Why millions of fans have felt a great disturbance in the Force.
There's certainly a lot of talk about meat, and rightly so, when it comes to Chef John Tesar's Knife Modern Steak, opening soon in the Hotel Palomar. But what about the hotel guest with a sweet tooth, or the film geek who wants to break down the third act after a night across the street at the Ang ... More >>
Anthony Granville didn't set out to strike a blow for privacy rights on the fateful day in November 2010 when he snapped a cell-phone photo in a boy's restroom at Huntsville High School. Quite the opposite, in fact. According to prosecutors, Granville's photo, taken without the subject's permission, ... More >>
A rough and inevitably incomplete guide to the taxonomy of spoilers.
Warning: This discussion is thick with spoilers.
Captain Kirk and company take up the War on Terror.
Courtesy Heritage Auction GalleriesWho knew Elvis jarred?I'll admit: When last offered the opportunity to view in person an up-for-auction item warehoused at our 'cross-the-street neighbor Heritage Auction Galleries, I rushed right over -- sure, like I'd miss the chance to touch Captain Kirk's he ... More >>
John Gonzales's contribution to Friday night's SEED eventArt Conspiracy's annual SEED fund-raiser is still on the schedule for this Friday at the Sons of Hermann Hall. No need to remind you what the what this is, right? (OK, then: This is when ArtCon's organizers raise money for The Big Event, th ... More >>
The Lollie Bombs go cult
Already folks are lining up for next month's special screening, with George Romero, of Night of the Living Dead. Texas Frightmare Weekend -- which bills itself as "the Southwest's premier horror convention," and who am I to argue -- takes place February 22-24 at the Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Confer ... More >>
Yes, you will be able to get your picture taken on the bridge of the U.S.S. Enterprise. And, please, don't pretend like you're not excited. Two space-related items, only one of which is actual "news." As in: Leland Melvin could have been a Dallas Cowboy. The former University of Richmond wide receiv ... More >>
The DSO goes Trekkie
Captain Kirk, is that a Universal Translator in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me? You remember how, on the original Star Trek, Captain Kirk used the Universal Translator to talk to the Gorn? C'mon -- the Gorn, 'member, that giant lizard creature Captain Kirk rassled with on Cestus III du ... More >>
Monday, February 19, at Gypsy Tea Room
There are some captains we love more than others--like, oh, Captain Kirk. Love him. And Brenden Morrow. Nice captain too. Your Dallas Stars are either setting us up for another punch to the gut come April or laying the foundation for the first 82-0 season in NHL history. In the wake of three consecu ... More >>
You know, I always thought spacesuits were terribly unflattering. Guess it all depends who's in the thing. There's a 30 percent chance the space shuttle Atlantis won't be able to launch today from Cape Caneveral, which so doesn't affect you. But should NASA have to delay its takeoff to Friday or pas ... More >>
Sunday, May 14, at Ridglea Theatre
Wolf Creek rings in Christmas with a band of butchered tourists
Party like it's 2001 at Dallas Comic Con & Sci-Fi Expo
Serenity spins a classic tale way out west
After years of being a musical punch line, Captain Kirk sets his new CD on stun
You say you want a revolution? The DMN kings shake up their court.
Zeus Toys and Comics
Jim Kirk didn't die. Bill Shatner just got scared to death.
De Niro--no surprise--is the reason to like City by the Sea
Channel 8 is full of evil people--unless they return my phone calls
Captain Picard makes it so-so with King of Texas
Boys will be boys, especially in Nuevo Laredo, Where legal prostitution draws generations of Texas men across the border for cheap, sleazy and anonymous sex
Sci-fi conventions are where movie stars go to burn brightly one more time
Where good villains go to make a buck
Dallas-based Regent Entertainment vies to become a Hollywood player, and it's off to an Oscar-winning start
Trekkies boldly peers into the Star Trek phenomenon
Living on the sidewalk for a month. Sleeping with Wookiees. Thousand-dollar action figures. Think the new Star Wars is just a movie? You poor fool.
A Family Affair rolls with laughter at the expense of a vile Russian family
Star Trek: Generations rings in the new by killing off the old