Obi-Wan Kenobi

  • Film

    June 19, 2014

    The Death of the Star Wars Universe

    Why millions of fans have felt a great disturbance in the Force.

  • Film

    May 8, 2014
  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    An Apology to Wylie Dufresne

    Great food, Wylie Dufresne. Sorry about the whole "shitter" thing.​Dearest Wylie Dufresne, You, sir, are The Shit. And by that, I mean the amazing The Shit, not the actual shit The Shit. The food that I watched you create and serve up last week at wd~50 in Manhattan was otherworldly. If you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    If You Go Against County Commissioner John Wiley Price, May the Force Be With You

    ​Hey, Bruce Sherbet fans, I know you mean well, but you're never going to get anywhere with that stuff about traipsing downtown to the commissioners court meeting and making your little mini-speeches during the open-mic session. Last time you tried it, Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Pr ... More >>

  • Music

    December 7, 2006

    Texas Bard

    Guy Clark remains an understated statesman of true country

  • Film

    May 19, 2005

    Sith Is It

    George Lucas at last delivers the Star Wars prequel we've been waiting for

  • Film

    May 19, 2005

    On the Dark Side

    Why Episode III isn't the movie it should have been

  • News

    September 12, 2002

    Civil Disservice

    Ted and Laura team up, which is a deeply unnatural thing

  • Film

    May 16, 2002

    Shadows of the Empire

    With Episode II, George Lucas tries to reclaim his lost glory

  • News

    August 10, 2000

    Pain & Ink

    Creatively, comic books are healthier than they've ever been. So why is everyone rushing to bury the industry?

  • Culture

    June 29, 2000

    The final frontier

    Sci-fi conventions are where movie stars go to burn brightly one more time

  • Film

    November 11, 1999

    Shoot The Messenger

    Luc Besson throws Joan of Arc back into the fire

  • Music

    October 28, 1999
  • Film

    May 20, 1999

    Wish upon a Star

    The Phanton Menace is everything a Jedi could have hoped for

  • Film

    May 20, 1999

    Star bores

    Don't believe the hype -- oh, like it even matters

  • News

    April 15, 1999

    The Fandom Menace

    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.

  • Film

    October 23, 1997


    Boyle and company riff romantic conventions--but they don't really care enough about them

  • Film

    June 19, 1997

    Batman on ice

    Joel Schumacher, not Mr. Freeze, kills the Dark Knight

  • Film

    May 8, 1997

    Star whores

    With The Fifth Element, Luc Besson swipes from science fiction past to create a slick, vacuous future

  • Film

    February 20, 1997

    Full Force

    The Empire Strikes Back betters the original

  • Film

    January 30, 1997

    Force fed

    After two decades, Star Wars has become the cult film for the rest of us