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Hangman’s Noose Around Obama’s Neck

Jeff Prince
A guy named Lou in Arlington called this morning to express his shock and dismay at seeing President Barack Obama pictured with a noose around his neck on the Cowboys Dancehall web site. Lou is from Baltimore and new to Arlingt...


Gas Fracking Inspires NYU Students

Jeff Prince
Tarrant County, being in the epicenter of the Barnett Shale natural gas boom, served as the national guinea pig for urban drilling. Most everyone around here was clueless about the industry and its methods of operation when the...



Fish Porn at The Modern

Jimmy Fowler
The world can be divided into two groups of people – those who think fishing is the dullest experience ever to be misnamed a sport, and those who believe it is a gateway to higher (if smellier) forms of consciousness. The Lon...


Joe Ross Left Out of FWST List of School District Supers

betty.brink
In the Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s long list of superintendents who have served the Fort Worth schools, published in today’s paper, one name was curiously left out:  Joe Ross.  Ross, a long-time district adminis...



Breaking News: Melody Johnson to Resign

betty.brink
Fort Worth Weekly has just learned from Fort Worth school trustee Ann Sutherland that Superintendent Melody Johnson has told her board that she will be resigning effective September 19.   Johnson is in her sixth year as hea...


Stephen Hawking vs. Heaven Boy

Jimmy Fowler
This is pretty funny: Last night’s World News With Diane Sawyer closed with a story pitting the physicist Stephen Hawking against a 12 year old boy from Nebraska. Hawking has recently given interviews declaring that “heaven...



Chef Point Fills Tanks

Jimmy Fowler
After a few years of great foodie buzz, Chef Point Café in Watauga is now nationally known as the North Texas gas station that serves veal osso bucco, pecan-crusted corvina, and swordfish. This morning they partnered with a lo...


Fort Worth Woman Can’t Take Joke

Jeff Prince
Interesting YouTube video went up yesterday: An emcee at a comedy show in London starts rapping with some women on the front row, one of whom says she is from Fort Worth, Texas (although she speaks in an English accent). The wo...



GenTX Day On Friday For Kids Considering College

Jeff Prince
Anyone preparing for college or even weighing the merits of college versus work might want to check out GenTX Day this Friday. GenTX events are being held across the state, and in Fort Worth it’ll be from noon to 6 pm at ...


Weekend Tip: Die!

Jeff Prince
A Christian group’s interpretation of the Bible says that a giant earthquake on Saturday will destroy the world. That’s a year and a half before the Mayan prediction of December 2012 as the end of days. Makes you wo...