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2010 Stories by Elliot Kaiser

Archives: 2011 | 2010
  • Tamale Me This

    published December 16, 2010

    Folks up north get to have snow during the holidays, and they won't let you forget about it either. Fine. Down here we get the Latin American... More >>

  • We'll Have a Hughes Christmas

    published December 9, 2010

    Whether or not there is still any dispute about the skin color of Jesus, it would be harder to answer why it matters; hence the apt and... More >>

  • He's Just Kiddin' Around

    published September 2, 2010

    It's long been noted how swiftly pop culture eccentrics can quickly fall from their status as household names to household jokes, then to... More >>

  • Nuke 'Em U

    published September 2, 2010

    Desperation truly pushes man into the harsh polarities of nature, elevating one to either the peaks of virtue or sinking one into the most... More >>

  • Experience a Revelation in the Nasher

    published September 2, 2010

    Seventy miles east of El Paso, in the middle of two thousand acres of desert, is a structure, or series of structures that have grown over the... More >>

  • Old Men and the Sea

    published August 26, 2010

    From the people that brought you the 2012 doomsday comes the latest exhibit at the Kimbell Art Museum, 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Fort Worth.... More >>

  • Staying One Step Ahead

    published August 26, 2010

    If most movies are true depictions of the world, as we've always believed, then knocks on the head should be accompanied by amnesia, the acquiring... More >>

  • He's Here, He's Grier, Get Used To It

    published August 19, 2010

    The comedian/actor David Alan Grier is best known for his work on the series In Living Color alongside Jim Carrey, Damon Wayans and... More >>

  • There Is No Stopping in the Red Zone

    published August 19, 2010

    Before there was Hot Shots, before there was the Naked Gun, there was Airplane! Yes, the film that wrested the... More >>

  • Is Miss or Ms. Appropriate?

    published August 19, 2010

    **THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.** Anna Mitchael grew up in the South, attended the University of Texas and after college moved... More >>

  • From the Basement

    published August 12, 2010

    The Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery, 1202 Dragon St., will show its new exhibit, Tales from the Crypt, through the end of summer.... More >>

  • Oh Are They?

    published August 12, 2010

    This weekend at the Inwood Theatre sees a return to the big screen for the precocious Max Fischer, Rushmore Prep student and founder of the... More >>

  • Fight For It

    published August 5, 2010

    Aside from the immortal scene in Footloose where Kevin Bacon furiously punch-dances his way through an abandoned warehouse, the only time... More >>

  • Plus So Much More

    published August 5, 2010

    For one day, the McKinney Avenue Contemporary Complex presents a number of video and audio works in both its Black Box and Heldt + Hall theaters.... More >>

  • Fic Pics

    published July 29, 2010

    Hypothetically, if you decided to get yourself some culture, and took someone to the theater festival at the Bath House Cultural Center on White... More >>

  • Good Eats

    published July 29, 2010

    Everyone knows Saint Mary Magdalene, the follower of Jesus (and his purported wife, according to a certain terrible book series). But you don't... More >>

  • It's A Total Knock-Out

    published July 22, 2010

    At Gene Vivero's Boxing Gym in Oak Cliff, you'll find boys and girls pounding bags, skipping rope and occasionally goofing off. You can also find... More >>

  • You Couldn't Make This Stuff Up

    published July 22, 2010

    We've often wondered which one would win in a no-holds-barred cage fight: fiction or nonfiction? Until recently, we'd have to go with fiction, but... More >>

  • Glassworks

    published July 15, 2010

    The greatest things in life are free. But they go very well with a $15 trip to the movies and a $5 beverage. The new show at the Magnolia Gallery,... More >>

  • Big Balls In...Richardson?

    published July 15, 2010

    In 1973 a young musician came to Texas with the purpose of meeting his idol, the singer/songwriter Bob Wills. But before Ray Benson could meet the... More >>

  • Catch It!

    published July 8, 2010

    If you're not doing anything else Friday Night, your Dallas Vigilantes could really use you cheering them on and intimidating the reviled... More >>

  • Inked Up

    published July 8, 2010

    You ever wonder why a professional novelist can spend every day for years doing nothing while a single mom with a full-time job can write a... More >>

  • Dream Theater

    published July 1, 2010

    Most artists would agree that painting in order to duplicate what a photograph could do is a betrayal of the medium. But if a camera can depict an... More >>

  • Regardez Les Micmacs

    published July 1, 2010

    Jean-Pierre Jeunet's films implicitly promise a number of elements that give his fans that warm, familiar, fuzzy feeling. Simply watching one of... More >>

  • Barbie Uprising

    published June 24, 2010

    Remember when you were younger and you took your sisters' Barbie dolls only to return them in compromising positions? Well if you cleaned that up... More >>

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