Archive for October, 2014

Revisionist History By Terrell Owens

Jeff Prince
T.O.’s M.O is to play victim, and that smells like B.O. The former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver turned reality TV loser is now a member of the Allen Wranglers (an Indoor Football League team). Owens talked to the radio sh...


R.I.P., Whitney Houston

Kristian Lin
I met Whitney Houston in 1996 at a press junket for The Preacher’s Wife. She would later admit that she was doing drugs on a daily basis by that point in time. She must not have gotten started that day; I found her lucid ...



Looking spry for a 200-year-old man: Charles Dickens.

Happy 200th, Charles Dickens

Kristian Lin
This past week marked 200 years since the birth of Charles Dickens, and there were celebrations all over England. Some people, like the Archbishop of Canterbury, praised Dickens’ skill at caricature, while others hailed h...


Shows of Ever-Increasing Significance

Anthony Mariani
Garage Rockin’ Where House The Mike Haskins Experience, the band of the titular guitar player who honed his chops in the legendary Dallas garage band The Nervebreakers, will join three killer throwback Fort Worthians R...



I Heard a Rumor

Jimmy Fowler
By now you may have heard about veteran sports writer Mike Shropshire’s comments in a promotional video for the new Stage West play The Sports Page. Reflecting on women journalists entering the sports field, the author and fo...


Romoing To Debut Worldwide Today

Jeff Prince
A Blotch commenter says he’s creating a Romoing.com web site in honor of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. Earlier this week I blogged about how Tebowing led to Bradying, and then riffed on Romoing, Newmaning, Garrett...



Montgomery Plaza Towing Complaints

Anthony Mariani
Officer Ken Jacobs, the neighborhood police officer for the West 7th corridor and Cultural District, has a request. Anyone whose vehicle was towed away from Montgomery Plaza’s parking lot on the weekend of January 13 for ille...


Atlantic Signs Snow Tha Product

Anthony Mariani
Little-known Fort Worth-by-way-of-California rapper Snow Tha Product has been signed to Atlantic Records, according to AllHipHop.com (via Fort Live). Who knows how this shit works, but there ya go: A Fort Worth artist who doesn...



My New Sports Hero

Kristian Lin
I’ve never given a crap about the New York Knicks, but all of a sudden I’m in the market for their Number 17 replica jersey. That’s because their point guard Jeremy Lin has suddenly caught fire. After leading ...


Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Safe House (R) Ryan Reynolds stars in this thriller as a young CIA agent charged with protecting an arrested traitor (Denzel Washington) after an agency safe house is attacked. Also with Vera Farmiga, Brendan Gleeson, ...