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Undefeated Rangers Sailing To World Series

Jeff Prince
Only in the early stages of a Major League Baseball season can local fans say something like, “The undefeated Texas Rangers are sailing toward the World Series!” But it’s true for now: The Rangers (1-0) are undefeated, in...


Oh, It Was Homage That Made Erykah Badu Drop Trou

Jeff Prince
Erykah Badu is a marketing genius. Who knew getting worldwide press coverage for her new video and appearing on national TV was as easy as stripping at Dealey Plaza? Badu is facing a fine up to $500 for disorderly conduct. That...



Nazi Canada Eyeing Toronto Vs. Texas

Jeff Prince
The Texas Rangers home opener is Monday afternoon against the Toronto Blue Jays — do you think the Canadian team has some Nazi jibes in store for Fort Worth Star-Telegram writer Gil Lebreton? Lebreton, recall, wrote a col...


Addition By Subtraction

Jeff Prince
The Dallas Morning News says the Dallas Cowboys might soon be rid of safety Ken Hamlin and offensive lineman Flozell Adams, saving more than $10 million in salary this season. Hamlin was a poor tackler and nonexistent as a play...



Burning Hotels Christen TNL at CM

Anthony Mariani
Here’s a vid of The Burning Hotels performing “Where’s My Girl?” at Central Market last night as part of CM’s and the Weekly‘s free weekly outdoor concert series, Thursday Night Live. The ser...


Click It My Ass — Punch It!

Jeff Prince
I’m doing 80 mph on Camp Bowie Boulevard and not wearing a seatbelt as I text this — after all, the “Click It or Ticket” campaign is suspended because of alleged fraud among a handful of police officers!...



Briskets and Comas

dan.mcgraw
Awoke this morning to read Barry Shlachter’s story in the Star-Telegram that brisket prices had soared recently to a record high. Nice picture of my friend Danny Longoria holding up a big slab by his smoker in Everman. Bu...


Investigation Of Ted Pillsbury Death Ongoing

Jeff Prince
A shroud of mystery is surrounding the death of former Kimbell Art Museum Director Ted Pillsbury – not because there’s any suggestion of foul play, but because the investigation of the case has been so secretive and slow-pa...



Roger Staubach Hail Mary To Inspire Rangers?

Jeff Prince
Roger Staubach ought to do fine when he throws out a ceremonial first pitch prior to the Texas Rangers home opener at 1:05 p.m. April 5. First off, he had a great arm as a HOF quarterback with the Dallas Cowboys. Second, he’s...


Ivins Show Debuts in Philly

Jimmy Fowler
File this one under “Curious Casting Choices”: Kathleen Turner is currently starring as the late Texas wit and nationally syndicated “Star-Telegram” columnist Molly Ivins in a one-woman show at The Philadelphia Theatre ...