Morgan grew up in The Woodlands, finally escaping the suburbs to join Houstonia in May 2017. He writes news features for the magazine and edits Houstonia’s Arts & Culture blog, On the Town. 

A Northwestern alum, he has been a fact-checker for New York magazine and a reporter for a newspaper in upstate New York. He’s most excited to rekindle his relationship with kolaches back here in Texas.

Houston Shuffle

How to Best Observe (or Avoid) the 2018 Houston Marathon

Read up on what streets will be closed and how to best cheer on the runners.

01/11/2018 By Morgan Kinney and Rony Ortiz Andrade

Farewell

The Search Is on for a New Alley Theatre Artistic Director

Gregory Boyd announced his retirement from his post as the Alley Theatre's artistic director.

01/10/2018 By Morgan Kinney

For Sale

Cart Home a Piece of Texas History at the Alamo Village Liquidation Sale

John Wayne's famous West Texas movie set is liquidating much of its historic props and memorabilia later this month.

01/10/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Yeehaw

This Is the 2018 Houston Rodeo Lineup

Garth Brooks might be great, but there's plenty else to get excited for.

01/05/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Meow

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 5–7

Ideas for a cat person, bride to-be, oenophile, and more.

01/04/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Get Excited

7 Pieces of Houston Culture to Be Excited for in Early 2018

Plays, concerts, podcasts, and board game cafes to look forward to in the New Year.

01/01/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Year in Review

Our 10 Most Popular Arts & Culture Stories of 2017

Y'all really enjoyed the Super Bowl, huh?

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

News

Meet the Four Texans Fighting for the Air We Breathe

If you smell something, say something.

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Engines of Our Ingenuity Turns 30

More than 3,000 episodes later, the little radio program that could from UH is still going strong.

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Why Did Trump Sign the Wall at NRG Center?

And is his signature still there?

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Winter Is For the Birds. Specifically, Purple Martins.

When they arrive this month, the North American swallow needs to be cared for by Houston "landlords."

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Long Weekend Trips

Encounter Both Gators and Gambling in Lake Charles

Welcome to Swamp Vegas.

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Byeeeee 2017

5 Things You Must Do This New Year's Weekend, Dec. 29–31

Concerts, Harry Potter live, and three options for your New Year's Eve.

12/28/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Now Playing

6 Movies Worth Your Christmas Day Ticket Purchase

Let us simplify a decision that is known to tear families apart.

12/22/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Jelly of the Month

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 22–24

Die Hard fans only.

12/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney

TUT TUT

You Have Permission to Boo and Cheer (But Mostly Boo) at TUTS' Holiday Panto

Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight is an exciting holiday panto, but it's both too long and filled with flat punchlines.

12/19/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ted Talk

Net Neutrality, Explained for Ted Cruz

After the senator got in a Twitter fight with Luke Skywalker, we're here to set things straight.

12/19/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Pew Pew

ISS Astronauts Will Probably See the New Star Wars Before You

NASA confirmed the space station will screen Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

12/15/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Double the Sugar

What's the Big Deal About The Nutcracker?

One writer makes his first adult journey to the holiday staple. Spoiler alert: Nobody vomited.

12/15/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Meat of the Season

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 15–17

A common theme suggests we've reached peak holiday (and just in time).

12/14/2017 By Morgan Kinney