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Black Keys Frontman Produces Cadillac Sky’s New LP

Anthony Mariani
Produced by The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, Cadillac Sky’s new album, Letters In the Deep, is now set for a summer release. You can catch the trad-bluegrass-rock band –– featuring frontman Bryan Simpson from Fort Worth ...


CBS Lucks Out on Super Bowl

Anthony Mariani
CBS is at an all-time low. The sit-coms suuuuuck, the nonstop golf coverage on the weekends is excruciatingly unnecessary, Dave Letterman is a mere parody of himself and Craig Ferguson’s anti-funny monologues are cringe-induc...



Artsy Monday, Boozy Tuesday

Jimmy Fowler
Now that another work week has begun, how will you cope? The Fort’s contemporary theater troupe Amphibian Productions comes to the rescue. Monday (February 8), check out their 7pm staged reading of Lanie Robertson’s “Woma...


FW Director Wins Top Prize

Jimmy Fowler
Congrats to Fort Worth writer-director Tom Huckabee for winning ”Best Narrative Feature” at this weekend’s seventh annual Oxford Film Festival in Mississippi for his dark comedy ”Carried Away.” (“The Scenesters,”...



Weekender: Fri., Feb. 5, 2010

Anthony Mariani
I haven’t written about Goodwin in a while, but let’s just say that Tony Diaz and company had better be in the studio –– tracks from their last CD, the now-classic Goodwin 2 (one of the best local albums of the decade, ...


New Sheriff Armendariz Reads ‘Em Their Rights

Peter Gorman
Regional Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Dr. Al Armendariz made quite a splash last night at the February meeting of the North Central Texas Communities Alliance. Featured speaker Armendariz drew between 250 and 3...



Rocket Summer in Cosmo Girl

Anthony Mariani
Bryce Avary, a.k.a. The Rocket Summer, dishes on his prom days in Cosmo Girl. Among other profundities, Avary tells the magazine for future MRS degree seekers, “Prom can really suck for some people, and rule for others.” No...


Forget The Nipple, Join 21st Century

Jeff Prince
If not for the mammary gland seen ‘round the world, we wouldn’t be enduring tired old acts such as The Who during the Super Bowl telecast. Ever since Justin Timberlake got grabby with Janet Jackson, prompting a “wardrobe ...



Slap Rahm Emanuel’s Wrist And Move On

Jeff Prince
President Obama’s Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel is under attack for using what is now known as “the R word.” Based on what’s been said about Emanuel’s private conversations, he’s one profane mofo. To him, describing s...


FW Artists and Disciples

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Art” page profiles Drew Snyder, a 24 year old painter and Fort Worth native who opened an art gallery in the small beach community of Leucadia in northern San Diego County, California. It’s barely an exagge...