Posts Tagged ‘good’

America’s Original Art Form

Hearsay
It’s jazz, but can you define it? I guess I’m left paraphrasing Potter Stewart‘s response to pornography: I know jazz when I hear it. Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, and The Bad Plus qualify. George Clinton and...


News Stalk

KRISTIAN LIN
The deceptively advertised Sandra Bullock-starring romantic comedy All About Steve has had its release date delayed more than once, but now seems like a good time to put it out, what with its leading man, Bradley Cooper, having...



Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Afghan Star (NR) Havana Marking’s documentary about the contestants who risk their lives to perform in an American Idol-style TV show in Afghanistan. (Opens Friday in Dallas)


What Were They Smoking?

John Q. Public
To the editor: The Drug Enforcement Administration pretends it “cannot tell the difference between hemp and marijuana” as an excuse to keep hemp off the market. (“Don’t Smoke It,” Aug. 5, 2009). Th...



Best Of

ardent
Best Of 2011 Best Of: Getting & Spending Best Of: On The Town Best Of: People and Politics Best Of: Culture Best Of: Good Grub Best Of 2010 Best Of: Getting & Spending Best Of: On The Town Best Of: People and Politics B...


Time to Switch to Whiskey?

Last Call
“Time to Switch to Whiskey” is a Corb Lund song that the local Kyle Bennett Band covers and that has been stuck in my head for about the past two months. Not because of the music, though it’s great.



Eye Popper

KRISTIAN LIN
For Hollywood this year, 3-D filmmaking seems to be the new old wave. At least 12 more 3-D movies are slated to hit our theaters before next January, including Pixar’s Up, DreamWorks Animation’s Monsters vs. Aliens,...


Over the River and Through the Square

Chow, Baby
Granbury has changed a little since Chow, Baby’s last cruise down Highway 377: more ugly billboards, a few extra Kountry Krap stores on the square, and, bummer, Chop N Block – our raison d’roadtrip – is ...



Love, Loss, and Dead Horses

ANTHONY MARIANI
Clint Niosi’s debut album has been a couple of years in coming.


L on Wheels

Chow, Baby
Chow, Baby had decided last summer that it hated hated hated the new Arlington Highlands shopping center at Matlock and I-20, not just because it calls itself a “lifestyle center” but because Chow, Baby could never ...