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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. ...



Stop the Exodus to Austin

Anthony Mariani
Maybe we should start a campaign to get hip Fort Worth musicians who’ve relocated to Austin to come back. Just ’cause. First one to wrangle is alt-country singer-songwriter and Paste magazine darling Collin Herring, whose n...


Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys

Jeff Prince
Dumping Jessica Simpson might have been premature. Last year, she shouldered the blame for Tony Romo’s dismal performances. Now there’s nobody to blame but No. 9. And he deserves plenty of blame for yesterday 10-17 loss to ...



More on the Obama Bashing…

Peter Gorman
Another very nice friend of mine passed along one of those made up letters spelling the end of the world today. It was stupid on the face of it, but I still took the time to look up everything in the letter in the Congressional...


Weekender for Fri., Oct. 2, 2009

Anthony Mariani
Tired of the same ol’ bars? Tired of seeing the same ol’ people and having the same ol’ convos? Well, tomorrow (Saturday) will be your chance –– daggum it! –– to do something different! From 3 to 10 p.m. on the ne...



Ted Williams’ Head Ain’t Right

Jeff Prince
A new book says a bunch of ingrates abused Ted Williams’ frozen head. That ain’t right. Williams was an irascible cuss, for sure, but he was also what I’d call a true American hero. A top slugger among the annals ...


Isn’t It Ironic?

Jimmy Fowler
David Letterman has never struck me as particularly talented, just surly and a little slow. Admirers have long defended Dave’s godawful interview skills as proof that “Late Show” is “the anti-talk show.” I enthusiasti...