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David Buehler Will Be A Folk Hero Too

Jeff Prince
Remember Nick Folk? Folk is the field goal kicker who was booted out of Dallas after a poor season in 2009 (he went 18 of 28 for a 64.3 percent average — ouch). Jerry Jones used a sixth round pick to get Folk in the 2007 ...


My Wooden Leg Song in Hollywood Movie

Anthony Mariani
“A Circus,” off the hard-C&W Fort Worth quartet My Wooden Leg’s forthcoming album of the same name, will be featured in Sinners & Saints, a summer-2011 action movie directed by William Kaufman and starring Tom Ber...



Countdown to New Alan Album

Anthony Mariani
After what seems like decades, art-rockers Alan will release their long-awaited new album, The Universal Answer is Both, today (Tuesday, 1/11/11) at 11:11 a.m. Go here at the appointed time to download the album and pay what ...


Rose Marine Seeks Body Art

Jimmy Fowler
There may be some confusion about the open call for body art at the Rose Marine Theater. The Rose Marine is indeed calling for superior examples of tattoos, piercings, scarifications, makeup, and henna work for its upcoming exh...



Sarah Palin No Puppet Master

Jeff Prince
Blame Sarah Palin for many things — divisive partisanship, poor leadership, exploiting her celebrity, idiotic interviews, abandoning her constituents, and having a voice so annoying that  it makes chalk on a blackboard s...


Super Bowl Of License Plates On Thursday

Jeff Prince
An event that might rival the Super Bowl for action and suspense will be held Thursday at Cowboys Stadium. Texas’ first ever license plate auction will let motorists bid on the right to own super-desirable seven-character...



The Best Movie Dialogue of 2010

Kristian Lin
I did a version of this post for last year’s movies, and I have a lot of fun compiling these scenes. I will admit to being inspired by a similar feature in the New York Times’ recap of the year’s movies, but my list isn...


Happy Birthday, Mr. Russell

Jimmy Fowler
This past Wednesday was the 75th birthday of Jerry Russell, founder and current producing director of Stage West. His theatrical accomplishments are way too numerous to list here, so instead let’s look for the best word to de...



Little Sisters of the Poor Congratulate TCU

Anthony Mariani
OK, as much as I admire and respect TCU football, I have to say that until TCU plays in a major conference –– and the Big East doesn’t count, ’less you’re talking hoops, and you’re not –– TCU football will never...


Sundance Screens “Pioneer”

Jimmy Fowler
Dallas writer-director David Lowery and Fort Worth producer James M. Johnston made a splash on the national film festival circuit with their locally shot, 2009 kids-create-a-world-of-their-own feature St. Nick. Now their short ...