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...

Love the One You’re With

Jimmy Fowler
Tonight, the ABC late night “news” (and I use that word with a giggle) program ”Nightline” is airing the totally pointless but probably entertaining face-off between Ed Young, pro-marriage pastor of Grapevine’s Fellow...

Tom Delay Finally Jumped the Shark

Here he is on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. For one night, forget the fact that he took money from lobbyists, embezzled money, and was generally one of the most corrupt, pandering politicians in recent memory… and g...

Kids Under 12 Drink Free!

Anthony Mariani
Yep. You missed it.