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9.30.14: The Last VJ’s Top 5 Music Videos of the Week

Welcome to The Last VJ, music fans! Have you ever heard of…

9.23.14: The Last VJ’s Top 5 Music Videos of the Week

Welcome to The Last VJ, music fans! This week I pulled out…

Houston’s ‘Civility’ Ordinance Makes It a Crime to Sit for 16 Hours of the Day

Houston’s ‘Civility’ Ordinance Makes It a Crime to Sit for 16 Hours of the Day

There was a fair amount of media coverage for Mayor Annise Parker’s 2012 law that included $2,000 penalties for those sharing food with more than five needy people in public if they lacked prior written permission. In comparison, the even more totalitarian so-called ‘civility’ ordinances, were passed quietly.…

Unschooling

Unschooling

I am often envious at unschooling meet ups because many of the parents are extraordinarily accomplished. They are scientists, artists, programmers, musicians. And when you ask them how they accomplished what they did, you often hear the same response. I taught myself. …

Miles to Go…Back to School

Miles to Go…Back to School

I’m one of the lucky teachers who loved teaching on the day I retired as much as I did when I first entered the doors of a school. I wish all educators had the same benefits and advantages as I did.…

ZSU Brings Austin Blues Rock To Houston

ZSU Brings Austin Blues Rock To Houston

Photo: Mary Keating Bruton   I remember when the emo scene hit…

Hurricane Doom: Hurricanes With Dainty Names Aren’t Actually Dainty, Says Study

Let’s just get some water bottles, find our evacuation routes and pack some feminist literature into our hurricane kits.…

Houston’s Taxis Uber-Concerned About Ride-Sharing Apps

Houston’s Taxis Uber-Concerned About Ride-Sharing Apps

Houston’s government has come to a split road and left the car idling. Will Uber come to our city?…

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