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Backside Pick at “TNL”

Jimmy Fowler
Tonight’s edition of “Thursday Night Live” at Central Market (4651 W Frwy, FW) is a particularly funkalicious one: Denton’s nine-piece funk-jazz-R & B outfit Backside Pick owns the stage 7-9 pm. Americana singer-son...


FW Filmmaker Tom Huckabee Shows Arty Side

Jeff Prince
Local filmmaker Tom Huckabee is a Renaissance man, which is a fancy way of saying he can do a bunch of different stuff. He’s been buddies with actor Bill Paxton ever since they met while growing up in Fort Worth, he’...



Cliburn Documentary Airs Tonight

Kristian Lin
If you missed A Surprise in Texas when it came out in theaters, you can catch up to it on TV tonight. Peter Rosen’s documentary on the 2009 Van Cliburn Piano Competition airs at 7:00 and again at 8:30 on KERA-TV. While we...


Butterfly Connection Seeks Actors

Jimmy Fowler
The Butterfly Connection seeks local actors for an American Heart Association training video for health care providers. All actors should be relatively fit, height/weight proportional, and be able to perform in constant motion ...



Bob Schieffer Is Puking Somewhere

Jeff Prince
Texas Christian University’s The Daily Skiff offers this opinion piece from senior writing major Danny Peters, who might want to consider repeating some of his earlier journalism classes. Under the headline “Air qua...


Dallas Morning News To Charge For Online Content

Jeff Prince
The newspaper tried charging for online access some years back but few people were willing to pay to read the Dallas Morning News on their computer back then. Now, News & Tech says the Dallas daily is planning to try again ...



Does Jeffress Worship Satan?

Jimmy Fowler
If you think Pastor Robert Jeffress of the First Baptist Church of Dallas made a royal ass out of himself when he recently claimed that Islam promotes pedophilia, well, that’s just the latest salvo in a looong history of idio...


With Friends Like BP, Who Needs Serial Killers?

Jeff Prince
For weeks now, BP has been airing commercials featuring friendly employees looking into the camera oh so earnestly and talking about how they grew up in Louisiana and how their employer is going to restore the Gulf coast “...



AHHS Whistleblower Suspended

betty.brink
                        Fort Worth schools spokesperson Barbara Giffith confirmed today that former Arlington Heights High School assistant principal Joe Palazzolo, the whistle-blower in the recent Fort Wo...


Extra Calcium Sulfate With That Twinkie, Please!

Jeff Prince
Why do people do this? Somebody broke down and analyzed all of the ingredients in a Hostess Twinkie and wrote Twinkie, Deconstructed. He must not have heard the old saying, “I used to wonder what was in a hot dog; now I k...