Editor: In last week's music feature, Christian McPhate began his search for a guitar. Not just any guitar, but his Trigger, his missing part. In that story, he went north to our weird music utopia, Denton, and came away with nothing. Here, he tries his hand in Dallas. I'll start you with his opener ... More >>
Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson Verizon Theatre Wednesday, October 31 The "Twins of Evil" tour was the perfect Halloween gift from the Great Pumpkin, who also made an appearance during Rob Zombie's performance. In fact, several infamous people were wandering through the crowd at the Verizon Theatre: ... More >>
Fifty years in, the spy is ever less relevant — and still beloved. Why?
An Oak Lawn newcomer tries to recapture the Centrum Building's spotlight.
Sean Lennon with CharlotteCharlotte Kemp Muhl hasn't always been a musician. She's pretty new to it, in fact. For most of her career she's modeled, appearing on the cover of Harper's, and worked for Tommy Hilfiger, D&G, Maybelline and others. Until recently, the extent of her musical endeavo ... More >>
If this Christmas is anything like last year's holiday season, then we're in store for another white Christmas in North Texas--and Tyler-dwelling Max Bemis (of Say Anything) and his Tyler native wife, Sherri DuPree-Bemis (of Eisley) will get their wish. Yesterday, on DuPree-Bemis' Tumblr page, t ... More >>
It warms my heart to see some good boys from Texas doing well for themselves--and Cadillac Sky heats this ol' ticker just fine. Originally from Fort Worth, Cadillac Sky has gone on to considerable recognition and praise from bluegrass, roots, and folk fans across the nation for their genre fusing an ... More >>
Green Eggs and Ham, Theodor Seuss GeiselThis is very good news -- big news too, especially for those who, during their travels to Los Angeles, found themselves spending an afternoon at Storyopolis in Sherman Oaks after it moved from its original Robertson Boulevard location. Come July 17, Storyopoli ... More >>
From costumes to cover bands, your best bets for Halloween shows
Why is this trip to Oz a dream come true? Because, because, because, because...
MirrorMask is a thing of beauty, a joy forever, etc.
Falkon is finito; Denton preps for two music fests; and Ask the Expert with Josh Venable
Author Mayes boasts about her perfect life
How The Vanished's "My Favorite Scar" became my favorite guilty pleasure
Kwanzaa is community, not characters and catchphrases
Me First (Sub Pop)
That Amélie girl returns with the yucky side of cute romance
Perhaps the DVD of Solaris will fill this promising film's emotional holes
Yo, Adrian--Unfaithful is nearly unwatchable
The computer-generated Jimmy Neutron should be a blast for kids
Sharon Kopriva transcends the usual mediocre fare of American religious art
The gorgeous excess of Spy Kids sets the right tone for its surreal fantasy
Nine is better than none this year
Vincent D'Onofrio may be the best actor of his generation, but who would notice?
Or: How do you bring a comic book to life without killing a superhero?
DC Comics places its superheroes in the RealWorlds
Carrey channels Kaufman, but is it worth a trip to the Moon?
Now you don't see it...Rumor patrol; Signing off; Flicked up; Study hall; Wyoming, we think
The Promise Ring doesn't need an Emergency to start popping off
Or: What do cake walks, the Backstreet Boys, and Jon Cunningham have in common?
The wonderful worlds that Walt built are rendered at the Modern in Fort Worth
Josh Alan pleads for peace, unity, and maybe some album sales
Volcano destroys Los Angeles with hot magma and cool affection
Good, but not that good
That Thing You Do and The Long Kiss Goodnight cast ugly shadows
Walt Disney takes a bittersweet bite of Roald Dahl in James and the Giant Peach
Deep Ellum transplants can't make Addison hip