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Darfur

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2013

    For J. Lo: Five More World Leaders Who Don't Deserve a Happy Birthday

    J. Lo's Marilyn Monroe moment may not have gone as well as she planned. You see, when Monroe sang the words "Happy Birthday, Mr. President" to John F. Kennedy, the controversy arose by murmurs of an affair. When J. Lo sang those words, scandal came by means of scathing headlines about human-rights ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    Must You Do That? A Simple List of Manners

    Dining out is something we all love to do. I would have a hard time imagining the reader of this blog who is an exception. My manners, at least when I'm at home, fly pretty fast and loose. Get it? I fart at the table. So what, who cares? When I'm in public, though, I tend to try to turn up t ... More >>

  • Film

    June 24, 2010

    The Joan Rivers Show

    The comedienne as more than just another vulgar broad in a makeup mask (though that too).

  • Film

    June 3, 2010

    Sex, Drugs, Rock 'n' Apatow

    Crude on the outside, sweet in the middle: Get Him to the Greek.

  • Culture

    May 7, 2009

    Welcome to the War

    Javier de Villota's bold re-creation of a marketplace massacre in Sarajevo is installed at the Station.

  • Calendar

    November 20, 2008

    Inside Africa: Three Hidden Wars

    Journalist and former detainee Paul Salopek talks about the wars in Africa

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2008

    UH Prof, Mia Farrow Tour Third World

    Jody Williams, a professor at UH's Graduate College of Social Work, is having quite the summer. She's touring Thailand, Ethiopia, Sudan and Chad (one luxurious resort after the other!) as part of a Nobel Women's Initiative peace delegation. Thanks to heavy support work by people at UH, the delegat ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 13, 2008

    “Darfur: How Photojournalists Respond”

    Eight photographers focus on genocide in the Sudan

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2008

    Radio Houstoned: African Children’s Choir on a Journey of Hope

    Click the LISTEN button below for a preview... Angelina Jolie can’t save all the orphans in Africa, can she? Thankfully, the orphans of the African Children’s Choir are saving themselves. The choir, started 23 years ago, takes orphaned or abandoned African children with amazing musical talent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2008

    Resolutions of the Rich and Famous

    While the rest of us are trying to drop ten pounds, stop living at Target, and cut back to just drinking in the evening (or maybe that’s just yours truly), it seems to me that a certain number of celebrities out there need to make some resolutions as well. So here are my suggestions for the ric ... More >>

  • News

    December 27, 2007

    The Year In Film

    Judd Apatow's pretty good year and much more

  • Music

    November 15, 2007

    Hannah from Heaven

    The Rodeo saves local parents from a winter of sulking. But what's this whole Miley Cyrus thing about, anyway?

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2007

    Miss Pop Rocks: Things I Think Are Probably Worse Than Jessica Simpson’s Upcoming Movie

    After viewing the trailer to Jessica Simpson’s upcoming “film” entitled Major Movie Star, I decided to compile a list of things that I think are probably worse than this soon-to-be-released cinematic event. It took a long time to think of ten things that are worse, but I did it. Here goes: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2007

    Drenched In Blog: ACL Fest in Photos, Take Three

    Wrong festival. Wrong year. Wrong glasses. Wrong drugs. Wrong parenting. Wrong planet....... Former Houston Oilers Al Del Greco and Bucky Richardson were seen on the grounds, apologizing for the 1992 season. Still kicked ‘em in the balls though.

  • Film

    September 13, 2007

    The Devil Came on Horseback

    War, slaughter, genocide — and you feel like seeing a movie?

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2007

    Open Letter to Messrs. Van Halen, E., and Roth., D.L.

    Dear Sirs, My friend and colleague Brett Koshkin just informed me your new tour schedule not only does not stop in Houston, but shuns Texas altogether. Up front, I must say this doesn’t bother me in the least. I’ve never been more than a passive fan – except, of course, during the Sammy Haga ... More >>

  • Film

    February 1, 2007

    Dissent for Sale

    Opposition is a Commodity in Sundance Docs.

  • Film

    February 1, 2007

    Sympathy for the Devil

    Even horny horse whisperers get off in Sundance docs.

  • Film

    January 25, 2007

    Sympathy for the Devil

    Even horny horse whisperers get off in Sundance docs.

  • Music

    December 21, 2006

    Making Scents of the Stars

    A buyer's guide to celebrity fragrances

  • Calendar

    June 8, 2006
  • Culture

    March 9, 2006

    "Girls" Just Want to Have Fun?

    Awkwardness, angst and mental illness take center stage at the Blaffer

  • Film

    January 6, 2005

    Blade Runners

    Hotel Rwanda finds hope amid the horrors of tribal genocide

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