Monthly Archives: June 2011

Can Mark Cuban Be Quiet Again Please?

It was so nice to hear silence from Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban during the long playoff run. But then his team became NBA champs. And...

On Jack Kevorkian, Death, The Duke

I've been meaning to blog about the death of Jack Kevorkian but never got around to it. "Dr. Death" died at 83 on June...

Cleveland Love For Dallas Gets Creepy

The people in Cleveland, Ohio were surely jilted and angered by NBA superstar LeBron James' decision to flee their dingy town and seek bigger...

Stage West Summer Training

Stage West will conduct its 2011 Summer Conservatory July 11-15. This is an intensive theatrical training program for young people ages 14-18 that will...

Congratulations Go To Miami Heat

This doesn't quite compare to the Dewey-Truman newspaper headline, but the Miami Herald embarrassed itself today by running a full page Macy's ad congratulating...

8 Murders a Day Screening Now (Friday)

Screening right now –– plus at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. tonight (Friday) at Cinema Latino –– is 8 Murders a Day, New York City...

Dallas Mavs To Lose On Sunday

A local sports fan mocked my prediction last week that the Dallas Mavs would sweep the Miami Heat in three games at home and...

Willie Nelson Ready For Cowtown

American icon and former Fort Worth resident Willie Nelson paid $780 and put an end to that marijuana arrest business.  A border patrol checkpoint...

“Paris, Luminous” at the Kimbell

Woody Allen’s latest, Midnight in Paris, has no doubt whetted some appetites for all the crazy, self-indulgent, and revolutionary talents who flocked to urban...

Whose Generation?

I read somewhere that Elmore Leonard goes to diners just to listen to people talk, and that’s the main reason why I don’t feel...