Archive for October, 2016

Amphibian Presents “Thom Pain (based on nothing)”

“The past is never dead,” William Faulkner famously declared. “It isn’t even past.” Though he was speaking in national historical terms, our personal lives are just as haunted by distant events that might seem, on the...

(Flickr photo by Ed Yourdon)

Bicycles In Wheelchair Area Crowding Woman On TRE

Jeff Prince
A woman in a wheelchair came to the office recently and complained about bicycles being parked in the handicapped seating areas on the Trinity Railway Express trains that commute between Fort Worth and Dallas. She says that on ...

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Rick Perry Takes Bold Stands Against Reality

I don’t know about you, but I’m starting to worry about Rick Perry. For a long time, his states’ rights/secessionist shtick looked loony, but you could explain it as playing to the rabid Texas Republican base. His hillbil...

North Texas Giving Day

Help the Arts on North Texas Giving Day

Kristian Lin
September 19 is North Texas Giving Day, which means that if you contribute $25 or more to a Texas charity between 7am and midnight, Communities Foundation of Texas will match your donation, so you can double your contribution a...

C.O.G. opens Friday

Film Shorts

Fort Worth Weekly
OPENING: C.O.G. (R) Kyle Patrick Alvarez adapts David Sedaris’ short story about a young writer (Jonathan Groff) who has his romantic notions about life picked apart when he goes to work on an apple farm in Oregon. Also with ...

(Flickr photo by John Trainor)

Emmitt Smith Finally Gets Some Recognition

Jeff Prince
The greatest running back to ever play for the Dallas Cowboys (sorry Tony D.) is Emmitt Smith, and the poor guy just never got his due. Smith is the National Football League’s all-time leading rusher, with eight Pro Bowl ...

Ron Nief and Tom McBride lecture at UNT Wed, Sept 18.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 18 If you’re a professor, it’s a tad embarrassing to refer to The Fresh Prince of Bel Air or The Spice Girls and find out you’ve dated yourself. That’s why Ron Nief and Tom McBride created the Beloit College Min...

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Otra Vez

The first time I visited Enchiladas Olé (901 N. Sylvania Ave.), a semi-new Tex-Mex place on the East Side, my server came on a little strong — and by strong I mean he practically tried to convince my guest and me to upgrade ...

Photo by Jeff Prince

Separation of Church and Trail

A granite monument sporting an engraved Bible scripture was recently installed on public property near Fort Worth’s Trinity Trails, and some folks aren’t happy about it. The monument was placed next to a new drinking founta...

Last Call

Dia De Los Brand Loyalty

Fort Worth Weekly
Is there a better drink on a hot summer day than a cold Coors Light? Well, water, of course, but as the joke about sex in a canoe goes, Coors Light is fucking close to water (or it is, if you’re a hater). And, boy, are there ...