Archive for 2013
Telegraph Canyon mines the past for new, novel sounds on All the Good News.
Even though he’s an easy-going guy, Telegraph Canyon’s Chris Johnson has some serious convictions. Last spring, he traveled to Washington, D.C., to take part in an anti-war protest. When uniformed federal “peacekeepers”...
The funeral procession for Fort Worth Police Officer Dwayne Freeto made its way last week down streets near Fort Worth Weekly’s office, reminding Static and all of its colleagues about the wages of drunk driving, the susp...
I live in West Meadowbrook, not Mistletoe Heights, but I am certain that we share many of the same values and concerns for our neighborhoods. No neighborhood is an island. What goes on in one affects the others.
How Talladega Nights Explains the Year in Cinema
One of the things that makes movie-going such an enjoyably unpredictable business is that every once in a while, a lowbrow comedy tells us more about ourselves than all the self-serious Oscar-baiting epic films and self-congrat...
Some local filmmakers are ramping up for 2007.
Up until recently, Ridgmar Movie Tavern showed pay-per-view WWE wrestling matches about once a week.
Since I’m a nightlife columnist and since the biggest nightlife celebration of the year is Sunday, I’d be failing you by not saying something about New Year’s Eve. But understand that what I have to say has no...
P.G. Wodehouse spent almost 60 years of his long life writing about the comic misadventures of Bertie Wooster, the bumbling young English scion of privilege, and his unflappable valet Jeeves, who was always pulling Bertie out o...
Every once in a blue moon, a successful local band may find one of its singles in the Billboard Hot 100, a weekly chart of songs whose rankings are based on both airplay and sales.
When an interminably melancholic and arty rock singer-songwriter like Aimee Mann releases an album of yuletide tunes, you have to wonder: Whatever happened to Christmas?
Fireworks dealers are still in court, but their stands are open this season.
Recent rains — even though they didn’t wipe out the drought or refill area lakes — have certainly been good news for farmers, ranchers, well-water users, and boaters in North Texas. And for another less obvious group as w...