Ruff Racing

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 11–13

Corgi races, an Ira Glass masterclass, and a Mother's Day MFAH blowout.

05/10/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Does Houston Have Its Own Song?

Spoiler alert: Yes, and it's called "Houston Is My Home." We had to know more.

02/28/2018 By Abby Ledoux

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

They've Got the Majic

KMJQ 102.1 FM Says Radio Still Matters

Kandi Eastman talks the station's history on the airwaves and in the community.

07/24/2017 By Shondrika Cook

Bayougraphy

JJ Simmons Starts a New Chapter of Her Life—Off the Air

The moment one DJ dropped the mic and started thinking outside The Box

06/21/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

News

CultureMap Acquired by Houston-Based Gow Media

The digital publication was last sold to ViewMarket two years ago.

02/15/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ultimate Guide to Buffalo Bayou Park

Tune In to Buffalo Bayou Park

Houston Public Media collaborated with Buffalo Bayou Park to bring Houstonians an audio walking tour of the park.

01/23/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

In Houston, Immigrants and Immigration Attorneys Alike Brace for Change Under Trump

“I’m telling people that they need to have their affairs in order. Prepare for the worst, and expect the best.”

01/23/2017 By Adam Doster

Essay

Boom 92: A Eulogy

A farewell to the format-upending radio station that changed Houston—and the nation—in its two short years on the air.

01/10/2017 By Shondrika Cook

Off Air

Kim Burrell's TSU Radio Show Has Been Cancelled

The Houstonian continues to receive backlash after her controversial sermon.

01/06/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Airwaves

Boom 92.1 Is Dead, Replaced by Radio Now

Despite initial raves, the classic hip-hop radio format Houston pioneered had short success.

01/05/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Don't Touch That Dial

Texas's Oldest Black Radio Station Finds a New Home on FM

After a rocky couple of years and a changing of hands, the historic KCOH plays on.

06/23/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Ted the Head

Brutal Blows: Life After the NFL—and the Concussions, and the Addictions

From NFL superstar to table-busser to radio host, Ted Johnson searches for meaning in it all.

05/31/2016 By Jeff Balke

Radio

Prairie Home Will No Longer Have Its Companion

After more than 40 years, Garrison Keillor is bowing out.

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Wait Wait...No Seriously, Wait

An Interview with Legendary Anchorman Bill Kurtis

We talked to the NPR news quiz's announcer (and scorekeeper) ahead of tomorrow's show at Jones Hall.

06/24/2015 By Andrew Husband

Between the Bread Lines

NPR's Peter Sagal Talks Sandwich Mondays and Banh Mi

In advance of the live taping of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! in Houston this week, host Peter Sagal dishes on every Houstonian's favorite water cooler topic—food.

06/23/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: May 2-8

Outlaw Dave signs off and Revival Market signs on

05/08/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

breaking news

KTRU Returning to Houston Airwaves

Rice's student-run radio station received an FCC permit today to resume broadcast on a new frequency, 96.1 FM.

02/09/2015 By Michael Hardy

Radio

Life After FM Radio

92.1’s sudden format change forced popular talk show Drink of Ages to find a new home.

01/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

December’s Perfect Party

As the new year approaches, change is on our minds—and we’re not the only ones.

11/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow