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Texans’ thoughts on gun laws, and the composer behind the films ‘Get Out’ and ‘Us’ (Sept. 23, 2022)

Posted on · On Friday's show: A new survey suggests most Texans agree on certain restrictions on guns. We learn what those are. And Michael Abels, the composer who created the scores for Jordan Peele's films Get Out, Us, and Nope, talks about his work and the piece he created for shows in Houston this weekend.

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Ike Dike legislation moves forward, and Huma Abedin steps out of the shadows (May 6, 2022)

Posted on · On Friday's show: Legislation to protect Texas from storm surge moves forward in the U.S. Senate, Huma Abedin discusses her new memoir ahead of an event in Houston, and we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week.

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Adding more prosecutors, staying in flood-prone areas, and actor Kal Penn (Jan. 13, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: The case for more prosecutors at the DA's office, a new book follows several Houston families repeatedly rocked by flooding, and actor Kal Penn talks about his career and about changing the way Indian-Americans are depicted in TV and film.

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NEXT QUESTION (Ep 16): Comedian Maysoon Zayid, Dancer Edin Jusuframic, The 2081 Project, Reviews Of The Rhythm Section & Beanpole, Plus, Mattiel With “The Air Near My Fingers.”

Posted on · On this episode, we visit with actress, comedian, and activist Maysoon Zayid; discuss Sweden's Melodifestivalen with famed dancer Edin Jusuframic; welcome back Mattiel with a cover of The White Stripes' "The Air Near My Fingers", and our Pop Culture Conclave once again reconvenes- Dustin Chase, Justin McKee & Eddie Robinson.