Around Fort Worth

Fox TV Raiding Hen House

Jeff Prince
Fox TV is ridiculed for slanting its news coverage to the conservative right, but you’ve got to give the station credit – they offer some great programming. The Simpsons, American Dad, and Family Guy are national treasures....


Fort Worth Band GRO on VH1

Anthony Mariani
The video for Green River Ordinance’s new single, “Come On,” is out now, and the song is part of VH1’s Top 20 Countdown, right up alongside tracks from Lady Gaga, Kings of Leon, Norah Jones, John Mayer, and other househ...



Manly Men, Wild Women To Hike This Saturday

Jeff Prince
Rather than reclining on the couch this Saturday, nursing a hangover from New Year’s Eve and trying to somehow sleep, watch football, and eat all at the same time, why not do something healthy and constructive? The 1st Annual...


Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys — The Prequel

Jeff Prince
“Off Asides” is usually a post-game “analysis” written by your trusty Monday morning quarterback. (By analysis I mean, “Random brain farts from a fair-weathered fan who TIVO’s the games and sometimes fast-forwards b...



Kiss Moncrief’s Grits

Jimmy Fowler
Say what you want about Mayor Moncrief’s leadership abilities, but if his wife Rosie’s recipe for grits souffle is any indication, the First Family of Cowtown sits down to a yummy holiday spread. Peruse the ingredients – ...


Auditions at Circle

Jimmy Fowler
North Texas thespians, hone your methods over the holidays: Circle Theatre, one of the Fort’s most reliable purveyors of challenging professional theater, will hold auditions for their upcoming February show, Michael Hollinge...



Warren Buffett ‘All In’ In Fort Worth

Jeff Prince
Filthy rich super-investor Warren Buffett is at the biggest Texas Hold ‘Em table in the country and he’s going all in because he thinks this part of the country is primed for the new economy. Damn, and I was just thinking a...


Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys

Jeff Prince
The Dallas Cowboys are losers. L-O-S-E-R-S. The Washington Redskins will kick the living shit out of the Cowgirls come Sunday. Predicted score: a 45-10 drubbing. There, that ought to motivate the team. (This reverse psychology ...



Weekender Fri., Dec. 18, 2009

Anthony Mariani
If your idea of a swell time is being assaulted by screeching static, then does Wasted Words Art Collective in Arlington (2404 S. Fielder Rd.) have the show for you. Saturday night’s bill includes a bevy of 817 noisicians, in...


Fort Worth Opera Lassos ‘Celebs’

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Opera asked local celebrities to sing “Jingle Bells” in an off-key manner as part of a “Stop Bad Singing” campaign. This is hoped to encourage people to give money to the opera and, I suppose, to enco...