Ben Stein

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2013

    Five Educational Songs That Don't Suck

    Remember being in school and having to listen to all those awful educational songs? Our teachers would do anything to teach us, but most often they really have no idea what will appeal to anyone under the age of 40, so it gets hairy when something perceived as cool, like "that rapping stuff," gets i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Cover Story: Dinesh Shah's Younger "Friends"

    ​In addition to cultivating one-sided relationships with wealthy older people, Dinesh Shah has shown himself to be eager to "befriend" handsome young men. Two such have written in to the Houston Press since Part One of our series on Shah ran last week. One man, who wanted only to be identifi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Game Time: Rex Ryan -- The Next (Really) Big Reality TV Star (w/ video)

    Rex Ryan: A (chubby) star is born​So how many Rex Ryan f-bombs did it take for Houston Texans' owner Bob McNair to realize that "Yeah, HBO probably made the right choice in going with the Jets for Hard Knocks this season."Reportedly, earlier this year, the Texans were one of the teams under seriou ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 16, 2009

    Beer Wars

    Ben Stein leads a live world-premiere screening and discussion on American suds

  • Calendar

    November 15, 2007

    Santa vs. the Snowman, in 3D

    It’s a jolly fat man in a red suit vs. a guy with coal for eyes

  • News

    July 7, 2005

    Filthy McNasty

    Love, hate and how I earned my new name in the trenches

  • News

    February 26, 2004

    History for Dummies

    Neil Bush touts a school curriculum for guys like himself