Rice queen (of the damned)

Posted on 14 Nov 2014 at 6:00am

Literary royalty comes to Dallas as Anne Rice promotes her long-awaited new novel, ‘Prince Lestat’ No pretenses here: I am unabashedly a huge fan of the fiction of Anne Rice. Have been for years. Her first entry in what is now called The Vampire Chronicles began in 1976 with the release of Interview with the [...]

Best Bets • 11-14-14

Posted on 13 Nov 2014 at 11:10pm

Friday 11.14                               Purple Party sweeps away the chill with DJ Eddie Martinez headlining at Spin Eddie Martinez is known to his resident New York fans as a mesmerizing DJ, whose eclectic style and pulsating remixes of Gaga, Bey and Kylie [...]

Review: Kitchen Dog’s ‘The Arsonists’ becomes a farce of the mind

Posted on 13 Nov 2014 at 9:04am

Review: ‘The Arsonists’ at KDT — a farce of the mind

Pet of the week • 11-07-14

Posted on 07 Nov 2014 at 8:20am

Yeti is 1-year-old, spayed female lab mix. If she looks a little somber here, it’s because she’s still waiting to be chosen. She’s a sweet, gentle, loving pooch and would love to have a family to call her own. She has been at the shelter since late September, so her adoption fee has been waived. [...]

Billy Masters

Posted on 07 Nov 2014 at 7:35am

Jane divorces, Lance ties the knot   Anytime I get to write about Nichelle Nichols, I’m in heaven … literally. The original Uhura was flying from Los Angeles to Providence where she was slated to appear at Rhode Island Comic Con. Nichelle was traveling with a blond guy who was described as her assistant (he’s [...]

Drive! 2014: The Goldilocks effect

Posted on 07 Nov 2014 at 7:30am

Some pickup trucks are powerhouses, some are sporty … and some are just right CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer Trucks are like a certain nursery rhyme where one is too small, one is too large, but right in the middle, one is just right. Of course, some of us prefer smaller bowls of porridge or [...]

Drive! 2014: Simply the best

Posted on 07 Nov 2014 at 6:30am

Our preview of the best new models for 2015 CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer This time every year, automakers roll out their hottest new automobiles for the upcoming year. Some will set performance standards on the track while others tackle extreme off-road obstacles or are built for beauty. No matter the size of your purse [...]

Drive! 2014: Best under 30

Posted on 07 Nov 2014 at 6:15am

You don’t need to spend a fortune to drive in style CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer All gays have two incomes and are rich, right? They all drive Bimmers and shop at Nordstrom? Yeah, well, not quite. Many of us struggle to make car payments, but don’t want to drive ugly, under-equipped cars. Given these [...]

Drive! 2014: Our ability to accessorize

Posted on 07 Nov 2014 at 6:00am

Customizing a factory automobile can turn your car into your personal playground CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer As Clairee so smartly informed us, what sets mankind apart from the beasts is our ability to accessorize. It’s also one of the toughest tricks for any queen to learn. An Armani suit is suave, but only if [...]

Best Bets • 11-07-14

Posted on 06 Nov 2014 at 11:10pm

Friday 11.07 Kitchen Dog premieres ‘The Arsonists’ Max Frisch was the 20th century’s most influential Swiss playwright, but his masterwork, The Arsonists, hasn’t been performed regionally until now. Kitchen Dog Theater mounts a new translation of this dark comedy, which holds its opening night performance (and associated after-party) Friday. DEETS: The MAC, 3120 McKinney Ave. [...]