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SEASON TWO OF TRUE DETECTIVE WAS A BLOODY MESS, BUT AT LEAST THE LOVELY RACHEL MCADAMS DIDN'T DIE. (photo courtesy of True Detective)

Morning News Roundup, Aug 14

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Firefighter Arrested In Sex Sting Burning fires of passion swept over a Fort Worth firefighter, who’s been arrested for an alleged involvement in using the internet to solicit teenage girls for sex. Eric Robert...


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Glam-Rock Royalty on Race Street

KEN SHIMAMOTO
As a co-founder of glam-rock pioneers the New York Dolls in the 1970s, Sylvain Sylvain helped make too-small girls’ clothing an acceptable part of male rockers’ wardrobes. The corkscrew-coiffed moppet played the natural foi...



DANIEL BRUMLEY IN HAPPIER TIMES (photo courtesy jessica castillo)

Video Shows Fort Worth Police, Daniel Brumley Prior To Shooting

Jeff Prince
A witness who videotaped Fort Worth police officer Chris Jones after he stopped Daniel Brumley for running a stop sign says the subsequent altercation didn’t go down like police are saying (“Blood on Whose Hands?” Feb. 25...


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A Rick Perry Responds To Fort Worth Weekly

Jeff Prince
The Ricky Perry who tweeted in response to this blog post about the former governor isn’t the real Rick Perry. My first clue was the the pot leaf behind the photo. Second clue: the twitter name RickPerry420. While it woul...



"Trust me, Rick. You haven't heard 'God Made Girls' until you've heard it performed by a 12-piece R&B band at Watters Creek."

The Dadding Hack: Family Fun Ops

ANTHONY MARIANI
Kidstuff from your trusty Weekly editor and the author of a daddy blog that you should definitely (probably?) check out, The Dadding Hack. I finally see the allure of Dallas. After all these years. And all the pro-Fort Worth th...


JON STEWART SIGNS OFF.

Morning News Roundup, Aug 7

Jeff Prince
Jon Stewart Says Goodbye Few people are characterized as the voice of a generation anymore, but Jon Stewart comes close after 16 years of lampooning news media and politics on “The Daily Show.” He’s like Walter Cronkite, ...



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An Appreciation of Satoshi Kon

Kristian Lin
This post was originally published on August 25, 2010 on the occasion of Satoshi Kon’s death and is reprinted below in advance of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s Story, Style, and Character: The Art of Japanes...


ROMEO AND JULIET PAINTING BY SIR FRANCIS BERNARD DICKSEE (courtesy of wikipedia).

UT Austin Study Says Men Horn-Dogs, Women Floozies

Jeff Prince
This just in! Men and women are different. Blame it on lactation. Hard-toiling psychologists at the University of Texas at Austin performed a cross-cultural study of 4,764 men and 5,389 women in 33 countries and 37 cultures. Wh...



RICK PERRY WAS CUT FROM THE VARSITY DEBATE TEAM BUT COACHES EXPECT HIM TO EXCEL ON JV SQUAD (photo courtesy wikipedia)

Rick Perry Hopes To Excel On Debate Team JV Squad

Jeff Prince
If Little Ricky Perry were on his high school debate team, he’d be having this conversation with his debate coach right about now: PERRY: I can’t believe I got cut from varsity! COACH: Don’t worry about it. You’ll e...


SANTOS FRANCISCO SANCHEZ

Morning News Roundup, Aug 4

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Man On Most Wanted List Ever seen this dull-eyed sidewinder? If so, you could be $10,000 richer. The state is offering a reward for a tip that leads to the capture of Santos Francisco Sanchez, 47. The former Fort Wor...