Posted on · Glenn Frankel discusses his book "High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic."
Posted on · Longtime CBS News anchor Dan Rather talks with Ernie Manouse about his book of essays on patriotism in the modern age.
Posted on · Writer Joe Holley and photographer Peter Brown set out to document a side of Texas not often seen in the news.
Posted on · Cows don’t write symphonies. Dogs don’t build rockets to the moon. But humans have. What’s makes us so capable of changing the world around us?
Posted on · Astronaut Scott Kelly says there is a distinct smell when you're in space. Describing that smell is just one of the many insights in his memoir, Endurance, which chronicles the year he spent on the International Space Station.
Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We get an update on the lawsuit over White Oak Music Hall. Then, former astronaut Scott Kelly talks about his experiences on the International Space Station. And former astronaut Leland Melvin talks about how a dropped pass in a high school football game led him to space.
Posted on · Houston native Brian Van Reet is a veteran of the Iraq War. While he’s written a fictionalized account of three soldiers’ experiences in Iraq called Spoils, he says writing about war isn’t necessarily the best therapy, in his opinion. He says it’s too public, and the process is too tedious. However, many veterans like him […]
Posted on · (Above: Rainbow crosswalks now adorn all four corners of the intersection of Westheimer and Taft in Houston’s Montrose neighborhood in honor of LGBTQ pride. Photo: Gail Delaughter, Houston Public Media)This is Houston Pride Week, one of the largest LGBTQ celebrations in the country. And last Monday (June 12, 2017) marked the one-year anniversary of the […]
Posted on · We talk a big game when it comes to love and empathy. But what would life be like if you could never turn that switch off?
Posted on · Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee discusses his book, The Gene: An Intimate History.
Posted on · A guy named Karl started a store, and it essentially gave rise to Houston's literary community as we know it today.
Posted on · (Above: Houston Public Media’s Edel Howlin poses in 2015 with comedian Jon Gnarr, who once served as the mayor of Iceland’s biggest city.) It’s not that surprising to find all sorts of interesting people rolling through Houston. It is, after all, the nation’s fourth-largest city. And we’re a major player in all sorts of industries. […]
Posted on · (Above:Â Lindy West is the author of “Shrill: Notes From a Loud Woman.” Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media) We all know the anonymity of the Internet can often bring out the worst in people. But what if you had to face someone whoâs harassed you online –Â in person? Thatâs what happened to writer […]
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Posted on · Glenn Frankel discusses his book “High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic.”