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Journalist Gets Last Laugh On Way Out

Lee Morris was mad and he couldn't take it anymore. The managing editor at Valley City Times-Record (North Dakota) didn't like how a new corporate...

Oh, We’re Going! To a Hukilau! A Huki Huki Huki Huki...

At 8 o’clock tonight (Monday) at the Southside Preservation Hall (1519 Lipscomb St.), an informal group called the Hepcat Hop is throwing a 1950s...

Baby Monster

It’s that season again – the time when fans of horror, suspense and speculative cinema are scrambling to find something fresh to watch. Let...

Why The Surprise Over DynCorp Fraud?

News outlets are publishing this Associated Press article on questionable spending practices by DynCorp International, a former Fort Worth-based company that relocated to Virginia...

Everyone Knows It’s Wendy

A combination of a “Mad TV” sketch character and an R. Crumb fantasy come to life, the towering, bewigged, and hilariously intimidating talk show...

Mel Gibson Makes Tom Cruise’s Day

Tom Cruise is loving him some Mel Gibson these days. Cruise once maintained a quiet air of mystery. Then, perhaps to quell rumors of his...

Is It Me, or Does This Suck?

Check out this thought-provoking blog meditation by NYT theater critic Charles Isherwood on a phenomenon he calls “Odd Man Out Syndrome” – that is,...

Fighting the Good Fight

Here’s a big salute to Natalie Ellis, a 34 year old criminology student at UTA. A volunteer for the UTA Arlington Innocence Network, she...

Texas SkyScreamer: Why Does That Look Fun?

Whatever the opposite of a bucket list is, put the Texas SkyScreamer on mine. Before I die, I hope never to be a victim...

7th Haven in The Chive

Knowing 7th Haven owner Jimmy Moore pretty well, I’m fairly certain that part of the reason he decided to relocate his bar to its...