Archive for August, 2014

The Zio Carlo Facebook Meltdown

Anthony Mariani
Dirty bathrooms, awful service, high prices: all common ways to kill business. Having a political meltdown on Facebook, though, is easily the most entertaining. So late last night (Monday), the owner of the newly opened Zio Car...


Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs. Cards

Jeff Prince
Yesterday’s timeout fiasco ended up costing the Dallas Cowboys a victory over the Phoenix Cardinals. And for that I’m thankful. The Cowboys owed a sacrifice to the timeout gods, and now the team is all square in the...



“Treats” at The Modern

Jimmy Fowler
Amphibian Productions wants to save you from another sad Monday night watching Two and a Half Men. Tonight (Dec 5) at 7pm, the ‘Phibs will present a staged reading of Christopher Hampton’s 1976 play Treats at The Modern. Ti...


FWISD Hates Santa

Jimmy Fowler
Please, make it stop! Just when I thought we’d enjoy a holiday free of stories about that right wing fantasy known as The War on Christmas, NBC-DFW Channel 5 news ran a story today entitled “Christmas Cut from Fort Worth IS...



Tatum Throws Hat in Crowded Ring

betty.brink
Exhorting the image of Rosa Parks, the civil rights icon who on December 1, 1955, refused to give up her seat on a city bus in Birmingham Alabama and changed the course of history in this country, the Reverend Kyev Tatum announ...


Granbury Tour of Homes Giveaway

Anthony Mariani
This weekend is the 28th annual Candlelight Tour of Homes in Granbury, produced by Historic Granbury Merchants Association and the City of Granbury. In addition to tours of historic/Victorian homes and public buildings (includi...



Restaurants Should Charge For Water

Jeff Prince
A Las Vegas restaurant is catching flak for charging .50 cents for water and not telling customers about it until they get their bills, according to this Delish.com story. I’ve got no problem with restaurants charging ext...


Greatest Guitarists of All Time?

Anthony Mariani
To Rolling Stone’s credit, founder Jann Wenner and company know how to get people talking, often constructively, always passionately, which is borderline amazing, considering that the same publication whose editors recently p...



To Kill A Feral Cat

Jeff Prince
A pro-kitty crowd of almost 100 people showed up Tuesday night to share opinions with Fort Worth Code Compliance on feral cats. Most people favored a kinder, gentler approach to handling the wild critters.  About 5,000 cats a ...


Johnson to Open HIV/AIDS Clinic

Jimmy Fowler
This morning at a Los Angeles World AIDS Day event, ex-NBA player and HIV/AIDS activist Magic Johnson announced he would put his name on three new treatment clinics in the U.S. along with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. Those c...