Archive for August, 2014

Air Oink

The pluses outweigh the minuses at Flying Pig Pit BBQ and Tavern.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
The Flying Pig Pit BBQ and Tavern’s address in Mansfield is on Matlock Road, but really the joint is just off Country Club Road in a little strip mall. This is important, because your satellite navigational device is likely t...


American Vistas

Big Ticket
This week two of Fort Worth’s major art museums open shows against each other, and they offer sharply different views of our nation’s history.



LSIFF Open Call

Jimmy Fowler
The Lone Star Film Society is now accepting submissions for its 2012 Lone Star International Film Festival in November. The final deadline for submitting your work isn’t until September 3, but the earlier you enter your films...


Tebowing Texas Style

Jeff Prince
Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow likes to drop down and pray at a moment’s notice, and his habit has been dubbed “Tebowing.” People nationwide, spurred by social media, started Tebowing as a gag. Then the ...



Food Truck Love

Jimmy Fowler
Because it’s never too early to think about the weekend: The Fort Worth Food Truck Club presents an event called Free Love Saturday 6-9pm Sat Feb 11 at The Import Store, 915 W Belknap St, FW. A head-spinning variety of mobile...


Stupid Bowl

Anthony Mariani
We’ve come to a point when slamming one’s head in a car door is preferable to listening to or reading mainstream sports media pundits. You didn’t even have to pick up a daily newspaper sports section (assuming you’re 80...



M.I.A. Didn’t Need Finger To Stand Out

Jeff Prince
The finger heard ’round the world escaped me — I didn’t notice British rapper M.I.A. flipping the bird while performing with Madonna during the Super Bowl halftime show. I was focused on the fact that Madonna&...


Over Exposure

Static
Hollywood stars often take a drubbing for their liberal views, but they don’t all lean left. Take North Texan Janine Turner, for instance. She earned fame in Northern Exposure and other TV shows before ditching Hollywood and ...



First Lady To Visit… Olive Garden?

Jimmy Fowler
Michelle Obama seems like a very cool lady –– way too cool for that thankless p.r. position known as First Lady. No human being should be expected to walk around with a 24/7 mommy smile while promoting some non-controversia...


Josh Hamilton Plays Odd Bargaining Chip

Jeff Prince
Did you hear about the guy who walked into a bar and said, “I’d like a shot,” and the bartender said, “That’ll be $100 million, please”? Barely a week ago, the sports media was buzzing about ...