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  • Oh, What a Night

    published December 21, 2006

    Finally, a family-friendly film has come along that doesn't fill us with the indomitable desire to get a vasectomy. Not to be confused with... More >>

  • The Big City

    published December 21, 2006

    In Dark City, Rufus Sewell plays John Murdoch, an Everyman who could be anyone. Or he could be a serial killer. He's not too sure... More >>

  • Merry SeXmas

    published December 14, 2006

    'Twas a week before Christmas, when all through Grand Prairie, Slow jams were straight stirring, courtesy KR&B. A Grown and Sexy... More >>

  • Far East Dippin'

    published December 14, 2006

    We're pretty proud of our comic book collection. It's modest but well-organized. But the Spinnaker Collection of 17th-century Chinese snuff... More >>

  • Like Father, Like Son

    published December 14, 2006

    What does Dweezil Zappa have to prove? He's already made a name for himself despite the daunting shadow of his father's legacy. Before he was old... More >>

  • Elfin' Magic

    published December 14, 2006

    The stage adaptation of David Sedaris' contemporary Christmas comedy classic, The Santaland Diaries,/B>, returns for its spectacular... More >>

  • Various Artists

    published December 7, 2006

    Kid-friendly Ramones merchandise is nothing new. There's already a universe of products emblazoned with the band's likeness or logo: diaper bags,... More >>

  • Hip Hopp Astra

    published December 7, 2006

    By their own admission, Hip Hopp Astra's lyrical game is a refreshing change of pace from the "dumb fucks that got nothin' better/To rap about... More >>

  • No, Not Those Killers

    published December 7, 2006

    If you're one of Howard Stern's faithful followers who long ago migrated over to Sirius Satellite Radio, then you're probably already familiar... More >>

  • Elfin' Magic

    published December 7, 2006

    The stage adaptation of David Sedaris' contemporary Christmas comedy classic, The Santaland Diaries,/B>, returns for its spectacular... More >>

  • Monkeys Shine

    published November 30, 2006

    On their own, Irving's DJ Frantic and Houston-bred Big J are dangerous. Dangerously funky, that is. But when they join forces they're twice as... More >>

  • Oh, Melodic Mullet

    published November 30, 2006

    The Barber of Seville works equally well as a classic comic opera or a classic Nick at Nite sitcom. Granted, it would be a sitcom... More >>

  • It Was the Art!

    published November 30, 2006

    While the bands (The Theater Fire, Pleasant Grove, I Love Math), the art up for auction (created by 150 local artists during a 24-hour period) and... More >>

  • Down and Dirty

    published November 23, 2006

    Blowfly performs Tuesday, November 28, at Rockin' Rodeo, Denton. More >>

  • Baker's Dozen

    published November 23, 2006

    13 (Tzameti) is one of those movies that can't decide what kind of movie it wants to be. Luckily, every movie it tries to be is a... More >>

  • A Big Holiday Combo

    published November 23, 2006

    The holiday season officially begins on Thanksgiving Day. Despite all the Target and Old Navy commercials, despite the fact that Starbucks... More >>

  • Cover Me

    published November 16, 2006

    According to legend (and by "legend" we mean "Wikipedia"), the original model for the hootenanny was a result of Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie's... More >>

  • Lady Sovereign

    published November 16, 2006

    Lady Sovereign is either rap music's salvation or another commercially crafted nail in hip-hop's coffin. We suppose she could be both. Are the... More >>

  • Waddle Waddle

    published November 16, 2006

    This is the Gobble Hobble 5K and Family Fun Run's inaugural year, and it's being hyped as Richardson's new Thanksgiving tradition, complete... More >>

  • White Ghost Shivers, DeWayn Brothers

    published November 9, 2006

    White Ghost Shivers may sound like the house band at an old speakeasy, but they shred like a Brazilian speed-metal festival. Effortlessly leaping... More >>

  • Radio Prairie

    published November 9, 2006

    Growing up in New York City, my childhood Christmas memories are made up of Fifth Avenue's meticulously decorated shop windows and storefronts,... More >>

  • Not-So-Secret Society

    published November 2, 2006

    The following events have been irresponsibly fictionalized for dramatic effect. However, the names have not been changed. The... More >>

  • Hi-Tek

    published November 2, 2006

    I'd probably exceed my allotted word count just roll calling all the A-list amigos that appear on Hi-Tek's latest release. Established hip-hop... More >>

  • Trivium, The Sword, Protest the Hero, Seemless

    published November 2, 2006

    Good metal is hard to come by these days. For a while, the fallout from the late-'90s rap-rock explosion threatened to undo forever all that is... More >>

  • Rahim Quazi, Teenage Symphony, the Antiques

    published November 2, 2006

    The lovely ladies over at FineLineLive.com continue their maternal resuscitation of the local scene as they... More >>

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