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JIM WRIGHT LOOKS AT A REPLICA AT THE FEDERAL BUILDING IN DOWNTOWN FORT WORTH (photo by jeff prince)

Former Speaker Jim Wright Dead At 92

Jeff Prince
Former House speaker and Fort Worth native James Claude Wright Jr. — better known simply as Jim Wright — is dead at 92. Wright packed a bunch into those years. He attended Weatherford College and the University of T...


FORT WORTH MUSICIAN AND FORMER "THE VOICE" CONTESTANT LUKE WADE (photo courtesy Facebook)

Contest Offers Studio Time, Appearance With Luke Wade

Jeff Prince
Hey singer-songwriters, get your pencil and paper and start pouring out your heart and soul. Greg White, owner of SG Studios in Fort Worth, is urging songwriters to send an acoustic and vocal demo via email to sgstudios@charter...



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Tim Love Wooing Austin

Jeff Prince
Love is on a roll. Sure, Fort Worth’s biggest celebrity chef Tim Love might have duffed his one big shot at commandeering the concession stands at Colonial Country Club. Apparently, feeding thousands of people in multiple loc...


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Beef’s Last Show

EDWARD BROWN
You’d never know it by looking at him, but Justin “Beef” Williams is very sick. A carbon dioxide leak at work in September left the 33-year-old frontman of Bomb Atomic with a severe stutter and myriad other physical probl...



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Top 5 Shows

STEVE STEWARD
        1.) Here. Watch this pile of crap. You could probably call Wondercrust Movie Watchers Club’s move to Thursday nights Must-Not-See TV, though the visuals at these events are technically movies. And,...


SCOTT NISHIMURA (courtesy Facebook)

Scott Nishimura To Lead New Business Magazine

Jeff Prince
Maybe the the death knell for print news products is premature. Longtime business writer Scott Nishimura has been named executive editor of FW Inc., a new magazine to be launched by the same publishing company that puts out For...



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Survey Says Most Americans Favor Local Control Over Fracking

Jeff Prince
Denton voted last November to just say no to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, inside city limits. The city’s residents spoke at the polls about an issue that impacted their quality of lives. As a result, a new law was m...


CANDY CLARK WAS THE GUEST ATTRACTION AT THE USA FILM FESTIVAL'S RECENT SCREENING OF THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH (photo by Jeff Prince)

Fort Worth’s Candy Clark Returns For USA Film Fest Retrospective

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth native Candy Clark (“Graffiti Artist,” July 3, 2013) became wistful after watching last Friday night’s screening of The Man Who Fell To Earth during the USA Film Festival in Dallas. Once the movie e...



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Top 5 Shows

STEVE STEWARD
1.) Is there a psilocybin mushroom equivalent for 4/20? If there is, Tidals should be a headliner at that day’s celebratory party. The Fort Worth duo’s ominous sample-based dub and the visuals that often accompany it are en...


PHILIP MURRIN (RIGHT) GOES BRIM-DOWN WHILE BILLY MINICK PREFERS HIS CROWN DOWN (photo by Jeff Prince)

More Than One Way To Set Down A Cowboy Hat

Jeff Prince
Former professional bull rider and Billy Bob’s honcho Billy Minick knows a thing or two about cowboying and is obviously well-versed on the proper way to set down a cowboy hat — upside down. (That’s Minick sit...