Monthly Archives: December 2012

Bamboo does more than pho and spring rolls, including this turmeric-marinated catfish with traditional fixins. Chase Martinez

Spring Roll Mecca

Here’s the bad news about Bamboo Pho & Spring Rolls, the Vietnamese eatery just north of I-20 in Arlington: The service was spotty on...
The 12th in Caine’s Morganville Vampires series is interesting but could have been richer.

Black Dawn Fades

At a time when vampires have become their own little entertainment industry, paranormal creators have to work hard to distinguish their work from all...
Ava Pine sings with FWSO, Mon.

What Are You Doing New Year’s?

Here’s an interesting fact: The city of Vienna has long boasted of opulent festivities to ring in the new year, but it was only...
Mike Scaccia is remembered in this image posted on Bruce Corbitt's Facebook page.

R.I.P. Mike Scaccia

Mike Scaccia died doing what he loved. The Arlingtonian shredder suffered a fatal heart attack at the age of 47 last Saturday at The Rail,...

DVD Review: “Les Misérables”

Calm down, Les Mizzies. I haven't somehow obtained an advance copy of the DVD of the movie musical that's currently playing in theaters. Instead,...

“Ghostbreakers” Viewing Party at Texas Theatre

The satirical “paranormal reality” comedy Ghostbreakers –– broadcast Thursday nights on the basic cable network Youtoo –– is energetic, goofy, rough-edged, and utterly sincere...

Dallas Cowboys Poised To Get All-Pro Love

Sportswriter Peter Schrager's All-Pro predictions give plenty of props for our 'Boys in silver and blue. Stacking up impressive statistics has been easier for the...

Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs New Orleans Saints

Injury Gods have frowned on the Cowboys all season, but Goddess Fortuna has been all-in with this team, helping them overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Until...

The Year in Music Documentaries

I noticed an unusual number of good music documentaries this year, and I thought I’d post about them before I posted my list of...

NRA, Obama Attack Movie Violence

The national gun debate has officially gotten surreal: President Obama and the National Rifle Association agree on something. At a news conference earlier today,...