The phrase "renaissance man" is so overused that coin has lost most of its value. But Jon Langford -- artist, musician, playwright, radio disc jockey, songwriter, death-penalty opponent, punk rock pioneer, and philanthropist who rolls into the Continental Club Saturday with his ragtag ensemble of mi ... More >>
The Jamail Skatepark ignites Houston's music culture.
I was especially bad at science in school. I failed chemistry twice and third-time-charmed my way to finally passing with a C. So now, of course, I enjoy anything with a scientific bent and listen to excellent podcasts, like Radiolab and This American Life, that present the scientific world in a w ... More >>
Tucked neatly beneath a photo of Pitbull and next to the lotto numbers in Tuesday's Houston Chronicle A section (page 2, if you're curious) was a "Note to our readers" that detailed the Chron's recent discovery that stories provided to them by Journatic and affiliate Blockshopper had used pseudonyms ... More >>
Every couple of weeks, someone on Facebook inevitably poses the question, "Which podcasts should I be listening to? Not This American Life." It's the second most frequent post after "I lost all my numbers. Text me ur cell." If you are one of these curious people, or have a friend who is, then this i ... More >>
St. Vincent's Annie Clark went "off the grid" to craft new album Strange Mercy.
David Bazan's struggles with faith aren't at the expense of his belief in rock and roll.
John Nova Lomax: Unlike the NPR segment being taped in this photo, his This American Life piece will air.It was one of those things in life you just can't quite believe. A few weeks back, I received an e-mail from Robyn Semien telling me that This American Life was interested in a story I had ... More >>