Houston Matters August 12, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Slumping Home Sales and The Heights Gets Booze


Lisa Falkenberg, Fred Goodall, and I joined Craig Cohen to discuss several very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: First, the Houston Association of Realtors announced area home sales fell 8.8 percent last month; the largest decline in several months. This is a sign of a slumping economy, … Continue reading Houston Matters August 12, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Slumping Home Sales and The Heights Gets Booze

Houston Matters July 15, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Report destroys myth of police brutality, coastal advisory group, G.W. Bush sways


Lisa Falkenberg, Monica Richart, and I joined Craig Cohen to discuss several very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: First, a counter-intuitive finding about bias in deadly police shootings; next, 14 of the 15 members of the Land Commissioner’s coastal resiliency advisory group representing government or business; finally, former … Continue reading Houston Matters July 15, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Report destroys myth of police brutality, coastal advisory group, G.W. Bush sways

Houston Matters June 17, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Trebor Gordon, Dan Patrick Tweets, and Waterpark Shenanigans


Lisa Falkenberg, Fred Goodall, and I joined Craig Cohen to discuss several very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: First, Houston City Council Member Mike Knox dismissed a staffer who was criticized last month for raising concerns at the HCRP Executive Committee meeting about Syed Ali - a … Continue reading Houston Matters June 17, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Trebor Gordon, Dan Patrick Tweets, and Waterpark Shenanigans

Houston Matters May 20, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Obama Vs. Faith, Oil Bust Looms, & Road Rage


Lisa Falkenberg, Fred Goodall, and I joined Craig Cohen to discuss several very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: First, the U.S. Supreme Court punted on Zubik v. Burwell - a case involving 7 different challenges (including Little Sisters of the Poor Home for the Aged v. Burwell (Tenth Circuit Court … Continue reading Houston Matters May 20, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Obama Vs. Faith, Oil Bust Looms, & Road Rage

Houston Matters March 25, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Houston Airports & Spaceport, Waco Biker Indictments and New Reality Show


Monica Richart, Fred Goodall, and I joined Craig Cohen to discuss several very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: First, This week our panel examines the constantly improving (hopefully?) state of Houston’s airports, and a soon-to-arrive spaceport at Ellington Field. Next, 48 more indictments of bikers … Continue reading Houston Matters March 25, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Houston Airports & Spaceport, Waco Biker Indictments and New Reality Show

Houston Matters February 26, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Perry Exonerated, UH Faculty Fear-Mongers and a New Battle for The Alamo


Monica Richart, Fred Goodall, and I joined Craig Cohen to discuss several very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: First, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals this week dismissed an abuse-of-power indictment against former Texas Governor Rick Perry, proving that this malicious, politically-driven prosecution by the Travis … Continue reading Houston Matters February 26, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Perry Exonerated, UH Faculty Fear-Mongers and a New Battle for The Alamo

Houston Matters January 29, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Planned Parenthood escapes justice, Mayor Turner becomes a realist, and the Astrodome continues to exist


Lisa Falkenberg, Fred Goodall, and I joined Craig Cohen to discuss several very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: First, the horrendous ugliness of a Harris County grand jury’s decision this week not to indict the abortion mill on the Gulf Freeway, Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, but … Continue reading Houston Matters January 29, 2016 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Planned Parenthood escapes justice, Mayor Turner becomes a realist, and the Astrodome continues to exist

Houston Matters December 4, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Greg Abbott in Cuba, Campus Carry and The Land of Chocolate


Lisa Falkenberg, Fred Goodall, and I joined Craig Cohen to discuss several very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: First, Texas Gov. Abbott went to Cuba to work on establishing business ties in light of the changing relationship between America and the communist island. Next, Rice University … Continue reading Houston Matters December 4, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Greg Abbott in Cuba, Campus Carry and The Land of Chocolate

Houston Matters November 6, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Voter Turnout, HERO, Gymnastics & Krispy Kreme


Amber Ambrose, Monica Richart and I joined Craig Cohen to discuss several very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: First, voter turnout for the 2015 Houston municipal elections was approximately 12% of eligible voters. What accounts for this? Next, supporters of HERO, the resoundingly defeated, horrible, no … Continue reading Houston Matters November 6, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Voter Turnout, HERO, Gymnastics & Krispy Kreme

Houston Matters October 9, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Landfills, STAAR Exams, Flag Burning & Women Broadcasting Baseball


Lisa Falkenberg, Fred Goodall, and I joined Craig Cohen to discuss several very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: First, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality this week denied Georgia-based Green Group Holdings’ application for a controversial landfill in Waller County; next, the Texas Education Agency Tuesday … Continue reading Houston Matters October 9, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Landfills, STAAR Exams, Flag Burning & Women Broadcasting Baseball

Houston Matters September 11, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Schools with Confederate Names & United CEO is Out


Monica Richart, Mustafa Tameez and I discussed a couple of very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Several schools in Houston ISD are named for persons associated with the Confederacy. Should HISD rename those schools? If so, what names replace them? Also, should the schools be … Continue reading Houston Matters September 11, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Schools with Confederate Names & United CEO is Out

Houston Matters – August 14, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Perry Treading Water and ‘Be Someone’ Grafitti


Paul Pendergraft, Fred Goodall and I discussed some very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Something that could significantly affect the future of America - former Texas Governor Rick Perry is running low on campaign funds in his effort to win the GOP nomination, meanwhile, the … Continue reading Houston Matters – August 14, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Perry Treading Water and ‘Be Someone’ Grafitti

Houston Matters July 17, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Oil Corp Bankruptcy, Slim Thug & Joel Osteen, NHL to HTown and Jade Helm


Lisa Falkenberg, Paul Pendergraft and I discussed some very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Houston-area Sabine Oil and Gas Corporation declares bankruptcy. Local rapper Slim Thug released a new album this week, called “Hogg Life, Volume 2, Still Surviving.”  One of the tracks features an … Continue reading Houston Matters July 17, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Oil Corp Bankruptcy, Slim Thug & Joel Osteen, NHL to HTown and Jade Helm

Houston Matters June 19, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Tropical Storm Bill and the Astros Get Hacked


Amber Ambrose, Fred Goodall and I discussed some very interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Tropical Storm Bill caused a bit of a panicked ruckus, but turned out to be a storm of very little sound and fury; meanwhile the Houston Astros were hacked … Continue reading Houston Matters June 19, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Tropical Storm Bill and the Astros Get Hacked

Houston Matters May 21, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Death Penalty, Hunting Rights and Writing an Essay to Win a House


  Lisa Falkenberg, Fred Goodall and I discussed three interesting topics this week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Texas has taken the dramatic step of shielding the identities of providers of drugs used for carrying out death sentences; we discuss the ramifications and debate the efficacy of the death … Continue reading Houston Matters May 21, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Death Penalty, Hunting Rights and Writing an Essay to Win a House

Houston Matters April 24, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Blue Bell Recall, School Exams and the Pulitzer Prize


This week on Houston Public Media's show Houston Matters, the The Good, The Bad and The Ugly focused on three interesting topics: the STAAR exams - nightmares of students, teachers and parents alike, the disaster of listeria at Blue Bell Creameries, and we salute friend and fellow panelist Lisa Falkenberg for becoming the first-ever recipient of the Pulitzer prize at the Houston Chronicle! See HERE … Continue reading Houston Matters April 24, 2015 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Blue Bell Recall, School Exams and the Pulitzer Prize