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    5 Tips for Taking Young Children to a Graduation

    published May 12, 2014

    This past weekend my wife graduated from nursing school, an accomplishment that is massive to someone like me whose employable skills involve overanalyzing Doctor Who and ranking video game farts. I c... More >>

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    4 Ways Fox News Has Become a Doomsday Cult

    published May 09, 2014

    Like most of you who aren't Batmen, I have parents, and living in Texas means that at least one of those parental units gets most of their news from Fox News. Now, this may shock you as I confess it f... More >>

  • 100 Creatives 2014 Lane Montoya, She Draws on Everything

    published May 09, 2014

    What She Does: Lane Montoya's family moved all over the country when she was young, and one of the few constants in her life was a love of cartoons. Enamored with the colorful images she saw on the sc... More >>

  • Flashes: A New Houston-Based Film About Alternate Realities

    published May 08, 2014

    You might know director Amir Valinia as one of the top music video directors in Houston, but thanks to a $30,000 grant from the Mayor's Film Task Force you'll get a chance to see his new feature-lengt... More >>

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    Rest of the Best: The 10 Best Houston Life Hacks

    published May 08, 2014

    Sometimes the key to winning at life is finding ways to circumvent the normal method of living. Like an old NES game, you just have to have the cheat code. Today we're going to look at ten things that... More >>

  • The Last VJ's Five Best Videos of the Week

    published May 08, 2014

    Welcome back to The Last VJ, music fans. We're keeping things funny this week, including a music video from the one and only Monty Python. On top of that you can expect metal to provide us some hilari... More >>

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    5 Reasons Someone Needs to Film a Zombie Movie in the Houston Medical Center

    published May 07, 2014

    My wife just finished up her nursing school education, which means that she spent a fair amount of time in the Houston Medical Center. Having dropped her off at school on a number of occasions, I am h... More >>

  • The Five Best Things to Know When Choosing a Stage Name
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    The Five Best Things to Know When Choosing a Stage Name

    published May 07, 2014

    Hello, my name is Jef Rouner, but I've been going by the name of Jef With One F on various Houston stages and in publications since I was 14 years old. It's a pretty good handle that I was happy enoug... More >>

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    Writing Fiction in the Age of Google Street View

    published May 06, 2014

    I recently became part of a rising indie publishing house, and I'm telling you that because I'm telling EVERYBODY! Unfortunately, you have to actually go write a book when you do that sort of thing, s... More >>

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    Doctor Who: Charley Pollard and 5 Other Companions That Need Spin-Offs

    published May 05, 2014

    I was insanely delighted to see that Big Finish was starting a new series of audio plays starring my favorite Doctor Who companion Charley Pollard in her own spin-off series. The Edwardian adventuress... More >>

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    The Next Spider-Man Villain Needs to Be The Punisher

    published May 05, 2014

    Over the last twelve years of Spider-Man movies one thing has become inescapable; Spidey just doesn't have the rogue's gallery necessary to really hold up in film any more. Personally, I suggest that ... More >>

  • Locke

    published April 24, 2014

    Steven Knight has shown himself to be an auteur on the rise after writing films such as Eastern Promises and making his directorial debut with... More >>

  • The Best Comics in April Part 2: Local Love and Nightmares

    published May 01, 2014

    Each month the staff at 8th Dimension Comics picks out the best book to review. Check out our Part 1. Hulk #2: If you ask me it's always been very hard to make Hulk great in his own book. There are e... More >>

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    Rest of the Best: 10 Best Houston Urban Legends

    published May 01, 2014

    Houston is a big diverse city with a big diverse population, and that more often than not leads to a whole lot of different levels of bunk and bull that must be waded through in order to find the trut... More >>

  • The Last VJ's Five Best Videos of the Week

    published May 01, 2014

    Welcome back to The Last VJ, music fans. This week we've got dueling afterlives in case you're in the market for one. Also, I check in on a contestant from Dance Moms embarking on a music video career... More >>

  • Walking Dead Escape Tour

    published April 24, 2014

    The popular television show The Walking Dead depicts how brutal life would become in the event that zombies rose up to devour the living.... More >>

  • The Best Comics in April Part 1: The Mediocre Return of Peter Parker

    published Apr 30, 2014

    Each month the staff at 8th Dimension Comics picks out the best book to review. Look for Part 2 tomorrow. The Amazing Spider-Man #1: It's been a long time coming. For the past several years Peter Par... More >>

  • Happy Birthday Church of Satan! Five Musicians Associated With the Devil's Faith

    published Apr 30, 2014

    It was on this day in 1966 that the one and only Anton Szandor LaVey officially founded the Church of Satan at the Black House in San Francisco, California. From that day forward there would be a main... More >>

  • 100 Creatives 2014 Suzy Taylor, a Fairy-Tale Photographer

    published Apr 30, 2014

    What She Does: The journey that Suzy Taylor took to become a photographer is almost as fantastic as her actual work. The New Zealand-native spent most of her adult life living the life of a business w... More >>

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    5 Things Conservatives Think Liberals Don't Know (That We Totally Do)

    published Apr 30, 2014

    I argue with people on the Internet professionally, and if that sounds like easy work, all I can say is that while it's better than emptying septic tanks for a living, you do actually contract more po... More >>

  • Houston Losing Last Full-Service Sheet-Music Store Next Month
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    Houston Losing Last Full-Service Sheet-Music Store Next Month

    published Apr 30, 2014

    After 21 years in the Houston area, next month RBC Music will no longer host a local location. The city's last full-service sheet music store will shut its doors on May 15. Previously, RBC had partn... More >>

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    5 Most Bizarre Kids Show Entries on Conservapedia

    published Apr 29, 2014

    One of my favorite things in the world to do when I'm down is to go hit the random button on Andrew Schafly's "answer" to the liberal bias of Wikipedia, Conservapedia. If you've ever had to wean yours... More >>

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    "He's Autistic. Is It Okay if They Play Together?"

    published Apr 28, 2014

    This weekend was the last weekend where I had to go find a place that was mostly free, had wifi, was air conditioned, and had something to keep my four-year-old occupied while I tried to get some writ... More >>

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    Doctor Who: Yes, Katy, There Is a Doctor

    published Apr 28, 2014

    April 2014 has been a bad month in House With One F. Jobs have been lost, loved ones have entered hospitals, and bizarre vehicular failures have been the norm. Amidst all of that misery, I received at... More >>

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    5 Video Games Taking on Cancer

    published Apr 25, 2014

    Here at the Houston Press we have a little saying, and that saying is "Cancer can suck the tail pipe of an uninspected Chrysler." Around 1,500 Americans die daily of the disease, which is like 9/11 h... More >>

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