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Footnote
March 31, 2012 – 4:29 pm | No Comment
Footnote

How would you like it if the entire research of your lifetime were reduced to a single footnote on page 700 of some published journal? This is what has happened to Eliezer Shkolnik a professor in …

Please Houston, don’t paint your teeth
March 30, 2012 – 4:46 pm | One Comment
Please Houston, don’t paint your teeth

By Jack Daniel Betz
As Ramon so kindly reminded you all in this week’s preview, Big Star Bar will be visited by a representative from Corwood Industries this Sunday afternoon. I am speaking of none other …

GIVE SLEEP A CHANCE: Following Heated Controversy, Dr. Norman Finkelstein Delivers a Snoozer at Rice University
March 30, 2012 – 12:03 pm | 2 Comments
GIVE SLEEP A CHANCE:  Following Heated Controversy, Dr. Norman Finkelstein Delivers a Snoozer at Rice University

A mix of about 70 students, academics, and activists braved stormy weather yesterday to attend Dr. Norman Finkelstein’s talk entitled “How to Solve the Israeli Palestinian Conflict,” organized by the Rice Progressives at Rice University.

The Raid: Redemption
March 29, 2012 – 2:30 pm | One Comment
The Raid: Redemption

The Raid: Redemption has to be hands down one of the most action packed movies ever made. That’s just a fact. Free Press Houston caught up with director (also writer and editor) Gareth Evans, along …

FFW – The Free Press Preview for March 29 – April 04, 2012
March 29, 2012 – 9:10 am | No Comment
FFW – The Free Press Preview for March 29 – April 04, 2012

This Week’s Featured Show
Saturday, March 31
The Energy (tour kickoff)
with
Mound Carmel
Black Congress
Peasant
@ Walter’s (1120 Naylor)
Oh good gracious, The Energy are going on tour.  We are taking bets as to which band member will be a victim …

DVD slight return: March hare edition
March 28, 2012 – 11:37 pm | No Comment
DVD slight return: March hare edition

There’s a joy in watching Blu-Ray discs of classic films. Sometimes for the restoration they knock it out of the park as with the Paramount release of To Catch A Thief, starring Cary Grant and …

FPSF Announces Art Workshops and Activities
March 28, 2012 – 1:38 pm | No Comment
FPSF Announces Art Workshops and Activities

Join the Free Press Department of Arts & Leisure in getting your craft on at the Free Press Summer Fest!  For the first time in 2012, FPSF will have art making workshops and hands on …

Mountainfilm on Tour - Houston
March 28, 2012 – 1:07 pm | No Comment
Mountainfilm on Tour – Houston

Shushana and Jack Castle are on a mission, one that involves social awareness and cinema. This weekend, Friday and Saturday March 30-31, they will present Mountainfilm on Tour – Houston at the Rice Media Center. …

FPH Weekly Podcast, #34
March 26, 2012 – 11:42 pm | No Comment
FPH Weekly Podcast, #34

FPH Podcast comes in strong this week with issues like voluntary extinction, racial identity, and we attempt to solve the Israel-Palestine conflict in 4 minutes or less ( easy answer is demography ). Guest this …

FPSF 2012 YouTube Video Challenge
March 26, 2012 – 11:04 pm | One Comment
FPSF 2012 YouTube Video Challenge

Want a chance to win free passes and swag from Free Press Summer Fest?
Then put together the most bizarre, silly, and stupid commercial advertising FPSF 2012! You don’t need to have a good camera or …