Random Stuff

Ivins Show Debuts in Philly

Jimmy Fowler
File this one under “Curious Casting Choices”: Kathleen Turner is currently starring as the late Texas wit and nationally syndicated “Star-Telegram” columnist Molly Ivins in a one-woman show at The Philadelphia Theatre ...


Soy Un Comico

Jimmy Fowler
Check out this week’s ”Stage” story about Fort Worth standup comic Paul Edwards and The Butterfly Connection artistic director Adam Dietrich, who’ve collaborated to create a 22 minute comedy pilot called “Illegal Grin...



The Gays Are Attacking!

Jimmy Fowler
Gay panic is sweeping the land! This might be news, except that it’s the usual cast of hillbillies, teabaggers, right-wing Christians, and right-wing Christian hillbilly teabaggers (look for the latter category on the 2020 U....


New Public Food Market to Open in May

eric.griffey
A group calling itself Good Food Co. will be opening a new public market that will offer fresh, locally grown produce and spices, and a variety of other fare, on May 1 at Into the Garden (formerly the Ice House restaurant) on C...



La Llorona Cries if She Wants To

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Stage” piece profiles Kathleen Anderson Culebro, co-founder and artistic director of Amphibian Productions and author of the ‘Phibs’ current show “La Llorona.” The drama tackles a variety of subjects ...


Stage West’s Nuclear Option

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Stage” page offers a review of Michael Frayn’s ultra-cerebral and kinda frosty WWII meditation “Copenhagen,” currently receiving a looong but spirited production at Stage West. As the great nuclear phys...



“Strictest Parents” Seek Li’l Rascals

Jimmy Fowler
The producers of CMT’s reality series “World’s Strictest Parents” hope to film episodes of their “family values” show in the Fort Worth-Dallas area in the near future. The show places an unruly teen in the home of t...


Follow Me on Twitter

Anthony Mariani
Now that Twitter is pretty much old news, I’ve decided to jump on the bandwagon. My timing is nothing if not impeccable. Go here to follow me. I promise I won’t tweet about how awesome my new shoes are or how full o...



“The Breakfast Club” Needs More Fiber

Jimmy Fowler
I caught about 45 minutes of a predictably predictable Oscar telecast and learned one thing: I’m really freakin’ old. That was the message sent by last night’s creaky celebrity tribute to 1980s teen drama king John H...


Nolan High Honors Classy Sister Act

Jimmy Fowler
In pop culture, Catholic nuns have long carried the reputation of being cold, sometimes even sadistic classroom despots. (Friends of mine who attended Catholic schools have told me that, like many stereotypes, there is a hint o...