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Amon G. Carter Poker Table To Sell

Jeff Prince
I’m betting the Amon G. Carter handmade poker table will fetch a pretty penny at this weekend’s auction of Jarrell and Brenda McDonald’s huge collection of Western memorabilia. Then again, who knows what can h...


“Jackass 3D” Gives MPAA the Willies

Jimmy Fowler
  The blabosphere is all worked up over the fact that the upcoming Jackass 3D earned its R rating primarily for “male nudity” – only the third feature film after Eat Pray Love and Grown Ups to be age-restricted for an ap...



NFL Football Monument Set For Sundance Square

Jeff Prince
You’d think two National Football League teams, a massive ESPN crew,  hundreds of thousands of fans and revelers, global media scrutiny, and all the various bookies, prostitutes, drug dealers, con artists, and assorted r...


FW Weekly’s Eric Griffey Scores News 8 Love

Jeff Prince
WFAA News 8 spotlighted a local nonprofit music outreach program that was created by our very own Eric Griffey, a Fort Worth Weekly staff writer and fledgling saint. Griffey decided a while back that he’d like to go to he...



Fort Worth Speed Traps Online

Jeff Prince
Speedtrap.org provides a list of speed traps in cities across the country, and Fort Worth has quite a few of them listed. My most hated speed trap is the one at University Drive near White Settlement Road. What’s yours? T...


Imagine John Lennon At 70

Jeff Prince
October 9 marks what would have been John Lennon’s 70th birthday. Ever wonder what the former Beatle, who was gunned down in 1980, would look like today? Well, let’s see: He smoked cigarettes for his entire adult li...



Haunted House Scene Of Attack On Disgusting Habit

Jeff Prince
Eight of 10 smokers get hooked before age 18. I managed to avoid the nicotine habit until age 18, but then I got hooked. I’m still smoking all these years later. “If cigarettes ever reach $2 a pack, I’m quitti...


Super Wants AHHS Whistleblower Fired

betty.brink
It is not official yet — the Fort Worth school trustees as well as a Texas Education Agency hearings examiner will still have to hear his case — but if they uphold district superintendent Melody Johnson’s recommendation, ...



Open Call of the Dead

Jimmy Fowler
The Fort Worth Latino arts organization Artes de la Rosa has announced an open call for its annual Dia De Los Muertos Art Show. They are accepting artworks on canvas, installations, sculpture, and altars in this celebration of ...


The 33 News On Guardianship “Gestapo”

Jeff Prince
TV news teams are finally figuring out how to do interesting segments about Tarrant County’s controversial and complicated guardianship program. It ain’t easy breaking that myriad mess into a two-minute TV segment. ...