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2013 Stories by Merritt Martin

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  • Between the Lines

    published September 19, 2013

    Ever been parking? You know, in public, just for the thrill of it? Well, this time you can do it with people in more than 35 countries across the... More >>

  • Shake Those Crown Jewels

    published August 29, 2013

    As loath as we are to agree with R. Kelly, we don’t really see anything wrong with a little bump and grind. Also, nothing wrong with a hip... More >>

  • All That Chazz

    published August 22, 2013

    Most people who were graduates of something in the 1990s remember A Bronx Tale as Robert DeNiro’s directorial debut about a... More >>

  • Fangs For The Memories

    published August 15, 2013

    Sometimes the draw of a culture convention is the costumes, or sharing an experience with like-minded fans. Sometimes it’s even going to... More >>

  • Nerdier Than Shark Week

    published August 8, 2013

    It may be more than a hundred degrees outside with no sign of letting up, but on Sunday, you’re gonna need to put on your coat ... the brown... More >>

  • The Color Wheel, Set at 88 MPH

    published July 11, 2013

    Neutrals are strong and dependable; nothing’s changed. But as much as black is slimming, gray is chic and a nude shoe can lengthen the leg,... More >>

  • One for The Birds

    published August 1, 2013

    What do you get when you combine two icons of mystery and suspense? A pipe smoker with blonde ambition? A rounded silhouette with a penchant for... More >>

  • Officer, I Was Just Sniffing Her Neck

    published July 25, 2013

    The horromance. The ever-blustery settings. The centuries-old habits and dialogue. Everyone still loves vampire movies, right? Let’s be... More >>

  • Gamble Away That Holiday Pay

    published May 23, 2013

    If drafting up a list of things that feel lucky, you’d have to include the following: A day off from the rat race. Getting to choose from a... More >>

  • Better Werk

    published May 23, 2013

    If you find yourself wanting more from your pageant viewing, we have the answer. If you find the interview portion of generic pageants little more... More >>

  • Open Wide For Sedaris

    published April 18, 2013

    Of the visits humorist and satirist David Sedaris has made to Dallas, two of my favorites include the times I happily waited in an... More >>

  • PTSD at FWO

    published April 18, 2013

    War is no stranger to drama, song or the combination of the two in classic form: opera. The Vietnam conflict, however, isn’t something we... More >>

  • A Brew Bro Down

    published April 4, 2013

    When it comes to a good experience, three little words can make all the difference: “the second annual.” That phrase can mean no... More >>

  • Up With Crawfish, Down With Cancer

    published March 21, 2013

    Cancer is a disease that everyone would like to see eradicated in the next week. Apparently, crawfish is also something people feel very strongly... More >>

  • Bowled Over

    published March 21, 2013

    Are you reading this while you slurp cereal? Do you have steaming pho to your front? Is tomato bisque your lunch jam? Well, then consider yourself... More >>

  • Get Drunk, Improve The World

    published March 21, 2013

    It may not seem obvious at first, but drinking local brews can help the people of Rwanda have clean water. It's sorta like that... More >>

  • Our Succulent City

    published March 14, 2013

    Y’all ready to savor some bites, people? Good ... let’s just hope you have a quality bike, or some gas money. That’s right,... More >>

  • Worth A Shot

    published March 14, 2013

    It’s not as if aspiring photographers unwrap gallery shows and feature spreads for their 18th birthdays. It usually takes years of... More >>

  • Return of the Tease

    published February 7, 2013

    Whoever said variety is the spice of life had definitely seen a good burlesque show. Because you know, a burlesque revue is essentially a variety... More >>

  • Hey Arnold, Pour Me Another!

    published January 24, 2013

    Beer people don’t need much prodding to attend a dinner dedicated to extolling the virtues of beer. It’s sort of a non-challenge. In... More >>

  • Eat. Give. Love.

    published January 10, 2013

    Now that the season of incredibly emotional charity commercials has closed, we’re feeling pretty good about the opportunity to give locally... More >>

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