Archive for October, 2016

Bad Dad?

In his new book, the Star-T watchdog recounts a personal episode that led to global notoriety.
Bad dad? Naaah. Frustrated dad? Angry dad? “I’m gonna teach this smart-mouth kid a lesson” dad? Oh, yes. Anyone who’s ever raised a child has been there. But “bad” Dave Lieber is not. By all accounts, Lieber is a re...

Knife Premieres

Big Ticket
Fort Worth filmmaker James Johnston is getting a lot of buzz for his new short, Knife: A Portrait of Revenge. After the Weekly wrote a cover story on him, (“Cool Customer,” June 1, 2011), he popped up in a New York Times st...


DVD Review: “Cracks”

Kristian Lin
If the new movies out this week are too male-centric for you, you might want to check out Cracks, which saw limited release in America earlier in the year, though it never played in North Texas. I’m not sure why; it’s not a...

Hot Mermaid To Welcome Swimmers?

Jeff Prince
This week’s Static column talks about the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) offering money to Fort Worth to help reopen public pools in exchange for displaying an advertising campaign. It’ll never h...

“Lone Star Voices” at A5A

Jimmy Fowler
This Saturday (August 6) at 8pm, SceneShop will open its annual summer showcase of new short theatrical works by North Texas writers. Lone Star Voices features seven pieces – four monologues, three multi-character scenes – ...

Dale Fout Movie Texting A Pain In Neck

Jeff Prince
The most-read story for the past couple of days on the Fort Worth Star-Telegram online site is “Disagreement over texting at movie theater leads to assault charge.” And the star of the story, who has been dubbed a p...