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Tempur-Pedic bliss

Anybody who has ever considered buying one of those fancy Tempur-Pedic mattresses might appreciate my recent experience. Until Sunday, I’d never bought a mattress...

DFW Versus FWD

Fort Worth’s longtime rivalry with Dallas isn’t as contentious as it was in the old days, but the feud still percolates now and again. On...

Review: “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs”

There’s no doubt that The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, playwright Mike Daisey’s theatrical monologue currently staged by Amphibian Productions through May...

Stage West’s Playwriting Festival

The naked word is celebrated by some of the Fort’s top actors and directors at this weekend’s Texas Playwriting Competition Festival May 28-30. For...

Star Party at Museum of Science & History

Believe it or not, there’s a reality show full of stars that dazzles viewers and increases their IQ every time they watch it: It’s...

“Hack, Hack, Sweet Has-Been”

I’ve always thought that in horror/suspense flicks, women are more interesting as psycho killers than men. It's empowering -- in a trashy pop culture way –...
The Cardinals doing what the Rangers could have -- and should have -- been doing last year.

Another Turkey: North Texas Sports

North Texas is hurting. We’re not talking about the traffic, the smog, the politics, the fracking-generated earthquakes, or the expanding waistlines of most of...

Stage West Founder Jerry Russell Dies

In the coming days there will be many North Texas media tributes to actor, director, and Stage West founder Jerry Russell, 77, who died...

NRA, NASCAR, Fox: The Redneck Gods Are Smiling

File this one under “Good Luck, Pal”: A U.S. senator from Connecticut has asked the Fox Network’s famously right-wing chief exec Rupert Murdoch to cancel...

Tipping Over

After enjoying a nice dinner recently at an area restaurant – and a little too much of the creature – I, perhaps possessed by...