Meal in microcosm

Posted on 17 Jul 2015 at 6:00am

Our quest for Dallas’ best street food stops in the Design District’s Taco Stop I have friends who will look you in the eye, hand on a bible, and declare that the taco is — without qualification — “the perfect meal.” I never disagree. Consider the humble avatar of Mexican street food (but common in cultures [...]

Best Bets • 07-17-15

Posted on 16 Jul 2015 at 11:10pm

Saturday 07.18   Queermedian Cameron Esposito brings it to the Granada She may look like Justin Bieber, but she’s a whole lot funnier. Cameron Esposito is the diminutive, puckish and hilarious comic with the side-mullet who elevates every show she appears on (check her out on @ Midnight) with her upfront take on queer issues. [...]

Scene • 07-17-15

Posted on 16 Jul 2015 at 11:00pm

Making the SCENE the week of July 17-23: • Alexandre’s: Jason Huff on Friday. Chris Chism and the band on Saturday and Wednesday. Alicia Silex on Thursday. • Brick/Joes: The Katya event was rescheduled for Dec. 12. Teanna Nicole McIntosh birthday bash hosted by Ida Mae Watergate on Friday. • Changes: Wall of Food meeting [...]

REVIEW: ‘Ant-Man’

Posted on 16 Jul 2015 at 1:36pm

Like the first Iron Man, Ant-Man has a snarky star (Paul Rudd, a sort of less cynical version of Robert Downey Jr.) and a comedic sensibility that lightens up the nastier bits (when the mad scientist unsuccessfully experiments on minimizing a cute lamb, what’s left is a teaspoon of goo, meaning this is the first lamb to become its own side of mint jelly)

REVIEW: First look at Festival of Independent Theatres

Posted on 11 Jul 2015 at 2:09pm

All the stories — kind of grown-up versions of Free to Be You and Me — paint a hopeful yet complex picture of mahood

Pet of the week • 07-10-15

Posted on 10 Jul 2015 at 7:50am

  Bonnie is a lovely red tabby kitty, about a year old, spayed and vaccinated and ready for a new home. She has been at the shelter since May 19, so her adoption fee has been waived. Please come see this regal lady at Dallas Animal Services, 1818 Westmoreland Road. Ask for Bonnie, ID A890506. [...]

Cassie Nova • 07-10-15

Posted on 10 Jul 2015 at 7:25am

Happy wedding bells, beeyotches! Hello, summer lovers. I hope you are all doing great in this brand new world, where we can get married!!!! I honestly did not think I would see it in my lifetime — at least here in Texas. So many of these ultra-conservative, Fox News-watching asshats are losing their shit, and [...]

A gay film fest, right on your browser

Posted on 10 Jul 2015 at 7:20am

Outfest Los Angeles is one of the oldest film festivals in the country focused entirely on LGBT-themed movies. Now in its 34th year, it attracts as many as 40,000 attendees to its 11-day celebration of queer cinema. And since this year’s fest has just gotten underway, unless you’ve already booked a trip to El Lay, [...]


Posted on 10 Jul 2015 at 6:30am

Choreographer Danielle Georgiou assembled an all-male cast of dancers to explore the experience of what it means to be a man, gay or straight, in the world today. What they discovered surprised even them ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor Danielle Georgiou grew up with a tomboy sensibility — wearing boys’ T-shirts and playing [...]

Dynamic Duo

Posted on 10 Jul 2015 at 6:15am

Fit Nomads Jed Billings and Tim Key came together to see the world … and now see less of themselves Like so many other couples before them, a few years into their relationship, the once-thin pair of Jed Billings and Tim Key found themselves transformed into two self-proclaimed “fat and happy” fellas. Contented with their [...]