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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 ...



Levi’s Johnson

Jimmy Fowler
Don’t pretend you’re shocked that Levi Johnston – Bristol Palin’s baby daddy and Sarah Palin’s pain in the ass – is going to pose naked for “Playgirl” magazine later this year. (Actually, I didn’t realize ...


Jennifer Valdivia Gets Ryan Howard HR Ball

Jeff Prince
Justice triumphs. The 12-year-old Florida girl who nabbed a record-setting home run ball by Philadelphia Phillies slugger Ryan Howard, and then was hustled out of her prize by team officials has finally got her ball back. Howar...



Official “Boo!” Club Selections

Jimmy Fowler
I spent a childhood devouring almost everything Stephen King wrote. My enthusiasm was greatly helped, of course, when he sent me two autographed postcards almost thirty years ago saying thanks for the fan mail. As an adult, I s...


Young & Restless Are Old & Restless

Jeff Prince
I have an embarrassing confession. During my freshman year at college in the 1980s, I had a break in classes between 11 a.m. and noon and since there wasn’t much on TV back then I started watching “The Young And The Restles...



Colonial Country Club Cacophony Continues

Jeff Prince
Colonial Country Club members were outraged — outraged! — about Fort Worth Weekly revealing the private club’s inner workings, money woes, and disgruntled members (“Making The Cut At Colonial,” Sept. 2...


“Wink Wink, Nudge Nudge, Say No More”

Jimmy Fowler
Tonight on KERA-TV Channel 13, ”Monty Python Week” begins with hour-long “personal best” episodes through Oct 9 at 10pm that were hand-selected by John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin. ...