If you're white and have a college education or greater, you're probably (one of) the reasons our politics is so polarized. Using abortion, a polarizing issue if there ever was one, as a proxy, researchers have shown that since 1980, educated whites' stances on abortion have skewed in two very diffe ... More >>
Yesterday, the Senate, in a rare show of bi-partisanship, passed ENDA (Employment Non-Discrimination Act) 64-32. The bill would ban anti-gay discrimination in the workplace. This highlights that a civil rights struggle we have all been watching slowly but surely come to an end. Of course, not ever ... More >>
Houston's Top 5 record stores.
As the singer, guitarist, and chief songwriter for the Hates -- Houston's most enduring punk rock band and a local institution -- Christian Kidd (nee' Christian Arnheiter, Christian Oppression, and Christian Anarchy) has seen a lot. And with the band nearing its 35th anniversary (with Kidd as the ... More >>
A new doc explores the Texas Board of Education's fight against science, history.
Friday, while Rocks Off was enjoying a blissful if soggy day off, Lilith Fair canceled the final ten dates of this year's summer resurrection, including all three scheduled Texas stops. The news was hardly shocking: One headliner, Norah Jones, had already bailed, and The New York Times report ... More >>
Shea Serrano Asher Roth, Kid Cudi, House of Blues, August 1: "[Cudi has] tapped John Goldstein, Kanye's famed stage light guy, to help him create an actual feel to his show. Hipster rappers get derided a lot as not being "real rappers," but they put on a hell of a show. The crowd is already his." ... More >>
Photos by Daniel KramerThe robot eggs have hatched and out come three marionettes, made entirely out of cheese, slathered in the holy sweat of Jerry Falwell, packaged with a bow, and placed in the clearance aisle of the toy store at a mall for starving rats. The price? Your soul. Here come the Jo ... More >>
Houston's Unity Church hosts the former megachurch preacher who wrote, "God Is Not a Christian"
Is Manson a Justin fan?
Bruce Cockburn performs Saturday, November 18, at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, 713-528-5999.
Nancy Ford: a journalist and comedian committed to gay causes
A biased documentary exposes the vicious attempt to bring down Clinton
Louis Schwartzberg aims for America's Heart, but mostly sticks to the surface
Kevin Klean squeaks by in the moralistic Emperor's Club
The road to Ellen was paved with the best of intentions
What do Lakewood Church and its pastor Joel Osteen have that most mainline Protestant denominations don't? People. Lots of them. And in an assortment of colors.
The eclectic New York space lends a strange sampling to New Gallery
Tammy Faye Bakker's back, but don't be afraid this time
The Eyes of Tammy Faye peeks underneath the persona of the garish televangelist
Is the D.A.'s office for sale to the highest bidder?
Ozomatli, dc Talk, The New Morty Show
Was Joe's Crab Shack attacking gays? Or just Tinky Winky?
Larry Flynt the movie does something Larry Flynt the man wouldn't: It fails to go all the way
Money may be the root of all evil, but it's fueled Steven Hotze's rise from a fringe player on the religious right to kingmaker in the local Republican Party. Now he's trying to stretch his influence further afield.