Archive for October, 2014

“Collaborators” at The Modern

Jimmy Fowler
The artist as conscientious objector is a cultural meme that many of us cherish. But throughout history, there’s been no shortage of creative types who’ve traded their artistic integrity – not to mention their souls R...


Fort Worth Writer Jay Milner Dead

Jeff Prince
Newspaperman, novelist, teacher, and “maddog” Jay Milner, 88, died in Fort Worth on Sunday, several weeks after suffering a stroke. Milner was among a notorious bunch of Texas writers in the 1950s and 1960s who dubbed thems...



Kardashian Sister Eying Miles Austin?

Jeff Prince
One of the Kardashian sisters is packing for her trip to Dallas to be with husband Lamar Odom, the newest member of the Dallas Mavericks. I can’t recall the name of this particular Kardashian sister but she’s the on...


Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs. Giants

Jeff Prince
The Dallas Cowboys looked like meek little dogies last night when faced with the perfect opportunity to change the game’s momentum and to energize the crowd. In the second quarter, New York Giants running back Brandon Jac...



Rick Perry vs. The Gays

Kristian Lin
This is pretty sad. Our governor is trying to resurrect his gaffe-prone presidential campaign by appealing to Iowa’s evangelical voters, and he has chosen gay-baiting as a way to do that. Yesterday Perry assailed the Obam...


Jubilee Bake Auction

Jimmy Fowler
December means it’s time for Jubilee Theatre’s annual Bake Auction at 5pm Sun (Dec 11) following the matinee performance of Auntee Explains Xmas. This is the theater’s biggest holiday fundraiser. Participants can enjoy a ...



John Lennon Still Occupies Hearts

Jeff Prince
On the 31st anniversary of John Lennon’s death, Yoko Ono suggests that her ex-husband’s spirit is staying busy by guiding the Occupy Wall Street movement. It’s easy to dismiss Ono because, well, she’s On...


Chaos Curtailed In Cultural District

Jeff Prince
That busy intersection near the Cultural District looked like a Chinese fire drill this morning from about 10 to 10:30. The traffic lights went out at the intersection of Camp Bowie, University, Seventh, and Bailey streets, lea...



FW Board President Resigns

betty.brink
The Fort Worth school district announced today that board president Ray Dickerson resigned his position effective tomorrow, December 8.  Dickerson reported his decision by letter today to board Secretary T. A. Sims, citing hea...


New Old Changes To Star-Telegram

Static
Static has been all aflutter this past week, waiting to see the new changes to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that Executive Editor Jim Witt promised in a column on Nov. 26. Anytime Witt starts talking about innovative changes to...