A gun, a grunt and a flash of boob: Call that a movie?
As I write this, no one in the world knows where Edward Snowden, leaker of all the secrets he could get his grubby hands on, is located. While the irony of the US government having a total lack of information on this subject cannot be lost on anyone, I would like to use this platform to suggest to t ... More >>
To be quite honest, I've never been a huge fan of Bitchin' Kitchen. It's just that it's an assault on the senses. Loud, busy, with lots of costumes, oiled up half naked dudes and whatnot. It's too much. If you haven't heard of Bitchin' Kitchen, it's a show on The Cooking Channel (AKA The Other Food ... More >>
Drunken yoga does not equal female empowerment. Show of hands: Who remembers when cable TV's A&E channel featured real art for entertainment? Been a long time, right? Back in the 1990s, the Arts & Entertainment channel, as it was known then, specialized in high-culture programming. Ballet. Opera. ... More >>
GWAR, Every Time I Die, WarbeastHouse Of BluesNovember 19, 2011 Better than: a Pulsar action figure whose blood has congealed. GWARA cloaked Death character entered the House of Blues darkened stage set up like a castle littered with weapons and viscera. As theatrical metal band GWAR came on st ... More >>
Dallas is hot, hot, hot on reality television. Or at least someplace sort of like Dallas.
While Anna wraps up her redistricting brouhaha recap from last night, start your day with this: yet another story comparing Dallas to New Jersey when it comes to our burgeoning reality TV scene. The Los Angeles Times, taking note of such shows as Bravo's Most Eligible Dallas and Style's Big Rich ... More >>
Chris Christie, the seriously-non-president-running governor of New Jersey, recently pulled the plug on $420,000 in government subsidies for Jersey Shore, calling the tax incentives "wasteful spending" on a show that poorly represents his state. Texas Governor Rick Perry's office? It sees no such w ... More >>
Dallas has always been a wellspring of source material for reality show producers looking to put some squick-worthy drama on television. Along with the new Most Eligible: Dallas and Big Rich Texas shows that make up the crust on the bottom of the basic cable reality barrel, we've seen some me ... More >>
As you've no doubt figured out by now, MTV turned 30 years old today. Indeed, that's a formidable amount of time -- enough, for sure, for almost entity to leave a mark.And, for sure, MTV has made plenty of marks. But beyond its ground-breaking debut as a music-centric cable station and past, eve ... More >>
The neo city on the hills is a far cry from its cheap pot, cold beer and low-rent former ways.
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Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *So, what's harder to predict: Weather or sports? Coulda sworn Ron Jackson, Pete Delkus and the boys said there was a 30-percent chance of 1-2 inches of snow on Friday. But I drove home l ... More >>
Ozzy Osbourne, SlashAmerican Airlines CenterJanuary 20, 2011Better than: a stirring competition of Rock Band.Roger CaldwellOzzy Osbourne's a sweetheart, really. For more pictures from this performance, check the slideshow. The greatest trick the Prince of Darkness ever pulled was convincing the w ... More >>
For the fourth year in a row now, the folks at Third String Productions are ringing in the return of the school year with its annual September to Remember affair, which grabs a whole bunch of mall-approved pop-punkers (a good chunk of which, it should be noted, are local) and offers them up in an ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Bengie Molina. Cliff Lee. Jorge Cantu. Considering transactions like these this month, the Texas Rangers should be in bankruptcy every year. *If you remember the NFL back when it was a violen ... More >>