Since the Texas Legislature made online solicitation of a minor a crime in 2005, it's been used to lock up any number of gymnastics coaches, teachers, as well as plenty of non-educators caught digitally cruising for sex with underage kids. Today, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled unanimously ... More >>
Everybody knows the Shakespeare quote, "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." It's the stuff of T-shirts. But how many people know what it was about? In Henry VI, Dick the Butcher proposes killing all of England's lawyers as the first step toward accomplishing the treasonous plot of J ... More >>
But Hercules belabors its jokes.
CastAlbums.orgThis seemed like a nice way to end the day ...A little while ago, I was looking for something completely unrelated on the eBay when I came across this offering: an apparently very rare copy of the original cast recording of Steve Mackenroth and Randy Tallman's A Midsummer Night's Dr ... More >>
Don't be mistaken, these are fried nards.I was recently seated at Charlie Palmer near a group of seemingly-sophisticated diners (I was listening in on their conversation about the best way to get to Tanzania until Jon Voight showed up and I refocused my eavesdropping). They were working their ... More >>
Back in December I directed your attention to The Tobolowsky Files, a podcast during which a certain Kimball High School and SMU grad offers a serialized account of his life story. The "final" episode of the first "season" ran a couple of weeks ago; in it, Stephen talks about coming back to Dallas r ... More >>
Walk amongst beauty, don't waste it
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Activision brings the neo-western to videogames, genocide included.
Celebrate Valentine's Day Romeo and Juliet style
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead asks a lot, maybe too much, of its audience
Shakespeare's greatest guffaws and ha-has
Kids show off their extracurricular activities
Junior Players presents star-crossed teens in bandanas
Three actors, two hours, 700 years of old jokes in Complete History of America (abridged)
Kitchen Dog and SMU team up for a searing, stripped-down King Lear
You can always get what you want in these Elysian Fields
A whiz of a Wizard at DSM; Henry IV pulls an all-nighter in the park
Kitchen Dog Theater puts nine actors in the pit for Coriolanus
At Hawkwood, participants can escape the daily grind -- but not NASCAR
What are chitlins, and why would anyone eat them?
Lear's Shadow darkens contemporary relationships in Fred Curchack's uneven new play
Or: How a critic gets to play the fool
In Hawke's Hamlet, Shakespeare never sounded or looked so weird
USA Film Festival: Amargosa, Committed, The Devil's Swing, Dropping Out, Hamlet, Lush, The Natural History of the Chicken, Split Decision, The Target Shoots First, Steal This Movie
Kitchen Dog's Othello isn't black and white or red all over
Noble to the core, these modern teenagers spice up an age-old romantic fantasy
Or: Learning about pot-smoking, gas-passing presidents can be fun!
All in the Timing illustrates the demise of sketch comedy