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Chesapeake Blinking On Carter Avenue Pipeline?

Jeff Prince
Chesapeake Energy has been trying to force East Side residents to allow massive gas pipelines to be buried in their yards on Carter Avenue for about two years now. Needless to say, some residents don’t want potentially da...


Praise For Thunder From Down Under

Jeff Prince
Cora “The Thunder From Down Under” Bell, take a bow! This previous blog post discussed Texas women who are leading the way when it comes to keeping the oil and gas industry honest in the Barnett Shale. One of those women, S...



Fathers and Sons

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s review of La Mission complains that the movie tries to do too much. It wants to be both a love letter to the spiritually charged street culture of San Fran’s Mission District AND a family drama about a recoverin...


Sonny Disposition

Kristian Lin
We’ve extensively chronicled the exploits of Fort Worth filmmaker Andrew Disney as he’s made ripples on the festival circuit and in the online community of filmmakers. Now comes the latest piece of news about his up...



Fort Worth Kids Break Mold

Jeff Prince
American children are morons, relatively speaking. So why does every minivan in town sport a bumper sticker bragging about an honor student? Kids in China, Canada, Japan, Belgium, and just about every other major country on the...


“Bonnie and Clyde” Nab Nom

Jimmy Fowler
Congrats to Fort Worth author and former Star-Telegram staffer Jeff Guinn – his non-fiction book Go Down Together: The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde was a finalist in the 2010 “Best Fact Crime” category of The Ed...



Idol’s Casey James Almost Went Way Of Coyote

Jeff Prince
Casey James dodged a bullet last night, which can happen when you hail from a state where the governor packs a .380 Ruger handgun loaded with hollow points as protection against snakes (and the occasional coyote). Really? Hollo...


Join Local Bands in the Studio

Anthony Mariani
Our 13th (14th?) annual Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards are right around the corner. Before the 40-plus-local-band festival –– Sun., June 27, in the West 7th Street corridor –– we’re going to go into the studio. As we ...



New Music Mini-Festival Parking Notes

Anthony Mariani
As you’ve no doubt read in HearSay, your favorite column of all time, post-classical/New Music will be ringing (clicking? romping? screeching?) throughout the Sanders Theater at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center on Friday ...


Perry’s Got a Gun

Jimmy Fowler
Oh, lord. To borrow a phrase from Pres. Obama: The “silly season” of the Texas governor’s race has officially begun. Rick Perry revealed to the A.P. that he killed a coyote with one smooth shot while jogging in a hilly a...