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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 ...


Cowboys Hire Garrett — Amused?

Anthony Mariani
As the newly appointed head coach of the Dallas Cowboys, Jason Garrett is ready to get his hands dirty and follow the rebuilding plan graciously laid out by the Weekly’s Jeff Prince.   Or not.   Garrett’s loss. Anyway, wi...



Burning Hotels to Play SXSW?

Anthony Mariani
Just got a hot tip (thanks, Twitter!) that The Burning Hotels have been invited to play an officially sanctioned showcase at SXSW, though SXSW’s long list of scheduled performers at www.sxsw.com does not include the Fort Wort...


D/FW Airport Wants Monopoly On Nudity, Gouging

Jeff Prince
American Airlines and D/FW International Airport are okay with fondling our junk, using nude scanners, and gouging us financially with excessive fees. But they’re protesting a strip club at the airport’s south entra...