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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 ...


Pepsi Sorry, So Very Sorry For iPhone App

Jeff Prince
Pepsi could never write for Blotch. Twits with iPhones began tweeting o’plenty after the company released an application that some people deemed offensive. So what did Pepsi do after taking flak? They did what almost everybod...



A Very Liberal Interpretation of the Bible

eric.griffey
For those of you tired of the liberal bias of the bible, Conservapedia has got you covered. The web-based conservative alternative to Wikipedia has undertaken an effort called the Conservative Bible Project, designed to root ou...


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...