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“Ticked-Off Trannies” At Midnight

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s cover story tells the tale of Ticked-Off Trannies With Knives – a stylish B-movie revenge saga shot in Fort Worth, Arlington, and Dallas – and the passionate national protests that rose up against it. Here’s...


Mike Modano Heads North

Kristian Lin
The news that Dallas Stars fans have been expecting is now official: Mike Modano has decided against retirement and signed a one-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings. When it comes to athletes changing teams, the sight of M...



Green Light for Ground Zero Mosque

Kristian Lin
It’s always nice when religious tolerance wins the day. Yesterday a New York City historical commission removed the last legal hurdle for the construction of the Córdoba Initiative, dubbed by the mainstream press as the Grou...


Amphibian’s Workshop for Young Actors

Jimmy Fowler
Junior high and high school-aged people with a flair for the dramatic are pretty common. Teenagers whose flair for the dramatic can earn them big bucks on TV and in film are a much rarer breed. Amphibian Productions wants to se...



Gas Drilling Air Quality Meetings Today, Tomorrow

Jeff Prince
Today and tomorrow are important days in the push toward improved monitoring of the oil and gas industry. First off, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is updating its air quality regulations regarding oil and gas and wi...


Anne Rice Ditches Church, Not God

Jimmy Fowler
The latest bit of non-news burning up the blogosphere – author Anne Rice declared on her Facebook page that she has “quit Christianity in the name of Christ.” Here’s an interesting piece on the Politics Daily website ab...



Calling All Guerilla Artists

Anthony Mariani
The Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County is seeking guerilla artists to help generate buzz for www.worthgoing.com, an online calendar that the arts council will launch in September. Anyone with any ideas (flash mobs, s...


More Thoughts on “The Kids Are All Right”

Kristian Lin
Because The Kids Are All Right played in Dallas before it came here, I was able to see the film three times before I wrote it up (a luxury that I very seldom enjoy), and I’ve been poring over it the way other people have been...



Another Reason Why I Love FW

Jeff Prince
Three white billy goats were crossing the Jacksboro Highway while I was driving back from lunch a few minutes ago. I didn’t have my camera with me, but they looked kind of like this guy: I’m not sure where they were...


Arlington Needs Another Cool Place

Jeff Prince
This morning’s Star-Tellygram headline practically knocked me out of my seat: Ten Cool Things To See And Do In Arlington. Are there that many? Apparently not. Veteran writer  John Austin has covered A-town for years but ...