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Lonesome Dive: Barry Corbin Files Bankruptcy

Jeff Prince
Mitch Mitchell’s story in this morning’s Fort Worth Star-Telegram was sad and surprising. Who’d a thunk an actor with so many great roles and credits such as Fort Worth’s Barry Corbin would be so strapped for cash? ...


Texas Creamed Unmercifully: TCU Falls To Boise State

Jeff Prince
It’s hard to say whether the TCU offense had an off night or if they just couldn’t compete with Boise State’s defense. Either way, Horned Frog quarterback Andy Dalton and his receiver corps couldn’t get it together and ...



Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys

Jeff Prince
Bless Wade Phillips’ pea-pickin’ little ol’ heart. The Cowboys coach tried to be marketable and media savvy. He tried to create a rallying cry (ala former coach Jimmy Johnson’s now famous “How ‘Bout Them Cowboys!”...


Take A Hike

Jeff Prince
Listening to numerous quarterbacks saying “hike, hike” all weekend still didn’t prompt me to get off the couch and take their advice. I missed the Manly Men & Wild Women Hike through the Tandy Hills Natur...



Year of the Butterfly

Jimmy Fowler
Continuing its mission of assisting local artists, the multi-media collaborative The Butterfly Connection will host a free photography session for North Texas stage/film/TV actors who need professional head shots for auditions....


All-Decade 817 Songs

Anthony Mariani
In this week’s HearSay, our trusty columnist who may or may not be me trots out a bunch of what he thinks are some of the best tunes, albums, and shows to come out of the 817 over the past 10 years. Below are links to some of...



Best FW Stage of the ’00s

Jimmy Fowler
For an incomplete but very heartfelt overview of the best Fort Worth stage productions of the “Naughty Aughties,” check out this week’s ”Stage” page. Live theater is a precious art form because when the run is over, t...


Miles Austin Pro Bowl Shines On Jerry Jones

Jeff Prince
Remember this past off-season when Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was trumpeting the talent of Miles Austin for weeks on end? Austin was a restricted free agent at the time, entering his fourth season, looking for a decent pa...



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...