Monthly Archives: July 2012

PCP Sprees and Other Tales

NBC-DFW Channel 5 is on a roll with exclusive jailhouse interviews. Just four days ago, they chatted with the banged-up college guy who claimed...

Pot Moms Say Don’t Harsh Our Mellow

It's no secret that some moms self-medicate. Many of them would have self-destructed and smothered their offspring over the decades if not for the various...

Chris Kelly Leaves the Field to Me

I remember being irritated the first time I read Christopher Kelly's film criticism. I had just recently taken over the equivalent job at the...

Your Parents Named You What?

Please stop making fun of celebrities who give their children ridiculous names. They at least have the excuse of living in a fame and...

Top Editor, Movie Critic Among Latest Star-T Casualties

Another season, more layoffs. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reportedly laid off another dozen employees, most of them in the newsroom. This follows a downsizing trend...

Breaking News: Air Is a Public Issue

It’s hard to think of a more Orwellian name for a state entity than the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, which has apparently been...

Jane McGarry Gets Virtual Group Hug

Former NBC 5 news anchor Jane McGarry is feeling the love today. Yesterday, NBC 5 said McGarry is leaving the station following her May arrest...
Drunkboat opens Friday

Film Shorts

OPENING: Drunkboat (R) Bob Meyer’s coming-of-age drama stars Jacob Zachar as a teenager who tries to buy a boat from a con man (John Goodman)...

Fracktivism on the Hill

Talk about being green. The Hulk, or at least the actor who portrays the heroic beast in The Avengers, is heading to Washington, D.C.,...

Stop! Promo Time

Back in May, I picked up a side gig handing out samples of beer on behalf of a marketing company, an easy job that...