Monthly Archives: September 2011

High-way to Hell

On Saturday night, it finally happened. For the first time in recorded history, I wasn’t the highest person at a Whataburger. That title belonged...

Rick Perry Reviews Aren’t Great

The Stepford Wives grin...George W. Bush bluster...Rush Limbaugh insensitivity...Cliff Clavin world insight...it was there for all to see. Rick Perry made his national TV splash...

“Happy Poet” at The Modern

I haven’t seen writer-director Paul Gordon’s wry little indie comedy The Happy Poet (2010), but the reviews make it sound marvelous. Gordon stars as...

New York Jets America’s Team; Why Not?

New York Daily News columnist Gary Myers figures patriotic fervor and nationwide support for 9/11 victims will make the New York Jets "America's Team"...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Bellflower (R) Evan Glodell writes, directs, and stars in this micro-budget action film as a young man with apocalyptic fantasies who goes off the...

Night & Day

WED ? 7 It seems eminently logical that a New Orleans jazzman and an English rock guitarist would find common musical ground. And so we...

Aggressive Realignment

Plop, plop. That’s the sound of heads being lopped. Fizz, fizz. That’s the sound of newly laid off journalists pouring cold beers into mugs...

The Moon Ridglea

The Moon, the longstanding indie-music venue near TCU, is relocating next to the historic Ridglea Theater on Camp Bowie Boulevard. The new Moon’s grand...

OK Corral Showdown

The OK Corral is a big club — it draws more than 3,000 patrons on most weekend nights. Located in the La Gran Plaza...

Owl, Octopus, Orbans

Seen any TV commercials lately? Lots of hipsters onscreen. Lots. Which has to make you wonder: Has hipsterism gone mainstream? Well, kinda. Even though...