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Grackle Be-Gone

Jeff Prince
Recently I was circling downtown Dallas streets looking for a curbside parking space, but they were all full. When I finally saw an empty spot under a nice shade tree, I whipped in, parked, filled the meter with coins, and went...


THE TORONTO BLUE JAYS ARE THE NICKLEBACK OF BASEBALL; CANADA IS THE ALANIS MORRISETTE OF COUNTRIES; AND BOTH CAN FLING THEIR BATS AND TRASH STRAIGHT TO HELL, EH?

About That Guaranteed Rangers Win …

Jeff Prince
The guaranteed Texas Rangers victory predicted in yesterday’s Blotch post was made in earnest. I did not know the baseball gods were about to turn their wrath knobs to 10 in the final game of the AL Division Series. How c...



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Texas Rangers Guaranteed To Win Division Series

Jeff Prince
Precedent has been set regarding predicting wins before the final out (see photo at left). But the Texas Rangers will win today. Think about it. The team stumbled into the 2015 season with the ghost of Nolan Ryan still drawling...


RUE, BEFORE A SPEAR WAS THROWN THROUGH HER GUT. SHE'S DEAD NOW.

Off Asides: Dallas Cowboys vs New England Patriots, Pits Of Hell

Jeff Prince
The Orange Smush era has resulted in two straight Cowboys losses. (I’m still formulating a suitable Brandon Weeden nickname. Maybe today’s crucial game will reveal the perfect moniker. ) To call today’s game “crucia...



MADELYN DEUTCH AND BARRY CORBIN RUN LINES ON THE SET OF WINDOR LAST SUMMER. (photos by jeff prince)

Windsor Among Movies Slated For Lone Star Film Festival

Jeff Prince
“Folks around here deserve the chance to see Windsor, and the film society can make that happen.” — A line from this recent Static article in Fort Worth Weekly, encouraging the Lone Star Film Festival to inclu...


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Greg Hardy, Jerry Jones Should Shut Up for a While

Kristian Lin
Just ahead of the Dallas Cowboys welcoming the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots to town, defensive lineman Greg Hardy came back from his suspension with an interview that could charitably be called tone-deaf. The man co...



SATURDAY NIGHT'S GIFT FROM A FRIEND TURNED INTO SUNDAY'S INABILITY TO STAY AWAKE FOR THE COWBOYS GAME.

Off Asides: Dallas Cowboys vs New Orleans Saints, Tequila

Jeff Prince
This edition of Off Asides will be short because Saturday’s bottle of tequila was tall. My buddy, Blue, dropped by after a visit to Mexico bearing a gift that we proceeded to consume over the course of the evening. Now it’s...


DANIEL BRUMLEY WITH SIX OF HIS SEVEN CHILDREN DURING A CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION IN 2014. (photo courtesy of Jessica Castillo).

Grand Jury Doesn’t Indict Police Officer Who Shot Daniel Brumley

Jeff Prince
The mother of Daniel Brumley says she will file a civil lawsuit against the city of Fort Worth, its police department, and officer Chris Jones after a Tarrant County grand jury chose not to indict Jones on Wednesday. “There h...



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Texas Launches Police Officer-Involved Shooting Website

Jeff Prince
Depending on the radical nature of your Facebook friends, you might be barraged with any number of officer-involved shooting videos on a daily basis. I know I do, and I wonder just how bad things have become, or how distorted s...


BRANDON "WTF" WEEDEN HAD A ROUGH DAY, BUT BY THE END OF THE GAME HE'D LEARNED A VALUABLE LESSON ABOUT LIFE.

Off Asides on Dallas Cowboys vs Falcons, Nicknames

Jeff Prince
Sunday morning, two hours before the Dallas Cowboys play, and I’m all jazzed up about seeing Brandon “The Ginger Cringer” Weeden take the reins. The team’s two biggest guns, Tony Romo and Dez Bryant, are...