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    5 Video Games Censored For Being Too Christian

    published Apr 23, 2015

    You can't turn on the news these days without listening to someone with a pizza place or a tire store or something beating their breast about how Christians are being driven from America. They are und... More >>

  • Desert Island Discs: Craig Wilkins of the Wheel Workers

    published Apr 23, 2015

    From time to time, we ask local musicians for their Top 5 absolute desert-island discs, the records that made them the musicians they are today. This week: Craig Wilkins, the brilliant guitarist and s... More >>

  • Toxic Love: Seven Anti-Earth Day Songs
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    Toxic Love: Seven Anti-Earth Day Songs

    published Apr 22, 2015

    Today is Earth Day, and your newsfeed is inundated with calls to protect the environment and uplifting memes involving trees. And if you live in Texas, you need to stop that. Stop it right now. Clear... More >>

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    The Apparently Immoral Shoulders of My Five-Year-Old Daughter

    published Apr 22, 2015

    Last Monday morning was a little colder than I expected, so I made sure that there was a warm change of clothes in my daughter's backpack in case she wanted to change. She'd had her heart set on weari... More >>

  • Sorrow Takes You Into Darkness and Keeps You There

    published Apr 21, 2015

    In Sorrow a young woman finds herself not only being held and assaulted by a group of demented serial killers, but also by a system that is designed to ignore her suffering even when she escapes. In a... More >>

  • SJW Video Game Reviews: Deadly Premonition

    published Apr 20, 2015

    In this new series of reviews we'll be exploring video games from a social justice perspective, examining content rather than gameplay. For our gameplay review coverage please check out our Reviews fo... More >>

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    Doctor Who: 10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About the Tardis

    published Apr 20, 2015

    When Doctor Who debuted in 1963 before you even saw William Hartnell step out as the First Doctor you saw the blue police telephone box that we all know as the Tardis. The time machine and space ship ... More >>

  • Alamo Drafthouse Returns a Forgotten Insane Film to the Screen

    published Apr 16, 2015

    What's the craziest film ever made? Eraserhead? El Topo? How about A Serbian Film, Hausu or the second Human Centipede? Nope, the craziest thing ever committed on purpose to celluloid is a 1981 family... More >>

  • Desert Island Discs: Buxton's Sergio Trevino

    published Apr 16, 2015

    From time to time, we ask local musicians for their Top 5 absolute desert-island discs, the records that made them the musicians they are today. This week: Sergio Trevino, the fabulous front man of Am... More >>

  • Handsomebeast Gives the <em>Sexy Face Reaction Time</em> of Your Life
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    Handsomebeast Gives the Sexy Face Reaction Time of Your Life

    published Apr 15, 2015

    What Handsomebeast does is a type of music that can go very wrong very quickly if it's not handled with care and consideration; kind of like nuclear power or anal sex. They are a funk-rock band, and f... More >>

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    Video Games Are Helping to Fight Alzheimer's

    published Apr 14, 2015

    Alzheimer's is a terrifying disease that progressively causes dementia and memory loss, especially in the elderly. There is no cure, but an unlikely candidate is being enlisted in the fight: video gam... More >>

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    You Can Own the Lion Water Fountain From the Houston Zoo

    published Apr 10, 2015

    Question: What's the one picture every Houstonian's mother has in a photo album somewhere? Answer: You drinking from the plastic lion fountain at the Houston Zoo. It's one of the most well-recognized... More >>

  • Folk Family Revival's Water Walker Finds Its Footing

    published Apr 10, 2015

    Note: Due to an error in the metadata in the review copy that we were sent the track listing on Water Walker appeared in alphabetical order instead of the intended order. We withdraw all criticisms of... More >>

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    10 Suggestions for the Astrodome No One Is Talking About

    published Apr 09, 2015

    Well, yet another proposal for the Astrodome has come and is almost certainly as doomed to failure as the ones that have come before. Look, there have been some good ideas all right. An indoor amuseme... More >>

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    Best of Houston: 10 Best Nicknames for Houston

    published Apr 09, 2015

    As you can probably guess, working at the Houston Press, a writer can get a little tired of typing "Houston" over and over again. It's a fine city name, but it becomes repetitive. Well, recently I lea... More >>

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    4 Alternate Timelines Mortal Kombat Needs to Explore

    published Apr 08, 2015

    Mortal Kombat in 2011 was the greatest example of reboot storytelling in any medium. I mean that with the utmost sincerity. It simultaneously managed to acknowledge everything that had happened over t... More >>

  • The Six Best Concerts In Video Games
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    The Six Best Concerts In Video Games

    published Apr 08, 2015

    Video-game music has come a very long way and is now regularly played across the world in professional symphonies. That's amazing of course, but you know what rarely gets any press? The fact that game... More >>

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    Why I'm Not Upset David Lynch Is Leaving Twin Peaks

    published Apr 07, 2015

    It was announced via Twitter last night that David Lynch would not be returning to direct the heavily anticipated and long-awaited third season of Twin Peaks. The show, which is scheduled to premiere ... More >>

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    Doctor Who: The Doctor and William Shakespeare

    published Apr 03, 2015

    If there are historical figures that The Doctor has interacted with more than the famous playwright William Shakespeare, I've been unable to find them. No fewer than six different incarnations of The ... More >>

  • Best Comics in March Part 2: Jem and the Freakin' Holograms

    published Apr 03, 2015

    Every month the staff at 8th Dimension Comics helps us select the best comics that come out. Check out Part 1. Star Wars #3 I finally got a chance to catch up with the new Star Wars series being done... More >>

  • Nathan Quick's City Lights EP Is Fast and Dirty

    published Apr 03, 2015

    It's been just over half a year since Nathan Quick's last offering, The Mile. That album was a jangling, poetic affair that was fun to listen to, but City Lights is a whole different animal. If The Mi... More >>

  • Reviews for the Lazy Gamer: Krinkle Krusher

    published Apr 02, 2015

    Game: Krinkle Krusher Platform: PS4, PS3, PS Vita Publisher/Developer: Ilusis Interactive Graphics Genre: Castle Defense Describe This Game in Three Words: Without Any Bite Score: 3 out of 10 ... More >>

  • Best Comics in March Part 1: Spider-Man and Thor Are Better Than Ever

    published Apr 02, 2015

    Every month the staff at 8th Dimension Comics helps us elect the best comics that come out. Tune in tomorrow for part 2. Thor Annual I think it's safe to say that the shake-ups in the world of Thor h... More >>

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    Anita Sarkeesian Releases Her First Positive Women-in-Gaming Video

    published Apr 02, 2015

    This week Anita Sarkeesian released the latest video regarding video games through Feminist Frequency, her first of the year and the first since the start of the #GamerGate and its anti-feminist backl... More >>

  • Desert Island Discs: Mlee Marie Mains of Hearts of Animals

    published Apr 02, 2015

    From time to time, we ask local musicians for their Top 5 absolute desert-island discs, the records that made them the musicians they are today. This week: Mlee Marie Mains, the heart of Hearts of Ani... More >>

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