Monthly Archives: April 2014

Fill Stomach, Not Cart

Aren’t those lists on the internet awful? Do we really need to know  “The Top 10 Cities for Buying Porcelain Donkeys” or which states...

S&R Delivers Chautauqua

Fun fact: I learned what a Chautauqua is when I was 22 after reading the first few pages of Zen and the Art of...
Former Fort Worth City Council member Louis Zapata died on April 4 after a long illness. He was 79.

Adios, Mr. Zapata

Static and its colleagues eat with artery-clogging regularity at the various Mexican restaurants on North Main Street. Those places for many years were the...

Universal Breakfast

A new law that goes into effect this fall could go a long way toward keeping Texas schoolchildren from going hungry. But first, state...

Waiting Impatience

Due to my wife’s recent medical problems, I’ve become an expert of sorts on doctors’ waiting rooms. This niche ecosystem is filled with a...

Decisions Decisions

The 40 mph speed limit on Chapel Creek Boulevard near I-30 always seemed a little slow for my taste, so it was nice to...
Missing Sibling: “Instead of being insular in a time when it’s easy to do so, find your missing sibling, long-lost close friends you may have never known were there.”

The Sibling Collective

Missing Sibling is indeed a straight-ahead ragged-pop band committed to the health and longevity of loud, fuzzy guitars, bashing cymbals, and floating, yawning vocal...
With producer Britt Robisheaux (left), Lazy Summer — (from left to right) Jeremiah Kirby, Justin Weisenborn, and Deryck Barrera — are about to release their second album.

Lazy Summer Creeping In

The goal of most bands is to capture an audience with the raw musical power of their live performances. Guitarist/ukuleleist/composer Jeremiah Kirby, 34, spent...
Jake Gilson’s “MK 777”

Gallery

A resident of the United Arab Emirates, Jake Gilson uses a technique known as “gun bluing” to create his paintings on steel. The results...
Denis Leary and Kevin Costner have a tense discussion in the Cleveland Browns’ front office on Draft Day.

No. 1 Pick

I heard other people pitching Draft Day as the NFL version of Moneyball. Certainly this movie is going for the same thing as Bennett...