Monthly Archives: September 2013

"This is the End" re-opens Friday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: This Is the End (R) Uproarious. Seth Rogen, James Franco, Jonah Hill, Jay Baruchel, Craig Robinson, and Danny McBride all portray themselves as self-absorbed...
"Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins" plays at Addison’s WaterTower Theatre thru Sep 29 .

Night & Day

WED ▪ 4 If you’ve found yourself wishing that Molly Ivins were still around to make tart observations on the state of Texas politics, you...

Steak-ed with Faint Praise

Some friends wanted to take me out to a steakhouse for my birthday recently and suggested Bonnell’s Fine Texas Cuisine (4259 Bryant Irvin Rd.)....

Another Round to TransCanada

Static’s first thought on hearing that a Texas appeals court had ruled against Julia Trigg Crawford in her family’s ongoing legal battle with TransCanada...
Shipping & Receiving, 201 S Calhoun St, FW. 817-343-6493.

The Full Package

On Sunday night, I left The Boiled Owl around 10:30, having hung around to watch the last third of Drive, a film experience that’s...

Abbott: Keep Talking

We predicted several weeks ago that Atty. Gen. Greg Abbott’s request for a special session to rubber-stamp a court’s interim redistricting maps would backfire....
Jetta in the Ghost Tree, seen here in rehearsal, marks the return of former Flickerstick frontman Brandin Lea.

Return of the Jetta

Back when North Texas’ twentysomething rockstars were singing into hair brushes to Oasis in the bathroom mirror, Brandin Lea was singing his own music...
Kristi L. Mills (left), Jerry Downey (top), Duke Anderson, and Taylor Staniforth star in Circle’s latest.

Bear the Predictability

“I’d rather have a bear in my lap than a pregnant liberal!” snaps Kyle (Duke Anderson) to his wife Nan (Taylor Staniforth) after she’s...
Un Chien’s album release show will be Friday, Dec. 6, at Queen City Music Hall.

Bark Side of the Moon

Let’s get this out of the way first: The defunct hard-rock trio Stella Rose, one of the most popular and longest-running bands in town,...
The NRC says protections against terrorism are “appropriate and robust.” Kathryn Jones

Nuclear Defense

More than a decade after 9/11, terrorism response plans at Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant 40 miles south of Fort Worth still aren’t designed...