Archive for December, 2014

Happy Holidays, Y’All

Peter Gorman
Everyone: I hope this holiday season, however you celebrate it, is something special for you, your family, your friends. I hope the new year brings unimaginably wonderful surprises that upend your world and leave you gasping fo...


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Tony Romo’s Back Chokes

Jeff Prince
ESPN was first to report that Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will miss the rest of the season with a back injury, and now other media (hello!) are echoing the scoop. Romo gutted out a physically painful game yesterday an...



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Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs Washington Redskins

Jeff Prince
Old-time rivalry. Must-win situation. Season on the line. Fortunately, the Dallas Cowboys were facing one of the worst defenses in the NFL, the lowly, snake-bitten Washington Redskins. Unfortunately, the Cowboys defense is wors...


Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (PG-13) Idris Elba stars in this biopic of the late South African leader. Also with Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge, Riaad Moosa, Zolani Mkiva, Simo Mogwaza, Fana Mokoena, and Terry Pheto. (Op...



Lico Reyes’ 26th annual Christmas party for the poor at Arlington's Alama Ballroom.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 25 If ever you’re going to remember the less fortunate among us, today’s the day, and Arlington’s Alamo Ballroom is the place. That’s where Lico Reyes’ 26th annual Christmas party for the poor will take place,...


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What Peace?

STATIC
Justice of the Peace Jacquelyn Wright can’t seem to find any. She’s handled small-claims cases in her Precinct 4 courtroom for many years and is seeking re-election in 2014. She submitted a petition with more than the numbe...



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Slay Bells

LAST CALL
I have the hardest time shopping for my dad. Every year, when I visit my parents in California for the holidays, he’s always the last person I buy for. Though I carry his phenotypes in my face, waist, and hairline, non-geneti...


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Duckling Roasting on an Open Fire

CHOW, BABY
For the first time ever, Chow, Baby this year will be serving up Christmas dinner for the family. Just to be clear, I have no intention of cooking a thing. My plan is to go to area restaurants, buy my favorite dishes, and prese...



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Texting While the Planet Burns

GRAYSON HARPER
Lately, I’ve noticed the silence around a growing cataclysm — the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan. There’s a China syndrome, ongoing, that threatens the entire Pacific Ocean and could also result in a rad...


Swindle Boys: “All we want is for people to come out to a show and give us a shot.”

Swindle Boys’ Motion: Major Balls

HEARSAY
On Swindle Boys’ new, sophomore recording, the EP Motion, the huge choruses, driving rhythms, and frontman Joey Swindle’s breathy, powerful, heart-on-his-sleeve vocals immediately call to mind Kings of Leon. But wait. What...