Monthly Archives: December 2013

Eat Avery’s Bones’ We Have No Rhythm packs an eternity of punky boom into just a couple of minutes.

Killer or Filler?

Yes, punk is doing just fine in North Texas. Though the sound lives mainly at 1919 Hemphill (and the occasional house show), it’s driven...
Natasha Lawry leads a prayer near what’s known as “Marty’s bench.” Jeff Prince

Hard to Help

Marty Wilson’s friends would never have known what happened to him except for Driss Siyas. Siyas, owner of the Casablanca Coffee shop, counted himself as...
Chiwetel Ejiofor stars in the best film of 2013, 12 Years a Slave.

Top 10 Movies of ’13

Here’s how strong 2013’s movies were: Nebraska, Enough Said, The East, and The Wolf of Wall Street aren’t even cracking my honorable mention list,...

A Pocketful of History

The storage unit door rolled upward with a screech to reveal stacks of cardboard boxes and plastic bins filled with hundreds of videos. Most...
The 7th Street Burger and Eric’s Cheeseburger Salad are just a couple of The Pour House’s funky new offerings. Lee Chastain

The Pour House Reborn

The Pour House has come a long way. Back when it first opened, in 1995 in Sundance Square, it was a meat-market sports bar...
George Takei narrates FWSO’s Sci-Fi Spectacular.

Fort Worth Space Orchestra

In this era of audience segmentation, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra is targeting the geeks with its Sci-Fi Spectacular. Guest conductor Jack Everly will conduct...

State Official To Address Azle Earthquakes On Thursday

About two dozen earthquakes have rattled the Azle area in recent weeks, and residents are strongly suspecting the natural gas drilling industry is to...

DFW Norml Presents Chronica 2013

Another season of peace, joy, and good will to everyone has almost passed, and not a minute too soon: My face hurts from wearing...

The Best Movie Moments of 2013

Welcome to my list of the greatest moments in the movies of 2013. I don’t do this list every year, but this year I...

Thief Caught on Video in Ryan Place

Some awful Grinch stole a box full of gifts right off the front porch of a Ryan Place resident early this morning. The victim's...