Subject:

Jerry Falwell

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2014

    White and Educated? You're One of the Reason Politics Are So Polarized

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    ENDA, Cruz/Cornyn and the Wrong Side of History

    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 >>

  • Music

    March 21, 2013

    Not Just Vinyl

    Houston's Top 5 record stores.

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    Hates Singer Looks Back on 35 Years of Houston Punk Rock

    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 >>

  • Film

    October 11, 2012

    T for Textbooks

    A new doc explores the Texas Board of Education's fight against science, history.

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2010

    Lilith Fair's Top 5 Headline-Grabbing Moments

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    2009 Concert Rewind, August: Weezy, Blondie, Depeche Mode, JoBros, Katy Perry, Mos Def, De La Soul, Blue October, Green Day and an Audience With King George

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    Aftermath: The Jonas Brothers Put the Art In Wal-Mart at Toyota Center

    Photos by Daniel Kramer​The 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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2008
  • News

    September 20, 2007

    Carlton Pearson

    Houston's Unity Church hosts the former megachurch preacher who wrote, "God Is Not a Christian"

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2007
  • Music

    June 7, 2007
  • Music

    November 16, 2006

    Bruce Cockburn

    Bruce Cockburn performs Saturday, November 18, at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, 713-528-5999.

  • News

    May 5, 2005

    Lovable Lesbian Activist

    Nancy Ford: a journalist and comedian committed to gay causes

  • Film

    September 2, 2004

    Kill Bill

    A biased documentary exposes the vicious attempt to bring down Clinton

  • Film

    July 1, 2004

    Soul Doubt

    Louis Schwartzberg aims for America's Heart, but mostly sticks to the surface

  • Film

    November 21, 2002

    Calling the Behavior Police

    Kevin Klean squeaks by in the moralistic Emperor's Club

  • Culture

    June 13, 2002

    Get It Straight

    The road to Ellen was paved with the best of intentions

  • News

    April 4, 2002

    Power House

    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.

  • Culture

    February 7, 2002

    Stux in the South

    The eclectic New York space lends a strange sampling to New Gallery

  • Culture

    August 10, 2000

    Born Again?

    Tammy Faye Bakker's back, but don't be afraid this time

  • Film

    August 10, 2000

    Makeup Remover

    The Eyes of Tammy Faye peeks underneath the persona of the garish televangelist

  • News

    March 9, 2000

    Justice on the Block

    Is the D.A.'s office for sale to the highest bidder?

  • Music

    July 22, 1999

    Playbill

    Ozomatli, dc Talk, The New Morty Show

  • News

    February 18, 1999

    Eh Oh

    Was Joe's Crab Shack attacking gays? Or just Tinky Winky?

  • News

    December 31, 1998
  • Film

    January 9, 1997

    Porn Again

    Larry Flynt the movie does something Larry Flynt the man wouldn't: It fails to go all the way

  • News

    October 3, 1996

    The Kingdom and the Power

    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.

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