Director Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water won best director and best picture at the 90th Academy Awards.


A Year After Envelope Pandemonium, A Ho-Hum Night Is Just What The Oscars Ordered

Posted on · Last year's Oscars were wildly unpredictable. This year's were very predictable, with big wins for The Shape Of Water, all the actors who were expected to win all along, and Jordan Peele

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Author Describes How She Came To Admire Texas Women

Posted on · When author Sarah Bird first came to Texas in the 1970s, she was skeptical about living here. But, over time, she came to appreciate the state, as well as the people living in it. In particular, Bird says, she grew to admire Texas women, as Sarah Bird tells Houston Matters producer Maggie Martin from her […]

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Book Examines Lady Bird Johnson’s Life, Role in Husband’s Political Career

Posted on · In her new book, Betty Boyd Caroli argues Lady Bird Johnson was crucial to President Johnson’s political success. We talk with Caroli, author of Lady Bird and Lyndon: The Hidden Story of a Marriage That Made a President.

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