Monthly Archives: October 2012

Sound alone tells the story of Julia Pastrana at Amphibian.

A New Home for Amphibians

Well, this is a curious decision. After years of being a wandering theatrical troupe, giving performances at TCU, Fort Worth Community Art Center, and...

Death Race 2012: Texas Edition

Do I trust Texas drivers to stick to an 85 mph speed limit? Sure… in a 65 mph zone. Much national handwringing has occurred...

Missed The Debates? You Didn’t Miss Much

Here's how I'd sum up each of the three presidential debates: Big Bird. Binders full of women. Horses and bayonets. Anyone who skipped the debates...

Ding Dong The Bell Is Back

Good news for everyone except tinnitus sufferers -- the courthouse clock tower will resume ringing today. Other than sporadic test rings, the tower bell has...

NY Times Follows Big Gas Money Trail

The New York Times dug deep and published an amazing investigative piece on the natural gas industry. The article examines the relationships between gas...

Big Tex Burns (30 Years Too Late)

A native North Texan such as myself could be considered profane for saying good riddance to an iconic mascot such as Big Tex. It's...

2012 World Gay Rodeo Finals

Living your life as, say, a drag queen takes special courage. You have to know who you are and what you’re not going to...

Is It Petty To Revel In A-Rod’s Downfall?

Alex Rodriguez made my sh#tlist from Day One. Day One around here was when Texas Rangers owner Tom Hicks forked over $252 million to nab...

Benjamin Britten and “Moonrise Kingdom”

Benjamin Britten’s music is one of my specialties, as it happens, and it’s front and center for one of my favorite movies of the...
Tyler Perry stars in this adaptation of James Patterson’s novel about a homicide cop who confronts a serial killer (Matthew Fox).

Film Shorts

OPENING: Alex Cross (PG-13) Tyler Perry stars in this adaptation of James Patterson’s novel about a homicide cop who confronts a serial killer (Matthew Fox)....