Monthly Archives: December 2012

Gun Control Debate Foreshadows Baby-Snatching Eagle

This video of an eagle allegedly swooping down and snatching a baby freaked me out when I saw it on the news today. I say...
Rust and Bones opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

OPENING: Rust and Bone (R) Jacques Audiard (A Prophet) adapts Craig Davidson’s short stories into this French-language romance between a Belgian MMA fighter (Matthias Schoenaerts)...
The La Clemenza di Tito opera screens at 6:30pm at various movie theaters.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 19 In Amadeus, the character of Mozart dismisses the genre of opera seria and its fusty conventions as being populated by “people so...

Don’t Tell it to This Marine

Once the stuff gets on you, it’s hard to get off. The “stuff” is tar sands bitumen, the hydrocarbon that TransCanada is working on...

Huts of Chuckles

A couple of years ago, when The Moon was still around, I tried my hand at stand-up comedy. Three times, in fact. Spent my...

North Texas “Freak of the Week” Goes To…

No matter how horribly your day goes –– even if your boss cans you, your significant other dumps you, and your ferret dies ––...

Guns and America

Here’s an interesting statistic: The second-highest rate of gun ownership in the world is in Yemen, a largely tribal, extremely poor country. The highest...

Extra Mustard and Hold the Mayans

If you believe all the Mayan calendar hype, then you may suspect that we don’t have much more time on this planet. I don’t...

Animal Behavior

There were so many cats in the Parker County trailer home –– 91, to be exact –– that Humane Society investigator Shelly Meeks said...
Jubilee kicks up its heels — too far? Buddy Myers

Black Spurs Jingle

Tre Garrett has been artistic director of Jubilee Theatre for almost two and a half years now. He replaced Ed Smith, who served briefly...