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Pat Robertson

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2014

    Why Evangelical Christians Love Israel

    You might have noticed that evangelical Christians seem to support Israel at every turn. Pat Robertson, though elliptical, wants Israel to know he loves their country. As Mother Jones reported: "In 1996, Benjamin Netanyahu created the Israel Christian Advocacy Council and flew 17 Christian leaders t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 21, 2013
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    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    The Beaumonts Love the Lord, Just Not Nashville Autotune Pop Cowboys

    Troy Wayne Delco, fearless leader of the Beaumonts, is not your average alt-country fool. Or tool. No, Mr. Delco is an extraordinary alt-country fool, a buffoon of Country Dick Montana stature, a bard of Mojo Nixonesque talent careening about as far into the bar ditch as he can take his band of sla ... More >>

  • News

    August 23, 2012

    How to Speak Republican

    Leaked document reveals the secrets of the GOP's coded language.

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    The Five Best Halloween Warnings Forwarded By Frantic Moms

    FORWARD THIS E-MAIL TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW!!!!!​Oooooo -- Halloween!! So scary for young kids!!And for adults who insist on forwarding every e-mail from some AOL account carrying dire warnings of Halloween horror.Our five favorites:5. That candy has crystal meth!!Subject: HALLOWEEN WARNINGHALLOWEEN ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    The Top Five Hurricane Katrina-Related Rap Songs

    ​New Orleans is home to many rappers, including Lil Wayne and Juvenile. So, when Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast five years ago this weekend, it only felt natural for hip-hop to step up and capture the debacle on wax. It's been five years since the disaster and this Katrina-inspired playlist ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    FAIL: Nashville Weather, Liam Gallagher, Meat Loaf, Warrant's Jani Lane

    If you're reading this, you're either on the Internet, or else you've mastered multi-dimensional thought-projection processes that would make Michio Kaku cry like a little girl. We'll assume the former, and just in case you don't already know, the Internet has decided that the word "failure" is too ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2010

    Pop Rocks: John Travolta, Humanitarian

    ​The tragedy of the earthquake in Haiti has, as expected, brought out both the best and worst of humanity. As an example of the former, we've seen the nations of the world send supplies and relief workers to help the stricken Caribbean nation. As for the latter, well, the comments of extraordinar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    The Week In TV: We're With Coco

    ​The weekend's gone, the sun is out, and the only marathon I did this weekend consisted of Whataburger taquitos. This was the week in TV Land: • So! Conan and Jay are probably not going to make buddy comedies together any time soon, or ever. The growing animosity between the two -- mainly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    Aftermath: Goodie Mob at House of Blues, With a Completely Unexpected Bun B Cameo

    Photos by Marco Torres / Click here for a slideshow​9:25 p.m.: Standing in line to pick up tickets with the photographer, Bun B happens to walk up right behind us. (The Bun B Law of Inevitability is infallible.) I turn around and tell him hello and that we've spoken on the time several times ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    Pat Robertson: Has The Man Ever Been Wrong?

    The dust had barely settled in Port-au-Prince following Tuesday's 7.0 magnitude earthquake before opportunistic Jesus-bot Pat Robertson offered his take on the tragedy. Surely a prominent religious figure like Roberts could be counted on to offer words of comfort and solace for the thousands of vict ... More >>

  • News

    April 23, 2009
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    April 15, 2009

    Oh, Those (Racist) Scamps At Pat Robertson's Law School

    Photo courtesy Randall KallinenWe told you yesterday about Adam Key, a local guy who had been kicked out of Regent University, the law school created by televangelist Pat Robertson, because he had posted a picture on the Internet of Robertson idly scratching his face with his middle finger.We mentio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Local Guy's Suit Against Pat Robertson Helped By Racism From Pat Robertson's Students

    New evidence may help a Spring man prove the freedom of expression case he's filed in federal court claiming that Regent University, founded by televangelist Pat Robertson in Virginia, unconstitutionally kicked him out of school for posting a picture on the Internet of Robertson scratching his face ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Gurf Morlix and Last Exit To Happyland

    Photo by Lynne Hawrelko What a beautiful world we'd be living in if Joel Osteen or Pat Robertson or Rush Limbaugh used Gurf Morlix as musical director. His new Last Exit to Happyland is full of aching songs full of deep humanity and decency as well as head-shaking social accusations and knife-to-the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2008
  • News

    September 20, 2007

    Carlton Pearson

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

  • Music

    November 16, 2006

    Bruce Cockburn

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

  • Music

    October 27, 2005

    Base Raps

    Paul Wall and Chamillionaire each release Astros tributes, while rock radio churns out the cheesy montages

  • News

    October 14, 2004

    Inspect Yourself

    No one disagrees on the latest pro-development plan

  • News

    October 7, 2004

    Step Right On Up

    It's better to receive than to give

  • Calendar

    November 20, 2003

    You Spin Me Round

    A documentary uses unseen satellite feeds to unmask politicians

  • Music

    September 11, 2003
  • News

    October 10, 2002

    Best Wishes

    Plus: RAD Is Bad, In God's Name, and Ay, Carrabba!

  • News

    June 13, 2002

    In Search of the Sleuth

    Edmund J. Pankau trades on his hard-boiled private-eye image to attract clients and speaking engagements. To find out more about him, we resort to some Sam Spade work of our own.

  • 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.

  • Music

    November 22, 2001

    The Sexual Revolution Will Not Be Televised

    For the (International) Noise Conspiracy, the very personal is political

  • 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 30, 2000
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    March 23, 2000
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    March 9, 2000

    Justice on the Block

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

  • News

    July 15, 1999

    Media Row on Death Row

    Will proposed media rules stifle coverage of convicts facing execution?

  • News

    September 3, 1998

    Rogue Elephant

    Log Cabin Republicans want to be part of the GOP, which wants no part of them

  • News

    July 16, 1998
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    September 4, 1997

    Do You Believe in Magic?

    Hundreds of Houstonians do. For them, Magic: The Gathering isn't just a card game, it's a way of life. And at times, it can be a lucrative one.

  • News

    March 13, 1997

    Basic Ballard

    Donna Ballard and her Christian conservative cohorts have transformed the State Board of Education. But will they transform the way Texas teaches its kids?

  • Music

    December 7, 1995

    Digital Bloating

    Without question, enhanced CDs offer more but of what?

  • News

    April 27, 1995

    Post Mortem

    Though not unexpected, the death of the Houston Post was still a surprise. Even more surprising was how little truth got out about how and why the paper perished.

  • News

    January 19, 1995

    Praise the Lord, Pass the Copy

    Pat Robertson gets rebuffed by the Post ... or did he?

  • News

    October 13, 1994

    Candidate

    With big bucks and blessings from on high, Eugene Fontenot comes out from behind his wall to buy a seat in Congress

  • News

    August 4, 1994

    Hotze In the Media Fun House

    Rest easy: he doesn't want the state to kill gays

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