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Brokeback Stockyards

Jimmy Fowler
My colleague, the ultra-prolific “Blotcher” Jeff Prince, made some excellent points in his “Big Balls” post. Most gay-sympathetic hetero Texans are as likely to roll their eyes at the idea of Queer Liberaction’s ”Ki...


Zachary Christie Zero Tolerance Makes Zero Sense

Jeff Prince
Watch this interview with recently expelled first-grader Zachary Christie, and then decide whether you think the pencil-pushing administrators who kicked him out of class and want to send him to reform school for 45 days, inste...



Last JFK autograph, Jack Ruby Hat On Sale

Jeff Prince
Having money would be nice if only to buy the cool crap that comes through Dallas-based Heritage Auctions. A Nov. 6-7 auction is offering a copy of the Nov. 22, 1963 Dallas Morning News signed by John F. Kennedy and believed to...


Monday Night Football

Peter Gorman
Well, Prince got it largely right regarding yesterday’s Cowboys’ game. I actually think they’ll come out alright  and be in the hunt near the end.But everyone is a professional team and every guy, or nearly, ...



Big Balls In Cowtown

Jeff Prince
Queer LiberAction is holding a “Queer Kiss-In” of all things…at Fort Worth’s historic Stockyards of all places. The Fort Worth Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community became unusually visible and noi...


There’s a Thin Pool of Plus-Size Beauties in DFW

eric.griffey
An Arlington woman is having a difficult time finding contestants for a local plus-size beauty pageant. Jacqueline Lawrence told NBC that her pageant, which is for teenagers with dress sizes 12 and up, that the pageant promotes...



Oprah Eclipses Big Tex

Jimmy Fowler
Given the freak fest that Oprah’s show has recently been – Mackenzie slept with her father, Whitney in denial about almost everything, etc. — she probably needed the downhome PR cleansing that today’s taping at the ...


Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys

Jeff Prince
The Cowboys were frustrated, fading, imploding…and then the game started and things got even worse. If a team and a season can be on the line by Week 5, the Cowboys were walking said line like a drunken amputee on a oily tigh...



Weekender for Fri., Oct. 9, 2009

Anthony Mariani
You’re probably tired of hearing about The Burning Hotels. I don’t care. They’re playing this Saturday at Barley House (5612 Yale St, Dallas, 214-824-0306) as part of a semi-unusual bill. Making up the non-unusual part ar...


Obama’s Nobel Is Novel

Jeff Prince
President Barack Obama said he doesn’t deserve the Nobel Peace Prize. A bunch of Americans agree with him. After almost 300,000 votes in an MSN.com online poll asking whether he deserved the prize, 62 percent said, “No, he ...