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Jay Leno Nabs Sarah Palin, Other Loudmouths

Jeff Prince
The hip comic who replaced Johnny Carson as “The Tonight Show” host in 1992 is getting his old job back. But this time around, Jay Leno is desperately uncool and publicly humiliated. Leno flopped in prime time, and Conan O...


Fort Worth Sings for Haiti Lineup Finalized

Anthony Mariani
The lineup for Fort Worth Sings For Haiti’s March 27 benefit show is all set. Chatterton, Jason Eady, Joey Green, Charlie Shafter and the Gnomes, Holy Moly, and Pablo and The Hemphill 7 will join the artists first mentioned h...



Cannabis for Granny

Jimmy Fowler
Since the Obama administration has eased up on prosecuting health clinics that distribute pot in medical marijuana-legal states, the cry for across-the-board legalization of the little green bud is now louder than ever. To decr...


Joseph Stack A Hero To Many

Jeff Prince
Joseph Stack’s daughter is calling him a hero. Stack is the guy whose anti-government beliefs apparently prompted him to fly a small airplane into an Internal Revenue Service building in Austin, killing himself and IRS worker...



Winter Olympic Thoughts (with lots of hockey)

Kristian Lin
The U.S. men’s hockey team was supposed to be an afterthought at these Games, but they sure didn’t look like one in their 5-3 victory over heavily favored Canada. Goalie Ryan Miller got bombarded with 45 shots but stood tal...


More FW Bands @ SXSW

Anthony Mariani
Two more 817 artists have been selected to play sanctioned showcases at the 2010 SXSW Music Festival in Austin in mid-March, bringing the total number of 817-related artists chosen to play sanctioned showcases this year to four...



Winter Olympic Thoughts (Part 2)

Kristian Lin
It seems like there’s no good place to be watching the Olympics, at least for us Americans. NBC is getting hosed for its tape-delayed coverage, as well as for the usual stuff. I haven’t been outraged by the delay because ev...


Weekender, The Orbans, Fred’s, and More

Anthony Mariani
Looking for The Weekender? Well, issa no here! You’ve got to sign up for it, ’member? And while you’re at it, also sign up for another newsletter that we’ve started, Food News & Booze –– both of them are full of...



Fort Worth Music in KXT Studios

Anthony Mariani
The newest and brightest addition to North Texas’ terrestrial-radio landscape, KXT/91.7-FM not only plays a lot of Fort Worth music –– Fate Lions, Goodwin, Katsuk, Telegraph Canyon –– but also has invited several ...


Fort Worth Police Speed To Scene Of Nothing

Jeff Prince
So I’m on my way to work this morning and I get behind a Fort Worth police car on Jacksboro Highway. The speed limit is 45 but the cop is doing 35 and weaving slightly. I can see through his back window he’s looking down an...