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We Are Not Amused

Jimmy Fowler
I’ve never sampled the wings at Wing Stop, now being touted incessantly as “the official wings of the Dallas Cowboys,” but their TV ad featuring Troy Aikman and Jerry Jones mock-squabbling over the last wing cracks me up ...


Weekender, Thu., Sept. 3

Anthony Mariani
Tonight’s Central Market show with The Burning Hotels and Chatterton has been canceled due to inclement weather and rescheduled for early October and may include a special third guest. See you then. As of now, tomorrow’s Fi...



Robin O’Hagan, Larry Love Jr. Update

Jeff Prince
A loyal Blotch reader wondered what was happening with the Robin O’Hagan fatality investigation. Recall that O’Hagan, a beloved Stockyards character, died in a car crash on Memorial Day after a Hummer driven by Larry Love J...


Goodbye Charles Gibson, Good Grief Diane Sawyer

Jeff Prince
The retirement of Charles Gibson is a bummer. He was one of my favorite news anchors because he had charm and humility and he realized the news was more important than himself. Too many newscasters these days come across like t...



Green is the Color of Death for UTA’s Newspaper

eric.griffey
A resolution introduced during the last meeting of the University of Texas at Arlington’s student congress called for the university’s award-winning newspaper The Shorthorn to discontinue its printed circulation, an...


Like, Chill Dudes

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth is among the 40 most stressful major cities in America, according to a new survey that considered sinking property values, unemployment, inflation, and poor environments. But don’t have a panic attack for chrissake...



Lobdill Lobs Bomb At Drillers, Officials

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth’s embracing of the oil and gas industry continued with last night’s unanimous city council decision to allow drilling next to Trinity Park. Most people who live nearby and own mineral rights want the wells and th...


Facebook Closed?

Jimmy Fowler
My favorite line from this ”NYT” piece about disgruntled ex-Facebookers comes near the bottom: “Facebook is good for finding people, but by now the novelty of that has worn off, and everyone’s been found.” On the one ...



Bows Of Holly

Jeff Prince
Despite my sky-scraping IQ, keen insight, and all-around cleverness, I’m not always right. In the 1970s, I wore striped bellbottom pants with a fringed leather jacket, and considered punk rock an abhorrent flash in the pan. I...


Closing Halliburton Loophole

Jeff Prince
Local activists are passing along this notice from the Natural Resources Defense Council, which, if successful, could impact local gas drilling: “Tell Congress to close the ‘Halliburton Loophole’ to protect dr...