Monthly Archives: May 2012

“That Man Is Playing Galaga!”

  The Avengers continues as America’s top box-office draw, and as usual, I have way more thoughts than I could put into my review of...

Cowtown pays gas drilling profits back to Alliance

The Fort Worth City Council agreed to transfer profits from gas drilling contracts -- $563,000, to be exact -- back to the Alliance Airport...

Romney Fears Dubya’s Cooties

This is hilarious: George W. Bush, whose unpopularity in the GOP is second possibly only to Jimmy Carter’s, finally offered his gold-plated endorsement of a...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Battleship (PG-13) Based on the popular board game, Peter Berg’s thriller is about a fleet of ships dealing with the threat posed by space...

Night & Day

WED ▪ 16 Back in the early days of cinema, special effects were nonexistent, so when shooting a film about World War I pilots, filmmakers...

The Trouble with Tasers

An April 30 study, published in the American Heart Association’s online magazine Circulation, verified what Static and a lot of other people have known...

More than 50/50

Two friends were celebrating their birthdays on Saturday, and their combo party teamed up with another friend’s graduation celebration, the resulting booze chimera taking...

Ogle South Side

Part of my generous, loving, cool alter-ego Anthony Mariani’s recent cover story (“Fort Rock,” May 9) was occupied by chatter –– verging on Pollyannish ...

Mr. Justice Kennedy Explains

“Our tradition, our law, has been that you don’t have the duty to rescue someone if that person is in danger. The blind man...

At Least We Didn’t Inhale

Chow, Baby recently ended a burger binge on the cool new double-decker patio at Dutch’s Legendary Hamburgers (3009 South University Dr.). William S. Burroughs...