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Santa Got a Gun — and a Rope

When a West Texas town recalls “Santa,” visions of murder dance in their heads.
CISCO – For most who now call this quiet West Texas community home, the changes happened so gently and so long ago that they have gone all but unnoticed.

Year-End Games

Big Ticket
The new year is a great time to resolve to lose weight by playing more sports, but often that resolution quickly becomes “get out and watch more sports” and before long degenerates into “try to duplicate the r...

Paying the Price for Free Speech

Karen Lewis’ worst crime, in the eyes of federal jailers, may have been talking to the Weekly.
Betty Brink
It was 2:30 a.m. when a guard woke her up and told her to pack her belongings. By 5 a.m., Karen Lucchesi Lewis was in a Bureau of Prisons bus, shackled and chained, on the way from Carswell Federal Medical Center to a holding f...


Jazz and smart rock are more closely aligned than normally thought, according to Denton quintet oso closo’s tuneage.
Jimmy Fowler
When Adrian Hulet, the singer, pianist, and songwriter for the arty soul outfit oso closo, moved from Grapevine to Denton in 2001 to attend the University of North Texas, he thought he had exorcised his live-band demons forever...

The 2007 Turkey AwardsThe 2007 Turkey Awards

As the bird burns, we figure out who’s really getting roasted.
FW Weekly Staff
Right about this time of year, our e-mail box fills up with all sort of holiday advice.

Reality Bites

North Texas’ local live-action role-playing group doesn’t play video games but lives them.
North Texas’ vampires are in danger. Clubs, hotels, hot spots, and other holy places are being attacked by a dangerous enemy.

Unoriginal Gangster

Ridley Scott tries to make the Citizen Kane of crime flicks and falls short.
Kristian Lin
The shortcomings of American Gangster are right there in the title. It’s the latest film by Ridley Scott, a director who long ago was pegged as a mythmaker.

Paper Promises

Some North Texas landowners found out their gas leases were just hot air.
Peter Gorman
While the Barnett Shale may be one of the largest natural gas plays in the United States, causing a frenzy among drillers and making millionaires out of many a small rancher in several North Texas counties, at least one group o...

Zayra Is Pretty

Local monsters Dave Karnes and Daniel Harville hook up with the charismatic Rockstar: Supernova contestant.
Zayra Alvarez is a singer-songwriter from Puerto Rico who has been living in Dallas for “a long time,” she said, and is probably best known for her appearance last year on the reality TV show Rockstar: Supernova.