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Cowboys, Wildcard, Super Bowl???

Jeff Prince
The dreamers among us are excited. They imagine that a two-game win streak after a coaching change has set off a chain of events that will lead to a 9-7 season record, wildcard playoff slot, and a Super Bowl berth for the Dalla...


Hitchens, Dembski Debate God

Jimmy Fowler
Although it wasn’t widely publicized, celebrated atheist pundit Christopher Hitchens came to North Texas last week to debate the existence of God. His opponent in the public event at Plano’s Prestonwood Christian Academy wa...



Jubilee Names Artistic Director

Jimmy Fowler
This afternoon Jubilee Theatre announced it has chosen a new artistic director –Tre Garrett. The Houston native has a long list of regional theater credits, has worked on many productions at New York’s Kennedy Center, and w...


MLS Championship Preview

Kristian Lin
It’s eerie how similar the seasons of FC Dallas and the Texas Rangers have shaped up. Both teams had never won a playoff series before this year, and both chemistry-rich teams defied expectations (and beat opponents with ...



Circle, ‘Phibs Shows to Close

Jimmy Fowler
This will be your last weekend to catch shows by two top Fort Worth theater companies before the productions close. Interestingly, they both deal with the craziness of contemporary education, though from very different angles. ...


Willow Palin, Mean Girl

Kristian Lin
Here’s a bigger internet brushfire than whether hackers are keeping Bristol Palin on Dancing With the Stars. Responding to a poster named Tre criticizing the new reality TV show Sarah Palin’s Alaska, Bristol’s...



A Good and Bad Night for Fort Worth Schools Super

betty.brink
Fort Worth schools superintendent Melody Johnson got a three-year extension on  her contract last night with a 6-3 vote, again benefitting from the lopsided board majority she continues to have in her corner —but she didn’...


Sneak Peek at the Streetcar

Anthony Mariani
Weekly publisher Lee Newquist got a sneak peek of the streetcar model that will be unveiled at 2:15 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the Trinity River Vision Authority, 307 W. 7th St. The event will afford the public the opportunity t...



Go Away, Mr. President

Jimmy Fowler
Two years ago I was determined to put my Bush-hating ways behind me — not because I changed my mind about his abominable record, but because hating anyone is bad for the soul. Now Mr. Decision Points has popped up again ...


Modern Streetcar Unveiling

Jimmy Fowler
Wherever you stand on the debate about an urban streetcar system for Fort Worth, proponents of the plan haven’t given up trying to convince people of the project’s virtues. An example of a modern streetcar will be unveiled ...