Archive for July, 2014

Whiskey, Rye, Fineness

Last Call
My afternoon had already taken me to a carpet bar on 28th Street, where the aura was interesting enough that I thought the place deserved more research than just an after-lunch stop. After settling into my post-Halloween hair o...


“Sharing the Past” at the Amon

Jimmy Fowler
Anyone who cares for a family member, friend or client with Alzheimer’s can tell you that public events especially designed for patients and their supporters are pretty rare. The Amon Carter Museum hosts Sharing the Past Th...



Perry’s “Private” Faith

Jimmy Fowler
I almost fell out of my chair while watching a CNN interview with Rick Perry’s wife Anita over the weekend. She declared that her family’s spiritual beliefs are “not something we blast out there. It’s something we tend ...


Best Typo Ever?

dan.mcgraw
First newspaper I ever worked at was the Lake County News-Herald in Ohio. They had a front page typo over the weekend that might go down in history as one of the best ever. Check it out over at the Cleveland Scene blog. I think...



Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs Seattle Seahags

Jeff Prince
Felix Jones is a gifted running back and nice guy, so it hurts to see him sitting on the Cowboys bench wearing civilian clothes, looking like a guy watching the homecoming king steal away his girlfriend at the high school prom ...


Charles Haley Rings Hollow

Jeff Prince
Dallas Cowboys fans are united in their admiration for Drew Pearson and Larry Allen and can’t wait to see them added to the Ring of Honor on Sunday. Owner Jerry Jones’ third pick, Charles Haley, not so much. Haley w...



How About That World Wide Web?

Jeff Prince
The internet is way cool. I get emails all the time like the one I got this morning. Somebody gets to googling something or another, they stumble across a story I wrote years ago, and then they email me. It’s fun. Back in...


National Theatre Live

Jimmy Fowler
Amphibian Productions, in conjunction with The Modern, presents the second monthly offering of National Theatre Live at 2 and 7pm today (Nov 3) in The Modern’s auditorium. Tickets are $18. National Theatre Live is the program...



Go, Crazy Sisters

This little food truck specializing in tacos has some neat, gritty tricks up its sleeve.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
My sister has always been considered the more normal daughter. I’m the one people usually describe as “crazy.” My sister would almost never consider eating food that was passed out of a trailer window to her by a multiply...


Taking Me to Marrakech

Chow, Baby
Chow, Baby never met a falafel it didn’t love. OK, that’s not entirely true. But it’s an awful falafel that doesn’t meet or exceed my admittedly low expectations. The same is true for gyros, hummus, and most things Midd...