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Black Eyed Peas + SB45 Halftime = Bathroom Break

Anthony Mariani
Slated to perform during halftime of Super Bowl XLV between the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers, the Black Eyed Peas, let it be known, are the worst, most unforgivable, most immoral human beings ever purporting to be ...


Steelers Steal ‘America’s Team’ Tag From Cowboys?

Jeff Prince
Gas drilling activist Don Young has been named a Citizen of Steelers Nation because of his newfound love for a team that any card-carrying Cowboys fan should despise. So what is it about the Pittsburgh Steelers that stole You...



Dan Snyder vs. Alt-Weekly

Kristian Lin
For all the issues that Cowboys fans have with Jerry Jones, you’d have trouble finding one who’d trade him for Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder. Having turned one of the NFL’s most venerable franchises ...


Fort Worth Woman Trapped in Cairo

Jimmy Fowler
So you think you have it bad being trapped at home by the ice? “NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams just conducted a brief on-air phone interview with one Mary Thornberry, a 76 year old woman who reportedly moved from F...



R.I.P., John Barry

Kristian Lin
While I was writing up my Milton Babbitt obituary earlier, another composer also passed away this past weekend. John Barry, who penned dozens of scores for Hollywood movies and won five Oscars, died last Sunday at the age of 77...


Dear Visitors: Be Very Afraid

Jimmy Fowler
The icy conditions on North Texas roads make for a classic definition of a winter wonderland – as in, you wonder if you’re going to make it home alive. Local TV news reporters have been hitting the pavement in places like S...



Eaton Lake Tonics Breaks Up

Anthony Mariani
Unfortunately, the four guys in Fort Worth-Denton’s Eaton Lake Tonics have decided to break up after six years. The band’s most recent album, Rancho Folly IV, was warmly received by us (rightfully) when it came out and was ...


Heard About the Super Bowl Yet?

Jimmy Fowler
I’m happy that the Super Bowl is bringing national attention and patronage to Fort Worth and its businesses (including the one that employs me). But in the relentless flood of hype, some local TV coverage has been a teeny bit...



Meet The Weekly’s New Receptionist

Jeff Prince
The new receptionist at Fort Worth Weekly is Kohlby. There’s a reason she’s looking at the  camera that way (read to the end). If you pop into the office to grab a paper, place an ad, or whatever, Kohlby is the one...


No More Open-Mic at Barnes & Noble

Kristian Lin
If you missed the usual end-of-the-month open-mic poetry event at the Barnes & Noble on University Drive, you have a good reason. That’s because the event has apparently been canceled. The monthly spoken-word perform...