Bam, Pow

Third Planet Is Still Going Strong after 45 Years

Not even a pandemic could bring the oldest privately owned comic book store in Houston (and in Texas) down.

09/23/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Hard Reset

Houston's Video Fighting Game Community Adjusts to Pandemic by Moving Online

While moving to the virtual realm has meant gamers can play on during Covid-19, it’s also meant a loss of community.

08/06/2020 By Jonathan Forney

Where No Con Has Gone Before

Texas Cons May Be Cancelled, But Houston’s Fan Community Is Still Getting Its Geek On

Comicpalooza, Dallas' Fan Expo and even San Diego Comic-Con are making the pandemic less lonely with special online content.

07/24/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Come hang out on my island

4 Houston-related Video Games to Help You Remember the Outside World

Who needs real life anyway?

05/28/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Forever Selena

Remembering Selena on the 25th Anniversary of Her Death

The Queen of Tejano Music is still with us all these years later.

03/31/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Never be bored

Houston, We Have Recommendations

Houstonia staff share what we're reading and watching to get through the social distancing.

03/16/2020 Edited by Emma Schkloven

Geeked Out

The 4 Nerdiest Items in Houston You Must Know About

The Holy Grail of Houston nerdery, and you don't even have to face any killer rabbits.

03/02/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Geeked Out

Friendships Forged Around the Karaoke Machine

A categorical non-geek infiltrates Houston’s Geek Girl Brunch.

03/02/2020 By Abby Ledoux

Artist History

4 African American Artists Who Significantly Shaped Houston

Just in time for the end of Black History Month

02/27/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Carnival Time

Riding for the First Time in Mardi Gras Galveston

A tale of beads, beers, and zany golf carts.

02/21/2020 By Carlos Brandon

Presidential Picks

Obama Had Love for Houston in 2019

Here are all the Houstonians who made 44's famous year-end lists of favorites.

12/30/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Y'all Done Good

Presenting a Few of Our Favorite Houston-Related Halloween Costumes This Year

From Lizzo's flute to an astronaut doggo.

11/04/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Elegance Is Learned

Yes, Countess Luann Is in on the Joke

The Real Housewife of New York City recently brought her cabaret to Houston.

10/14/2019 By Abby Ledoux

💔Love Is Dead 💔

Sorry, But We Have to Talk About Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner's Breakup

You knew it was coming.

10/03/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Do It Yourself

Sample Houston's Thriving Zine Culture This Weekend at Lawndale

“A zine, you can just kind of encounter it in the environment—you can stumble upon it in a way that you don’t really with the internet anymore.”

09/05/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Audible

When Life Gives You Lemons, Make a Podcast

Lemonada Media is the newest venture from HPSVA grad and Rec Room co-founder Stephanie Wittels Wachs.

07/31/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Essay

For Me, Aladdin Has Always Been Complicated. I'm Finally OK With That.

On the occasion of Houston's Aladdin obsession, one writer looks at the story as a way to process her identity.

06/28/2019 By Ivanka Perez

Ice House

Our Hopes and Dreams for the Upcoming Destiny's Child Musical

The drama! The Houston landmarks! The 2000 appearance on Cribs! We want it all.

06/25/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Destiny's Father

Mathew Knowles Is Here to Remind You That Destiny's Child Did Not Break Up. They Retired.

We talked to Beyoncé's dad about his forthcoming Destiny's Child musical, his new role at Prairie View A&M, and 25 years in the music biz.

05/28/2019 By Abby Ledoux

The Drawl

A Tour of Houston, With Solange As Your Guide

An annotated map of the many H-Town references on 'When I Get Home'

04/25/2019 By Abby Ledoux