Archive for September, 2014
SCOTT COPELAND AND GIRLFRIEND CAROL PATE CHECK OUT A PROMOTIONAL T-SHIRT AT LAST NIGHT'S SCREENING OF "THE TEXAS MUSIC HOUR WITH BRAD HINES."

Stockyards Screening: Texas Music Hour

Jeff Prince
A truncated version of The Texas Music Hour With Brad Hines was shown last night at River Ranch in the Stockyards. Texas Music Hour is seeking a home on the small screen, and producer Rand Blair held a little party last night t...


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One More Turkey: Star-Telegram’s Undercooked Turkey Awards

Andrew McLemore
The Turkey Awards paper has long been one of the most beloved traditions among Weekly staffers, second only to hourly cigarette breaks and lunches consisting of bite-size candy bars. This annual ritual of lampooning the cowards...



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LA Times Op-Ed Column Calls For Palin In 2016

Jeff Prince
Maybe California should fall off into the Pacific Ocean after all. A Los Angeles Times op-ed column says Sarah Palin is the Republican Party’s top prospect for the 2016 presidential election. After all, Palin is a hottie ...


The Cardinals doing what the Rangers could have -- and should have -- been doing last year.

Another Turkey: North Texas Sports

ANTHONY MARIANI
North Texas is hurting. We’re not talking about the traffic, the smog, the politics, the fracking-generated earthquakes, or the expanding waistlines of most of our friends and neighbors. No, North Texas is hurtin’ in ye old...



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Whiskey Girl Saloon Nearing Opening

Anthony Mariani
Don’t let the initial C&W emphasis fool you. Whiskey Girl Saloon (2413 Ellis Ave.) will be open to music of all genres, promises co-owner Trent Debth, even though his Stockyards venue’s first month of operation, Decembe...


Gov. Rick Perry at the 2012 CPAC Conference in D.C. COURTESY OF GAGE SKIDMORE.

Perry Insinuates He’ll Run Again for Governor… And President

Andrew McLemore
Well, the evidence has arrived: Mr. Goodhair will in all likelihood run again in two years for Texas governor — and possibly for president in 2016. In an interview at the Republican Governors Association meeting in Las Ve...



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Hostess Twinkies The Next Collectible?

Jeff Prince
The impending demise of Hostess means small children and large stoners will be heartbroken soon. But forward-thinking opportunists at Blotch see only opportunity in despair’s deepest shadows. After something goes away, ti...


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Breaking News: Sex is Fun

JIMMY FOWLER
Much confusion surrounds the ongoing scandal of Gen. David Petraeus, who had to resign from the CIA after a fling with his biographer Paula Broadwell, and Afghanistan commander Gen. John Allen, who may or may not have talked di...



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Study: Reading ‘Maxim’ Makes You A Target For Car Wash Thieves

Andrew McLemore
I love stories about scientific research. Where else can you find painfully obvious facts presented as novel information? I’m talking about headlines like “Study: Eating fast food increases diabetes risk” or &...


A Royal Affair opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: A Royal Affair (R) Based on 18th-century Danish history, Nikolaj Arcel’s drama is about a German doctor (Mads Mikkelsen) and an English-born queen (Alicia Vikander) who push her insane husband King Christian VII (Mik...