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Powerball Fever: Epidemic of Losers

JIMMY FOWLER
Look, I’d like to win $500 million as much as the next working-class shlub, but I seem to be immune from the “Powerball Fever” that North Texas TV news broadcasts have diagnosed in advance of tonight’s drawing. I’m af...


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Century Media Signs Pinkish Black

ANTHONY MARIANI
Fort Worth Goth-prog duo Pinkish Black has signed with Century Media, a 24-year-old L.A.-based label that is home to metal giants Andrew WK, Buckcherry, Napalm Death, and Lacuna Coil, plus dozens of other, smaller acts. In a pr...



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Turkey Night: To Shop or Not To Shop?

JIMMY FOWLER
I’m always leery of recommending consumer boycotts, since they so often seem to backfire: Only the foolhardy dare to stand between Americans and their bred-in-the-bone need to spend, spend, spend. However, for those intereste...


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Another Turkey: North Texas Sports

ANTHONY MARIANI
North Texas is hurting. We’re not talking about the traffic, the smog, the politics, the fracking-generated earthquakes, or the expanding waistlines of most of our friends and neighbors. No, North Texas is hurtin’ in ye old...



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Whiskey Girl Saloon Nearing Opening

Anthony Mariani
Don’t let the initial C&W emphasis fool you. Whiskey Girl Saloon (2413 Ellis Ave.) will be open to music of all genres, promises co-owner Trent Debth, even though his Stockyards venue’s first month of operation, Decembe...


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Breaking News: Sex is Fun

JIMMY FOWLER
Much confusion surrounds the ongoing scandal of Gen. David Petraeus, who had to resign from the CIA after a fling with his biographer Paula Broadwell, and Afghanistan commander Gen. John Allen, who may or may not have talked di...



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Cowboys Fans, Be Not Proud

ANTHONY MARIANI
What a big win yesterday for the ol’ Cowboys, right? Yee-haw! Squaring off against a dreaded, hated conference rival on that rival’s dreary Yankee-ass home turf with the rest of the season on the line and the Cowboys-hating...


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Clueless: Pegasus News, TCU 360 Assess Fort Worth’s Indie Scene

ANTHONY MARIANI
The Fort Worth music scene is highly amused. And maybe overreacting a bit. Earlier today, Pegasus News, a Dallas-centric online news outlet, reprinted a story that originally appeared in a recent edition of TCU 360, a student m...



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Cowboys’ Season Still Alive

Anthony Mariani
You can blame Orlando Scandrick for that missed open-field tackle (not easy) and that holding penalty late in the fourth quarter (fatigue-induced) that kept the Atlanta Falcons’ offensive on the field, eating up precious cloc...


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Cowboys Implode Against Ravens

ANTHONY MARIANI
Dallas Cowboys fans, first of all, thanks for nothing. My beloved Steelers (2-3) beat your dreaded conference rivals the Eagles (3-3) last weekend, and your blue and silver (2-3) repaid us by losing against our bitter conferenc...