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Opie’s Rage

Jeff Prince
Grapevine police arrested a suspect who allegedly went ballistic during a road rage incident and tried to run down a man on the side of the road. Picture in your mind what that dangerous suspect might look like. I’ll bet ...


Writing On The Wall For Highway System

Jeff Prince
The Metroplex’s highway grid is conveniently growing on the wall outside Fort Worth Weekly‘s office. That’s I-30 and I-20 running east-west across Tarrant and Dallas counties; and I-35W and I-35E running north...



Blogger Meets Artistic Bird On Jacksboro Highway

Jeff Prince
A new work of art is in my possession. It was created on my windshield by the late, great, local artist Sleepy. I was heading south on Jacksboro Highway this morning and saw a huge flock of pigeons on the side of the road no...


Southwestern Baptist: “Gay Begone!”

Jimmy Fowler
For a textbook example of how religion can make adults behave like snotty little brats, let’s look at the case of Fort Worth’s Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. They reportedly want to evict an affiliation of loc...



The Orbans to Play SXSW

Anthony Mariani
As I first Tweeted, Fort Worth roots-rockers The Orbans will be playing a sanctioned SWSW showcase this year, bringing the grand total of Fort Worth/817 artists slated to play sanctioned showcases at the annual Austin-located m...


FW Three Times Better Than Dallas

Jeff Prince
Bidders hit the auction at Cowboys Stadium yesterday and bid on specialty license plates, including “FT WORTH” and “DALLAS” plates. The high bid on the DALLAS plate: $1,500. The high bid on the FT WORTH ...



New Astrological Sign Defangs Blogger

Jeff Prince
Here I sit, staring at my screen, ready to skewer something or somebody with my daily dose of blog snark. But I’m not myself. Yesterday I was a Scorpio, my soul firmly entrenched in the astrological eighth house — a...


The Boobles: All You Need is Jugs

Anthony Mariani
Michael “Big Mike” Richardson, Jeff Dazey (Josh Weathers and the True+Endeavors, EPIC RUINS, Dazey Chain), Rodney Bollinger, Pete Sacco, and Brad Swiger are just some of the North Texas musos who have lent their talents to ...



More FW at SXSW: Three More Acts Announced

Anthony Mariani
Fort Worth punks the Mind Spiders, Fort Worth rapper Snow The Product, and Fort Worth R&B sensation The World Famous Tony Williams also will be playing sanctioned showcases at the annual SXSW Music Festival, bringing the gr...


Fort Worth’s Complete Playing SXSW

Anthony Mariani
For the third or fourth consecutive year in a row, Fort Worth throwback metal-heads Complete will play a sanctioned showcase at the annual SXSW Music Festival (mid-March), bringing the grand total of Fort Worth/817 acts slated...