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Stephen Hawking

  • Music

    March 13, 2014

    How Will Obamacare Affect Musicians?

    The Affordable Care Act could offer a path to health care for struggling artists.

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    Cover Story: Riff Raff, Rap Game Lon Chaney Jr.

    Who is Riff Raff? Rap Game Stephen Hawking or 21st-century minstrel? Not so long ago, he was just a huge Vanilla Ice fan from Copperfield who may or may not have graduated from Langham Creek High School. One thing is for sure: the former Horst Simco from Houston's northwestern outskirts -- now a tat ... More >>

  • News

    August 22, 2013

    Will Rap 4 Weed

    Woman launches innovative ad campaign in Houston.

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    Stephen Hawking and George Mitchell Totally Wheelchair Raced

    As the tributes and memorials keep pouring out for George P. Mitchell, father of fracking, savior of Galveston and creator of the Woodlands, it seems pretty clear that he was a pretty cool dude. In fact, Mitchell was cool enough that he and famed theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking were buddies w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    Shock Jerks: Atlanta Sports Talk Guys Fired for Making Fun of Former NFL Player with ALS

    I have gone on record numerous times saying I really do not care for the whole "guy talk" format in sports radio. I think mixing entertainment with sports talk is great, necessary even, especially in the long stretch between the end of basketball season and the beginning of football season. What do ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 11, 2012

    Hey, Look: Chief Keef, Kanye, Future, 2 Chainz, Delo, Etc.

    No dalliances, do wayward (and likely unrelated) anecdotes, no nothing. Just good, interesting music: Chief Keef, "I Don't Like": There are some details* behind this song that might be interesting to, like, 80 people or so, but mostly this song is important because IT FUCKING ROCKS TITS. Plus, it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    Molecular Gastronomy and More: Modernist Cuisine, Volume 1

    Modernist Cuisine is not your grandmother's Joy of Cooking. It establishes a new language by which chefs can communicate the complexities of their intellectual work. Authors Nathan Myhrvold, Chris Young and Maxime Bilet have produced a beautiful and fascinating cookbook that explores the possibili ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    In The Flesh: 10 Semi-Obscure Facts About Pink Floyd

    (Cue heartbeat sound effect) This week we turn our fact-finding spotlight on of the most successful cosmic rock bands of all time, Pink Floyd. The band is going through another period of rediscovery by fans young and old with a new set of remastered reissues, along with last year's extremely popula ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    The Five Biggest Google Fails and Wins

    ​Google launched with much fanfare recently and, quickly, the reviews poured in. We even wrote about the things we thought Google would need to do to beat Facebook and we have since had a chance to look around inside the social networking platform. It does appear to be easier to use than Fac ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 16, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    Confused Wade Phillips Is Confused

    Something occurred to me the other day as I was reading the sports ticker announcing that our own Houston Texans were hiring Wade Phillips as the new defensive coordinator and, in fact, keeping Gary Kubiak as head coach, in the face of a wave of anti-Kubiak gnashing of teeth. Have you ever had a f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Tax The Wolf Sets Controls For The Heart Of The Sun

    Marco TorresTax the Wolf at this month's Houston Press Music Awards ceremony​Tonight Tax the Wolf unleashes their new album, Hold The Sun, onto Houston audiences at Mango's. In the wake of the band's Best Progressive Rock win at this month's Houston Press Music Awards, they have a lot to prove ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Samuel Bustamante Hunted Aliens; Should Texas Be Killing Him In Light Of Stephen Hawking's Warning?

    Stephen Hawking's voicebox makes us wonder if this execution should go through.‚Äč"If aliens ever visit us, I think the outcome would be much as when Christopher Columbus first landed in America," astrophysicist and wheelchair-enthusiast Stephen Hawking opines in a new documentary to be shown on the ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Sexy Halloween Costume Challenge For the Ladies

    Halloween is coming, and that means many, many costuming mistakes will be made by normally sane adults. To help stop this scourge, each Thursday we will be offering tips and analysis of what to avoid, or possibly what to do. While we don't know when or where we'll black out/get sick this Halloween, ... More >>

  • News

    May 21, 2009

    Two Houston newsmen take different paths

    Plus: Our very own Will Hunting

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    Aggies Get Themselves A Child Prodigy

    Child prodigies are a delicate bunch, as evidenced by this girl, and a nine-year-old Houston boy is in that group.He's Adam Atanas and he recently finished a semester of physics classes at Texas A&M. "It's very easy to see them as little circus monkeys and they're not," says Dr. David Toback ... More >>

  • News

    March 29, 2007

    Houston Astros, Netflix, Congressman Ron Paul

    It could be a year of despair for Astros fans

  • Culture

    November 16, 2006

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    November 2, 2006
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    October 26, 2006
  • Culture

    October 5, 2006

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Calendar

    May 27, 2004
  • Film

    April 29, 2004

    Teen Spleen

    Talking smack wreaks high school havoc in Mean Girls

  • Film

    April 27, 2000

    New Frequency

    Filmmakers invent a sci-fi subgenre with this unique twist on time-travel flicks

  • News

    March 16, 2000

    Mommy's little angel

    Marshall Ball can't talk. So he listens to God. Everyone else listens to Marshall.

  • Film

    February 17, 2000

    Well Executed

    Mr. Death comes alive in a disturbing documentary by Errol Morris

  • Music

    September 30, 1999

    Local Rotation

    Local Music Reviewed

  • Film

    November 13, 1997

    Animal Urges

    Errol Morris examines the desire for control

  • Culture

    March 21, 1996

    England's Edge

    "Brilliant!" shows brilliantly what's happening across the Atlantic

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