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Contempo-Art at Cowboys Stadium

Anthony Mariani
Part of the new Cowboys Stadium in Arlington is going to include 14 site-specific installations. Don’t expect paintings of bluebonnets. Or sculptures of iron spurs. Or anything else obvious and literal. Think: contemporary ar...


Weekender: Fri., Aug. 7, 2009

Anthony Mariani
A friend of mine back home up north saw Motley Crüe a year or two ago when the legendary hair-metal band went through Pittsburgh and said lead singer Vince Neil was so out of shape that he had to stand perfectly still to sing ...



R.I.P., John Hughes

Kristian Lin
If you came of age in the 1980s, chances are you’ll be flooded with sadness at the sudden death of John Hughes. The director/screenwriter was 59 years old, and though he kept working up until the end (receiving credit und...


No Homo, Watson

Kristian Lin
As an avid reader of Sherlock Holmes stories in my youth, I’m looking forward to this Christmas’ release of the new movie Sherlock Holmes. The star of that film kicked up a bit of controversy recently, when Robert D...



“I Can’t Believe My Grandmother Felt Me Up”

Jimmy Fowler
As a teenager, I was along for the John Hughes ride. His slang-filled, self-consciously hip adolescent movies coincided in near perfect chronology with my high school years (’83-’87). Like most people, I think “Sixteen Ca...


Shack Attacks

Jeff Prince
This morning, I saw my first RadioShack TV commercial about its new nickname “The Shack.” It was only 15 seconds long but almost put me to sleep. “Our friends call us The Shack” was the commercial’s explan...



Avoid The Chesapeake Chop

Jeff Prince
Cows are tough critters. If you don’t believe me, watch Rawhide. Cows once walked on four legs across the toughest terrains imaginable in slushy winters and scorching summers from Texas to Kansas, consuming nothing but grass ...


Dinner Roll: Restaurant Round-Up…

eric.griffey
… the abridged version. I usually like to do this on Fridays, but I just got some info about something going on tomorrow night. Roll with me: Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers (3455 Bluebonnet Cir. FW 76109 phone: 817-207-9677...



Just Can’t Get Enough

Jimmy Fowler
As this week’s ”Eats” review attests, a burger shack – in this case, the downtown Jake’s location – needn’t commission a multi-million dollar ad campaign full of elaborate, absurdly detailed images of hamburgers t...


Observations on the TABC Report

dan.mcgraw
                Having gone through the 32-page TABC report on their agents’ actions at the Rainbow Lounge, not much to report. The three agents did violate TABC policy, the report says, but these were for weari...