Archive for November, 2014
jerry-jones

Obama To Veto Jerry Jones?

Jeff Prince
We The People is a website where citizens can create petitions to get the attention of this nation’s leaders. A recent petition, filed under the “Human Rights” category, urges the Obama Administration to get r...


SINCE WHEN DID JENNA BUSH BECOME LIKE MY MOM? (photo by timothy horrigan)

Jenna Bush Hager: From Party Girl To Southern Living Matron

Jeff Prince
Seems like only yesterday that George W. Bush’s cute, blonde daughter Jenna was running wild, drinking while under age in Fort Worth and Austin, and developing a reputation as a coo-coo party girl. I always liked that abo...



strong children

Community Leaders To Discuss The State Of Black Children

Jeff Prince
Tiptoeing around the issue of race just isn’t Rev. Kyev Tatum’s style. In the past, he’s filed complaints that accused the Fort Worth Independent School District and Arlington Heights High School of establishing different...


Rise of the Guardians opens Wednesday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Rise of the Guardians (PG) This animated adaptation of William Joyce’s book features Jack Frost, Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, and the Easter Bunny (voiced by Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Isla Fisher, and Hugh Jackman) ...



ND

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 21 Despite its name, the Quad Cities area is a cluster of five towns located on either side of the Iowa-Illinois border. This is where the Quad City Mallards hail from, and they are new to the Central Hockey League, so ...


Static

This Tree Is Your Tree, This Tree Is My Tree

STATIC
When a small group of people began protesting construction of the southern leg of the Keystone Pipeline — which will carry dangerous  Canadian  tar sand bitumen from Cushing, Okla., to Houston and Port Arthur — they were ...



Letters

Wright: So Wrong

JOHN Q. READER
To the editor: Jeff Prince’s “Other Side of the Gavel” story (Oct. 31, 2012) serves as a “buyer beware” to anyone considering leasing or purchasing a home without benefit of counsel. Sure it costs to have an attorney ...


Last Call

Sunday EVENIN’ Comin’ Down

LAST CALL
Long ago, when I had a real job, one that required me to be behind a desk at 9 a.m., go to weekly meetings to hear about “shared learnings,” and listen to fussy clients berate my team’s leader over a speakerphone, I devel...



Chow

Take My Dad. Please.

CHOW, BABY
Consider this a public service announcement for all the waitstaffers in the 817: Beware of dads bearing bad, lame, tired old jokes. Or maybe it’s just my dad. You’ll be able to tell it’s him because I’ll be sitting at t...


By the beginning of next year the peripatetic Oh Whitney will be based in Texas.

Time Out of Mind

Alt-Americana stylists Oh Whitney hit the road and the studio.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Oh Whitney frontman Peter More was born in Fort Worth, spent his formative years here, and for a little while lived here with his three bandmates. But the guy has spread roof all over the Western Hemisphere –– from New York...