Around Fort Worth

Soy Un Comico

Jimmy Fowler
Check out this week’s ”Stage” story about Fort Worth standup comic Paul Edwards and The Butterfly Connection artistic director Adam Dietrich, who’ve collaborated to create a 22 minute comedy pilot called “Illegal Grin...


The Gays Are Attacking!

Jimmy Fowler
Gay panic is sweeping the land! This might be news, except that it’s the usual cast of hillbillies, teabaggers, right-wing Christians, and right-wing Christian hillbilly teabaggers (look for the latter category on the 2020 U....



Census Stats Show FW Is Place To Be

Jeff Prince
They like us! They really, really like us! The Census Bureau’s annual population estimate shows new residents are flocking to the Fort Worth-Dallas Metroplex. A diverse economy and stable home prices are two factors making us...


Mugly! Puts Mugshots In Spotlight

Jeff Prince
Deanna Boyd’s story in today’s Fort Worth Star-Telegram tells us about Mugly!, a newspaper that features mugshots of people arrested in Fort Worth. Reminds me of a few other mugshots. The evil smirk on this young criminal&#...



Complete at SXSW

Anthony Mariani
Fort Worth hard-rockers Complete played to a decently sized crowd at The Dirty Dog in Austin as part of SXSW 2010.


Arlington Director Makes Competition

Jimmy Fowler
Congrats to the prodigiously talented Arlington filmmaker Frank Mosley, profiled last year in the “Weekly.” His feature film “Hold” has been selected for official competition by both the 2010 Dallas International Film F...



La Llorona Cries if She Wants To

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Stage” piece profiles Kathleen Anderson Culebro, co-founder and artistic director of Amphibian Productions and author of the ‘Phibs’ current show “La Llorona.” The drama tackles a variety of subjects ...


Barry Corbin: More For Fans

Jeff Prince
Researching this week’s cover story on actor Barry Corbin (photo above) was what I’d call enjoyable work. The first time we talked, we met at 2 p.m. at his east Fort Worth home and we didn’t stop talking for 10 hours....



Forget Nazi Canada, Wortel Owes FW Apology

Jeff Prince
D Magazine is confused. Seems Fort Worth Star-Telegram publisher Gary “I Heart Canadians” Wortel claims to live in Dallas on his Facebook page. D wonders why the publisher of the biggest newspaper in Fort Worth is claiming ...


Casey James’ Drunken Past Goes National

Jeff Prince
Top 12 American Idol finalist Cool Casey James, who calls Fort Worth home, has hit the big time. While standing in a grocery line this weekend, I noticed him on the cover of one of those Hollywood gossip rags, Star Magazine. Se...