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2008 Stories by Laurie Dent

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  • Christmas Chompers

    published December 11, 2008

    A holiday without a nutcracker is like a margarita without salt. You can deal with it, but there's just something missing. Lucky for all of us,... More >>

  • Experience This

    published December 4, 2008

    Few things feel like more of a beat-down than a day at the mall hunting for gifts you pray your special someone doesn't already have but know... More >>

  • Leatherface

    published October 9, 2008

    Joan Rivers--the comedienne, red carpet fashion maven, QVC guest star and plastic surgery aficionado--lives to make fun of herself and... More >>

  • Big-Time Givers

    published September 18, 2008

    You don't have to understand art to dig it, especially with a venue as cool and hip as the Nasher Sculpture Center. This month, the Nasher turns 5... More >>

  • Angry Dennis

    published August 7, 2008

    You know he rants. You know he raves. And you know he has zero qualms about giving you an earful when it comes to his opinions. Dennis... More >>

  • Funny Business

    published May 1, 2008

    If you enjoy coming dangerously close to wetting your britches from body-rocking laughter (who doesn't?), then grab a ticket to an Ad-Libs... More >>

  • Miss Scarlet, Kitchen, Candlestick

    published April 3, 2008

    Anthony Schaffer's no stranger to murder. The famous English playwright and novelist penned screenplays for movies such as Sleuth, The... More >>

  • Nokia Lounge

    published February 28, 2008

    It's not just the flawlessly coiffed hair or the submit-to-me-now eyes. It's not the silky ties or the impeccably tailored suits. No, in the case... More >>

  • From the Top

    published February 21, 2008

    If you want to learn about a person, you can always peek into the windows or use the "follow them one car-length behind" strategy. But for... More >>

  • En Mass

    published February 7, 2008

    Some people pretend to read books. I corner these poseurs at parties, asking pointed questions about symbolism and character development, refusing... More >>

  • Twisted Sisters

    published January 17, 2008

    Crimes of the Heart, a touching play chronicling the lives of three Southern sisters living in a tiny Mississippi town, exposes us... More >>

  • Up With Updike

    published January 3, 2008

    If only I could be a prolific, beloved famous writer instead of chronicling the successes of a prolific, beloved famous writer. Somehow my destiny... More >>

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