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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...


Romo’s a Homo? (No, No)

Jimmy Fowler
Let me apologize up front if any readers are offended by the “H” word in the post headline. If you didn’t already know, I’m gay, I play for the pink team, I’ve got sugar in my shorts, etc etc. I just couldn’...



Does John Denver Ever Cross Fort Worth’s Mind?

Jeff Prince
John Denver attended Fort Worth’s Arlington Heights High School in the early 1960s but reportedly didn’t enjoy his time there too much. He hit the road as soon as he could, plunging into the music business and becoming a st...


More on Monthly’s, Texas Music’s Neglect

Anthony Mariani
Fort Worth bands might as well be from Idaho for all of the coverage they (do not) receive in Texas Monthly and Texas Music Magazine, two alleged “statewide” publications that have music sections. Agreed, the Monthly’s is...