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Dallas Cowboys Should Follow This Winning Formula

Jeff Prince
Okay, Jerry Jones, I’m tired of your constant phone calls and emails begging me for advice on how to manage your underachieving football team. So here it is, my formula for a winning season next year. No. 1 – Get ri...


Capt. Honors is “In the Navy”

Jimmy Fowler
Not sure about you, but I was shocked – shocked! – to learn that anti-gay slang is sometimes used by certain members of America’s armed forces. This was the revelation that came from the videos shot onboard the U.S.S. Ent...



Let’s Give Tom Vandergriff What He Deserves

Jeff Prince
The politician who put Arlington on the map, made a huge impact on Tarrant County and North Texas, and was pretty much the embodiment of political integrity, will be buried on Friday. If anyone deserves a huge public turnout it...


Breakout Talents of 2010′s Movies

Kristian Lin
Notice that the title of my post doesn’t say “breakout stars,” like some other similar lists do. That’s because my list includes filmmakers as well as hot new actors. What all these people have in common is that they al...



Party Like It’s 1999 Plus 12

Jeff Prince
Here’s to hoping your New Year’s Eve blowout is every bit as insane as this dude’s party from last year in west Fort Worth. Those West Siders know how to boogie — and Mike Ray Hartman, you’re an an...


Needham Opens FWISD New Year With Name Calling “Fireworks”

betty.brink
From: Needham, Judy (Board Member) <JUDY.NEEDHAM@fwisd.org> Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2010 2:23 PM To: Sutherland, Ann (Board Member) <Ann.Sutherland@fwisd.org>; (With copies to the other Fort Worth school board...



The Best Documentary Films of 2010

Kristian Lin
Just as I did last year, I start off my cinematic blog posts with a list of the year’s best documentaries. Back in August, Cinematical mused that this year might be special for nonfiction films, and indeed it seems as this ye...


Mad Men Cocktails at Eight-O

Anthony Mariani
There’s no denying the influence of Mad Men on popular culture. The AMC drama set in Madison Avenue in the early ’60s is abundantly stylized. But in addition to the sleek Modernist furniture and clothing, Mad Men also offer...



Kodachrome Gave Nice Bright Colors, Dreams Of Summer

Jeff Prince
The most recognized cover of National Geographic depicts a haunted Afghan refugee with piercing eyes as she flees a Soviet invasion in 1984. Photographer Steve McCurry captured that shot on a Nikon camera using Kodochrome, the ...


Blotch Wins; Judge Rules In Favor Of Rahr

Jeff Prince
Blotch‘s mighty influence is evident in the revised press release just sent out by Tarrant County. Blotch bitched this morning after Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley and his Wisconsin counterpart bet a case of beer on th...