Monthly Archives: February 2012

Fort Worth Golden Gloves

The sport of boxing isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but there’s an undeniable fascination even for those who find it a little barbaric. “Really?...

Cops Harsh TCU’s Mellow While Booze Flows

TCU360, the online publication Texas Christian University, published an interesting story in today's edition, seeing as how it comes in the midst of a...

Kill “The Simpsons”

Slip Bart and Lisa a cyanide pill. Push Marge down a flight of stairs. Stand Homer in front of a firing squad. Do whatever...

Charles M. Russell Shows

I’m not a big fan of cowboy artist Charles M. Russell, whose Old West landscapes and bronze sculptures are a little too clean, poised,...

Know A Good Kid Who Deserves A Scholarship?

A friend of mine has a teenaged kid -- word up, Luke Rodriguez! -- who did something nice recently. He raised a bunch of...

DVD Review: “Elite Squad: The Enemy Within”

The other particularly notable film coming out on DVD this week is Elite Squad: The Enemy Within, a Brazilian cop thriller that made my...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Deep in the Heart (PG-13) Jon Gries (Napoleon Dynamite) stars in this drama as a recovering alcoholic determined to put his kids through college....

SXSWith D-Snacks, Big Cliff

As recently as a couple of weeks ago, the annual SXSW music festival and conference was looking pretty bad for Fort...

In Defense of Zim?

The big news this week is the fate of The Moon and the evolution of the Ridglea Theater. When FortLive.com published a scathing editorial...

Beyond Lederhosen

My introduction to all things German was at Edelweiss German Restaurant (3801 Southwest Blvd.) when I was a kid. My memory of the place...