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Old Testament

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2014

    Dolly Parton's 10 Best Songs of All Time

    We really couldn't adore Dolly more. As a songwriter, performer and even an actor, she's proven herself worthy time and again. She holds a number of career milestones -- 25 gold, platinum, and multiplatinum awards, 41 career Top 10 country albums, and eight Grammys, just to name a few -- but more th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2014

    Now What Happens to All Those Anti-HERO Shirts?

    They said no. They screamed it. Protesters yelled in front of city hall Wednesday, in opposition of legislation for a Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. "We say no," the protesters repeated. A few women, serving as reverb, chanted "God says no." ERO adorned their chests, thick red slashes cutting t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2014

    Old Testament Tales That Fit Today's Musicians

    In April 2014, one of the hottest figures in Hollywood is an old-timer called God. He's the subject of Noah and God's Not Dead, two films that have somewhat surprisingly charted multimillion-dollar grosses this Easter season. Whether the actors and producers are true believers isn't the point. Thei ... More >>

  • Film

    April 3, 2014

    Noah Wants to Be a Mad Epic

    The Wrestler director goes biblical with CG blockbuster.

  • Film

    March 27, 2014
  • Film

    March 27, 2014

    Bloody Floody:

    Noah Wants to Bea Mad Epic.

  • Film

    January 2, 2014

    Movies 2014: The Most Anticipated Non-Sequels of 2014

    Checking out the notable stand-alones hitting the theaters.

  • News

    November 28, 2013

    2013 Turkeys of the Year — Looking Back at the Best of the Worst

    From politics to sports to education and food, the Texas gobblers provided pure gravy.

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    Mumford & Sons Strum Into Woodlands Pavilion June 12

    This afternoon Live Nation announced that Mumford & Sons, the UK acoustic-rock quartet that has already, um, borrowed more than one page from U2's playbook -- the anthemic songs, Old Testament imagery, missionary zeal and sometimes overwhelming earnestness -- will make its Houston-area debut somewhe ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 31, 2013

    Hamlet Goes to College

    Where he is an undeclared (of course) major in this wonderfully mind-bending work.

  • Film

    August 30, 2012

    Indiana Jones and the Perils of Humanistic Decency

    Still joyously disreputable, Raiders comes to IMAX.

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    Brew Blog: Twisted Pine Ghost Face Killah

    I know, I know. I just went on a rant about gimmicky beers, and here I go drinking a beer that seems like it was designed for YouTube reaction videos. I don't know if this makes it better or worse, but it was actually a case of mistaken identity. When I picked this one up, I wasn't really paying eno ... More >>

  • News

    August 18, 2011

    Praying with Perry

    Readers on The Response

  • Culture

    June 9, 2011
  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Brigitte Gabriel, Koran Hater: Check Out the Bible, Woman

    The Bible is NOTHING like the Koran in terms of violence or subjugating women​Fans of fearmongering nutjobs must've creamed their pants over the New York Times' profile of Brigitte Gabriel, a self-described expert on global terrorism, and user of words like "Islamonazism." Gabriel is the fou ... More >>

  • News

    February 17, 2011

    Casualties of War

    Parents who bought into the TAKS hype dealt blow at HISD meeting.

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Apollo 20 Picks Up 11 Elementaries, But Not Without a Fight

    Board reluctantly endorses Grier's plan​It took three sets of votes, but in the end Houston ISD trustees in a 5-4 vote gave Superintendent Terry Grier the go-ahead on his proposal to expand the Apollo 20 program to 11 elementary schools next year. The debate was long, with passionate argument ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 27, 2011

    Not Dead

    Death Row opera shines in stunning HGO production.

  • News

    January 20, 2011

    Prized Possessions

    Homeless in Houston share their most important objects.

  • Film

    December 23, 2010

    How the West Is Won

    The Coen brothers take their tongues out of their cheeks for True Grit.

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Top 10 Hottest Jewish Musicians

    ​The Festival of Lights is upon us, as the eight-day Jewish holiday of Hanukkah officially kicks off at sundown tonight. Some of music's leading bigwigs will likely be sparking up the menorah, among them Lou Reed, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, Leonard Cohen, Diamond David Lee Roth, Perry Farrell an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2009

    Last Chance Weekend: Two Big Museum Shows End Their Runs

    Two of this year's biggest museum shows are closing this Sunday, so you have mere hours to see them.First is "The Birth of Christianity: A Jewish Story" at the Houston Museum for Natural Science. Highlights for the exhibit include an oil lamp from the time of Herod (you remember Herod -- he killed a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    Album of the Week: Heartless Bastards' The Mountain

    Heartless Bastards The Mountain www.heartlessbastards.com Gnarlier than a century-old Live Oak, Heartless Bastards' The Mountain plugs the Cincinnati-born trio's scorching postmodern blues - their debut, 2006's All This Time, could skin a cat - into the eerie backwoods folk of Greil Marcus' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    Depart From Me! I Never Knew You, Eaters of Bacon

    Did you know that Joel Osteen is kicking it old school now?  And by old school, I mean Old Testament.  Straight outta Hebron! The new-agey motivational speaker preacher at Lakewood Church took a bizarrely old-fashioned approach recently when he advised his congregation against ea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    Depart From Me! I Never Knew You, Eaters of Bacon

    Did you know that Joel Osteen is kicking it old school now?  And by old school, I mean Old Testament.  Straight outta Hebron! The new-agey motivational speaker preacher at Lakewood Church took a bizarrely old-fashioned approach recently when he advised his congregation against ea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: 2008's Heavy Rotation

    For the second (third?) year in a row, LOM didn't vote in either the Nashville Scene's best of country music poll or the Village Voice's Pazz & Jop best of American music poll. I'm just not a good list-maker. Detest that stuff. Just trying to compile a list of possibles makes my brain hate me. A ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 11, 2008

    “The Birth of Christianity: A Jewish Story”

    The true, true meaning of Christmas

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2007

    Making Texas Proud

    What would you say if someone told you the Earth doesn't revolve around the sun or spin on its axis and that Copernicus was part of a Jewish conspiracy to undermine the Old Testament? We'd ask if we should wrap our heads in tinfoil to prevent the CIA from reading our thoughts too. Then we'd call tha ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 13, 2006
  • News

    January 6, 2000

    The Goode Son

    Houston's First Family of Barbecue has anointed an heir apparent to its expanding empire. And his name is Levi.

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