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Next Question (Ep 13): Star Wars, Composer Jerry Herman, Free Metro, 1917, Just Mercy, And Say Girl Say

On this episode, we explore the world of one of the greatest Sci-Fi franchises in history with the Star Wars Enthusiasts of Houston; Gail Delaughter investigates METRO’s suggestion for eliminating rider fees; a conversation with the late, great, legendary Broadway composer and lyricist Jerry Herman, film critic Dustin Chase reviews 1917, The Song of Names, and Just Mercy; plus the music of Say Girl Say.

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You can listen to this week’s episode of NEXT QUESTION with Ernie Manouse in the audio above.

Below, you can find audio, video and photos of the various stories discussed on the show.

 

Beyond the Story:

Gail Delaughter, HPM Transportation Reporter
Gail Delaughter, HPM Transportation Reporter

HPM Afternoon Anchor and Transportation Reporter Gail Delaughter explores the idea of a “free to ride” METRO.

Read her full report HERE 

 

On The Beat:

STAR WARS Enthusiasts of Houston members Cassian Cervantes, Kristen Lee Ohanyan, and Erich Ortega, join Ernie to discuss the full Skywalker story arch, all 11 films, the TV series, and those moments that just don’t add up.

 

From The Vaults:

Above, enjoy Ernie Manouse’s complete conversation with Jerry Herman

 

CHASE’n The Movies:

Film Critic Dustin Chase discuss three new films – 1917, The Song of Names, and Just Mercy.

You can always find out what Dustin thinks of any current film by following him on twitter at @texasartfilm or on the website TexasArtFilm.net

 

Skyline Sessions:
Skyline Sessions producer Troy Schulz brings us the song “Let My Hair Down,” by Houston group Say Girl Say.

 

And that ends another episode of Next Question with Ernie Manouse

You can always email Next Question at: NextQuestion@houstonpublicmedia.org

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Next Question with Ernie Manouse airs in Houston on News 88.7 – Saturday at 5:00 pm and Sunday at noon.  Each episode in also available as a podcast.

 

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Ernie Manouse

Ernie Manouse

Senior Producer / Host

Ernie Manouse, a native of Binghamton, NY and a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, launched his broadcasting career with NBC News before working at Chicago radio station WLS-AM. In 1996, Ernie joined HoustonPBS (now Houston Public Media), and as an anchor and producer, he has garnered eleven Emmy Awards, five...

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