John Davis

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Darstar Fondly Recall The Smashing Pumpkins, Foo Fighters

    Usually with this column, we might interview one or two people from a band. With Darstar, all five members were kind enough to share the first shows they saw and played. And, if you wanted a reminder of how effective Smashing Pumpkins were in their heyday, listen to what Lisa Hardaway has to say.

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2009

    Year in Review: 2009's Best Indie Records, the College Rockers Honor Roll

    Yeah, pal, that's "college rock," scare quotes very much included. Look, it's a meaningless term. As are "indie," "alternative," "hipster," etc., etc. Let's not overthink this: Here we have ten splendid records with an amorphous rock 'n' roll designation, albeit in a perhaps slightly more experiment ... More >>

  • Film

    July 27, 2006

    Down to Size

    Boy turns bug in redemptive kiddie-lit adaptation

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2006
  • Calendar

    December 16, 2004

    Oh, Canada

    Big props to the big films of IMAX

  • Music

    March 27, 2003
  • Film

    December 20, 2001

    Unreal Genius

    The computer-generated Jimmy Neutron should be a blast for kids

  • News

    November 15, 2001

    The Way of the Gun

    The untold story of why Lenell Geter was freed

  • Music

    January 11, 2001

    Out & About


  • News

    March 23, 2000

    Planting SEEDs of hope

    An innovative math program recalculates which students will succeed and which will fail at DISD

  • Culture

    December 16, 1999

    Quick, draw

    After years of talking and hoping, DNA Productions finally inks a big-time deal

  • Calendar

    May 28, 1998

    Night & Day

    May 28 - June 3, 1998

  • Film

    November 3, 1994

    Loony tunes

    The twisted minds at DNA Animation take their sick humor national