Kid tested, mother approved

Posted on 09 Jan 2015 at 7:20am

Popes to parents to anyone in between will revel in the beauty of Mercedes’ ML400 CASEY WILLIAMS  | Auto Reviewer My mother drove my grandmother around in her Mercedes for years, so she knows what a world-class German car is like. But because my father worked at General Motors for 30 years, she’d never owned [...]

Tru detective

Posted on 09 Jan 2015 at 6:30am

Jaston Williams shelves the Tuna to portray Truman Capote, America’s most flamboyant man of letters ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor My life has been more biblical than I deserve,” Jaston Williams drawls from his home in Lockhart, Texas, demonstrating a scathing wit that has made him one of the true legends of Texas humor. [...]

Add ‘Vice’

Posted on 09 Jan 2015 at 6:15am

Which of the new crop of films are worth seeing? Most of them:  ‘Inherent Vice,’ ‘Selma,’ ‘Mr. Turner’ Inherent Vice Paul Thomas Anderson is one of those newish breed of filmmakers (along with David O. Russell, J.C. Chandor, Bennett Miller and Jason Reitman) who strikes me as self-consciously trying to be un artiste. (Gus Van [...]

Cassie Nova

Posted on 09 Jan 2015 at 6:00am

What’s up with kids these days? 2015 is off to a bitch of a start. It’s not that anything bad has happened to me (knock wood), it’s just that I seem to get more easily annoyed than way back in 2014. I know I am going to sound like some old fart by saying this, [...]

Best Bets • 01-09-15

Posted on 08 Jan 2015 at 11:10pm

Saturday 01.10 Drag Racer Bianca blasts into The Brick She was the first out-and-out comedy queen to take the top prize on RuPaul’s Drag Race, and you can see why when Bianca del Rio brings her shtick back to Dallas for the monthly Second Saturday at Joe’s/The Brick. Don’t expect lip synching or gymnastic dancing [...]

Scene • 01-09-15

Posted on 08 Jan 2015 at 11:00pm

Making the SCENE the week of Jan. 9–15: Alexandre’s: The Fliter Kings on Friday. Shelia P and Infinity on Saturday. Karaoke with Lil Chalupa on Sunday and Tuesday. Mi Diva Loca on Wednesday. Alicia Silex on Thursday. Brick/Joe’s: RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Bianca del Rio appears at 10 p.m. on Saturday. Changes: Cowtown Leathermen meeting [...]

New Lower Greenville restaurant Remedy opens over New Year’s

Posted on 04 Jan 2015 at 2:09pm

New Lower Greenville restaurant Remedy opens over New Year’s

Ask Howard

Posted on 02 Jan 2015 at 7:30am

How to do what’s wrong right HOWARD LEWIS RUSSELL  | Special Contributor Dear Howard, My partner lost his job a few years back; once his unemployment benefits petered out, he “jokingly” suggested we try performing online as an S&M master/slave team for private subscription viewers — only once a week, he said, to keep our [...]

2014 Year in Review: The way we were

Posted on 02 Jan 2015 at 7:25am

  Play ball! Native Texan Michael Sam comes out … then comes to Dallas (for a little while, at least) to play for the Dallas Cowboys, while Tom Daley, Jason Collins, Britney Griner and others make gays in sports a real thing, finally. Chippin’ Dale: Dale Hansen defends Sam’s decision to come out before the [...]

Her name is Rio

Posted on 02 Jan 2015 at 6:30am

  2014 was a banner year for ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Season 6 winner Bianca del Rio … and don’t think she doesn’t appreciate it ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor There are as many styles of drag as there are cuisines or musical genres. There’s the glamour queen, the illusionist queen, the hippie queen, the [...]