Monthly Archives: August 2011

Taser Gets Zapped

The Arizona company that makes Tasers, the allegedly “less-lethal” weapons that have killed hundreds of people around the world, has lost another lawsuit. This...

The Great Tyrant

The ominous mood is established by the cover art: a sepia-toned ’20s photo, which seems haphazardly attached to a piece of stained cardboard, depicting...

Yupp’s on High

This one time, my friend and I were comparing stories about growing up in our respective youth ministries, laughing at the absurdities, the ironies,...

Music Comes … and Goes

So a friend of mine’s got a gripe about this Fort Worth Music Festival, né Jazz by the Boulevard, at the Will...

Jeff Mueller’s “Eat the Vegan”

The theme of William Campbell’s grab-bag of a summer show is supposed to be subtlety, though we didn’t pick the image above for that...

I Am You, Man: The Change-Up

I find myself becoming more and more impatient with these comedies about married dads pining for their younger, carefree bachelor days. Don’t get me...

Beats, Rhymes & Life: Rap Promoters

A Tribe  Called  Quest came along in the  early 1990s, when hip-hop music was dominated by murderously petty feuds and aggressive braggadocio. In this...

The Sizzle on 7th

A walk down Crockett Street in the West 7th development on a recent Saturday afternoon felt like a stroll through a ghost town. The...

Shots at Revolver

It’s hard to do the Rojas family justice in a review. Their recently opened Revolver Taco Lounge in the West 7th Street corridor is...

Sweet Salvation

When the original Chow, Baby (a.k.a. Christy Goldfinch) recommended a restaurant for me to review, I jumped on the idea and also invited her...