The Three Stooges

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    Run for It! The Authorities are Coming!

    The Houston Mayor's Office of Homeland Security and something called the regional Catastrophic Planning Initiative have produced a public service video called "Run, Hide, Fight," advising people on what to do if somebody wants to shoot them. I personally wish to nominate this production for the 20 ... More >>

  • News

    September 10, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    This Just In: TNT's Studio Crew is Comprised of Morons

    Dumb and Dumber.Dear Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Chris Webber, And I mean this is the nicest way possible: Shut the fuck up! At the very least, actually listen before talking. Who knows, you might not make complete asshohles of yourselves next time. We all wish Mavs' star Dirk ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 12, 2009

    Last Train to Nibroc Makes for a Subtle, Sentimental Journey

    CTD makes Cuckoo’s Nest a comedy of errors

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Echoes and Reverberations: Last Respects For An OG Longboarder

    Yesterday we said goodbye to one of the family. Tim "Temo" Watson (aka TMO, T-mo or Timo) was an essential part of the original ragtag gang of art punks and ditch skaters who had staked out mid-'80s Deep Ellum as the blank canvas where many of us would eventually leave our mark.Last week he lost his ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 22, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 6, 2008
  • Dining

    June 5, 2008

    It's Dr Pepper Time!

    As least for those bootlegging the sugar-sweetened stuff out of Dublin, Texas

  • Film

    May 22, 2008

    The Way You Make Me Feel

    Harmony Korine creates a Neverland for celeb impersonators in the singular and sincere Mister Lonely

  • News

    January 10, 2008

    Skirting The Zoning Laws

    At City Hall, common sense goes down for a dirt nap

  • Culture

    November 16, 2006

    Flimflam Ma'am

    The sting's the thing in Stage West's Bees; actor Wold gets elf control at WTT

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2006
  • Home Entertainment

    July 20, 2006
  • Culture

    September 22, 2005

    Slowly They Turn

    Step by step, toward Niagara Falls they go in the weird, winning Wonder of the World

  • News

    September 22, 2005

    Three Kings

    The legends you only thought you knew

  • News

    August 11, 2005


    To understand the new charter proposal, think Larry, Moe, Curly

  • Film

    April 21, 2005

    Lost in Translation

    All talk and little action, The Interpreter doesn't even make sense

  • Calendar

    February 17, 2005

    A Monster Hit

    Discovery Channel's Steve Watson talks shop

  • Calendar

    June 17, 2004

    Party Bard-y

    Shakespeare's greatest guffaws and ha-has

  • Film

    June 17, 2004

    Playing on Fear

    Spielberg and Hanks spawn a daring new genre: the post-9-11 comedy

  • News

    June 12, 2003

    Amateur Hour

    Even in June, the Cowboys' quarterback situation is a laugh riot

  • Calendar

    April 24, 2003
  • Film

    May 9, 2002

    Made on the Margins

    For 15 years, the Dallas Video Fest has flickered on the fringe

  • Culture

    February 28, 2002

    Nyuk Nyuk

    Pegasus Theatre wins with a comic tribute to B-movies and three guys named Stooge

  • Music

    November 15, 2001

    Sam and Larry

    The Winedale Tavern has an eclectic clientele. And at least one impostor.

  • Film

    April 26, 2001

    Décolletage Diva

    Liv Tyler makes the boys go crazy-funny in One Night at McCool's

  • Calendar

    January 25, 2001

    In 'Mint Condition

    Before Mr. Hooper, there was Mr. Peppermint

  • News

    January 18, 2001

    A Real Bangfest

    Pounded by state regulators and rabbit-punched by promoters, the gladiators at Fighter's House struggle for legitimacy

  • Culture

    October 19, 2000

    The Man of Many Face

    Christopher Guest takes his comedy very, very seriously

  • Culture

    July 13, 2000

    I was a Flaming Idiot...

    Or: How a critic gets to play the fool

  • Music

    May 13, 1999

    Pressing on

    Finally, June Carter Cash gets her own record, and maybe some of the credit she's always deserved

  • Calendar

    November 5, 1998

    Night & Day

    November 5 - 11, 1998

  • News

    September 18, 1997

    Soul food & crackers

    How two black Dallas men learned to love the lily-white Republic of Texas--especially the part about phony checks and payment-free plastic

  • Music

    April 10, 1997
  • Music

    January 30, 1997

    Ain't life pop?

    Grand Street Cryers enter Robinson-Wood's hum-along sweepstakes

  • News

    August 15, 1996

    Not Ready for Prime time

    The Bobby Jack Pack Show lurks in the shadows of cable access, threatening its creator with low-rent success

  • Film

    June 20, 1996


    The Cable Guy spoofs TV culture; Moll Flanders spooks a classic novel

  • News

    January 25, 1996

    What I did on jury duty

    Only the fates could land me in J.P. Jones' court

  • Film

    February 23, 1995
  • Film

    February 16, 1995

    Dead bang

    Sam Raimi's gonzo Western The Quick and the Dead is ludicrously entertaining

  • Film

    February 2, 1995
  • Film

    November 24, 1994

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX