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President Obama Inhales Common Sense

Jeff Prince
What a difference a president makes. Under President Obama, the Justice Department said today that people who toke the ganja or distribute weed for medical purposes “should not face federal prosecution, provided they act acco...


Porky Pickled

Jimmy Fowler
I have an acquaintance with inside knowledge of the international wine and spirits industry. (Okay – I know someone who knows someone who works at a liquor store). I was recently informed that flavored vodkas were all the rag...



Is Breast Cancer Over Exposed?

Jeff Prince
For weeks, I’ve been watching NFL football players wear pink — shoes, gloves, towels, whatever — to honor October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This recent Rasmussen report says almost one in every four adult...


Stockyards “Lame In”

Jimmy Fowler
Aw, man! Last week when I endorsed Queer Liberaction’s Saturday ”Queer Kiss In” at the Stockyards, I sure didn’t have the lame result in mind: Earnest LGBT activists impeded from joyous lip-locking by a clueless band of...



Weekender Fri., Oct. 16, 2009

Anthony Mariani
The Great Tyrant has a couple of shows coming up, starting tonight (Friday) at Lola’s Saloon Sixth (2736 W. 6th St., in the West 7th Street corridor, 817-877-0666) with Dallas’ The Paper Chase and Denton’s Personal Victor...


Balloon Boy A Star In Making

Jeff Prince
This balloon boy has star potential. First off, his name is Falcon. How cool is that? He’s the center of national attention. He’s got a flair for the dramatic (excusing himself on national TV twice to go vomit off-camera). ...



First Democratic Gubernatorial Forum to be Held at TCU

eric.griffey
Yesterday, the Tarrant County Young Democrats announced that they, along with the TCU College Democrats, are hosting the first democratic gubernatorial primary candidates’ forum at TCU’s student center (the Horned Frog Ball...


Rick Selcer, Randy Souders At Book Party Tonight

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth’s enthusiastic and entertaining historian Rick Selcer is the star of the show tonight for the debut of  “Fort Worth Characters,” his new book about the city’s funkiest but most overlooked characters thro...



Movie Piracy Blues

Jimmy Fowler
More than a dozen years ago, I was one of two official film critics for another publication. What innocent days those were. They were largely devoid of cell phone cameras, internet digital streaming, black market websites, larg...


Stuff to Do Tonight (Thursday)

Anthony Mariani
Thursday Night Live, our concert series on Central Market’s spacious patio, will come (hopefully) to a sog-free close tonight –– the past few TNLs were rain-outs. On tap are The Burning Hotels, with an opener, rootsy ...