Archive for July, 2014
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The Best Movie Dialogue of 2012

Kristian Lin
Once again, it’s time for my favorite recurring blog post of the year. As you’ll recall, I published a 2011 version of this post last January. As always, this post is based on my transcription of dialogue from the f...


ANOTHER DECEMBER, ANOTHER CHOKE FOR TONY ROMO. (flickr photo by Michael Mata).

Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs Washington Redskins

Jeff Prince
The Cowboys quarterback has got mega-talent and puts up great stats. He’s a nice guy. You want him to win. You know he wants to win. You’re sure he’ll prevail eventually. But he just can’t finish. He cho...



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Cowboys’ D: Trampled Under Foot

ANTHONY MARIANI
Yes, boneheaded plays and mistakes are killers. Missed game-winning field goals, unconscionably dumb penalties in crucial situations, interceptions –– they’re all horrible but do not exist in vacuums. You could even say t...


Django-Unchained

Further Notes on “Django Unchained”

Kristian Lin
Here we go with my leftover thoughts about Django Unchained that I couldn’t get in my review of the movie. Warning: spoilers ahead. Everyone’s discussing the obvious reference: Sergio Corbucci’s 1966 Italian Western Djang...



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Good Service? Shinjuku Station

ANTHONY MARIANI
My wife Dana is a strict vegetarian, and no matter where we are on the globe –– Fort Worth, Houston, Austin, Arlington –– eating out is always a bit of a hassle. As a vegetarian, she has every right to know whether or n...


Obama

D/FW NORML Holiday Bash

JIMMY FOWLER
Thanks to this year’s contentious campaign, we learned that Barack Obama is America’s first foreign-born gay Muslim socialist president. But did you also know the dude was a major 420 enthusiast back in the day? “I inhale...



DEPUTY LASARO SALGADO AND SNOOP DOGG AKA LION (photo courtesy of Lasaro Salgado)

Snoop Throws Dallas Cowboys A Bone; Fiona Apple Who?

Jeff Prince
Here’s a Snoop Lion photo we didn’t have room for in this week’s cover story (“Happy New Year From Sierra Blanca…But Leave Your Weed At Home,” Dec. 27, 2012). Lion wore a Dallas Cowboys swea...


Anna Karenina now playing.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
NOW PLAYING: Anna Karenina (R) Joe Wright turns Leo Tolstoy’s masterpiece into a shallow, gimmicky movie that stars Keira Knightley as the married 19th-century Russian princess who torches her social status and her family by ...



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Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 26 Area churches and a Fort Worth mosque will be hosting events this week as part of the Kwanzaa celebration. The nonreligious Afrocentric festivities take up the week between Christmas and New Year’s, and they kick o...


Last Call

Chronicles

Fort Worth Weekly
This past summer, I realized that my entire professional life revolves around bars. From working in one to performing in others and writing about them all, my bread and butter is making and taking drinks and entertaining others...