Archive for April, 2014
Jim Nabors

You Go, Gomer!

JIMMY FOWLER
The recent “coming out” of two celebrities provides a teachable moment in the subtle art of self-revelation and personal integrity. As you may have heard, 82-year-old actor and gospel singer Jim Nabors of Andy Griffith Show...


Keys

Keys Lounge Going Non-Smoking

Eric Griffey
A few weeks back I wrote a story about my favorite non-smoking bars. Today I found out the venerable Keys Lounge will soon be following suit. The last time I went to Keys, the air was so densely fogged with smoke you could have...



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Mystery Photo Contest With Prize For Winner

Jeff Prince
Cars and trucks whizzed by just a few feet away – too close for comfort — as I straddled a bridge railing on I-35 this morning to get just the right picture for a story set to run in next week’s paper. On the way back...


This Is Not a Film head

The Top 10 Documentaries of 2012

Kristian Lin
Computer issues have hampered my ability to post here the last week or so, but that has actually been a good thing, because it has allowed me to catch up on a couple of documentary films that I couldn’t get to in 2012. So my ...



(Flickr photo by Capitan Gioni)

Back Page Ads Prompt Police Stings

Jeff Prince
The Weatherford Democrat published an article about a prostitution sting that netted five arrests this week, and police shared credit with Fort Worth Weekly…kind of. The Weatherford-Parker County Special Crimes Unit said they...


LA Gun Buyback

Open Carry Gun Walk in the Stockyards

JIMMY FOWLER
There’s nothing more fun than a political demonstration organized to protest a non-existent injustice, especially if it provides an excuse to show off your bad-ass stockpile in public. Some Fort Worth gun enthusiasts, fearing...



"Sound City" opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Sound City (NR) Dave Grohl’s documentary about the studio in Van Nuys, Calif., where Nevermind and many other famous rock albums were recorded. Also with Frank Black, Lindsey Buckingham, Rivers Cuomo, Mick Fleetwood,...


"One Night Stand: Creating a Play in a Day" shows at 7:30pm at various movie theaters. Check Calendar for showtimes.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 30 Broadway luminaries such as Cheyenne Jackson and Roger Bart join forces with the likes of Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Rachel Dratch, and Nellie McKay for One Night Stand: Creating a Play in a Day. The broadcast covers the ...



Letters

Dear Editor

JOHN Q. READER
To the editor: What an honor it has been to read the late Betty Brink’s award-winning stories in Fort Worth Weekly for the past dozen years. She was one of America’s most intrepid journalists, a wonderful person who cared a...


Recycle

You Complete Us

STATIC
A free-falling economy in recent years prompted many businesses and government agencies to boost prices and fees to maintain their bottom lines. So Static salutes the City of Fort Worth and Waste Management Inc. — garbage col...