Archive for December, 2014

Artists in America

Anthony Mariani
From the National Endowment for the Arts comes new study creating a portrait of the artists in the United States, identifying where we live and work and how big (or small) our presence is in the total workforce. The ostensible ...


Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs Philly

Jeff Prince
Sorry but there will be no Off Asides this week — the Cowboys didn’t play yesterday. Well, okay, they flew to Philadelphia. They visited the land of green monsters and rabid hysteria, where fans boo Santa Claus, hur...



Doc’s Records Moving to Camp Bowie West

Anthony Mariani
Doc’s Records & Vintage, one of the only independently owned record stores in North Texas, will be relocating from its current Montgomery Street location to 9522 Camp Bowie West. Part of the reason for the move is that Do...


Rolling Stone Paints Sleazy Pic Of Perry

Jeff Prince
Gov. Rick Perry comes out pretty good in this article (if he were trying to convince Satan to let him into hell). Warning: You’ll feel like taking a long shower after reading Rolling Stone‘s latest summary of Perry&...



Moustache Brothers Bar Olympics to W 7th

Anthony Mariani
In celebration of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, November, the ad hoc nonprofit group Moustache Brothers will be putting on some fun events in local watering holes. The most hilarious seems to be the Bar Olympics, Sun, Nov 20...


Bring Out Your Dead!

Jimmy Fowler
If I was King of America, I’d decree Dia de Los Muertos (Mexico’s Day of the Dead on Nov 2) an official U.S. holiday. Everyone would get the day off to mark this weird and wild celebration of how departed loved ones – and...



Oxfordians = Class Snobs

Kristian Lin
The literary world is in a predictable tizzy about this week’s release of Anonymous, a movie that purports to argue the point of view known as the Oxfordian theory: That the 17th earl of Oxford was the real author of Shak...


Dead Man Posing

Jeff Prince
Remarkable photos of death row inmates taken by John Holbrook were featured in a Fort Worth Weekly cover story in 2008. On Sunday you’ll get a chance to see the photos up close and personal. A one-day exhibit will be held...



Texas Rangers Should Let Cardinals Win The Series

Jeff Prince
After perusing today’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch I’ve decided the Rangers should let the St. Louis Cardinals win the next two games and the World Series. That poor city is a mess, although made up of really nice peopl...


Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: In Time (PG-13) Justin Timberlake stars in Andrew Niccol’s sci-fi thriller as a man who falls afoul of the law in a corrupt future society in which poor people die at age 25 while rich people live on without aging. A...