Monthly Archives: October 2012

W.D. Smithers’ “Hotel, Study Butte”

Gallery

The Austin-based collective Lakes Were Rivers launches a show pairing an original work with a work from Austin’s Harry Ransom Archive. This Saturday, an...
This is my idea of fun, playing video games. Wreck-It Ralph (center) pours out his troubles to his fellow video-game villains.

Wreck-It Ralph: Pixel Sticks

We’ve seen much of Disney’s new animated film, Wreck-It Ralph, before. Movies like Despicable Me and Megamind have already spun traditional stories by adopting...

Flight: Get High

Some people make getting back in the swing of things look all too easy. Take Robert Zemeckis, who makes his return to live-action movies...

Who Watches the Pollwatchers?

During last year’s June 18 mayoral runoff, a teenage boy walked into the gym of Fort Worth’s Sunrise- McMillan Elementary School, pulled out a...
Whoa! Whiskey XII’s version of the bacon cheeseburger is a heart-stopping marvel. Vishal Malhotra

Brown and Purple

Ever notice how Texas Christian University seems to go through athletic conferences the way linebackers go through socks? Now, as TCU’s teams proudly (and...
Joseph Keith Wilson and Jerry Russell in She Loves Me at Stage West.

Local Theater Roundup

Even though we’re well into fall, we’re seeing lots of productions of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Stolen Shakespeare Guild is putting the show...

Fort Worth Teen Suspended For Anti-Gay Comments Makes Video

Remember Dakota Ary? He was the teenager disciplined by Western Hills High School last year after a teacher overheard him telling another student that...

Ghost Wolves at The Where House

A lot of people did their official Halloween partying this past weekend. But it seems a shame to let the holiday itself –– which...

Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs NY Giants

This David and Goliath story ended badly. First off, David forgot his slingshot. Secondly, his movements were encumbered by a huge goiter on his neck. He did...

Lena Dunham Gives Right-Wingers Female Trouble

When writing a post like this, I become very much aware that there are no women writing regularly on this blog, now that Betty...