Monthly Archives: August 2013

DynCorp’s Alliance Airport office won’t be getting a tax abatement after all. Lee Chastain

Dodging an Ethical Dilemma

Buddy, can you spare a million? You can? Oh, well, never mind. Don’t need it after all. That’s essentially what happened when a $3 billion-a-year company...

The Quest

I feel like I’d actually need a phone book to do this (and possibly a Spanish translator), but one of my goals in life...

Growin’ Up Is Hard to Do

As anti-rock ‘n’ roll as it sounds, everyone has to grow up sometime. Including rap metal artists. That’s the message from Jason Taylor, lead singer...

Gallery

In addition to its Paper + Wood exhibit, Denton’s Center for the Visual Arts is also holding an exhibit of works from its permanent...

Bustin’ Out in Swag

Truck drivers in earlier decades used to talk about the “skip rolling in” on the radio as they crossed the country, picking up unexpected...
Will Poulter, Emma Roberts, Jason Sudeikis, and Jennifer Aniston gather round the campfire in We're the Millers.

Millers’ Crossing

For eight seasons of Saturday Night Live, the smoothly handsome Jason Sudeikis proved himself a skilled comic actor, excelling at portraying oblivious idiots and...
Matt Damon takes cover behind a military vehicle (and his metal exoskeleton) in Elysium.

Move On Up

Four years ago, Neill Blomkamp blasted open the world of cinema with District 9, a wholly South African-made film that not only found its...
Chicken, sausage, and sliced brisket make a fine plate at the Back Forty Smokehouse. Adrien P. Maroney

’Cue Courage

Opening a barbecue joint where two others had closed (Cotton Belt Bar-B-Que and Big Barn Bar-B-Que) takes some courage. But with a long menu,...

Pump Up the Pacific

As my mother often says, I was born early and that’s the last time that ever happened. I was meeting a friend for lunch...
Ann Cushing Gantz, Untitled, Gallery 440

Get There Early

Local art enthusiasts became concerned last year when organizers of the Collectors of Fort Worth Art show said that, after a decade, they’d grown...