Subject:

Qatar

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2014

    2014 Summer Preview: What Will Sustain Us as a Sports Nation?

    The dirty little semi-secret in sports talk radio is that there are many hosts out there who dread the months of June, July, and the first part of August. Yes, the same time of year to which the rest of the free world counts down like a prisoner approaching their parole date, many in my business ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2014

    Corruption in Texas Is Like a Cockroach Infestation

    Everything is bigger in Texas and corruption is no exception. Fraud, bribery, exploitation and plain old dishonesty are getting to be like a severe Texas case of cockroaches. For every one you see in the daylight, there are 800 or so hiding in the darkness. Cockroaches prefer the darkness and they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    Dynamo Top Red Bulls, Take First Place In East

    Check out our slideshow of the Dynamo vs Red Bulls. The Houston Dynamo are a lot of things these days. They're winners of their last five league matches. They are unbeaten in their last 18 home games, dating back to last season. And thanks to their 2-0 beating of the New York Red Bulls on Friday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    2022 World Cup Host Is... Not the US

    Brittanie SheyUSA! USA! Did not win!​Houston city leaders, members of the Dynamo organization and soccer fans gathered at a bunting-filled room at the George R. Brown Convention Center this morning to hear the international announcement of which countries will be hosting the 2018 and 2022 Worl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Qatar: How To Pronounce It, With Help From KISS

    Yeah, Houston won't be hosting any World Cup games. Qatar will. Qatar actually has some Houston connections: HCC has a campus there, Qatar Airlines flies only to New York, DC and us in the U.S....but no one knows how to say it. We turn to KISS, as in all things. I know a thing or two about it I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    Al-Jazeera Headed For The Houston Airwaves?

    Al-Jazeera: But first, a look at traffic on the Katy Freeway​The Washington Post broke a story this morning on previously undisclosed negotiations between Pacifica and Al-Jazeera that would see Pacifica's five self-owned stations broadcasting content from the controversial Arabic network.One of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Schoolhouse Rocked: Allegations of Conflicts of Interest at HCC

    If the HCC board room is rockin', don't come a knockin'​Things seem to keep getting uglier over at Houston Community College. On Thursday, the board of trustees reportedly held a closed session to discuss an investigation into possible conflicts of interest by trustee Yolanda Flores and former t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Avianca Cortez, 13, Detrihanna Davis, 13 and RaShaunda Raleigh, 17, Bayou Body Counts No. 173-175

    Three teens' lives wiped out​Intoxication manslaughter charges have been filed against a man who prosectors say was drunk when he ran a red light and broadsided an SUV, killing three passengers.Sajan Timalshina, 25, was driving a Toyota Camry on the feeder road at Beltway 8 and the Eastex Freeway ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    What, The Name "Death To Jews" Was Taken?

    Qatar Airways is making a big move in the Houston market -- it's got ads on the air touting its luxurious service, it's got a giant new 777 plying the new Houston-Doha route.One thing it's probably not doing -- advertising in Houston's Jewish Herald-Voice. Or, if they are, they're probably not headl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Voices of a Grateful Nation

    As has been noted in these pages before, my daughter is in the Air Force. I'm not too happy that right now she is on a six-month assignment in Qatar while her two-year-old daughter is in San Antonio. So her active duty certainly colors my opinions regarding the new discs Voices of a Grateful Nation ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 27, 2008

    “Qatar Narratives: A Country Expressed by Its Own Voices”

    Contemporary Arabic artists draw on the traditions of their homeland

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2008

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Kiss My Ass, W

    To say I’m a little miffed is an understatement - I‘m actually feeling lonesome, onry and highly pissed off. My daughter, an Air Force Tech Sgt., lifted off for a six-month tour of duty in Qatar yesterday, leaving behind my two-year old granddaughter. As her departure time got closer over the pa ... More >>

  • Music

    December 6, 2007
  • Film

    July 5, 2007

    Transformers

    As giant robots transform all around us (!), it's good to know Michael Bay won't ever change

  • Film

    June 10, 2004

    The Whole Truth?

    Inside Al-Jazeera, journalists tell a familiar story unfamiliarly

  • News

    April 10, 2003

    War Is Not Hell

    The Chron's embedded reporter is far from the action

  • News

    October 10, 2002

    Diva of the Deal

    How Enron's high temptress turned massive projects into a $2 billion wet dream for the company -- and an estimated $100 million profit for herself

Loading...