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Jacksboro Highway Jim Lane Sign Still Standing

Jeff Prince
Longtime Fort Worth lawyer and politician Jim Lane’s backyard stretches down a hill to the Jacksboro Highway, and his business sign has become a familiar sight over the years. The sign sports his business phone and famili...


“Ghostbreakers” Shoots for Fall Debut

Jimmy Fowler
Fort Worth filmmaker Benjamin Wilbanks (2009′s comic vampire thriller Night Crawlers) is dipping into the syndicated TV series business with Ghostbreakers, about a group of paranormal investigators who run into all kinds ...



Palazzolo Loses First Round

betty.brink
It was not the outcome he wanted but it was the outcome he expected, said Jason Smith, attorney for Fort Worth ISD whistleblower Joe Palazzolo, given the fact that the judge was being paid by his opponent. Late Friday night he ...


100sec Dash Seeking Contributions

Anthony Mariani
Musical bon vivant Tony Ferraro (Fate Lions, late of Eaton Lake Tonics) is accepting submissions for volume three of his and booking agent/promoter Ben Rogers’ free digital compilation CD series, One Hundred Second Dash. Prev...



Teddy Bear Transport Finally Has A Home

betty.brink
Permit me an indulgence: To report on something positive that happened yesterday involving a member of my family.  Don’t usually do such stuff, journalistic ethics and all that, but hey, this is about as non-controversial as...


North Texas Filmmakers at SXSW

Kristian Lin
We’ve been busy giving you the info on local bands playing at South by Southwest, but some North Texas films will be playing the Austin festival, too. Of the two feature films from this area, the more interesting one is s...



Internships at Theatre Arlington

Jimmy Fowler
Theatre Arlington is offering 2011 summer internships to high school and college students who wish to expand their knowledge of working in professional theater. (Please note there are no acting internships available). Internshi...


Obama: “Evolving” on Gay Marriage?

Jimmy Fowler
One of the frustrations of being a liberal in America is that you have to wait for millions of your neighbors to recognize obvious injustice. Women barred from the vote, racial segregation, anti-gay sodomy laws — they...



American Idol Sex Goddess Hearts Local Guy

Jeff Prince
This beautiful actress-singer-sex goddess told a Fort Worth guy she loved him. And it wasn’t me. Doh! That’s right, Jennifer Lopez said, “I love him!” while Fort Worth musician Tim Halperin was playing...


Crank-Calling Scott Walker

Kristian Lin
Well, this is ballsy with a heaping side order of awesome sauce. Buffalo, N.Y. blogger Ian Murphy has gone viral for his prank phone call to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. The governor is currently embroiled in a battle over a bi...