Monthly Archives: February 2012

Love to Circles

To the editor: I just got through reading “A New Curve” (Feb. 1, 2012) on the traffic circles. My wife is the one who...

Night & Day

WED ▪ 15 Having served as prime minister of Canada from 1993 to 2003, the Right Honourable Jean Chrétien comes to TCU to discuss world...

Less Than Nine Lives

A series of public meetings to discuss Fort Worth’s feral cat ordinance might have had an unintended consequence — kitty genocide. Now a group...

DVD Review: “Tiny Furniture”

When Lena Dunham's comedy Tiny Furniture came out in 2010, I recognized it for breakout talent and best movie dialogue that year. The film...

The Glow of Mon Julien

For reasons that will become obvious later, one of the best songs off Mon Julien’s recently released eponymous album is also one of the...

Personal Foul

You might not recognize Mike Shropshire’s image on the video clip — avuncular, face framed by thinning gray hair — but you may recall...

A Pink Political Agenda

In 2000, when I became a breast cancer activist, one of my first assignments was contacting the senators and members of Congress in my...

William Campbell Contemporary Art

In his titular show at William Campbell, Houston sculptor Steve Murphy demonstrates his command of abstract wood and metal forms. The above piece, “If...

Arrietty: Borrowed Time

So what’s it gonna take for Hayao Miyazaki to get his due in America? The co-founder of Studio Ghibli has built his legacy on...

This Means War: Bad Threesome

These days, romantic comedies often come packaged with gunfire, explosions, and car chases because filmmakers and studios think that’s the only way to make...