Monthly Archives: December 2011

Top Local Shows of ’11

To finish off the list-giving so I can go back to doing whatever it is I do, I’ve come to humbly...

Not Optional

As the Fort Worth school district struggles with its latest scandal — this one involving Dunbar High School — it’s apparent that some officials...

Top 10 Movies of 2011

Do better next year, Hollywood. That’s how I feel as I look back on the movies of 2011. American films dominated my Top 10...

From His Brain to Your Ear

OK, so maybe he digs some guy’s “translations” of ancient texts, specifically the parts about aliens traveling to our planet before time began to...

Cool Old School Pizza

Most colleges have at least one pizza-’n’-subs joint nearby. TCU has Buffalo Bros. and the original location of Mama’s. UNT has Crooked Crust, which,...

Toast Points: Eat Early, Healthy, and Away

Every year around this time, I convince myself that this is going to be the year when I get in shape, finish that novel...

McAn’s Implied Landscapes

Photographer, sculptor, and mixed-media canvas artist Robert McAn says that if you look hard enough at some of his work, you can probably find...

New Year’s Roundup

With New Year’s Eve falling on a Saturday this year, this weekend is a prime opportunity to let it rip as you ring in...

Robert Earl Keen Chats Up Cowtown

When Robert Earl Keen sang about catching a five-pound bass in the 1980s, who coulda thunk he’d ever be singing it in a place...

Film Shorts

OPENING: The Artist (PG-13) Michel Hazanavicius’ silent film stars Jean Dujardin as a 1920s silent-movie star who resists the change to sound films. Also with...