Archive for August, 2014
TRINITY RIVER VISION SPOKESMAN MATT OLIVER (BACK LEFT) AND J.D. GRANGER (BACK RIGHT) AND GRANGER'S CHILDREN CHEER ON RUNNERS AT THE COWTOWN MARATHON EARLIER THIS YEAR.

Trinity River Vision’s J.D. Granger, Kids Hold Tacky Signs

Jeff Prince
A photo of Trinity River Vision executive director J.D. Granger standing beside children holding signs that say “I go nuts for runner’s [sic} butts" and "Will cheer for beer" is getting attention after local blogger...


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Scott Copeland, RIDER CD Releases At Magnolia Motor Lounge

Jeff Prince
Two CD release parties this weekend will raise money for good causes. Scott Copeland is releasing 13 Songs I Wrote at 9 p.m. tonight (June 27)  at Magnolia Motor Lounge, 3005 Morton St.  Terry Rasor opens. Proceeds from CD ...



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World Cup Update (The “What Group of Death?” Edition)

Kristian Lin
Following its 1-0 loss to Germany, USA was still able to progress from one of the toughest groups at the World Cup. That’s more than England, Italy, or Spain can say right now. Let’s recap all the talking points. I’m stay...


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The Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Scott Copeland will be all over town this weekend, starting Friday night at Magnolia Motor Lounge (3005 Morton St., 817-332-3344), where the rowdy country singer-songwriter and his crack band The Enablers will be preceded b...



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School District Files For New Trial in the Palazzolo Case

Eric Griffey
The Fort Worth school district on Thursday filed a motion for a new trial in the wrongful termination case of former Arlington Height High School assistant principal Joe Palazzolo. In March, a state court jury awarded the whist...


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The World Cup All-Hair Team

Kristian Lin
I’ll have more thoughts on USA’s escape from a very tough group later on this afternoon, but first, let’s have some fun with the wacky hairstyles we’ve seen during this World Cup. The all-hair team lost some good player...



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Fort Worth Vaqueros Ding Luis Suárez

Kristian Lin
I’ll have another World Cup post after USA’s game tomorrow, but this item is so good it deserves its own post. Fort Worth Vaqueros didn’t waste any time after Luis Suárez had yet another moment of madness dur...


Michael Joe Goggans, Jeff Stanfield, and Rupert Crabb take an old story back to its roots in Hip Pocket Theatre’s Pinocchio Commedia.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 25 Tonight’s edition of the Wondercrust Movie Watchers Club takes on A Boy and His Dog, a 1975 film starring Don Johnson as a young man in a post-apocalyptic world who communicates telepathically with his dog. Strange...



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Take a Left at the Water Cooler

CHOW, BABY
I couldn’t find West Fork Grill (1200 Summit Ave, Ste. 100) the first time I went. A friend had invited me to lunch there, and I assumed it was in a stand-alone building or a shopping center. At the very least, I thought it w...


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Listener Hears Correctly

STATIC
A loyal reader called Static last week to complain about a commercial he heard on radio station WBAP/820 AM. A station announcer had prefaced a news report by saying that it was sponsored by the Tarrant Regional Water District....