Monthly Archives: August 2013

Chesley Williams’ “Afro Cone”

Gallery

African-American women’s relationship with their hair gave Chris Rock the subject for a nice documentary a few years ago, and now it’s the basis...
Forest Whitaker tidies up Robin Williams’ desk in the Oval Office in Lee Daniels’ The Butler.

A Place Beside the Table

The issue comes up again and again, and for good reason. Recent movies like The Help, Lincoln, Django Unchained, and 42 vary widely in...

All About Steve

I’ve come to appreciate the beauty, power, and accessibility of Apple products, so I’m primed for a movie detailing the creative and technical vision...
Jacob Thomas

In November 2010, U.S. Rep. Kay Granger finalized a deal to sell a downtown condominium to Newby Management in Fort Worth. The Fort Worth...
The Bearded Lady’s L.U.S.T. burger is well named. Brian Hutson

Classy Dame

Remember when bars were just bars? These days, the industry’s lean toward higher-end offerings makes that seem like a quaint idea. Long gone is...

Laying Down Their Lives

Plot twists, murder, and suspense aren’t the territory of fiction alone. Written in Blood: The History of Fort Worth’s Fallen Lawmen, Volume 2 is...
MST3K takes on Starship Troopers, Thu.

Bug Zappers

The pity of Rifftrax Live: Starship Troopers is that the original 1997 movie was supposed to be funny, but it failed so miserably at...

Jane Austen vs. Kelly Clarkson: Celebrity Grudge Match

Somebody needs to tell Burleson native Kelly Clarkson that she’s not acting like a pop star. First off, she apparently reads. Literature. For fun....

Texas Troubadour Abroad: Barcelona

My name is Keegan McInroe, and I am a singer-songwriter from Lubbock who’s been living in Fort Worth off and on since 2001, when...

Final Weekend for SceneShop’s “Real Men”

Tonight and tomorrow night (8pm August 9 & 10) are the final performances of SceneShop’s annual summer collection of comic and dramatic sketches and...