Media

Ewoks on the Wild Side

Jimmy Fowler
The ewoks from 1983’s “Return of the Jedi” were largely responsible for cooling my passion for the original “Star Wars” franchise. Cute and mischevious to a teeth-grinding extreme, they appeared to have been created b...


Coyotes Kill One Taylor Mitchell; The Other Kills Us

Jeff Prince
Just kickin’ back and reading the Star-Telegram this fine Friday morning: Let’s see, Mike Lee examines the Carter Avenue situation pitting homeowners against Chesapeake Energy. Comments indicate supporters on both sides...



Local Burlesque Revue Audition

Anthony Mariani
The Velvet Kittens, North Texas’ most popular burlesque revue, is seeking one young woman who can dance suggestively or has been classically trained for a weekly Thursday show that will begin in December at an undisclosed loc...


Drive-Ins of the Dead

Jimmy Fowler
Every Halloween season, this boy’s fancy turns to… the memory of drive-in movie theaters around North Texas. I spent quite a few 1970s childhood hours with my family there. Most of those lost hours were dedicated to wat...



Letterman on Tape

Jimmy Fowler
If the news that a David Letterman sex tape may soon surface doesn’t cause you to toss your cheerios, then you have mastered a powerful gag reflex. Although Letterman’s sex scandal has waned somewhat in the national press, ...


Movie Piracy Blues

Jimmy Fowler
More than a dozen years ago, I was one of two official film critics for another publication. What innocent days those were. They were largely devoid of cell phone cameras, internet digital streaming, black market websites, larg...



Oprah Eclipses Big Tex

Jimmy Fowler
Given the freak fest that Oprah’s show has recently been – Mackenzie slept with her father, Whitney in denial about almost everything, etc. — she probably needed the downhome PR cleansing that today’s taping at the ...


Levi’s Johnson

Jimmy Fowler
Don’t pretend you’re shocked that Levi Johnston – Bristol Palin’s baby daddy and Sarah Palin’s pain in the ass – is going to pose naked for “Playgirl” magazine later this year. (Actually, I didn’t realize ...



“Wink Wink, Nudge Nudge, Say No More”

Jimmy Fowler
Tonight on KERA-TV Channel 13, ”Monty Python Week” begins with hour-long “personal best” episodes through Oct 9 at 10pm that were hand-selected by John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin. ...


Stop the Exodus to Austin

Anthony Mariani
Maybe we should start a campaign to get hip Fort Worth musicians who’ve relocated to Austin to come back. Just ’cause. First one to wrangle is alt-country singer-songwriter and Paste magazine darling Collin Herring, whose n...