Posts Tagged ‘means’

This Means War: Bad Threesome

Two CIA guys date the same ditz: Bullets fly, the film doesn’t.
KRISTIAN LIN
These days, romantic comedies often come packaged with gunfire, explosions, and car chases because filmmakers and studios think that’s the only way to make male moviegoers sit still. This Means War is one of those. While that...


Say Neigh to Equine Suffering

Static
There was a time in Texas when horses meant the difference between life and death for people. Horses carried riders, pulled plows, and hauled wagons across rugged terrain. Horses were heroic. Nowadays they’re little more than...



Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 22 So far this season, the TCU women’s basketball team has compiled a so-so record against non-conference opponents. The Lady Frogs will face a tough test against Georgia, a team that (like most of the others in the SEC...


Staff Benda Bilili

Ken Shimamoto
Read the backstory on these guys, and you’ll think they’re superheroes. Paraplegic street musicians who tool around the streets of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on custom-built motorized tricycles...



You Don’t Know Goat

Chow, Baby
Last week, Chow, Baby promised to keep boring you with vacation slides of its latest international research trip, this time to the Caribbean coast of Colombia. Here’s one (an imaginary one; Chow Baby doesn’t photogr...


Grouchy

Last Call
Here’s the thing: I applaud anyone who opens a business right now, especially if the business is in booze. Economists look at the construction industry as a means of gauging the health and well-being of the nation’s...



A Break in the Wall

BETTY BRINK
The Federal Bureau of Prisons seldom loses when a prisoner’s family tries to take it to court to right some wrong. Two weeks ago it did.


Local Heroes? Who’d Know?

DAN MCGRAW
Since I was a little kid, I’ve always read the sports section of the daily newspaper before anything else. When I was a newspaper carrier, I would get my bundle on the corner, pull out the sports, and sit on that bundle u...



Happy Birthday, Casa

Big Ticket
Casa Mañana has been around for 50 years! Who knew?!


Big as all Outdoors

Big Ticket
It seems like everybody wants to get outside this weekend, judging by how many open-air festivals are going on.