22 hours ago | Doctor Who
Every year I cover Comicpalooza, Houston’s massive celebration of all things geek that now spans four days and takes over the entire George R. Brown Convention Center. It’s an exhausting ordeal that leaves me drained and sore, so when the various ...
5 days ago | Random Ephemera
I have had so many conversations or email exchanges with students in the last few years wherein I anger them by indicating that simply saying, "This is my opinion" does not preclude a connected statement from being dead wrong. It still baffles me ...
7 days ago | Listen Up!
I have a place in my heart for the sad sweet songs that tend to come out of the young women who record at the Red Tree Recording Studio. I still hold Kathryn Hallberg up as one of the best acts to have ever graced Houston, and I continue to...
8 days ago | Gaming
It’s hard enough to describe to people exactly what GamerGate was sometimes without delving into the harder question of why it was. Ian Danskin of Innuendo Studios has put out a six-part video essay series on that very subject called Why Are You S...
12 days ago | Doctor Who
Whovians got a real treat with the release of the trailer for Series 9. To be completely fanboyish for a moment, it looks amazing. The monsters look amazing, Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman look amazing, The Master looks amazing, just every single...
14 days ago | Books
Houston-based science fiction author Paul Barclay recently saw his short story “Into the Light” published in the anthology Only Disconnect from Third Flatiron Publishing. It’s a remarkable short that imagines a world where terminally ill and badly...