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THE BISHOP IN CADDYSHACK SCREAMS AT GOD BEFORE LIGHTNING HITS.

News Roundup For May 22, 2015

Jeff Prince
Rain, Rain Go Away Yesterday’s start of the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial was delayed three hours due to rain and lightning. I guess they’ve seen Caddyshack. And like a fairytale, everybody’s new favor...


ROBERT EARL KEEN'S HAPPY PRISONER ALBUM COVER

Robert Earl Keen Ponders Your Questions, Prepares For Billy Bob’s

Jeff Prince
Texas Music icon Robert Earl Keen Jr. has made almost 20 albums in his career, but none like his latest. He shares his love of bluegrass on Happy Prisoner, a tribute album of mostly traditional tunes. A friend of mine is a big ...



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News Roundup For Monday, May 18

Jeff Prince
From The Land of Koresh Nine dead, twice that many wounded, and 165 people in jail. While waiting for critics to blame President Obama for the biker shootings in Waco, here’s another possible explanation: biker gangs are ...


JT HODGES (photo courtesy JT Hodges website)

JT Hodges Gets People Magazine Love For Ray-Bans Song

Jeff Prince
People magazine recently spotlighted Fort Worth’s own JT Hodges on his inspiration for “Ray-Bans.” Hodges, now living in Nashville, took a cruise vacation with his wife, and one night in Cozumel she began danc...



Hey. This guy wants to play piano for you while you're jamming on the violin or oboe or whatever other classical instrument you've got. At The Live Oak.

Top 5 Shows

STEVE STEWARD
1.) There’s this episode of Louie from last season where his Hungarian neighbor/girlfriend Amya duets (in a stairwell) on this beautiful violin piece with Jane, his youngest daughter. The scene really tugged at my heartstring...


THE OLD ERNI 'S SIGN MADE MANY A PASSERBY VERY CURIOUS; WELL, MAYBE JUST ME.

Ernis Tires Gets New Sign, World In Order Again

Jeff Prince
This breaking news just in: Ernis Tires got a new sign! Why is this so important? If you’ll recall, my OCD-inspired visit to the tire shop in October ended up with me and an employee  disappearing down a rabbit hole of m...



TOM THE TURTLE (photo courtesy wikimedia)

Suicidal Turtles ‘Rush’ Headlong Into Traffic

Jeff Prince
On my way to work the last few days I’ve spotted turtles walking across roads directly in the line of traffic. I’ve also seen the squished remains of a turtle or two. Sometimes I stop and help a turtle along.Other r...


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Voters Favor Incumbents Except For Danny Scarth

Jeff Prince
Incumbents ruled Fort Worth elections for the most part on Saturday. Still, voters sent longtime District 4 City Council member Danny Scarth packing. Challenger Cary Moon, a developer, won handily on his promise to provide bett...



Armadillo Creek is a newish "trashgrass" outfit from Le Fort.

Top 5 Shows

STEVE STEWARD
1.) Head to the Stockyards tonight (Friday) and pull up a seat at Filthy McNasty’s for a night of folk and country courtesy of pickin’ prodigy Luke McGlathery and his band and Armadillo Creek, a newly formed “trashgrass...


JIM WRIGHT LOOKS AT A REPLICA AT THE FEDERAL BUILDING IN DOWNTOWN FORT WORTH (photo by jeff prince)

Former Speaker Jim Wright Dead At 92

Jeff Prince
Former House speaker and Fort Worth native James Claude Wright Jr. — better known simply as Jim Wright — is dead at 92. Wright packed a bunch into those years. He attended Weatherford College and the University of T...