Blotch

“Hack, Hack, Sweet Has-Been”

Jimmy Fowler
I’ve always thought that in horror/suspense flicks, women are more interesting as psycho killers than men. It’s empowering — in a trashy pop culture way – to watch a woman subvert all expectations of sweetness...


Rick Springfield Jaws With Blotch

Jeff Prince
A long, black sedan with deep-tinted windows stops in front of the Fort Worth Weekly office and pop icon Rick Springfield steps out wearing a black jacket over a black shirt, Hollywood thin, cool, unsmiling, distracted, and st...



Bring Out Your Dead

Jimmy Fowler
While there are a variety of cool ways to celebrate Halloween weekend 2010 in Cowtown, we’re partial to Saturday’s (October 30) Dia De Los Muertos Celebration at the Rose Marine Theater, 1440 N Main St, FW. The evening begi...


To No One’s Surprise, Whistleblower Gets the Axe

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After numerous impassioned and emotional speeches on his behalf, the Fort Worth school board last night voted 6-3 to fire Joe Palazzolo, the embattled ex- assistant principal and whistleblower at Arlington Heights High School. ...



They Will Rhyme You, Phatzo

Jimmy Fowler
  This week’s ”Music” feature is a profile of former UTA students Gabe Pippen and Alan Nosellot. They’re better known to fans as Hammel and Briso, the incurably Teutonic and fatally sexy techno rappers known as LAZ...


Call For Volunteers – Clean Up Eugene McCray Park

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Clean up time. On Saturday, Oct 30, volunteers will be gathering at the Eugene McCray City Park on the city’s far Southeast Side to begin the massive job of cleaning up the long-neglected park named for the area’s late city...



Beautiful Night for Noshing

Jimmy Fowler
There’s something about friendly people handing out little samples of food at public events that makes me feel like I’m a dainty, picky eater – just trying a little bit of this and a little bit of that. You know the drill...


Dallas Cowboys Important Update

Jeff Prince
Cowboys, Shmowboys — GO RANGERS! After centuries (well, decades) of losing, the Texas Rangers are the odds on favorites to win their very first World Series. Rangers catcher Bengie Molina is guaranteed a World Series ring...



Gasland, Josh Fox In Town Tonight

Jeff Prince
Anyone interested in the gas drilling phenomenon can get an eye-opener tonight at the Gasland screening. Gasland, on HBO’s extended playlist through 2012, nabbed a special jury prize at this year’s Sundance Film Fes...


Palazzolo Files Whistleblower Lawsuit

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In the first round of lawsuits that may be about to hit the district over what he believes are retaliatory actions taken against him for reporting violations of the law at Arlington Heights High School last year, former Heights...