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What We Know About The Delta Variant In Greater Houston (July 16, 2021)

Posted on · On Friday's show: How the Delta variant of the coronavirus is manifesting itself in the area, an educator's experience teaching Critical Race Theory, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week, and actor Michael Rosenbaum.

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COVID-19 Hospitalization Rate Drops Under 4,000 In Texas (March 17, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: A look at the COVID-19 hospitalization rate in Houston and Texas, our weekly political roundup, and a visit to the new immersive art installation in the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern.

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Full Show: Saving Historic Texas Dance Halls, Jared Diamond, And Actor Wilmer Valderrama (May 9, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Concerns about air quality in the Permian Basin, how weddings are helping save historic Texas dance halls, author Jared Diamond, and actor Wilmer Valderrama.

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

Posted on · 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.

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Full Show: Comicpalooza, And Superfluous Superheroes (May 25, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday’s Houston Matters: We broadcast live from the convention floor at Comicpalooza, where we discuss what conventions like it mean for Greater Houston, the saturation of superheroes in pop culture, and The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week’s news. Plus, we learn about the three different film festivals happening at Comicpalooza.

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How a Selfie Got Felicia Day Her Dream Job

Posted on · (Above: Actress Felicia Day. Image Courtesy: FeliciaDay.com) Felicia Day is a noted actress, writer, and all-around major figure in the so-called "geek" community. Some of her earliest appearances were in her own web series The Guild and Joss Whedon's Dr. Horrible's Sing-a-Long Blog. More recently, she's appeared in Supernatural, Eureka, and now the revival of […]

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Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee on Genetics, MTS3K Cast, and Felicia Day: Friday’s Show (May 12, 2017)

Posted on · What happens when a machine begins to read its own instruction manual? No, I’m not talking about Skynet (from the Terminator films) but rather humanity’s rapidly increasing understanding of its genome – the code that makes us who were are. We’ve mapped it and identified genes that lead to certain disorders. So could we someday […]