Don't look to poor parenting or psychiatry to understand killers like Newtown's.
Documentary peers into the lawless human soul.
Back in May I directed your attention to what remains my favorite Stones live comp, much of which comes from two Tarrant County Convention Center shows on June 24, 1972. Here's its exiled companion, which, till recently, I'd only heard in bits and pieces, and maybe with good reason -- it's six ho ... More >>
J.A. Jance gets cruel at Borders
Some great stuff from the "way back when" files popped up on the Internet this morning, courtesy Dragon Street Records owner David Dennard, who, once upon a time, helped produce Deep Ellum greats like Shallow Reign in the studio and put out the earliest Tripping Daisy releases on his label. Wanna s ... More >>
Big Star Burgers is perfectly cast in a tasty leading role
Today, Mr. Peppermint turns 80 years old -- or "80 effin' years," as Jerry Haynes put it when Unfair Park called to wish him "Happy Effin' Birthday." This marks a somewhat major milestone in the lives of those of weaned on Muffin the Bear, Mr. Wiggly Worm, Captain Candy and the other puppets with wh ... More >>
Jubilee sings a joyful noise in Black Nativity
A second, slimmer Capote movie fails to improve on its predecessor
With The Women, CTD tests the Clare-voyance of a 1930s single-sex comedy
Racists, louts and terrorists earned their place among the best of 2005
In Capote, a murder leads to a masterpiece leads to an undoing
Pocket Sandwich's bah humbug
With To Kill a Mockingbird, Dallas Children's Theater stages a trial with few errors
The idiots what brung you Dumb and Dumber ain't funny no more
Plus: Seeing Red
Female authors find a lucrative trade in Texas lawlessness
"Ex-gay" minister Randy Thomas prays to put gays and lesbians on the straight and narrow
T3 insiders depart on a down note -- namely, Mizlansky/Zilinsky, or "Schmucks"
Susann biopic isn't Great, not by the longest shot
Finding a Stone Cottage where a WaterTower stands
Theater is still a taste worth acquiring, even in the age of special effects
Dallas-raised Terry Southern wrote Easy Rider, hung with the Beatles, and influenced a generation. But he died penniless, and now his son must pay off Terry's debts--and restore his father's legacy.
54 takes the disco high road and falls asleep at the wheel
Robin Williams and Nathan Lane flitter about The Birdcage