Posts Tagged ‘cars’
MERLE HAGGARD (courtesy wikipedia)

To Answer Merle Haggard’s Question: No

Jeff Prince
Pretend you’re taking the SAT test, and here’s your first question: Americans are buying more new cars than ever and yet the average age of the typical car on the road today is reaching a high mark. How is that possible...

The owner’s daughter shows off a new classic, the ’75 Olds: two house-made blue cheese biscuits stuffed with beef tenderloin, bearnaise sauce, and more blue cheese. Photo by Vishal Malhotra.

Vintage Grill: Car Hopping

This Weatherford museum/restaurant serves up comfort food with some innovative twists.
Kristian Lin
When you walk into the Vintage Grill & Car Museum, you may think you have the place pegged. Nestled in the heart of downtown Weatherford, a block from City Hall, the restaurant is attached to a car museum showcasing about a...

David LaFevor’s “untitled”


UTA Library
To put it mildly, now is an interesting time to see David LaFevor’s Cuba: Histories of the Present, with its photographs of contemporary street life in Cuba. With the two nations’ recent move to normalize relations, you mig...

Aaron Paul focuses behind the wheel in Need for Speed.

Chasing Cars

Between Fast & Furious movies, Need for Speed will tide you over adequately.
OK, this one’s easy. Disney is looking for its own car-chase movie to rival The Fast & The Furious while that series is on a break. Electronic Arts is looking for a movie version of their best-selling video game series an...

Night & Day

WED ? 16 The Texas Brahmas are back in the CHL playoffs and looking to round into postseason form. Tonight their penultimate game of the regular season is against the Tulsa Oilers, another playoff team that’s right behind our...


Holidays promote a plethora of bad puns among writers and those who pitch stories to writers, so Static was neither surprised nor particularly amused when Environment America issued a report this week entitled “Gobbling Less ...

Driving the Limit

Pixar shifts into a lower gear and makes Cars into a leisurely scenic outing.
Kristian Lin
You could hear the tiniest stirrings of something on the internet about Cars. Not necessarily a backlash but something smaller: criticism of the movie’s trailer, saying the jokes were too cutesy and the cars with eyes in thei...

A Classic Rolls into History

Over the weekend the last of the inventory of the Pate Museum of Transportation went under the gavel. Amid the sounds of live music and the smell of barbecue, RM Auctions, a renowned firm of auto auctioneers, sold off the car c...

Wheel Right

Four years ago, Amber Herndon was volunteering at a banquet being held at her church. The event was a fund-raiser for a new program started by the church’s Sunday school class, which took donated cars, fixed them up, and ...

Parking Perils

Jeff Prince
A disagreement between a valet attendant and Fort Worth police has escalated to feud status, prompting a flurry of citations, an arrest, accusations of police harassment and retaliation, and an internal police investigation.