Monthly Archives: March 2014

Coyote Drive-In, FW Opera Do Musical Ad

A couple of years ago I wrote a “Weekly” blog item sniping about the Dallas Opera broadcasting a performance on the big screen inside...

Buffalo Ruckus Stampedes Texas Music Showdown

The final winner of last night's Texas Music Showdown almost turned out to be Forty Creek Whiskey. The whiskey-peddling, Texas Music-loving, buy-a-round-for-the-house kind of guy...

Algebra II? But the Toilet’s Running!

The headlines from yesterday’s state House hearing on Texas’ new high school curriculum were so deliciously snicker-worthy: “Texas lawmakers debate new curriculum that’s too...

Jury Awards Joe Palazzolo $2.4 Million in Whistleblower Case

On Wednesday afternoon, in a Wise County courtroom, a jury found in favor of former Arlington Heights assistant principal Joe Palazzolo in his wrongful...
Cesar Chavez opens Friday

Film Shorts

OPENING: Cesar Chavez (PG-13) Diego Luna makes his directing debut with this biography starring Michael Peña as the civil rights activist and labor leader. Also...
See Wednesday

Night & Day

WED ▪ 26 Rose Marine Theater brings in one of Mexico’s most distinguished writers. Mónica Lavín is a novelist, short story writer, newspaper columnist, and...

To Wild Rooster Darkly

You know that line in Social Distortion’s “Story of My Life” when Mike Ness sings about how the pool hall he loved as a...

Laundry Day

The four-year saga of former Arlington Heights assistant principal Joe Palazzolo looks to be coming to an end. A jury could reach a verdict...

The Me-Thinks: Loud and Sucky

To his left from the Boswell High School parking lot was home. To his right, the way to Haltom “Rock” City. When he was...
In Texas, the Tar Sands Blockade delayed but could not stop the southern leg of the Keystone. Tar Sands Blockade

Keyed Up

Across North America, the debate over the Keystone XL pipeline continues to heat up. Several years after the tar sands line was due to...