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Fishing For Artists

Jeff Prince
Last month, associate editor Anthony Mariani told Blotch readers about this contest involving Fort Worth Weekly and Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. Artists are encouraged to submit original pieces of unpublished art work to be used...


Die, Blockbuster, Die!

Jeff Prince
I can be a boycotting son of a beeyotch when crossed. I went years without watching a Texas Rangers game after the team unceremoniously turned its back on Pudge Rodriguez after his many years of loyal service.  So I relish t...



UNT Grad Student Wins at Thin Line

Kristian Lin
Congratulations are in order for Frederick Dent, who won the Audience Choice award for best documentary short film at the Thin Line Film Fest that ended yesterday. His prize-winning film is One Thing We Did Right, about a Vietn...


Marion The Barbarian Lives Up To Both Nicknames

Jeff Prince
Dallas Cowboys running back Marion “The Barbarian” Barber continues his slow and painful fall from grace. Last month, I blogged that Barber was a shell of his former self as a player, a growing pain in the ass in th...



“Top Grad” at TCU

Jimmy Fowler
In case you’re worried that today’s college students have mixed-up priorities, relax. They know just where the future lies: Reality TV! The TCU Film/Television/Digital Media department has completed a pilot episode of a rea...


Paradise Center Visitors Protest MHMR

Jeff Prince
“Honk for justice!” protesters yelled over and over as cars passed by on busy Hulen Street during today’s lunch hour. Protesters were waving  signs in front of the Tarrant County Mental Health and Mental Reta...



Cirque du Soleil’s OVO: A Bug’s Life

Anthony Mariani
I’ve been meaning to see another Cirque du Soleil show for years now. But why bother going myself when I can just ask a Weekly person to go and report back to me?   Below is an account of Cirque’s new production, OVO, ru...


A Free Pass To Growing Your Own

Jeff Prince
Planning on planting tomatoes in the garden (or maybe a killer batch of kush in the attic) this spring? We’ve got about a dozen free tickets to the All Texas Garden Show on Feb. 25 to 27 at Arlington Convention Center. It...



The 5 Browns’ Father Pleads Guilty

Kristian Lin
By now, you’ve probably heard the extensively horrible news from the classical music world that Keith Brown, the father of the sibling pianists The 5 Browns, has pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of all three of his daughter...


Tracer Fluids Would Fingerprint Gas Drillers

Jeff Prince
The CSI: Crime Scene Investigation franchise, now in its 11 year, has been so popular for so long with its creative use of DNA analysis that I’m wondering why nobody pitched this idea before — establishing company-s...