Monthly Archives: January 2012

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: When You’re Smiley…

I’ve heard complaints about Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy from those who haven’t read the John le Carré novel on which it’s based or seen...

A Tale of Two Rail Systems

Anyone who has ever tried taking the  Trinity Railway Express to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport knows how poorly planned this commuter rail line is....

Nice to Eat You

If a burger joint is to set itself apart from all others in a crowded field, it needs a little shtick. In Keller, Hello,...

Haute Cuisine Worthy of Haute Prices

Chow, Baby wasn’t born with a silver spoon in its mouth, which is just so wrong. Many were the nights that young Chow, Baby...

Fort Worth’s Rock Roots

In a recent story on DC9 at Night, the Dallas Observer’s music blog, several local media types, including this writer, were asked to assess...

War Photographers

The photography exhibit, Conflict Zone, sponsored by the local professional chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, features pictures taken by 19 military and...

The Top 10 Documentaries of 2011

You’ll note that no documentaries made my list of Top 10 movies this year, but that’s not because this was a bad year for...

Corn On The Ranch

This week’s “Music” feature offers a chat with the delightful Charla Corn, Texas music singer-songwriter and 3-7pm drive time deejay over at FM 95.9...

Final Off Asides On 2011 Dallas Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys forgot to yank on their boots for the final game of the 2011 regular season. Instead of kicking Giants butt and...

“Perspective” at Central Library

The Fort Worth Perspective is a photo exhibit featuring images by award-winning Cowtown snappers Karl Thibodeaux, Byrd Williams, and Mike Winfrey that offer unusual...