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R.I.P., Tim Hetherington

Kristian Lin
War reporters sign on for their jobs knowing that they might be killed in the line of duty. That doesn’t make it any easier to write up the obituary when a good one goes down. Yesterday, Tim Hetherington was killed (along...


“Wild Ocean” in IMAX

Jimmy Fowler
Tomorrow (April 22) is Earth Day. You could spend it fantasizing about making out with Al Gore in the backseat of a hybrid while a CD of dolphin sounds plays on the stereo. Or you could watch dolphins, sharks, whales, seals, di...



Mary Not A Virgin? OMG!

Jeff Prince
A new, updated translation of the Bible interprets Mary as being a “young woman” rather than a “virgin.” (As God might say, “OMM!”) This could throw a wrench into that whole miraculous concep...


Since We All Can’t Grab A Hose…

Jeff Prince
As North Texas’ massive fire approached Fort Worth on Tuesday, city officials led by Mayor Mike Moncrief — or “Mr. Morale Responsibility” as we adoringly refer to him now — boldly decided to throw ...



Action on Extraction

Jimmy Fowler
This afternoon (Wed Apr 20) 5-7pm, a group of local environmental activists will converge on downtown Fort Worth for a march and rally to mark the International Day of Direct Action Against Extraction. The group Rising Tide Nor...


County Courthouse Clock Stops Ticking

Jeff Prince
If you’re driving near downtown tomorrow and look at Fort Worth’s lovely old county courthouse you might notice that the tower clock has stopped working. A year-long renovation begins tomorrow, and the historic cloc...



Local Pop Star Wannabes Make Friday Sound Great

Jeff Prince
USA Today throws love to Rebecca Black in this feature of the teenage girl whose “Friday” video created a YouTube sensation (more than 110 million hits and counting). Most of the “sensation” surrounding ...


Mavs Killer In Town; Bet Farm On Portland

Jeff Prince
NBA referee/Mavericks slayer Danny Crawford will be working tonight’s playoff game between the Dallas Mavs and the Portland Trail Cookies at American Airlines Center. Why is that important? Crawford wouldn’t cross t...



Sarah Palin Book Chilling? You Betcha!

Jeff Prince
Former Alaska governor, current pop culture celebrity, future presidential hopeful, and ultimate insignificant blip on the political radar Sarah Palin will be exposed in a “chilling” tell-all book. Former aide Frank...


Hollywood’s Edna Gladney

Jimmy Fowler
Fans of Fort Worth history and classic Hollywood melodramas, take note: Tomorrow afternoon (Tue Apr 19) at 3:45pm, the basic cable channel Turner Classic Movies will screen Blossoms in the Dust (1941), a very glossy Technicolor...