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Burning Hotels to Play SXSW?

Just got a hot tip (thanks, Twitter!) that The Burning Hotels have been invited to play an officially sanctioned showcase at SXSW, though SXSW’s...

D/FW Airport Wants Monopoly On Nudity, Gouging

American Airlines and D/FW International Airport are okay with fondling our junk, using nude scanners, and gouging us financially with excessive fees. But they're protesting...

Star-T’s Top “Local” Albums from Dallas, Denton

Anyone else a little disheartened if not downright perturbed that Fort Worth Star-Telegram pop music critic Preston Jones’ top five “local” albums of 2010...

Memorable Moments from 2010’s Movies

I don’t know why I didn’t think of this earlier: Film Comment used to do a feature in their print version called “Moments Out...

The Best Supporting Actors in 2010’s Movies

Supporting actors can add so much to a film and even occasionally steal them out from under the leads. Here are the most memorable...

Mayor Mike Makes Nice With Badgers After TCU Win

Mayor Mike Moncrief wrote a friendly letter to the editor of the Cap Times newspaper in Wisconsin after the TCU Horned Frogs gored the...

Phantom Caste Rides a New Wave

This week’s “Music” story is an interview with Paul Cooksey, lead singer-guitarist-lyricist for the Fort Worth-Denton synth rock quintet Phantom Caste. Last year the...

DFWian: Local Onion-esque Site

There’s a newish Onion-y local news satire site called DFWian that’s not half bad. One post that recently caught my attention (thanks, Twitter) is...

Tarleton State Hearts Its Dropouts

The lead paragraph in Fort Worth Weekly's recent story about Texas A&M System threatening instructors with termination includes a passing reference to a few...

Dallas Cowboys Should Follow This Winning Formula

Okay, Jerry Jones, I'm tired of your constant phone calls and emails begging me for advice on how to manage your underachieving football team. So...