Monthly Archives: January 2012

Has Rick’s Run Become Roadkill?

Texas Gov. Rick Perry started his campaign with a prayer rally in Houston last August designed to give him a boost with religious evangelicals...

La Familia Under Fire

Last week, Fort Worth Weekly broke the news of a lawsuit filed against La Familia by three former employees who claim they were threatened,...

The Best Movie Dialogue of 2011

I've done this before, and it's rapidly becoming my favorite blog post of the year: I've compiled this list sampling the best dialogue I...

Back to the Pasta

I got a little back-to-the-future jolt when I walked into Aventino’s Risorante for a recent weekday lunch. I thought maybe my DeLorean had hit...

’Cue Up Soda Springs

The town of White Settlement might still be living down its 2009 opportunity to change its name to something less racially charged. However, the...

CMT, Billy Bob’s Loving On Casey Donahew

Burleson native Casey Donahew is hitting the big time -- CMT is playing his new "Double Wide Dream" video. I gave the album a good...

Something On

In 1970, British playwright Michael Frayn watched a performance of one of his own comedies from the wings of the theater and found that...

Think U Can Dance?

I know nothing about FOX's So You Think You Can Dance (other than just inherently knowing that I'd rather douse my eyes with boric...

Tebow Shmebow, Throw Romo A Bone

The NFL award for gutsiest performance  this year is down to five nominees, including Dallas Cowboys qb Tony Romo for his comeback from a...

Friday the 13th at Thistle Hill

Maybe you were planning to stay home from work this Friday January 13 because it’s one of those fabled unlucky days. By all means,...