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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Though I strongly recommend attending the last show ever at The Where House (2510 Hemphill St.) –– 4 p.m. Sunday with Burning Hotels, Telegraph Canyon, Dark Rooms, and Patriot ($12 cover) –– and The Hanna Barbarians...


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Rust Belt’s Time in the Sun

ANTHONY MARIANI
Let’s be clear. Urban Meyer is a jerk. With Ohio State up by 15 points with mere seconds left in the national championship game last night and his offense on Oregon’s 2 yardline, he chose to not run out the clock by taking ...



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One Play Determines Cowboys’ Fate?

ANTHONY MARIANI
Like a crazy person, I’ve been screaming –– for years –– that the NFL splits too many flippin’ hairs now, which does nothing but slow down games a ton, which, especially for fans of teams that may finally be gaining...


HANS AND FRANZ WON'T STOP PUMPING US UP

Off Asides on Dallas Cowboys vs Green Bay Packers, Fate

Jeff Prince
Off Asides wakes up Sunday morning feeling like Kris Kristofferson — with no way to hold my head that doesn’t hurt, looking for my cleanest dirty shirt, and thinking of Rita Coolidge riding bareback on a palomino wh...



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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Lots of out-of-towners are among us this weekend, here for the big college football playoff championship game between Ohio State and Oregon on Monday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, and we can only assume that at least so...


Concept art of a spaceship from "Jodorowsky's Dune."

The Best Documentaries of 2014

Kristian Lin
Just like last year, I’m putting this list out at an opportune time. My top documentary of the year (and one of my best movies of the year) is currently playing in Dallas, and, as I mentioned on our Night & Day page, it w...



College Football Blotch

Fort Worth Owes Thanks To Former Mayor For ESPN Love

Jeff Prince
A former mayor deserves a pat on the back for all the hoopla in downtown Fort Worth this week. ESPN is making Sundance Square its base camp leading up to the College Football National Championship game at AT&T Stadium in Ar...


Film Title: Retrospective -Michael Powell

The Kimbell Screens “The Red Shoes”

JIMMY FOWLER
It’s not exaggerating to say that Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s garishly colorful 1948 melodrama The Red Shoes is one of the most influential movies ever made. Its influence is especially important because the fil...



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Cowboys Given New Life

ANTHONY MARIANI
I felt sick. Nauseous. Disgusted. Dirty. I had just watched NFL referees give away a game. To my favorite team. Did the Pittsburgh Steelers deserve to be in the Super Bowl against the Seattle Seahawks in 2005? Absolutely. Could...


Smooth-pop-rocker Son of Stan will welcome 2015 tonight at Shipping & Receiving.

Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Two of the nicest people in town, Nicole Ofeno and Raef Payne, will be following their creative dreams to New York City soon, and for their bon voyage party –– tonight at Shipping & Receiving (201 S. Calhoun St., 81...