Archive for December, 2014

Drew Pearson Rants About Dez Bryant

Jeff Prince
Drew Pearson was a near-god back in the 1970s when he and Roger Staubach were making history with the Dallas Cowboys. People loved Pearson because he worked his ass off, made great plays, and looked cool doing it. Now he makes ...


DFW Craftivism Meets

Jimmy Fowler
DFW Craftivism is a local group of socially conscious crafters who’re into everything from knitting, crocheting, and sewing to screen-printing, making patches, and creating ‘zines. They view getting together and making thin...



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Considering Kenneth Branagh

Kristian Lin
Thor comes out on DVD today, and even though I liked the film when I reviewed it last May, I found it to be more interesting as the next step in the career of director Kenneth Branagh than it was on its own merits. Branagh’s ...


Newspapers Entice Readers With Cheap Tablets, Apps

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Weekly‘s story on the financial problems being felt at major daily newspapers (“The Incredible Shrinking Star-Telegram,” June 29, 2011) included a rosy prognosis at the end. After 4,000 words of doo...



Fans Say No Mo’ Tony Romo

Jeff Prince
The backlash against Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has reached a fevered pitch after yet another mental meltdown against the New York Jets on Sunday. Blotch praised Romo yesterday for accepting responsibility for his mis...


Hands Off SpongeBob

Jimmy Fowler
Attention, child learning experts – put down your study and back away from The Sponge. In case you haven’t heard, an online journal released an article today suggesting that SpongeBob SquarePants makes four year olds du...



Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs NY Jets

Jeff Prince
On Friday I vowed not to expect a win during last night’s game against the Jets; my hope was for the Cowboys to make it to New York and back safely despite a vague threat of a terrorist action at the 9/11 anniversary. So ...


The Race is On for District 90

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Carlos Vasquez, Fort Worth school board member since 2008, has thrown his hat into another political ring: challenging state representative Lon Burnam in the Democratic primary for the District 90 seat Burnam has held for the p...



Wishing Dallas Cowboys Terror-Free Trip To NY

Jeff Prince
There’s been lots of talk about the Dallas Cowboys playing the New York Jets in an NFL prime time Sunday night game on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 bombings. Pregame, halftime, and postgame will be sprinkled with 9/11...


Happy Birthday, A5A

Jimmy Fowler
Arts Fifth Avenue turns 10 this year, and they’re celebrating with a birthday party/fundraiser 6-9pm this Sunday (Sept 11). There’ll be cake and hors d’oeuvres, of course, but also performances by several A5A artists (I...