Archive for October, 2014
SINCE I WAS IN CHARGE OF CARRYING HEAVY STUFF TO PEOPLE'S CARS DURING THE GARAGE SALE, I SPENT MUCH OF MY SUNDAY IN THE EXACT SAME POSITION AS THIS COWBOYS CHEERLEADER. (photo by cardinals17)

Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs Tampa Bay

Jeff Prince
It’s hard to analyze a game while overseeing a garage sale, so this week’s edition of “Off Asides” won’t be as insightful and astute as you’ve come to expect. I think the Cowboys lost. But I&...


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IPhone 5: My Life is Complete

Jimmy Fowler
I just got my hands on a brand spanking new iPhone 5. Believe the hype, people. This lighter, sleeker, faster beauty has given me a rush that nothing can compare to. You could dip Brad Pitt in Nutella and serve him naked on a ...



Quaker City will be one of several Fort Worth bands featured in the Chevy Music Showcase.

UPDATE Fort Worth Bands Shine on Chevy Series on Kimmel

ANTHONY MARIANI
Quaker City Night Hawks, The Hanna Barbarians, Holy Moly, Tejas Brothers, and KatsuK bassist D. Anson Brody will represent the Fort in the North Texas Chevy Music Showcase, a mini-documentary that will air every Wednesday and T...


A photo of the group's volunteers at a free medical clinic in New Orleans this year. COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FREE AND CHARITABLE CLINICS

Doctors Still Needed For Free Medical Clinic In Dallas

Andrew McLemore
Though we tend to avoid re-reporting Dallas news on our side of the Metroplex (except for the Cowboys, which actually play on our side), there’s a free medical clinic in Dallas on September 29 for those who lack health in...



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“The Fifth Sun” at Rose Marine

Jimmy Fowler
Religion and politics may be off-limits as polite dinner party conversation, but if treated with complexity, they make for explosive theater. Artes de la Rosa, the visual and performing arts arm of the Rose Marine Theatre, pres...


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Hitchiking Beats Flying American Airlines?

Jeff Prince
Nine out of 10 travelers say they prefer hitchhiking to flying American Airlines. “I recently hitchhiked from Fort Worth to Schenectady in 72 hours,” said frequent traveler Sor Pheat. “I was robbed in Little R...



Compliance opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Compliance (R) This film by Craig Zobel (Great World of Sound) is about a mysterious prank caller who induces a fast-food outlet manager (Ann Dowd) to inflict a series of humiliations on her employee (Dreama Walker). A...


The muscle-bound Hobbs, an avid bodybuilder, chewed out Prince in a public meeting in front of several dozen residents.

Hobbs’ Estranged Wife: He Lied

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Surprise, surprise. Former Fort Worth City Council candidate Marshall Hobbs backdated his lease in his attempt to qualify for this year’s District 8 election, according to his estranged wife, Nikee Hobbs. Marshall Hobbs is a ...



The Birds, celebrating its 50th anniversary, screens at 7pm at various movie theaters

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 19 The last of Hitchcock’s films to be generally considered a classic, The Birds is a frequently baffling science-fiction yarn about a California coastal town that’s suddenly menaced when the local avian population ...


Last Call

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LAST CALL
Earlier this week, I saw a still from the set of the impending RoboCop reboot, and, frankly, I already don’t want to see this movie. The photo showed a charcoal-colored humanoid who looks like any one of the legion of robotic...