Year in review: 10 shows that made TV look good

Last year, when I did my top 10 list for 2009, I also listed a lot of honorable mentions. I didn't realize how many -- 20 -- till an online editor gently chided me about it. What can I say. Last year was a good year for TV, and it carried over into this year -- but not all the way. Read more

5 can't-miss music picks for New Year's Eve

If you're going to head out and celebrate the arrival of a new year, why not do it with some of the most talented musicians North Texas has to offer? Here are five can't-miss concerts that will end your 2010 on the right note. Read more

Kissing 2010 goodbye: Where to be on New Year's Eve

Whether you are out with the crowd or in with the flat-screen, we map out some great ways to say adieu to 2010. Read more

NBC-5 helps catch a robber

I'm usually skeptical of local-TV "live shots," in which a reporter stands "live" in front of a closed building where something happened hours ago or near a freeway spot where a wreck happened but has been cleaned up. But NBC-5's Omar Villafranca makes a case for the live shot with a report in w... Read more

Fanboy in Cowtown: Defeat boredom with European board games

Just like other leisure activities, geeky hobbies have their peak seasons. For instance, comic books usually have bigger events in the lazy days of summer. It's best to don medieval armor and get in some live-action-role-playing (aka LARPing) in the spring and early autumn. In the ever-expanding ... Read more

'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' to get silver screen treatment. Again.

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Update! Read Buffy creator Joss Whedon's take on the reboot, from Read more

Fox announces midseason schedule

Fox's midseason schedule includes many changes, including what appears to be bad news for the North Texas-filmed Good Guys. Read more

'Top Chef: Just Desserts' finale: Morgan Wilson's souffle falls flat


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Throughout an hour-long episode in which Morgan Wilson exuded an unimpeachable confidence in himself, the Dallas-based pastry chef did not triumph on Wednesday's Top Chef: Just Desserts finale. The crown went to finalist Yigit Pura. Read more

With Microsoft's Kinect, the future is now



In late 2006, when Nintendo released the family-oriented Wii, video gaming moved from dank dorm rooms into the living room. Read more

Update: Fort Worth's Citizen Theater's official home

We told you earlier this month about Fort Worth's upcoming addition to local film culture: the Citizen Theater... Read more

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