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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...



Isn’t It Ironic?

Jimmy Fowler
David Letterman has never struck me as particularly talented, just surly and a little slow. Admirers have long defended Dave’s godawful interview skills as proof that “Late Show” is “the anti-talk show.” I enthusiasti...


Baby Monster

Jimmy Fowler
It’s that season again – the time when fans of horror, suspense and speculative cinema are scrambling to find something fresh to watch. Let me recommend a low-budget satiric shocker that generated quite a buzz at this year...