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Hey, Jerry, Change Comes From Within

Jeff Prince
Changes are on the way, Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones hinted after his 1-7 team embarrassed themselves again on national TV last night. But he offered no specifics. And he certainly didn’t suggest t...


Son, Rise For Sunset

Jeff Prince
The Texas Railroad Commission and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality are two state agencies that monitor natural gas drilling and its impact on the environment. The doggedness of both agencies is often questioned. Cr...



817 Hip-Hop Around the Clock

Anthony Mariani
The Fort Worth Music Co-Op recently invited rapper Dru B Shinin to host a hip-hop night at The Cellar (2916 W. Berry St. by TCU, 817-923-6116). The first event happened last week, and, according to Weekly writer Caroline Collie...


President Rick Perry?

Jimmy Fowler
Although folks of a left-leaning persuasion have plenty to gripe about after Tuesday’s elections, the world continues to turn. Congressional Republicans are already willfully misreading the results as a mandate against Obama ...



Orthodox Fuzz Drummer Valdez Dead

Anthony Mariani
Jeremiah Valdez, drummer for the Fort Worth stoner-metal band Orthodox Fuzz, passed away on Tuesday night, according to an announcement on the band’s Facebook page. No word yet on the cause of death. 34


Price Is Right Story Reads Like Melody

Jeff Prince
To fledgling writers currently traipsing the hallways in Tarrant County’s fine establishments of higher education: This is an excellent example of storytelling. Fort Worth Star-Telegram writer Melody McDonald takes a friv...



No More Supernatural Latinos!

Kristian Lin
Here’s a movie trend that needs to go away. I just got back from seeing Paranormal Activity 2, the prequel to last year’s sleeper horror hit. In this film, the same invisible demon that haunted the original movie is...


George W. Bush’s Worst Moment?

Kristian Lin
As the Democrats lick their wounds from the midterm elections, they’re probably thankful that they’ve retained control of the U.S. Senate, but they’re more likely cursing their luck that these comments by form...



Feed Your Head in Arlington

Jimmy Fowler
The cable channel IFC has recently been airing reruns of the short-lived, much-loved 1999 TV show Freaks and Geeks. Paul Feig and Judd Apatow’s comedy about life in a suburban high school circa 1980 is chock full of classic r...


El Chupacabra Unmasked

Jimmy Fowler
Well, at least local news outlets waited until Halloween was over to be killjoys. It seems all those recent el chupacabra sightings in Texas have been declared by veterinarians and biologists to be coyotes infected with mites....