Monthly Archives: August 2012

Crawdaddy’s menu features such inventive items as a redfish couvillion over dirty rice with crawfish etoufée sauce. Vishal Malhotra

Shackin’ Up

Crawdaddy’s Shack is inexplicably located in southwest Arlington, in a fairly hard-to-access strip mall. I say inexplicably because I don’t think there’s a large...
Rashida Jones and Andy Samberg are exes and BFFs in Celeste and Jesse Forever.

My Best Friend’s Wedding

Rashida Jones has had rewarding supporting roles in movies and on TV’s Parks & Recreation, but she’s never had a chance to prove herself...

Former Cowboy Sam Hurd Back In Dallas — In A Federal Pen

A couple of years ago, wide receiver Sam Hurd was on the verge of cracking into the starting lineup of the Dallas Cowboys. He played...

Tarrant County Never Convicts Innocents… Except Sometimes

Fort Worth, as many local columnists love to say, is so much better than Dallas. We've got bike lanes, great museums and none of...

Ted Nugent Talks Obama, Guns At Billy Bob’s

The president, "big" women, and machine guns were a few of the topics that redneck philosopher and rock guitarist Ted Nugent touched on during...

Happy Birthday, Gene Kelly

If you attended the screening of Singin' in the Rain last Wednesday, you know that 2012 not only marks the 60th anniversary of that...

I Want To Party With Randy Travis

I'm diggin' up bones / I'm diggin' up bones Exhuming things that's better left alone Country songbird Randy Travis dug up more bones last night. That makes...

They Came, They Sucked, They Conquered

The other day I was talking to a friend from out of state, and the subject of North Texas’ West Nile troubles came up....

Another Book? Nah, But I’ll Take That Drone, Please

Could there be a better example of how bookstores seem desperate to sell anything that will keep them in business? As I paid for a...

Poor David Wants Oswald Stone Returned

David Card, the irascible owner of Poor David's Pub in Dallas, is bound and determined to get a family possession returned, and he's turning...