Damn you, Flower Mound. In December, your mayor, Tom Hayden, stops a Town Council meeting and proclaims 2014 the "Year of the Bible," thus setting the stage for a battle that can only logically end in Jesus and Richard Dawkins brawling in a no-holds-barred MMA throwdown -- an event we were very much ... More >>
Regular readers may remember that I found it amusing to review cream teas and high teas around Dallas, comparing them to their British counterparts. While many of you didn't agree that this was in fact amusing, that's never stopped me before. For the third in a highly infrequent series, I am for som ... More >>
The end of cinema? Hardly. Taking a look at the top movies.
I've been eying the weather channel a lot lately. Not for the temperature, but for the pollen count, which apparently will begin an upward march as soon as the mercury begins to wane and the fall allergy season kicks off. Allergies aren't good for food critics, as you might have heard. I've ... More >>
Tachowa Covington and his former home in a still from Hal Samples's in-progress Something From Nothing. The whole trailer's after the jump.Over the years photographer Hal Samples has shown me bits and pieces of his in-progress documentary about Tachowa Covington, who turned an abandoned water tan ... More >>
Ben KwellerThe story of Ben Kweller has been documented pretty relentlessly around these parts--from forming the band Radish at the age of 12 to signing with Mercury Records at 16 after being hailed by critics as "the next Nirvana" to then following his girlfriend to New York where he'd end up re ... More >>
Let's be honest: We can just post this pic of Dallas model Ann and walk away, right?For another week, we watch America's Next Top Model so you don't have to. That, right there? That's a solid. So then, to commence with the recapping.Last night's episode began with the de rigueur reality-show open ... More >>
Like a musical minus the music, or every other melodrama you've ever seen
The retail racket that is High School Musical on Tour! sells the same old Disney message but without the magic
Not exactly Dead Parrot: The Musical, but close; new season lineups promise star turns
Art imitates life as U.S. directors command this year's fest, with only China rivaling for celluloid domination.
From mechanics to modesty to manners, give us Dirk over D-Wade
Beatrix Potter gets an extreme makeover
A truly universal remote leads to Sandler's best movie in years
Elijah Wood as a soccer thug in Britain? Not bloody likely.
Our critics weigh in on local theater
Disney's On the Record never gets in the groove; Proof solves interesting problems
Fair ladies and loutish lads put on all sorts of English accents in three spiffing new productions
Kinda like The Rocky Horror Picture Show
The wonderful worlds that Walt built are rendered at the Modern in Fort Worth
The dance and language in DTC's Dancing at Lughnasa are small fires burning bright