Archive for April, 2014

Hank Williams Jr. Aims Poison Pen At FOX, ESPN

Jeff Prince
Hank Williams Jr. is the gift that keeps on giving. First he ranted about politics and Hitler on Fox & Friends, apologized later to keep his gig at Monday Night Football but got dumped anyway, and then went on the attack. L...


Steve Jobs: Guru of Entitlement?

Jimmy Fowler
After Steve Jobs’ untimely death last week, his 2005 Stanford commencement address was replayed across social and traditional media. Parts of the speech were wonderful, including his advice to live with an awareness that life...



Big Brother is Alive and Well in the Fort Worth ISD —and the S-T Approves

betty.brink
Fort Worth school trustee Ann Sutherland has been regularly trashed by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s opinion writers from everything as legitimate as her request to board president Ray Dickerson to address her as “Dr. Suth...


Born This Way

Jeff Prince
Taggers, graffiti artists, bombers, writers — whatever you want to call them — they’re a pain in the posterior to a lot of people who get irate about spray-paintings on public property. Then again, maybe it...



2011 Fall Arts Goggle

Jimmy Fowler
Tomorrow (Saturday) is the 2011 Fall Arts Goggle, the art and music festival in which shops, businesses, and restaurants in Fort Worth’s Near Southside neighborhood serve as host venues for live performances by local musician...


R U Ready For Some Hank-less Football?

Jeff Prince
Defenders of free speech are rallying behind Hank Williams Jr. in his fall-out with ESPN over his Hitler remark. ESPN canned the singer after he dared to utter the word Hitler and Obama in the same sentence. ESPN has the right ...



R.I.P., Steve Jobs

Kristian Lin
The news is sad but not entirely unexpected: Steve Jobs has died at the age of 56 after years of health issues and a high-profile resignation from Apple a few months ago. CNN has a live blog of reactions from colleagues and lea...


Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The Way (PG-13) Emilio Estevez writes, directs, and co-stars in this drama about an American (Martin Sheen) who determines to walk El Camino de Santiago in northern Spain after his son dies trying to make the same pilg...



Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 5 Have yourself a Boogie Nights flashback at Roller Boogie, an evening of roller skating at The Where House under bright lights and disco balls. You can pretend your evening will end with you having sex with Heather Gra...


More Bucks for Bidness, Less for Kids

Static
State Sen. Wendy Davis fought long and hard earlier this year to find a way to keep the state from cutting $5 billion in education spending. One of her proposals was to keep private corporations — particularly energy companie...