Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Dangits have gotten around to doing some recording -- finally.

New Music, Dangit(s)!

Though they never really went away, The Dangits are back. I guess you could say they’re no longer content just playing the occasional show...

The 100-Year Starship

Never mind the constraints of the miserable present — the shrinking budgets, the lost opportunities, the collapsing morale. Thinking is free, so let’s think...

Make Food Not War

I’ve never been much of a hippie — I just don’t care for drum circles or the band Phish. But socially conscious eating I’m...
Security guy Massey (Bryan Massey) is on the case in Ghostbreakers, a forthcoming ghost-hunter TV spoof.

Who Not to Call: Ghostbreakers

It’s been almost four years since actor Gabriel Horn, a former Fort Worthian who now lives in Los Angeles, first conceived the idea for...
Clint Niosi is not trapped between two worlds. (Cover art by Fort Worth painter and Weekly Visionary Award winner Devon Nowlin.)

Clint Niosi: Pleasurably Spiteful

Sometimes lyrics seem just thrown together, and for some bands, louder bands, you can see why –– on disc or in person, their words...
One of Lockheed’s F-35s takes off from a New Jersey military base. Courtesy Lockheed Martin

Playing Defense

The argument of defense companies like Lockheed Martin, which employs thousands at its Fort Worth plant, is simple: Don’t force us to lay off...
Untitled pieces

Gallery

Famous for their bright colors and geometric patterns, Kente cloths are woven or printed to embody concepts such as healing, royalty, wealth, peace, purity,...
Michael Peña and Jake Gyllenhaal show off a gold-plated AK-47 in "End of Watch".

End of Watch: Partners Against Crime

End of Watch is the third in a string of look-at-me-I’m-so-gritty dramas about Los Angeles cops directed by David Ayer. This one is different,...
Joaquin Phoenix lounges on an aircraft carrier in The Master.

Master: Almighty Dodd

Bear with me here. I write this review a scant hour or so after watching Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master, and like most of...

Low-Bidding Mental Illness

State-run mental health facilities in Texas never have an easy ride: Funding is always tight, and many of them have had problems through the...