Abby Ross is on a Roll with “The Poop Diaries”

by Gracie Watt on March 10, 2021

After the ‘snow-pocalypse’ that Texans went through, we should all have a newfound appreciation for the plumbers of the world.  Speaking of which, to honor World Plumbing Day on March 11th, we talked to Amazon...

Five Minutes With Rock Star Principles’ Dayna Steele

by Leona Barr on March 1, 2021

In celebration of Texas Independence Day, we sat down with dynamic Houstonian and Texas Radio Hall of Famer Dayna Steele Steele is many things. Not only is she creator of the Rock Star Principles podcast,...

Austin Author Chad Zunker’s Street-Savvy Saviors

by K. L. Romo on February 23, 2021

Attorney David Adams is anything but ordinary. He’d given up a lucrative gig at a high-powered law office to represent Austin’s homeless. Driving a beat-up Chevy pickup and living in a garage apartment is vastly...

11 Moving Must-Reads for Black History Month

by Leean Vargas on February 8, 2021

In honor of Black History Month, we’ve rounded up 11 moving must-reads that contribute to the national conversation of the Black Lives Matter movement and African American history.  From books about slavery and segregation to...

The Literary Talent Cup Runneth Over: Alright, Alright, Alright Texas Book Festival!

by Lisa Davis on October 22, 2020

The mission of the Texas Book Festival is simple — to “connect authors and readers through experiences celebrating the culture of literacy, ideas and imagination.” This year, authors hailing from all over the Lone Star...

6 (Virtual) Texas Book Festival Foodie Sessions

by Bebe Brown on October 20, 2020

Good news! It’s never been easier to attend the Texas Book Festival. To keep readers and authors safe this year, TBF has shifted its two-day in-person festival to a two-week virtual event for its 25th...

Five Minutes With Roger Duncan, International Thought Leader in Energy Efficiency

by Leona Barr on October 15, 2020

Are smart cities and flying cars in Texas’ near future? Former Research Fellow at the Energy Institute at The University of Texas at Austin and former General Manager of Austin Energy, Roger Duncan knows his...

Legends Do Live Among Us: Five Minutes with Houston’s Bertie Simmons, Ed.D.

by Kim Weiss on October 13, 2020

Sometimes we're fortunate to find legends living among us, and 86-year old Houston icon Bertie Simmons is one. This octogenarian still makes social justice her number one cause, her passion since childhood. Simmons' book, Whispers...