Archive for December, 2014
The Westminster Choir performs at Arborlawn, Sun.

Bones in the Foundation

BIG TICKET
If you want to hear something unearthly, you need to drop by Arborlawn United Methodist Church this Sunday for a performance by the Westminster Choir. That’s where the ensemble will perform The Legend of the Walled-In Woman, ...


Blay: “To have a full seat at the table is by definition an uncomfortable place.”

Frank’s Arrival

Is Chris Blay now an establishmentista?
ANTHONY MARIANI
He wouldn’t have ditched the event, but there’s a part of him that may have wanted to. Waiting for Christopher Blay at the Meadows Museum on the campus of Southern Methodist University last week were dozens of North Texas a...



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Animal Spirit Onstage Proposal

Eric Griffey
To find his soul mate, Animal Spirit vocalist/guitarist Andrew Stroheker didn’t have to look very far. During the band’s New Year’s Eve gig at The Grotto, he looked about three feet to his right and, on bended...


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Grading Jim Witt’s Response To Critic Of Star-Telegram

Jeff Prince
The national healthcare writer, journalist, and blogger who sliced, diced, and dissected a Fort Worth Star-Telegram story on Obamacare finally got a response from Executive Editor Jim Witt. We’ll grade his effort in a mom...



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The Best Movie Dialogue of 2013

Kristian Lin
I’ve said it before, but I love compiling this post every year. (Here’s last year’s post.) Instead of citing the best movie scripts of the year, I transcribe pieces of dialogue that I find very good. I think it’s instru...


MAGGIE MAHAR.

Healthcare Writer Sneezes At Star-Telegram Obamacare Story

Jeff Prince
Maggie Mahar is something of a national expert when it comes to the healthcare industry. She’s written a book, news articles, and frequent blog posts on the subject. Before that she was a financial writer and a Yale Unive...



RAILROAD COMMISSIONER DAVID PORTER COULD LEARN A FEW THINGS ABOUT HOW TO HOST A TOWN HALL MEETING (photos by Jeff Prince).

Azle Crowd Rumbles About Drilling, Earthquakes

Jeff Prince
The clumsy manner in which Texas Railroad Commissioner David Porter kicked off a town hall meeting last night in Azle created friction that quickly grew to frustration. The 1,000-capacity high school auditorium was near-filled ...


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Year of the Bible in Flower Mound? Not for the Zoros

JIMMY FOWLER
I’m always fascinated by the inability of people to do something simple but very important: Look at a situation through the eyes of other folks with different opinions and life experiences. Doing this obviously never occurred...