Archive for November, 2014

“Silent House,” Scary Guard

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s second “Film” piece is a review of Chris Kentis and Laura Lau’s thriller Silent House, in which rising star Elizabeth Olsen proves she can look terrified for almost ninety minutes and maintain our interest. ...


Get Your Passport

Jeff Prince
Whether you’re planning to tour the Greek Islands, dine in France, fish in Mexico, or smuggling black tar heroin into the United States from Latin America, you’ll need a passport. Saturday is Passport Day, and Tarra...



Dirt For $1 Million

Jeff Prince
Ever smooshed with Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison? Hanky-pankied with Sen. John Cornyn? If so, you could get $1 million for blabbing to Larry Flynt. The Hustler Magazine publisher is looking for political sex tales to expose, and he...


Yu Darvish Is Topps

Jeff Prince
Texas Rangers rookie pitcher Yu Darvish can’t squeak by on the $10 million per year he earns with the team. But don’t worry, he’ll be getting more money thrown his way after signing an exclusive autograph trad...



Don’t Mess With the Scouts

Jimmy Fowler
I am not a fan of Girl Scout cookies –– they’re a little dry and hard for my taste. I am, however, a big fan of Girl Scout vigilantes. Have you heard about the Texas man who drove up to a cookie stand near Houston and sna...


UPDATED Green River Ordinance: iTunes’ No. 7 Album

Anthony Mariani
Fort Worth pop-rockers Green River Ordinance‘s latest release, Under Fire, has done something that only maybe The Toadies’ last album, Feeler, has ever done: crack iTunes’ top 10 most downloaded albums. Last w...



Texas Gay Rodeo Association

Jimmy Fowler
Can you imagine the kind of cojones it took to say “I’m going to start a gay rodeo?” In 1983? In Texas? Yup, the statewide Texas Gay Rodeo Association is celebrating its 29th anniversary this year, and the TGRA’s Fort W...


SXSW Parties w/FW Bands

Anthony Mariani
Even though Burning Hotels and Calhoun are performing on the first night of the annual music festival and conference South-By-Southwest, Tue, Mar 13, both Fort Worth indie-rock bands will be staying (partying?) in Austin throug...



DeAnne Moore Woos White Elephant

Jeff Prince
DeAnne Moore‘s forecast called for stormy ballads and a strong chance of playful country music, and she delivered both last night to advance in the 7th Annual Texas Music Showdown at White Elephant Saloon. Oops, I came up...