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Former Fort Worth Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead announces his retirement last year at Fort Worth City Hall (photo by Jeff Prince).

Former Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead Now Shilling For Taser

Jeff Prince
Associated Press reporter Ryan J. Foley connected some interesting dots through the use of public records, and shows how Taser, the company that makes stun guns and body cameras, works with police chiefs to help get cities to a...


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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
All five shows are on Saturday. Four of them are in the Fort. Sucks to be a local music lover.       1.) Three generations of groundbreaking Fort Worth-bred (if not “-born”) bands will invade Three Links (270...



JENNY PEDROZA AND CHRISTA BEEBE MAKE SOAP AT PEDROZA'S ARLINGTON HOME LAST YEAR (photo by Jeff Prince)

Jury Favors Local Woman In ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Lawsuit

Jeff Prince
A local woman who felt cheated out of hundreds of thousands — if not millions — of dollars in a Fifty Shades of Grey publishing deal is now tingling like Anastasia Steele after a dalliance with Christian Grey. A Tar...


THAT'S POWERFUL LOOKING POT, BUT IS IT AS DANGEROUS AS CRACK AND HEROIN? (courtesy pixabay common domain)

Why Former Drug Czar’s New Book ‘Going To Pot’ Lacks Credibility

Jeff Prince
William J. Bennett’s new book — Going to Pot: Why the Rush to Legalize Marijuana Is Harming America — might have some interesting information. But I’ll never know because I won’t read a book by som...



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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
            1.) Holy shit, this looks like fun. Great life-affirming music, booze, chicks (and dudes, I guess). What a party. The orchestrators of the noise are The Orcanaut, a young Denton outfit....


WILLIS ALAN RAMSEY PERFORMING AT SHIPPING & RECEIVING IN FORT WORTH IN OCTOBER (photo by Jeff Prince)

Willis Alan Ramsey THISCLOSE To Finishing Second LP?

Jeff Prince
The mysterious, legendary holy grail known as Willis Alan Ramsey’s second album is close to being finished, at least that’s what Ramsey and his soul mate, Alison, are saying. I hesitate to put that in a headline because Ram...



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Grammys: the STFU Version

MATT MABE
People really like to get worked up over award shows. Whether it’s the Oscars, the Grammys, or even the Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards, people just enjoy losing their minds over these sorts of things. Watching shows like this...


THE TRINITY RIVER IN FORT WORTH (courtesy wikimedia)

Water District Tests Trinity River’s Water Quality Often

Jeff Prince
This week’s Fort Worth Weekly includes a guest column by Kendall McCook that criticizes Tarrant Regional Water District and Trinity River Vision officials for ignoring water quality in the Trinity River. The column shows he l...



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Final Thoughts On Super Bowl, Stupid Play, Left Shark, Katy Perry

Jeff Prince
Did anyone else notice that the Seattle Seahawks made their grand entrance onto the field at the beginning of the Super Bowl to the tune of “Bittersweet Symphony” by The Verve? Great song, but pretty deep, dark, and cynical...


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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) They’re not scenesters and they don’t party balls until the wee hours of the morning, but Burette and Gabrielle Douglas and their bandmates in The Cush, guitarist Josh Daugherty and drummer Todd Harwell (Doosu, Flickers...