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Rick Perry: From Gov To Prez…Or Pope?

Jeff Prince
Gov. Rick Perry resembled a TV evangelist this weekend in Dallas. The governor spoke at a Republican Party of Texas convention, looking quite beatific in this AP photo. What a difference a photo-op makes. After speaking at the ...


Quaker City Nighthawks at The Moon

Anthony Mariani
Along with Dallas’ The Roomsounds and Denton’s Foe Destroyer, multiple Music Awards nominee the Quaker City Nighthawks performed at The Moon by TCU over the weekend. Local photog Mike Hollis provides the visual repo...



Congrats To TCU Baseball Team

Jeff Prince
We salute the Texas Christian University baseball team for winning more than 50 games this season and earning its first-ever trip to the College World Series. There’s a simple way to shut up media such as FanHouse, which ...


Nice Save Attempt On Tim McGraw

Jeff Prince
An interesting quote pops up near the bottom of Pete Alfano’s Startlegram story on Tim McGraw playing a Super Bowl-related concert at Cowboys Stadium in September. Host committee president Bill Lively said they searched high ...



Green Means Goal

Kristian Lin
U.S. soccer fans should send their Christmas gifts to England goalkeeper Robert Green, who so generously gift-wrapped the tying goal for Team USA in a 1-1 draw with the mighty English. If you missed it, here it is: Damn, that...


Bing-gay!

Jimmy Fowler
Breaking event news! If you have plans tonight (Friday), cancel them. If you don’t have plans, you do now: Games start at 7pm for the monthly Gay Bingo Fort Worth at Hotel Trinity. June’s theme is “Trailer Trash.” Your ...



Will BP Rely On IOUs?

Jeff Prince
British Petroleum (BP) has vowed to make good for all the damage it caused by spilling millions of gallons of crude into the gulf, but a new study casts doubt on the company’s ability to pay. BP CEO Tony Hayward may never get...


A World Cup Viewer’s Guide

Kristian Lin
The world festival of football soccer begins today, so I thought I’d give you some notes about what to watch for. Are there Texans in the World Cup? Two: Clint Dempsey (Nacogdoches) and José Francisco Torres (Longview). How ...



Badass World Cup posters

Kristian Lin
I just got a good look at these amazing pieces of artwork by the Cape Town-based art group called AM I Collective, commissioned by ESPN and the advertising firm of Wieden + Kennedy to promote the upcoming World Cup tournament. ...


Two Big Local LPs En Route

Anthony Mariani
The Foxymorons, a partially Fort Worth-based sugar-rock duo, are readying the release of a new album, Bible Stories, the follow-up to the band’s Pitchfork- and Paste-approved Hesitation Eyes. Bible Stories was mixed by Centro...