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Texas Standard: October 17, 2018

Beto O’Rourke borrows from Donald Trump as he comes out swinging in what may be his final debate against Ted Cruz. We’ll have analysis and more. Also, the alleged slaying of a journalist by the Saudi government: given the ties that bind the Saudis to Houston, what could the crisis add up to for Texas?…

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Older Than I’ve Ever Been

Time can be cruel, and depressing, even. But it offers so many metaphors. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem

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Daylight Saving Time

Sunday we gained an hour of sleep. With the time change also came some cooler Texas weather. David Fruchter says he used that as inspiration for this week’s poem.

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Texas Standard: September 17, 2015

The homemade clock and the high school arrest heard round the world -a case of Islamophobia, or something more? Should army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, held for five years by the Taliban face a court marshall–that’s the question in San Antonio today. Also a doctor shortage across Texas…and a possible remedy. Plus, boil a bag of…

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