Archive for September, 2014
La Familia

La Familia Lawsuit Settled Out of Court

Anthony Mariani
After a year and a half, five ex-employees of La Familia have settled a fair labor lawsuit with the popular Mexican restaurant (“La Familia Sued by Ex-Employees,” Jan. 3, 2012). The two sides agreed to keep the settlement a...


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Former TV Anchorman Mike Snyder Has Interesting New Job

Jeff Prince
Former TV anchorman Mike Snyder dropped out of the public eye in 2010 after Channel 5 no longer wanted his weird ass telling us the nightly news. I blogged on Snyder’s departure back then and called him “the worst o...



Lone Star Brahmas

The Brahmas Are Dead, Long Live the Brahmas

Kristian Lin
Attention minor-league hockey fans: The Brahmas will be back at NYTEX Sports Centre this fall, but they won’t be the same team. The Central Hockey League announced last month that the Fort Worth Brahmas would cease to exi...


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TCU Adds Chick-fil-A, Angers LGBT Community

Eric Griffey
When Texas Christian University students return next fall, they’ll be greeted by a shiny new Chick-fil-A on campus — and many LGBT students and alumni and supporters are not happy about it. In May, school officials ...



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Fort Worth Wrestles With (Sorta) Nude Servers

JIMMY FOWLER
This week the Fort Worth City Council debated the definition of nudity in order to head off possible public outrage from the Cowtown location of Redneck Heaven. The restaurant’s Lewisville address sometimes encourages its fem...


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Moss Elected School Board President

Eric Griffey
At last night’s school board meeting, trustees elected a new slate of officers, with Christene Chadwick Moss as the new board president. Moss, who has served on the board since 1990, takes over for Judy Needham, who serve...



Grant Wahl's photo of the playing surface at Cowboys Stadium.

Cowboys Stadium Field Under Fire

Kristian Lin
I was intending to post some additional thoughts that I couldn’t get into my post about the Gold Cup games, but serious questions are being raised about the quality of the field (or what soccer fans call “the pitch&...


Turkey Shoot starts tonight at 10pm at The Grotto

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 24 For your delectation, the Wondercrust Movie Club offers up Turkey Shoot (also known as Escape 2000), a 1983 movie whose plot about a bunch of prisoners being hunted for sport in a dystopian future world strikes some ...



The Wolverine opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The Wolverine (PG-13) Hugh Jackman returns as the superhero, who’s summoned to Japan and offered a chance to lose his immortality. Also with Rila Fukushima, Hiroyuki Sanada, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Will Yun Lee, Famke...


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Fo’ the Love of Pho

CHOW, BABY
A friend of mine made the outrageous assertion that all pho — the popular Vietnamese meat soup — pretty much tastes the same. That’s a bit like saying all hamburgers are created equal or if you’ve had one steak you’ve...