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Dat ‘70s Show

As far as places to get an MFA in studio art go, the University of North Texas is all dat. Texas Christian University and...

Books and ’Bots

The problem with most comic books and graphic novels is that most if not all of them are pretty poorly written. Obviously, I haven't...

Hell to the Chief?

It’s assumed that the majority of regular theatergoers lean a little bit to the left politically. If that’s true, then the myriad presidential misdeeds...

Universal Hope

As a genre, gay fiction came into its own in the late ’80s/early 1990s, but the coming-out party felt more like a wake. The...

Narrow Focus

The title of Amon Carter Museum’s current archival exhibition is misleading. Instead of 100 Great American Photographs, it should say 100 Great Historical American...

Early Texas Art

Ain't it sad how art becomes more beautiful over time, even with crackling and soiling, while humans just get ... old. Bald heads and...

Turn of the Screw

Playwright, screenwriter, and tv scribe Richard Dresser once told an interviewer, “I’ve had occasion to work at a series of jobs ranging from a...

Good Twig Bunting

Author and former major league baseball pitcher Jim Bouton once wrote that statistics are “about as interesting as first-base coaches.” He has a point....

Travel and No Leisure

Interstate 35 might not have the hipster cachet of Route 66 or Ventura Highway, but the 1,568-mile road that stretches from Laredo to Duluth,...

Reds, Black, and Blue

George Gershwin got an unusual run through at the Fort Worth Symphony Concerts in the Garden last week. Young German Maestro Alexander Mickelthwate, conductor...