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2007 Stories by Jennifer Elaine Davis

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  • French Circus

    published December 27, 2007

    I always wondered about the veracity of stories about kids who ran away from home to join the circus. To me, the circus sounds like a terrible way... More >>

  • Culture Wars

    published December 27, 2007

    There's no getting around it: The Rape of Europa is not a cheerful holiday flick. It's more of a historical odyssey, tracing the... More >>

  • The Lachaise Lounge

    published December 20, 2007

    Gaston Lachaise would have hated Dallas. Going to a party in Dallas, or even traipsing through NorthPark, you encounter enough sculpted, anorexic... More >>

  • Pleaseand Thank You

    published December 20, 2007

    Brian Gibb has a dream. From cobbling together random blogs, interviews and press releases, it seems that Mr. Gibb really, really wants you to... More >>

  • Peace Out

    published December 13, 2007

    For Valentine's Day, you probably get roses. Roses are a lovely gift; they're traditional, beautiful, fragrant…the list goes on. So don't get... More >>

  • Glass Play

    published December 6, 2007

    Doubtless, with the Christmas holidays coming up, you are scrambling to find activities to keep your kiddos busy while they're out of school.... More >>

  • Holidays in Song

    published December 6, 2007

    Remember the days when you would shuffle into a school cafeteria, arrange yourself on those weird carpeted rafter things and sing your little... More >>

  • Mr. Nasal Voice Man

    published December 6, 2007

    Ah, Bob Dylan. There is little doubt that he is one of the most influential musicians in popular music history. But no matter how brilliant... More >>

  • Living Single

    published November 29, 2007

    It struck me a few weeks ago that I'd never been to the opera. After spending half my life living in a town where culture meant a tour stop by... More >>

  • Mom Jeans

    published November 29, 2007

    It's that time of year again. Everyone is festive and cheerful. Celebrations are aplenty. The days are merry and bright. And everyone is waiting... More >>

  • Our Fair (Park) Ladies

    published November 22, 2007

    Lots of people are pissed off about the state of affairs in Dallas lately. There's the whole Trinity River toll road debacle, the depressing... More >>

  • Royal Reel

    published November 22, 2007

    Wes Anderson tends to be a polarizing figure in film...like Roman Polanski without the felony. I've seen folks walk out of his films in... More >>

  • Birthday Is Good Excuse for Double Wide Show

    published November 15, 2007

    Many of us take our birthday as an opportunity to see how many Tuaca shots we can force down and still be able to walk. And while trying to... More >>

  • Alice In Dallas

    published November 15, 2007

    Everyone has a few random memories from childhood that are vivid and persistent for no good reason. Some folks have flashes of birthday parties or... More >>

  • LaughMason

    published November 15, 2007

    If we told you that Yacov Moshe Maza was coming to Dallas for the first time in more than 20 years, you'd likely race to Wikipedia to figure out... More >>

  • Film Fest, For Reel

    published November 8, 2007

    This year, if nothing else, there have been a lot of film festivals. Obviously, there have been quality film festivals in the DFW area for years,... More >>

  • Postcards From the Van

    published November 8, 2007

    Mark Mothersbaugh is a true Renaissance man. Aside from being the man who we'll forever know as the voice behind seminal new wave weirdos... More >>

  • Dreamy Delpy

    published November 1, 2007

    Julie Delpy is one of those women you can't help but have a mad girl-crush on. After I saw her in Richard Linklater's Ethan Hawke-fest Before... More >>

  • Seasonal Victory

    published October 25, 2007

    It's fall, for certain, when you can go to Target and buy candy corn. Even if it's 95 degrees outside, once the sugary confection is in-hand, it's... More >>

  • Seeing Ghosts

    published October 25, 2007

    There's really not much I have to say about Goya's Ghosts to sell it, frankly. Javier Bardem. Natalie Portman. Milos Forman. Two of... More >>

  • Cinema Weirdité

    published October 25, 2007

    Eraserhead was the holy grail of David Lynch films for me and my friends in high school. We'd all seen Blue Velvet, Wild... More >>

  • Do The Walk Of Life

    published October 11, 2007

    AIDS Arms serves 2,700 clients a month. A month. That's about 90 people a day. It boggles the mind that a nonprofit organization provides... More >>

  • The North and the South

    published October 11, 2007

    If you're not on the Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl bandwagon yet, that's OK. It's good to be cynical. Besides, by the time this goes to press, the... More >>

  • Rock and Ron

    published October 11, 2007

    The Modern 'til Midnight rarely disappoints, and this week is no exception. In fact, glancing at the old calendar, there's hardly a better... More >>

  • Viva La Muerte

    published October 11, 2007

    The fascination with death that exists in some Latino cultures intrigues people from a variety of ethnic backgrounds. For most of us, death is a... More >>

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