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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...



Guns Fly Free at DFW Airport

Kristian Lin
Props to our colleagues at NBCDFW, who are currently running a whistle-blower’s report that a TSA agent successfully carried a handgun through the body scanners at DFW International Airport multiple times without being ca...


A New Definition of “Roving Reporter”

Gayle Reaves
It’s one of those things you thought you’d never actually see, like pigs flying, the Rangers in the World Series, falling ice being a health hazard at a local sports arena. The Star-Telegram posted the story on its web site...



Fishing For Artists

Jeff Prince
Last month, associate editor Anthony Mariani told Blotch readers about this contest involving Fort Worth Weekly and Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. Artists are encouraged to submit original pieces of unpublished art work to be used...


Die, Blockbuster, Die!

Jeff Prince
I can be a boycotting son of a beeyotch when crossed. I went years without watching a Texas Rangers game after the team unceremoniously turned its back on Pudge Rodriguez after his many years of loyal service.  So I relish t...