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Being Van Gogh

Jimmy Fowler
Believe it or not, some Fort dwellers are willing to carry on with life after the Ice Bowl – I mean, Super Bowl. Monday night (February 7) at 7pm at The Modern, Amphibian Productions will present a staged reading of Steven Di...


Cori Lynn At Lone Star In Sundance Square Saturday

Jeff Prince
Local pop singer Cori Lynn is putting on a show and releasing a new CD and music video at 3 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday) at Lone Star in Sundance Square near ESPN’s Super Bowl headquarters.   Cori Lynn’s music is...



FW Proudly Ugly

Jeff Prince
On the face of it, Fort Worth didn’t fare too well in this recent national ranking on the amount of time and money that people spend to stay fit and attractive. Those vegan bicyclists eating sprout burgers on the way ...


Black Eyed Peas + SB45 Halftime = Bathroom Break

Anthony Mariani
Slated to perform during halftime of Super Bowl XLV between the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers, the Black Eyed Peas, let it be known, are the worst, most unforgivable, most immoral human beings ever purporting to be ...



Steelers Steal ‘America’s Team’ Tag From Cowboys?

Jeff Prince
Gas drilling activist Don Young has been named a Citizen of Steelers Nation because of his newfound love for a team that any card-carrying Cowboys fan should despise. So what is it about the Pittsburgh Steelers that stole You...


Fort Worth Woman Trapped in Cairo

Jimmy Fowler
So you think you have it bad being trapped at home by the ice? “NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams just conducted a brief on-air phone interview with one Mary Thornberry, a 76 year old woman who reportedly moved from F...



Dear Visitors: Be Very Afraid

Jimmy Fowler
The icy conditions on North Texas roads make for a classic definition of a winter wonderland – as in, you wonder if you’re going to make it home alive. Local TV news reporters have been hitting the pavement in places like S...


Eaton Lake Tonics Breaks Up

Anthony Mariani
Unfortunately, the four guys in Fort Worth-Denton’s Eaton Lake Tonics have decided to break up after six years. The band’s most recent album, Rancho Folly IV, was warmly received by us (rightfully) when it came out and was ...



Heard About the Super Bowl Yet?

Jimmy Fowler
I’m happy that the Super Bowl is bringing national attention and patronage to Fort Worth and its businesses (including the one that employs me). But in the relentless flood of hype, some local TV coverage has been a teeny bit...


Meet The Weekly’s New Receptionist

Jeff Prince
The new receptionist at Fort Worth Weekly is Kohlby. There’s a reason she’s looking at the  camera that way (read to the end). If you pop into the office to grab a paper, place an ad, or whatever, Kohlby is the one...