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Baseball Lulling Us Into Comas

Jeff Prince
Now it’s becoming clear why the Texas Rangers manager likes cocaine – it’s to stay awake during long games (average length 3.5 hours) that are lulling players, announcers, and fans into unconsciousness faster than singing...


Babies, Babies, Babies

Jimmy Fowler
I’m glad Kristian Lin didn’t jump on the doting nanny bandwagon in his review of the documentary Babies. A friend invited me to see the movie this past weekend, and I declined with an apparently scandalous opinion: Babies a...



Billy Bob’s Concert, Auction Raises $170,000 For Brandi Todd

Jeff Prince
The benefit for Brandi Todd at Billy Bob’s Texas on Sunday raised about $170,000, organizers said. “When so much happens in this world, things you really shake your head at, it is nice to know that there are good people out...


Flower Mound Does What Fort Worth Won’t

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth city leaders, led by Mayor Mike Moncrief, have resisted putting a moratorium on urban gas drilling inside the city limits despite intense pressure from critics. Moncrief has said over and over that driller have the l...



Lola’spaloozza A Rawking Debut

Jeff Prince
The weather was perfect, the crowd festive, the beer chilled in ice-filled tubs, and the lineup of local bands truly impressive: Chatterton, Goodwin, The Me-Thinks, Stoogeaphilia, Dove Hunter, 100 Damned Guns, Addnerim, and on ...


Let Us (Not) Pray

Jimmy Fowler
The first line of this Star-T piece on the dispute over National Day of Prayer leaves no doubt as to where the reporter’s sympathies lie: “Federal Judge Barbara Crabb may wear a black robe and wield a gavel, but she isn’t...



At Least Our Barbie Didn’t Get Romo Killed

Jeff Prince
It’s kind of like trading a lumpy car seat for a broken steering wheel. Neither is comfortable — but a broken steering wheel can kill you. The Dallas Cowboys are considering trading linebacker Bobby “Barbie...


Hot FWISD Board Race to be Decided Saturday

betty.brink
Tomorrow, May 8, is Election Day for four Fort Worth ISD single-member districts. Up for grabs are the seats held by incumbents Judy Needham, District 5, Christene Moss, District 3, Jean McClung, District 2, and Chris Hatch, Di...



Theatre League Awards Night

Jimmy Fowler
Rarely do the key players from Stage West, Circle Theatre, Jubilee Theatre, Casa Manana, Amphibian Productions, Theatre Arlington, and other top 817 theater entities converge on one night. That’s what the Live Theatre League ...


Salvation Army to Hold Human Trafficking Forum in Fort Worth

Peter Gorman
It’s been in the news lately but it’s still pretty damned shocking that we here in the middle of the Bible Belt are also the epicenter of human trafficking in the United States. Texas produces more calls to the Nati...