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redneck

Fort Worth, Arlington Land in Top 10 Redneck Cities

JIMMY FOWLER
An Austin-based blogger who writes for a real estate website called Movoto has determined, via some super-scientific and mega-rigorous calculations, that Fort Worth and Arlington are not only the two most redneck cities in Texa...


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Drive-In Culture Returns to North Texas

JIMMY FOWLER
This Friday night (May 10) is the official opening of the Coyote Drive-In just south of Lagrave Field near downtown Fort Worth. This revival of a staple of North Texas pop culture from the ‘50s through the ‘70s couldn’t b...



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Review: “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs”

JIMMY FOWLER
There’s no doubt that The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, playwright Mike Daisey’s theatrical monologue currently staged by Amphibian Productions through May 12, contains important information for so-called First World...


toadies

Dia De Los Toadies: Local Flavor

ANTHONY MARIANI
Good job, Toadies. For the 6th Annual Dia De Los Toadies –– Friday, Sept. 13-Saturday, Sept. 14 at Panther Island Pavilion near downtown Fort Worth –– frontman Vaden Todd Lewis and company have begun building a lineup i...



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Jerry Jones: Village Idiot

ANTHONY MARIANI
This much we know: Cowboys general manager Jerry Jones cares so much what people think of him that he will shoot himself in the foot –– to the potential detriment of his organization –– just to prove a point. And that p...


Washington Wizards

Coming Out is Still Brave. Ask Jason Collins.

JIMMY FOWLER
People can be forgiven if they’re a little jaded about celebrities who come out of the closet. That’s because declaring to the world that you are gay or lesbian has largely been the prerogative of actors, musicians, and oth...



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Museum Swap: The Perot is Pretty Groovy

ANTHONY MARIANI
Never mind all of the noise you’ve (probably) been hearing about the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas. The building is not as offensive as most architecture critics have said it is (especially that guy from the L....


firstresponders

First Responders Rule (Again)

JIMMY FOWLER
A theme appears to be emerging from all the dramatic headlines of the last couple of weeks: First responders rule. There was, of course, yesterday’s emotional Waco memorial for the firefighters and medics who died in the West...



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High School Playwrights at Circle

JIMMY FOWLER
Circle Theatre is known for its commitment to staging fresh playwriting voices, and you can’t get any fresher than the high school crowd. Circle’s ninth annual High School Playwriting Project readings happen 3pm this Sunday...


Local Music Videos

ANTHONY MARIANI
Southern Train Gypsy rocks terrifically hard. Kickass song. Great visuals, proving the band has a sense of humor –– more hardcore acts could stand to lighten up a little. “The Healing” is off the band’s sophomore albu...