Movoto, for those of you who don't get their unsolicited press releases in your inbox, is an online real estate brokerage that specializes, best we can tell, in mass producing generic listicles. As a general rule, it's best to ignore these things and hope they go away, but we had to make an excepti ... More >>
A Guide to Decoding Its Girl-Power Clues
A new book explores why marriage movies are just like marriages: hard to make work.
So, Dallas, Buzz Bissnger regrets what he said about you, and your schools, and your freeways, and your collective IQ, and more or less everything else that defines you as a city. Not what he said about that lousy book review. No take-backs on that. But everything else? Yeah, he's sorry. It's a prob ... More >>
A businessman and a bishop used Cowboys' Hall of Famer Deion Sanders' name to drum up interest in a charter school. Then they tried to score from the deal.
Wait. This is awesome. We just stumbled across Craig James' new U.S. Senate campaign ad. His campaign manager, who also moonlights as his daughter, is interviewing him, asking if people in West Texas will hate him for his role in the Texas Tech football fiasco that led to head coach Mike Leach's fi ... More >>
Merritt MartinOh, you can damn well bet this is on the list.By now most of you dear readers are well aware of the Gawker-produced list of the 50 Worst States In America. Gawker placed their home base at 50, and the Lone Star State at 13. Sure sure, our placement could be worse, but instead of ... More >>
Thirty years ago -- which is to say, a decade before Northern Exposure -- a very young Janine Turner appeared on a handful of episodes of Dallas. Since then, of course, the Fort Worth native who presently lives on 300 acres just outside of Dallas appeared in myriad other teevee shows and movies, ... More >>
Patrick MichelsJulian Casablancas wears his sunglasses at nights. Well, Austin City Limits, you redeemed yourself. After a slow start to the festivities, things picked up very quickly, as predicted, and, by three o'clock, things were in full swing. But Night One--despite names like Miike Snow, Gi ... More >>
From the estimable photo archives of the late, great Nick DeWolf, from which we have more to share later todayAs Andrea noted in her liveblog Monday, Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway stopped down the council's Public Safety Committee meeting to rant against a different kind of crime: the end of firew ... More >>
Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden's debut Half Nelson was one of the highlights of 2006, a nuanced look at a young teacher in an inner-city school who dismantled the inspirational teacher-movie cliches with just a toke of his crack pipe.The writer-director team's next film, Sugar, gives the same hard-nosed, ... More >>
Hancock squanders potential greatness with lame humor and a half-baked hero
How much do you think a Quincy Carter rookie card's worth, anyway? "Thanks for calling Mud Bugs hockey. How may I direct your call?" Uh-oh. It's nearly always ominous when your first attempt to find a former Dallas Cowboys quarterback leads you to a minor-league hockey team based in Shreveport. Yes, ... More >>
With EITS and the Paper Chase, the song doesn't remain the same
Heavily padded football movie hits all the familiar notes
A worthy actor rides the bench in the listless Coach Carter