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2014 Stories by Luke Darby

Archives: 2014 | 2013
  • No Fury, But Also No Cross-Dressing

    published January 23, 2014

    If you know nothing else about Tyler Perry, you should know about his ability to prodigiously produce material and you should be in awe of... More >>

  • Pouring With Purpose

    published January 23, 2014

    Successful philanthropies have managed to understand a key fact that drives human behavior: We are always looking for an excuse to drink. We like... More >>

  • Back On The Good Foot

    published January 23, 2014

    It’s been eight years since the Dance Theatre of Harlem went on hiatus, and now that the vacation is over, it’s back to work... More >>

  • We Couldn't Have Named It Any Better

    published January 23, 2014

    There’s an unfair assumption about critics that all they do is mercilessly critique the work of others, never actually producing or... More >>

  • Nothing Says Community Like Beer

    published January 16, 2014

    As much as Dallas and its denizens love the finer things in life, the city keeps coming back to two very American standards: burgers and beer.... More >>

  • Go Blue Yourself

    published January 16, 2014

    There are probably fewer groups more enigmatic than the Blue Man Group, or at least as committed to staying in character. You’re... More >>

  • Let Them Eat Future Cake

    published January 16, 2014

    Sometimes wonderful things only happen once, and being ephemeral makes them all the more amazing. Other times some wonderful thing happens more... More >>

  • Oedipus 2: Electric Boogaloo

    published January 16, 2014

    The past is not even past, to steal half a quote from William Faulkner. With this in mind there’s a certain relish in seeing remakes and... More >>

  • Sexy Scary

    published January 9, 2014

    Horror is an often- (and wrongly) maligned genre. True, there’s more than a healthy amount of crap in it, and the most famous examples are... More >>

  • A Play On Pixar

    published January 9, 2014

    Ever since they put out Toy Story, the first all-CGI movie about a depressing nightmare world where toys come to life and live eternally,... More >>

  • Marvel at This

    published January 9, 2014

    Dallas has no shortage of comic conventions, but with nerds ascending popular culture and becoming more and more socially acceptable,... More >>

  • Ultimate Jury Duty

    published January 9, 2014

    You may have thought that since we have finally passed the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination we’d run out of things to say on the... More >>

  • Oh Myyy, Y’all

    published January 2, 2014

    If you’re unfamiliar with the overlap of the Venn diagram of nerd and gay cultures, then you may be unfamiliar with the fame of George... More >>

  • Fun Fact: It’s Chocolate Syrup Dripping from the Rope

    published January 2, 2014

    Martin Scorsese has been directing since 1967, when he made Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore. It wasn’t until The... More >>

  • Pull down the Shades

    published January 2, 2014

    Fifty Shades of Grey did for middle-aged women what the Harry Potter series has done for young children: finally made reading fun again.... More >>

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