awards on Sunday night after receiving the network’s humanitarian award.…

This Dialog is Necessary, But Triggering AF

This Dialog is Necessary, But Triggering AF

Over the last week, I’ve been silently processing the sexual assault dialog that has filled…

PlayStation & Xbox Upgrades Coming

PlayStation & Xbox Upgrades Coming

Microsoft and Sony are both closing the book on an all-too-familiar chapter in gaming: the…

FPTV: Anti-Islam Rally at Da’wah Center

FPTV: Anti-Islam Rally at Da’wah Center

Crazies with assault rifles and Confederate flags protested the opening of a library at the…

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In Review: Bedouine, Ohmme, Shabazz Palaces and more

In Review: Bedouine, Ohmme, Shabazz Palaces and more

James Elkington. Photo courtesy of Timothy Harris   JAMES ELKINGTON: Wintres Woma A resumé is a document of qualification, and James…

Kendrick Lamar Shines at Toyota Center

Kendrick Lamar Shines at Toyota Center

Since he got put on about seven years ago, Compton’s Kendrick Lamar has seemed to be hell bent to prove that he’s one of the strongest mic spitter in the world, and Saturday night at Toyota Center he did just that…

Ak’chamel Gets Dark On “Death Chants”

Ak’chamel Gets Dark On “Death Chants”

Some artists paint with a brush, others paint with a can, however for a band like Ak’chamel, the brushstrokes are just the beginning of something less defined but ultimately beautiful. One their new album Death Chants, they take us further down the rabbit hole of their universe, while offering up a mix of ghostly mysticism and dark beauty to create one of the most interesting pieces of work you will probably ever hear…

I’m Not An Astrology Major: An Interview with B.o.B

I’m Not An Astrology Major: An Interview with B.o.B

B.o.B Photo courtesy of the artist Atlanta-based hip hop artist Bobby Ray Simmons, also known as B.o.B, has been a pop…

Top 5 Music Videos of the Week: Goldie, WatchtheDuck + more

Top 5 Music Videos of the Week: Goldie, WatchtheDuck + more

The summer concert season is in full swing, but you can hide in the dark with me and watch the best music videos of the week. 5. Hortlax Cobra — “Light…

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ALL or Nothing: New Art Lending Service Arrives

ALL or Nothing: New Art Lending Service Arrives

Monoprint from Marie Leterme.   Galveston-based artist Nick Barbee wanted to create a way to more easily bridge the divide between artists and collectors of…

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FPTV RNC Dispatch Part 2: The FBI’s Warrantless Raid

FPTV RNC Dispatch Part 2: The FBI’s Warrantless Raid

In Part 2 of our RNC Dispatch, FPTV correspondent Robert MacCready interviews a group of protesters…

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In Their Own Words: Homeless in Houston

In Their Own Words: Homeless in Houston

Photos by Mark Armes The City of Houston is back at it again, and by again…

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Top Five Gentrifying Bars in Houston

Top Five Gentrifying Bars in Houston

A gastronomic bomb is hurtling towards Houston, and there’s nothing you, I, or anyone can do…

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How To Fuck Up A Relationship

How To Fuck Up A Relationship

Illustration by Shelby Hohl   So, in this age of technology, we reach out to the…