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Mary Elizabeth Winstead finds herself in a concrete prison in "10 Cloverfield Lane."

Bonus Film Review: 10 Cloverfield Lane

Kristian Lin
The headline on the Guardian‘s review of 10 Cloverfield Lane reads “more Hitchcock than Xbox.” I like the British newspaper, but this isn’t one of their better headlines. It engages in a glib comparison ...


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Soundcheck 817: Hightower at Shipping & Receiving

Eric Griffey
Last week, we reviewed Hightower’s new album, Echo Spring, and today we went and gave ‘em the ol’ Soundcheck treatment. We were sipping on that Deep Eddy Vodka, so please excuse any slurring or brief nudity. H...



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Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) You’ll have to forgive me, but I smell way too much U2 in Florida’s AMFMS. I hate U2, so the barest whiff of the world’s most insufferably self-important rock band is enough to put me off – it’s like losing your mi...


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On Tap in Fort Worth: Expanding your Beer Vocabulary

Edward Brown
James Lallande holds the rare title of Grand Master in the beer judge certification program administered by the nonprofit BJCP. This week, he’s preparing to judge for the 30th annual Bluebonnet Brew-off. The homebrew competit...



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Sports Rush: The Spicy Sport

Rush Olson
Food and sport have a symbiotic relationship. We love to combine vittles with victories. The marriage of a hot dog and a ballgame let no man tear asunder. But what happens when food becomes part of the action? Perhaps you’...


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SALLY Holds Important Health and Social Services Meet

Peter Gorman
I wouldn’t ordinarily post a press release here, but The Salvation Army’s Saturday meeting is too important to rewrite, so here it is in its entirety. Pass the word. Sally’s always been the good guys to people...



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Fort Worth-Born Comic Shane Torres on “Conan” Tonight

Eric Griffey
It’s always cool to see a local guy make it big, and Fort Worth-born comedian Shane Torres is on the verge. The 34-year-old, who now lives in New York City, chatted with the Weekly on the eve of his national television de...


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Xs & Ohs: A Radical Experiment in Saying Yes

Sarah Angle
I got glasses in third grade; they were called Cotton Candy, and looked like an impressionist painting in pastels on my face. A few years later, I got a perm that fried my hair and made it so poofy that my glasses seemed subtle...



THIS PHOTO OF ZAKK WYLDE PLAYING 32 MILLION NOTES PER SECOND IS FAR AWAY, DARK, HAZY, AND SLIGHTLY OUT OF FOCUS. BUT COMPARED TO WYLDE'S GUITAR PLAYING, THIS PHOTO IS LIKE THE "MONA LISA" AND "THE STARRY NIGHT" COMBINED. (photo by james michael taylor)

Concert Review: Experience Hendrix 2016 at Verizon Theatre (Hendrix Still Very Much Dead)

Jeff Prince
Modern guitar heroes moved their limber little fingers at lightning speeds last night at Verizon Theatre, proving without a doubt that … uh … they can move their fingers really fast. Maybe they should give up guitar...


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Album Preview: Mind Spiders, “Prosthesis”

Eric Griffey
The subject of this week’s music feature, Mind Spiders, shared its new album with NPR. You can preview Prosthesis in its entirety here. Check out our story on the Fort Worth/Denton three-piece here. The band will be relea...