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2010 Stories by Jennifer Davis-lamm

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  • All Aboard the Holiday Express

    published December 23, 2010

    When you find out you're having a kid, people tell you that you need a lot of stuff: bouncers, swings, activity centers, mobiles, soothers and... More >>

  • Fort Worth, Mademoiselle

    published December 16, 2010

    It boggles the mind when you think about the ways that American cinema is different from its European counterpart. Actually, counterpart may be... More >>

  • Homeward Bound

    published December 9, 2010

    Holiday travel conjures up a level of dedication in people that few situations do. For example, last Christmas Eve I left Dallas at 10 a.m. and... More >>

  • Park It At Parker

    published December 2, 2010

    Museums are a very good thing during the Christmas holidays. Everyone on the roads loses their mind, making even a trip to Chick-Fil-A an epic... More >>

  • It's A Hard-Knock Life

    published November 25, 2010

    Annie mania struck me hard as a seven-year-old. The movie came out that year leaving a sea of red-headed merchandise in its wake: I... More >>

  • Five Years, Frankly

    published November 18, 2010

    Every community movement needs a champion. While a number of bar owners, venue operators, and land owners have worked hard to overcome the... More >>

  • Real Man of Genius

    published November 11, 2010

    The concept of genius is one that has somehow become fluid. The guy at the jukebox who just played the Replacements song that fits your mood... More >>

  • Lady of the Lens

    published November 4, 2010

    Everyone's a photographer lately. Hit up any event or landmark locally, and you'll see them: the hipsters with $1300 lenses; the grandmas trying... More >>

  • On Your Mark, Get Your Lists, Go

    published October 28, 2010

    The unwavering focus and driven, almost brutal, determination of the Dallas shopper is something all newcomers to the area should be warned of.... More >>

  • Deeply Spooky

    published October 21, 2010

    For everyone who has ever said that Deep Ellum is dead...well, here you go: proof positive. Because throughout the month of October, all manner of... More >>

  • Jonesing for Art

    published October 14, 2010

    Generally speaking, football and art go together like orange juice and toothpaste. It's not that you can't appreciate both, it's just that it's... More >>

  • Simple Woman

    published October 7, 2010

    There are some movies whose viewing is considered so mandatory that you're subject to derision if you cop to not having seen them. Seriously,... More >>

  • Seven Days At The Crow

    published September 30, 2010

    I had to Google the words "Brad Pitt" and "Tibet" recently because my husband swore that Mr. Pitt was in a movie about the Dalai Lama and I... More >>

  • Salute The Hat

    published September 23, 2010

    Let's forget for a moment about the potentially awful offensive line this season, the missed opportunities throughout the past few years, and the... More >>

  • All the Wine is All for You

    published September 16, 2010

    It's the end of summer, and there are plenty of things to celebrate: the end of the hellish heat, for example; the end of a sartorial season that... More >>

  • Hepcat

    published September 9, 2010

    Maggie the Cat, the character responsible for thousands of overwrought Southern accents in high school drama competitions every year, is one of... More >>

  • Unnecessary Roughness?

    published September 2, 2010

    In Dallas, few terms strike fear into the hearts of Cowboys fan like "pre-season." We love every opportunity to see our 'Boys play, for sure, but... More >>

  • Big Balls?

    published August 26, 2010

    This has not been the best summer for the ladies, musically speaking. Not only was Lilith Fair totally lame, but it sold about four tickets and... More >>

  • Ring Them Bells, Gordon's Here

    published August 19, 2010

    Gordon Lightfoot is a Canadian folksinger who has had a number of hits in the charts, has penned several classic songs, and who I had never... More >>

  • The Blood, Holmes

    published August 12, 2010

    Sherlock Holmes is a treasured character in literature whose appeal has crossed over since the inception of modern media. The beloved detective... More >>

  • Rangers Aim For Big Apples

    published August 5, 2010

    The Yankees have had it rough lately. As they slide into the Ballpark for their upcoming series against our scrappy Rangers, they'll... More >>

  • Joan Of Snark

    published July 29, 2010

    Joan Rivers is not a likeable lady. She's a comedic mastermind, with brilliant timing and a cutting wit. Often hilarious and self-deprecating,... More >>

  • Look East

    published July 22, 2010

    Asian cinema is the most entertaining of all foreign film entries. I like French films for the character studies, Danish movies for the weirdness... More >>

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