Houston Matters

Comedian Chris Gethard Says Go Ahead, Feed the Trolls

Posted on · Comedian Chris Gethard is headlining this weekend’s Trill Comedy Festival at Station Theater. He’s the host of The Chris Gethard Show on Fusion. The program developed a cult following for its efforts to break from traditional TV show norms. New York Magazine likened the ten-episode series to “a party on the public access airwaves.” We ask him about […]

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Defining Gentrification and Chris Gethard: Thursday’s Show (October 8, 2015)

Posted on · You may have heard Andrew Schneider’s story a week ago about a recent study from Rice University’s Shell Center for Sustainability, which found the cost of living in Houston is no longer a bargain. According to the 5th Houston Sustainability Indicators Report, Houstonians spend more than 45 percent of their income on transportation and housing, the definition the U.S. Department of Transportation uses […]

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Indian American Culture and Pairing Dogs with Veterans: Houston Matters for Friday, May 23, 2014

Posted on · India House, a meeting place for Indian Americans in Houston, estimates that more than 120,000 Indo-Americans live in Greater Houston. Just to put that number in context, when we had a recent discussion with the Norwegian and British consuls general, they estimated roughly 9,000 Norwegians and 50,000 Brits live here. So why is Houston such […]