Houston Matters

Full Show: Remembering Stan Lee, And Howard Hughes The Womanizer (Nov. 13, 2018)

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: We learn why authorities have searched the offices of a prominent attorney. Plus, we remember comic book icon Stan Lee. Then, writer Karina Longworth uses Howard Hughes to illustrate some of the challenges women faced in the Golden Age of Hollywood. Plus, we discuss the contributions of women in the arts. And we meet Houston’s new youth poet laureate.


On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Harris County authorities Monday searched the law offices of Jared Woodfill, a prominent attorney and former chair of the Harris County GOP. Houston Chronicle investigative reporter Lise Olsen explains what the search is about.

Plus: With the death of Marvel Comics writer and publisher Stan Lee on Monday, we revisit Ernie Manouse’s 2015 conversation with him onstage at Comicpalooza.

Also this hour: Long before there was Harvey Weinstein, there was Houston’s native son Howard Hughes. Writer Karina Longworth uses Hughes to illustrate some of the challenges women faced in the Golden Age of Hollywood in her new book, Seduction: Sex, Lies, and Stardom in Howard Hughes’s Hollywood.

Then, an event hosted by the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra celebrates the contributions of women in the arts.

And we meet Jackson Neal, Houston’s new youth poet laureate.

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