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FW Guitar Show This Weekend

Jeff Prince
Get your motor running, head out on the highway. Some folks are born to be wild for guitars, and there’s plenty of heavy metal thunder expected at the 9th Annual Fort Worth Guitar Show tomorrow and Sunday at Radisson Hote...


Fort Night on KERA-TV’s “Think”

Jimmy Fowler
Tonight’s (Friday’s) 7pm edition of KERA-TV Channel 13’s local chat show Think is all about the Fort: Jerre Tracy, executive director of Historic Fort Worth, will name the top endangered structures/sites in the city and h...



National Honors for the Weekly

Gayle Reaves
The Fort Worth Weekly team hit some homers recently in the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies’ national competition. Texas Music, “boxcar tourist” Bo Keely and, of course that local character named Barnett Shale loom...


Goodbye To A Writer

Jeff Prince
Journalist extraordinaire Gary Cartwright is retiring and has penned his final story as a staff writer for Texas Monthly. He picked a substantial topic for his finale, profiling the state’s premier river writer John Grave...



Walt Disney: Big Jerk or Super Big Jerk?

Jimmy Fowler
Starting tonight, Circle Theatre will present the final weekend of its engrossing Southwest premiere Something Intangible, and as this week’s ”Stage” review indicates, Bruce Graham’s script depicts a thinly veiled Walt ...


Jonathan Tyler Ready To Destroy Lola’s Sixth

Jeff Prince
Retro-fresh rockers Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights are seeing stars these days. They went from jamming at small Fort Worth-Dallas dives not so long ago to signing a major record deal at Atlantic, releasing an album, t...



Fort Worth Is Meryl; Dallas Is Melanie

Jeff Prince
Dallas-based blog site FrontBurner wrote about ESPN choosing Fort Worth over Dallas as production headquarters for covering the Super Bowl, prompting this classic reader comment: “If cities were aging beauties then Fort W...


Jimmy Johnson Won’t Survive

Jeff Prince
Back in 1993, then-Dallas Cowboys head coach Jimmy Johnson told a reporter the Cowboys would kick San Francisco’s ass in the NFC Championship game — and the newspaper could print his prediction in “three-inch ...



A Stale Smoking Jacket

Jimmy Fowler
Some pop culture phenomena are so ridiculously heterosexual that they fall right over the cliff into unintentional camp: I’m thinking of TV’s Jersey Shore, Michael Buble singing “Me and Mrs. Jones,” and many of Quentin ...


Search For Perfect Lunch Spot Sputters Along

Jeff Prince
I never knew how good I had it at Los Alamos Cafe until that North Side eatery closed in early May and left me stumbling the streets at noon like a stray tomcat searching for a decent morsel. “Meow! Meow-ow! Meeoooowww!&#...