Monthly Archives: March 2012

A Victory for Prevention?

They’re not co-pays or premiums yet there’s no doubt that polluted air and water exact a high price on our health. Still, the arguments...

Friends With Kids: Meet the Parents

You could be forgiven for thinking that Friends With Kids is an unofficial sequel to Bridesmaids. After all, half the cast of last summer’s...

Film Shorts 3-7-12

OPENING: John Carter (PG-13) Andrew Stanton (Finding Nemo, WALL-E) directs this live-action adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ John Carter of Mars, about a Civil War veteran (Taylor Kitsch)...

A Lying Winter

All I’ve heard anyone talk about for days has been the weather — but I can’t really blame them, given how gorgeous it’s been....

Take the Bait

Catfish Sam’s smacks of style so down-home you wonder if its namesake offerings were caught by noodling — you know, that hillbilly tradition in...

War on Women

In 1980, Dwinna Barker was a divorced mother in Amarillo who had just lost one of her two young children to Reyes syndrome. She...

Spinning Mind Spiders

The funny thing about buzz in the internet age is that the attention a band gets is seemingly disconnected from a sense of place....

Poole’s Rush In

Fort Worth-based Range Resources is like most gas drillers in the Barnett Shale. They brag a lot about being environmentally friendly and eager to...

Seeing Red

On the lawn of the state capital in Austin yesterday, about 200 women showed up at an impromptu demonstration called by Grammy nominee Marcia...

Rush Is Regretting It

Today is International Women's Day, and you can mark the occasion by reading our very informative cover story this week, or you can do...