May is National Water Safety Month, and as the weather turns warmer and pools and lakes begin opening for summer, the threat of Texas’ historically high rate of drowning incidents looms.
In March, the lukewarm reception of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice proved that well-rendered visuals don’t necessarily save formulaic blockbusters. Thankfully this week’s Captain America: Civil War promises to enthrall moviegoers with big-budget filmmaking on a more cerebral level.
So, how many of you got your cars in your garages for the first time in a decade at the hint of grapefruit-size hail? The impending doom is responsible for cleaner garages and responsible music-making. Local hip-hop emcee Pudge Brewer finally backed up his music files in anticipation of the storms.
In the game of sketch comedy, few have proven themselves funnier than Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele. Their Comedy Central series Key & Peele had a prosperous five-season run as one of the more consistently funny, short-form comedy shows on television, with their writing and their performances always on point.
From the living dead to the walking dead, our fascination with zombies has completely infiltrated 21st century culture. What was once a small genre has developed into something that has infected cinephiles and has given us frightening scenarios to explore.
Did you know there’s a Facebook group just for talking about local politics? It’s named Denton Free Speech Matters (groan), and has already seen one status update and comment thread deleted, and one dust-up over one of the group administrators cautioning members to check snark, name-calling and general rudeness at the virtual door.
For Denton resident Paul Blair, the best recipe for a long day is a sleepless night. And he’s had more than a few of them. “I’ve had trouble sleeping for a long time,” said Blair, 53. For the last 20 years, Blair said he’s slept fitfully, often waking up groggy only to head into his demanding workday and full family life on something less than full steam, energy-wise.
David Liebe Hart is best known for his work on Adult Swim’s Tim & Eric Awesome Show Great Job! The comedian and musician behind the faux commercials, fake phone calls and comedy sketches brings his angular music, mushy-faced puppets and egghead humor to Dan’s Silverleaf at 8 p.m. Monday.