Around Fort Worth

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 ...


“Ticked-Off Trannies” Invade Fort Worth

Jimmy Fowler
A tip o’ the hat to Q Cinema, Fort Worth’s LGBT film forum, for the recently announced decision to give Dallas filmmaker Israel Luna’s controversial “transploitation” flick Ticked-Off Trannies With Knives its Southwes...



Dog The Bounty Hunter Behind Bars In Fort Worth

Jeff Prince
Duane Chapman, aka Dog The Bounty Hunter, spent 18 months at Texas’ Huntsville State Penitentiary in the late 1970s for his role in a man’s death. (photo courtesy of Wyatt Newquist) He later became a bounty hunter, star...


Art Maverick Ted Pillsbury Dead At 66

Jeff Prince
A leading voice on Texas art has gone to stroll for eternity through that great Onderdonk painting in the sky. Edmund P. “Ted” Pillsbury, chairman of fine arts at Dallas-based Heritage Auction Galleries and former d...