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Telegraph Canyon to Play NX35

Anthony Mariani
In addition to playing the 2010 SXSW Music Festival as an official selection in March, Telegraph Canyon also will be playing NX35 a few days beforehand. Telegraph joins several other Fort Worth/817 bands to be chosen to play De...


TCU Student’s Ass Branding Is The New Black

Jeff Prince
Kat Von D and tattoo artists of her ilk are so yesterday. (Yes, I realize that saying “so yesterday” is…like…so yesterday, but whatever). Human branding isn’t new, but in recent years it’s grown in popularity as an ...



The Best Movie Dialogue of 2009

Kristian Lin
This post is for anyone who sat through the Transformers sequel and concluded that film writing is dead. I was privileged enough to see many other movies feature excellent dialogue, so I’m presenting some of my favorite piece...


They Got Bruce

Jimmy Fowler
Trust us, there is nothing more interesting to do in the Fort tonight than attend Q Cinema’s reception, screening and afterparty for the indie comedy ”Oy Vey! My Son is Gay!” We can’t vouch for the movie itself, but Q h...



CBS Caught Between Tim Tebow, Gay Dating Site

Kristian Lin
Well, this is amusing. Earlier, CBS approved an anti-abortion ad to run during the Super Bowl featuring Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow and his mother. The network is acting in accordance with their newly relaxed policy on advo...


Gas Industry Goes After DISH Mayor

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth sure is special. Even our air is tougher than your average air. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality tested the air at natural gas sites inside the city limits and found “no cause for concern,” leading M...



Texas Pop Festival Historical Marker

Anthony Mariani
Two weeks after Woodstock in 1969, there was the Texas International Pop Festival in Lewisville. TexasPopFestival.com, a commemorative web site, has talked the Denton County Transportation Authority into memorializing the event...


NX35: The Other Music Festival

Anthony Mariani
The only time that I’ve spent in Denton since I’ve been here, lo, these seven years agone, has been for a high school girls’ volleyball tournament –– my wife’s niece was playing, you filthy animals. Otherwise: never...



The Carter Family “Brand”

Jimmy Fowler
Many of the great world religions teach that we are each put on this earth to learn an important lesson. For young Amon “Chance” Carter IV, that lesson appears to be – if someone puts a hot iron to your ass, it’s going ...


Tonya Harding Breaks Kneecaps Of Common Sense

Jeff Prince
The death of Nancy Kerrigan’s father prompted the Olympic medalist’s nemesis, Tonya Harding, to issue a statement saying how sad she feels and how sympathetic she is because, like, her dad died last year too you know. At le...