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Coyotes Kill One Taylor Mitchell; The Other Kills Us

Just kickin’ back and reading the Star-Telegram this fine Friday morning: Let's see, Mike Lee examines the Carter Avenue situation pitting homeowners against Chesapeake Energy....

Line, Please!

This week’s ”Stage” review of Jubilee Theatre’s “The Dance on Widow’s Row” rhapsodizes about the four gorgeous and supremely funny female leads. Although the...

Hip Tips: Slight Return

It’s been a long time, but Hip Tips is back, with more brain-melting indie-rock and sundry other faux-intellectual, artful goodies for your listening/reading/observing/getting-hip-finally pleasure. New(-ish)...

The Times Remembers Don Ivan Punchatz

In today’s New York Times is a kind obit of Don Ivan Punchatz, the TCU prof and Arlington resident whose illustrations for sci-fi and...

The “Boo!”s are Their Business

The Texas Ghost Hunters, a group of amateur but knowledgeable chasers of paranormal activity, keep a long list of alleged hauntings statewide, including some...

Local Burlesque Revue Audition

The Velvet Kittens, North Texas’ most popular burlesque revue, is seeking one young woman who can dance suggestively or has been classically trained for...

Drive-Ins of the Dead

Every Halloween season, this boy’s fancy turns to... the memory of drive-in movie theaters around North Texas. I spent quite a few 1970s childhood...

Dallas Derby Devils Tryouts

Tryouts for the Dallas Derby Devils, North Texas’ roller derby team, begin tonight (Monday), with subsequent tryouts on Wednesday and Saturday, at Mid-Cities Skateland...

Free Domino’s Pizza to Help Attacked Deliveryman

From 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. tomorrow (Tuesday), Domino’s Pizza will be doling out free large one-topping pizzas to the first 150 customers at...

Travel Notes from Spain

My recent absence from this blog was due to my vacation in Spain, so I thought I’d report back on what I’ve seen. Seville was...