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Conversations We’re Thankful For: Wednesday’s Show (November 25, 2015)

Posted on · Each day on Houston Matters, we, the producers of this program, are tasked with examining the issues, ideas, people, places and events that define Greater Houston. We're thankful to have the opportunity to bring you what we believe is a valuable service for the region. We're also thankful we have each other to bounce ideas […]

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Comedian, Actor Bobcat Goldthwait Talks About Work, NPR Appearances

Posted on · We talk with with comedian, actor, and director Bobcat Goldthwait. He’s in town through the weekend, performing at Houston’s Improv. His latest film, Call Me Lucky, is a documentary about fellow comedian Barry Crimmins. The film’s warm reception at Sundance adds to a growing reputation for Goldthwait as a filmmaker. (Among other films, he also […]

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The New Space Race and Bobcat Goldthwait: Friday’s Show (September 25, 2015)

Posted on · During the Cold War, the United States and the Soviet Union engaged in a space race. In 1957, the Soviets launched Sputnik, the first satellite to orbit the Earth. The next year, in response, the U.S. established NASA and began the Mercury program. The Soviets put the first man in space. The U.S. was the […]