Monthly Archives: April 2011

Night & Day

WED ? 27 UNT Symphony Orchestra and Grand Chorus goes in for German funeral music this evening, and while that probably doesn’t fit your idea...

Everywhere, Signs

Some townsfolk are accusing mayoral candidate Jim Lane of cattle rustling. They say he lassoed Molly the longhorn, Cowtown’s mascot, and lifted her distinctive...

Killer or Filler?

First, we need to playfully slap Clay Wilson on the ass for not thanking “God” or “our heavenly father” or “6-pound/10-ounce baby Jesus” in...

Fake Pot, Real Penalties

Stoners like to celebrate their “national pot day” annually on April 20 — based on the notion that police in California used 4-20 as...

Flair Lives: Wooo!

I could say a lot of things about my time working at Chili’s, but I did like the way the company organized its bar....

Jody Jones and HIO

Jody Jones is back. Or at least he’s about to be. The rootsy Fort Worth singer-songwriter had been living as an...

Fiddling, Burning

The lobbyist walked out of the capitol, disgustedly shaking his head. “It’s the worst session I’ve ever seen,” said the lobbyist, a former legislator...

Super: Frank’s Last Shot

It’s a chestnut, but it does bear repeating: Sometimes getting there first matters most. The comic-book satire Super reaches us about a year after...

Red Rides Again: Hoodwinked Too!

Before I saw the needlessly subtitled Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil, I watched the original Hoodwinked, the animated film that came out way back...

Saviano’s: Real Italian?

Saviano’s proclaims, “If you ain’t had Saviano’s, you ain’t had Italian.” Grammatical issues aside, that’s a bold statement. But the new downtown restaurant has...