Monthly Archives: October 2012

Abbott (After Fighting For Voter ID) Threatens UN Observers

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott "should be better informed," said Daan Everts, an ambassador with the Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe. That painful...

Dia de los Muertos at the Rose Marine

There’s so much to love about Dia de Los Muertos, the Mexican national holiday that celebrates the “dearly departed” who have never really left our...

Texas Newspapers Line Up Behind Romney/Ryan Ticket

Texas is a red state (though possibly not for long), so maybe it shouldn't come as a surprise that all but one of the...

Howdy, Blown Opportunity: Big Tex To Return The Same

Look at that picture of Big Tex. I mean really look at it. Imagine that Big Tex had never been seen before, and State Fair...

T-Rex Lived On Noah’s Ark: Film Recaps Texas Textbook Battle

Okay, today we'll start class with a pop quiz: What do hip-hop, evolution and Thomas Jefferson all have in common? Answer: They were all stricken...

He Said, We Said

Mudslinging in the Texas Senate race between incumbent Wendy Davis and challenger Mark Shelton has splattered on little ol’ Fort Worth Weekly. Shelton pounced on...
Gerard Butler stars as a legendary surfer in Chasing Mavericks opening Friday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: Beauty Is Embarrassing (NR) Neil Berkeley’s documentary profile of artist Wayne White. (Opens Friday in Dallas) Blues for Willadean (NR) Del Shores adapts his own...

Night & Day

WED ▪ 24 On the second and fourth Wednesday of every month, local spoken-word poet Natasha Carrizosa hosts Natty Roots & Rhyme, a poetry open-mic...

Water Restrictions?

There’s the hydrological cycle, which describes how water moves across the earth, and then there’s the “hydro-illogical cycle,” which describes the painfully short memories...

Decisions

Saturday night, after a disappointing bowl of pho from Phuong in Haltom City (this is what I get for cheating on Pho 95), I...