Posted on · The Texas-based author of Bubba Ho-Tep and the Hap and Leonard series discusses changing notions of horror and what it’s like to have his work adapted for the screen.
Posted on · (Above: Writer Philip Kerr holds a copy of his latest mystery novel, “Prussian Blue.” Photo: Dave McDermand | Houston Public Media) Mystery novelist Philip Kerr just released the 12th book in his series about Bernie Gunther, a detective trying to solve crimes in Nazi Germany – where, as the Gunther often remarks, the biggest criminal […]
Posted on · What makes a story compelling? Is it the plot? The characters? The thematic subtext? A clear beginning, middle and end? Conflict and resolution? There are lots of things a writer might think about while crafting a story â a lot that he or she may want to accomplish while telling the tale. According to creative […]
Posted on · You might be familiar with the concept of riffing on movies â whether itâs you and your friends making fun of a bad movie in your living room or via shows like Mystery Science Theater 3000. But a Houston performance group is taking the concept a step further â not just mocking movies, but re-editing […]