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Party like a president

Party Like a President with Brian Abrams

Eric Griffey
Fort Worth Weekly alumni Brian Abrams will be discussing his new book, Party Like a President, at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at Shipping & Receiving (201 S. Calhoun St.). The Fort Worth native’s book is about the drunken deba...


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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) The Bomb Factory (2713 Canton St., 214-932-6501) celebrated its grand opening (reopening?) last night with a show by one of Dallas’ biggest musical exports, singer-songwriter Erykah Badu. On Saturday the sprawling Deep El...



Leon

Leon Bridges Kills it on The Late Late Show

Eric Griffey
Leon Bridges is like the Robert Durst of Fort Worth music: He just keeps killing.  Bridges made his national television debut last night on The Late Late Show with James Corden – and he killed it. His voice was on-point,...


KIM KARDASHIAN GETS PAMPERED (courtesy of wikipedia)

Mark Cuban Could Have Avoided Lamar Odom Fiasco

Jeff Prince
It’s surprising that Mark Cuban, a guy who stars on reality TV, apparently wasn’t watching Keeping Up With The Kardashians and Khloe & Lamar several years ago. If he’d been keeping up with those shows he w...



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Keeping A Low Profile Not Always Easy For Irish Travellers

Jeff Prince
The Irish Travellers have forayed back into the news as they inevitably do. This time members of the Gypsy group have been connected to murder and insurance fraud, as reported by Deanna Boyd and Melody McDonald in the Fort Wort...


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America For Sale

Jeff Prince
If you have deep enough pockets, you can make the world flat again. Gas drillers shelled out bucks years ago to get the Fort Worth Zoo to say nice things about them. Before long, a diorama exhibit declared that the fossil fuel ...



DALE HANSEN (courtesy WFAA)

Dale Hansen’s Beef With Greg Hardy, Cowboys Goes Too Far

Jeff Prince
A coworker has a bumper sticker that says, “I Stand Against Genocide.” So heroic! Every now and then, Channel 8/WFAA sportscaster Dale Hansen puffs out his chest, points his baby blues straight into the camera, and delivers...


Taraji Henson

Considering Taraji P. Henson

Kristian Lin
Like many of you, I just got through the season finale of Empire after enough stuff happened in the first 12 episodes to make Scandal look sedate by comparison. While everybody else is recapping the show’s plethora of inciden...



ALISON MCQUEEN (courtesy McQueen's Kickstarter page)

Want To Be A Character In A Book?

Jeff Prince
A Fort Worth woman’s idea for crowdfunding a new book earned it a Kickstarter Staff Pick designation. Alison McQueen, 23, is writing Insider’s Game in a genre known as New Adult fiction that bridges the gap between ...


Cinderella 2015

An Incomplete History of Cinderella at the Movies

Kristian Lin
I mentioned in my review of the new Cinderella that the story had been told many times before, modernized, tweaked, and otherwise adulterated in every possible way. Anna Kendrick said in an interview last winter that each gener...