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2010 Stories by Jennifer Elaine Davis

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  • Team Coco

    published July 15, 2010

    There are few love stories in modern cinema that bore me more than this whole Bella-Edward affair everyone is obsessed with right now. The concept... More >>

  • This Is The New Set

    published July 8, 2010

    I know, I're disappointed that the Jerryworld Tennis Classic has been unceremoniously canceled, your credit card has been credited back... More >>

  • Boom Or Bust?

    published July 1, 2010

    The Texas Rangers break hearts in North Texas every year, maybe even more so than our beloved Cowboys. We expect the Cowboys to win, and we... More >>

  • Nice Tat

    published June 24, 2010

    On the beaches of northwest Florida a few weeks ago, I witnessed an absolute phenomenon. For as far as the eye could see, women and men were... More >>

  • Creative Genes

    published June 17, 2010

    Art is something that many of us take very seriously. We go see an exhibit and try and figure out the story behind the artist...what drove him or... More >>

  • Goals Gone Global

    published June 10, 2010

    While the United States has exited the World Cup tournament, there is still plenty of great soccer to watch and the quarter-finals boast a pair of... More >>

  • Mother, Can You Spare A Recliner?

    published June 10, 2010

    In love with furniture and real estate? Hoping for a life lesson and some belly laughing? Then meet Kate. Kate has a love for expensive furniture.... More >>

  • Cooking Up Art

    published June 3, 2010

    Artists are pretty gutsy folk. Basically, they hang out and make a thing, and then when they get done, they call up all their friends and a whole... More >>

  • It's a Real Motherlover

    published June 3, 2010

    Thinking about what it means to be a mother is incredibly challenging to someone who has never experienced it. I'm stuck between being totally... More >>

  • Batdance To The Inwood

    published May 27, 2010

    While Christopher Nolan's recent installments to the Batman franchise are fairly dark, atmospheric and often gleefully macabre, they just don't... More >>

  • Bye, Bye Miss American Pie

    published May 20, 2010

    February 2, 1959, was the end of an era; a tragic night that saw three of the most promising musicians American popular music had ever known dead... More >>

  • Unleash The Animals

    published May 13, 2010

    More than once, it's come up on local news blogs that Dallas just lacks certain pieces to complete its status as a cultural destination. Clearly,... More >>

  • Oh Condi, Condi

    published May 6, 2010

    My mother always told me that it's not polite to talk about politics in certain circles. I feel that my mom taught me well, and I've spent many an... More >>

  • State Scare Of Texas

    published April 29, 2010

    The horror film genre is one that attracts a fairly fervent fan base, from all observations. And I have to qualify it on an observation-only... More >>

  • Bill Or Bills?

    published April 22, 2010

    There's been some debate about whether William Shakespeare, as we think of him, really existed. The flesh-and-blood William Shakespeare... More >>

  • Such A Gorgeous Day

    published April 15, 2010

    After a winter like the one we shivered through this year, signs of spring are especially welcome. It's a good feeling to put the Snuggies into... More >>

  • A Feast for the Eyes

    published April 8, 2010

    There's something super appealing about the idea of attending a film festival. Going to the movies to see something like Avatar has its... More >>

  • The Hotel Hero Speaks

    published April 1, 2010

    What happened in Rwanda in the mid-1990s is almost beyond comprehension. An estimated 800,000 Rwandans were slaughtered in a genocide that somehow... More >>

  • What's Eating Gilberto Gil?

    published March 25, 2010

    The best thing about Brazilian music is that even the most mainstream of tunes is so much more sonically complex, lyrically intricate and... More >>

  • Up, Up On The Stage

    published March 18, 2010

    Entertaining kids is not as easy as it used to be. I remember playing with blocks and spending whole afternoons making an elaborate game out of... More >>

  • Deathmatch in the Death Star

    published March 4, 2010

    In his quest to bring us the biggest, most exciting sporting and live entertainment events North Texas has ever seen (you know, like that U2 show... More >>

  • The Generals Suck!

    published January 28, 2010

    In a world where basketball players pull guns on each other in the locker room and assault fans on a fairly regular basis, it's nice to know that... More >>

  • The Hired Help

    published January 28, 2010

    Cinema loves a good story about hired help. The Merchant/Ivory film The Remains of the Day remains the gold standard--in my opinion--but... More >>

  • Daydreams Come True

    published January 28, 2010

    Latchkey kids from the 1980s grew up with a very peculiar set of heroes and companions. I spent most of my after-school hours with a disparate... More >>

  • Fifteen More Minutes

    published January 28, 2010

    Facebook is nothing if not a cultural barometer. At any given time, I can login and see what people are reading (a disturbing amount of... More >>

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