Monthly Archives: May 2012

Show Me the House Fax

A house in Parker County that’s been written about twice in Fort Worth Weekly — once (“Paradise Lost,” June 18, 2008)  for having gas-drilling...

A Virtual Economy?

The demise of Chesapeake Energy continues to unfold. After news of $1.1 billion in unreported loans, Reuters exposed a $200 million hedge fund that...

Shooting Themselves in the Foot

It’s a funny age we live in, when anyone with an internet connection and the price of a meal can play restaurant critic. In...

Lysistrata: Make War Not Love

For most of the second act of Mark Adamo’s Lysistrata, or The Nude Goddess, most of the men on stage have gigantic, visibly bulging...

Texas Music Hour

The first season of Troubadour, TX is wrapping up, and what began as a promising idea for a TV show about the lives of...

KingFish-ing for Info

In February, when the Fort Worth City Council considered the police department’s request to spend $184,000 on technology for tracking cell phone locations, approval...

Monsieur Lazhar: Bonjour, Classe

The French-Canadian drama Monsieur Lazhar was nominated for the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film this past year, and there were observers who tipped...

Reactor Reanimation

Chernobyl Diaries has all the makings of a great horror movie: a wholly original and sinister setting, engaging historical backstory, creepy Eastern European dudes...

Fusion by Mijo’s

To the ultra-trendy Near South Side and the space formerly occupied by Junsuree Thai House comes Mijo’s Fusion, the youngest, prettiest sister in the...

That’s Our Q

The Q Cinema festival has been going since 1998, and it’s a measure of just how much has changed since then that this year’s...