Monthly Archives: March 2013

“Veronica Mars”: Now a Movie!

It’s not often that a TV show that has been off the air for six years makes headlines, but that’s exactly what has happened...

Radio’s Kidd Kraddick & Co. Find A TV Home

Next time you run into Kidd Kraddick and his morning radio bunch, you can’t use that old joke about their having good faces for...

State Lawmakers Want to Get Inside You

For a crowd that claims to want less government in their everyday lives, right-wing Texas legislators have a thing about policing people’s bodies. Same-sex marriage...

Facebook Comments Feed On Mothers’ Milk

This state legislative session has been generous with whacky melodrama. Facebook and other social media outlets have become fertile grounds for all manner of...
"The Call" opens Friday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: The Call (R) Halle Berry stars in this thriller as a 911 operator who becomes obsessed with stopping a serial killer whom she has...

Night & Day

WED ▪ 13 No matter where you live, chances are you’re in a zone for earthquakes, floods, fires, tornadoes, or hurricanes. These are all challenges...
Revolver's ceviche courtesy Facebook.

Upscale, Down, Second Time Around

Sometimes Chow, Baby and a restaurant get off on the wrong foot. Both restaurants and food critics are entitled to a bad night every...

Storm Front

When last we left John Storm, he was cooling his heels in state prison after being convicted of possessing child pornography and directing the...

Blarney Blowouts

Last year, as South By Southwest drew to a close, I had this moment when I almost went against my innate urge to avoid...
You can see The Hanna Barbarians at SXSW on Saturday and then at the Madness St. Patrick's Day party here on Sunday.

South By Weekend

’Tis the season for music festivals, anchored by possibly the best, most progressive, easiest-to-navigate festival in the world, South By Southwest. Created some 25...