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Back To The Leggy Future For Galveston, And John Nova Lomax

12 years ago by John Nova Lomax
From 1920 to 1932, Galveston hosted an annual "pageant of pulchritude" on the beach in front of the Seawall. At its Roaring `20s peak, the bathing-suit contest that was officially known as the Galveston Island Beach Revue would entice some 200,000 people (a preponderance of them male, we would imagine)...
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Our John Nova Lomax Explains The Wilting Of The Richmond Strip To TV Viewers

11 years ago by Richard Connelly
 Channel 39 did a recent piece on whatever happened to the Richmond Strip, and turned for expert advice to our own John Nova Lomax. Includes exciting footage of Lomax preparing to type...
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John Nova Lomax: I'm on the Next Episode of This American Life

10 years ago by John Nova Lomax
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 submitted, and asking if I would be interested in being interviewed by Ira...
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Lomax on Lomax

14 years ago by Houston Press
“Wasn’t your grandfather the guy who discovered Leadbelly?” Having the same name and being in the same trade as John and Alan Lomax, I get questions like that a lot. And yes, I am related to both of them, but neither was my grandfather. John Avery Lomax was my great-grandfather,...
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Happy Hour by the Bay: Pier 6 and Bayview Duck

1 month ago by Lorretta Ruggiero
In April 2020, we were all still reeling from the daily bombardment of bad news about the coronavirus epidemic with no idea the actual toll it would take on us over the next year. Most of us did not expect that hundreds of thousands of lives would be lost to...
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