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THIS BEANIE-WEARING DOG ONLY WISHES HE LOOKED AS COOL AS HAZEL (courtesy Jason Sussberg on flickr)

Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs Chicago Bears, Statistics

Jeff Prince
If the calendar is to be believed, it’s December. And if curses are to be believed, the Dallas Cowboys will soon crumble. The curse appears to have rubbed off on me, as I’m pulled over for speeding on my way home from work ...


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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Dallas Observer Music Awards showcase is Saturday. Taking place at multiple venues in Deep Ellum, it features dozens of acts, including some Fort Worthians –– Son of Stan will headline Club Dada (2720 Elm St., 214-744-3...



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A Win By TCU Frogs On Saturday Could Be Sweet As Sugar

Jeff Prince
USA Today predicts Texas Christian University’s football team could earn a Sugar Bowl berth with a big win against Iowa State on Saturday. The Horned Frogs are on a six-game winning streak after slaughtering the Texas Lon...


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Gay Arlington Santa Jingles Bells in New Doc

JIMMY FOWLER
Once a long-standing bigotry like homophobia starts to become unacceptable to the mainstream, the last remaining advocates of said prejudice go from looking hateful to comical. Case in point: The new documentary feature I Am...



JOHHNY MANZIEL AT TEXAS A&M

Johnny Football Manziel Will Bust Like RGIII

Jeff Prince
First round draft pick and former Texas A&M star Johnny Manziel has gathered splinters in his backside for most of his rookie season, but the rumor out of Cleveland is he’s set to start for the Browns and prove whethe...


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Top 5 Shows: Thanksgiving Edition

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Heaviness will reign on Saturday as two of North Texas’ most thunderous metal acts –– Pinkish Black and Solomon –– perform at Lola’s Saloon (2736 W. 6th St., 817-877-0666).           &nb...



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Wendy Davis’ New Memoir: Fearless

EDWARD BROWN
Though once a great hope for the Democratic Party, Wendy Davis may end up being best known as the person who lost to Texas governor-elect Greg Abbott in an election that reflected the national trend of Republican domination and...


CHRIS GAINES AKA GARTH BROOKS AKA SPASTIC CLOWN

Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs NY Giants, Greatest Catch

Jeff Prince
It’s Sunday night and I’m prepped for the Cowboys game — the drop of queso staining my t-shirt should be the glorious first of many. It’s great to be an American. First thing I notice is the stubble-faced an...



STATE REP. LANCE GOODEN SAYS THE TARRANT REGIONAL WATER DISTRICT NEEDS INVESTIGATING.

More Complaints About Tarrant Regional Water District Secrets

Jeff Prince
Folks out Gun Barrel City way are discovering how city slickers in expensive suits take care of bidness up here in Fort Worth. The Monitor, a newspaper that covers the Cedar Creek Lake area, reports that State Rep. Lance Gooden...


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Bonus Film Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I

Kristian Lin
Here I find myself in the same position I was in with the seventh Harry Potter movie. Like that next-to-last film in a series, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I isn’t really meant to stand up on its own, so when I say there...