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Orthodox Fuzz Drummer Valdez Dead

Anthony Mariani
Jeremiah Valdez, drummer for the Fort Worth stoner-metal band Orthodox Fuzz, passed away on Tuesday night, according to an announcement on the band’s Facebook page. No word yet on the cause of death. 34

Price Is Right Story Reads Like Melody

Jeff Prince
To fledgling writers currently traipsing the hallways in Tarrant County’s fine establishments of higher education: This is an excellent example of storytelling. Fort Worth Star-Telegram writer Melody McDonald takes a friv...

Feed Your Head in Arlington

Jimmy Fowler
The cable channel IFC has recently been airing reruns of the short-lived, much-loved 1999 TV show Freaks and Geeks. Paul Feig and Judd Apatow’s comedy about life in a suburban high school circa 1980 is chock full of classic r...

Rangers Deserve To Be Slapped

Jeff Prince
That’s right, the Rangers deserve to be slapped on the back for a job well done. Great season guys. The team played exciting baseball, fought their way farther into the playoffs than ever, and didn’t collapse until ...

Future Art Films at 1455 W. Magnolia

Kristian Lin
Some of you have no doubt been following Citizen Theater, James Johnston and Amy McNutt’s longstanding project to found a Fort Worth movie theater specializing in art-house films. Well, the news came down over the weekend...

Bats Sleep Through Halloween

Jeff Prince
A powerful Texas Rangers offense that hit most everything thrown its way in 2010 and won 90 games suddenly can’t score runs. Two shutouts in four games? Really? Behind 3-1 in the World Series, the Rangers’ season ha...

World Series Airs Burning Hotels Song

Anthony Mariani
That twinkling guitarwork and propulsive drumming that you heard during the Rangers-Giants Game 2 pre-game? That was The Burning Hotels’ “To Whom It May Concern,” off the Fort Worth band’s terrific most recent album, No...

Rick Springfield Jaws With Blotch

Jeff Prince
A long, black sedan with deep-tinted windows stops in front of the Fort Worth Weekly office and pop icon Rick Springfield steps out wearing a black jacket over a black shirt, Hollywood thin, cool, unsmiling, distracted, and st...

Bring Out Your Dead

Jimmy Fowler
While there are a variety of cool ways to celebrate Halloween weekend 2010 in Cowtown, we’re partial to Saturday’s (October 30) Dia De Los Muertos Celebration at the Rose Marine Theater, 1440 N Main St, FW. The evening begi...

They Will Rhyme You, Phatzo

Jimmy Fowler
  This week’s ”Music” feature is a profile of former UTA students Gabe Pippen and Alan Nosellot. They’re better known to fans as Hammel and Briso, the incurably Teutonic and fatally sexy techno rappers known as LAZ...