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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...



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 ...