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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...


Prepare for this sight the next time the A's come to town, Rangers fans.

News Roundup: May 21, 2015

Kristian Lin
Wash Rejoins Rangers Rivals Former Texas Rangers’ manager Ron Washington has resurfaced with his old team, signing with the Oakland A’s as an instructor. He coached there for 11 years, during which the team rose to prominen...



(courtesy of governor's office)

Gov. Greg Abbott Gives Big Wet Kiss To Oil And Gas

Jeff Prince
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed HB40 into law today. The law, as described by Abbott’s press office, preempts “regulation of oil and gas activity at the city level and resides that duty with the state, and ensures tha...


(photo courtesy Wikipedia)

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 ...



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FRANK Is Back!

Kristian Lin
A few hours ago, the word dropped from Artspace 111 that Devon Nowlin’s stolen dog sculpture FRANK returned to the gallery this morning via the U.S. Mail, wrapped carefully and unharmed. The return happens just in time fo...


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...