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Mini Femme est Grande Brat

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Night and Day” piece by Kristian Lin gives historical background to The Modern’s two-weekend ”Catch the Wave” festival of French New Wave classics. Many famous titles are here – “Breathless,” “T...


Cheney Book To Beat Around Bush

Jeff Prince
For my money, the creepiest guy around, and I’m even including fictional people such as Freddy Kruger and Norman Bates, is former vice president Dick Cheney. This war-mongering and profiteering sleaze ball was selected to be ...



Down With Hippies

Jimmy Fowler
Since we’re now drowning in coverage of the 40th anniversary of Woodstock, complete with international commemorative concerts by frail survivors, let me take the time to confess: Hippies have always annoyed me. Specifically, ...


Budget Woes Bring Tears

Jeff Prince
Interning journalist Sarah Perry wrote this blog post: Most folks knew budget cutting was going to be brutal in Fort Worth, but when the city council got the proposed financial game plan on Tuesday evening, the realities in it ...



New Dog Law Will Kill Puppies

Jeff Prince
Well, looks like those liberal, bleeding-heart lemmings masquerading as city council members voted unanimously for the tougher dog law. As a puppy mill operator and someone who raises pit bulls for fighting, I am appalled at th...


Jon Bonnell on National TV

eric.griffey
Texas cuisine impresario Jon Bonnell is scheduled to cook up some of his signature dishes on CBS’s The Early Show in New York on Saturday August 22. The show airs from 6-8am, so set your alarm.



Kinky Again?

Jimmy Fowler
Quite a few of us who enjoy Kinky Friedman’s brand of smart irreverence were disappointed in his 2006 run for the Texas governorship. It seemed he didn’t care enough to brush up on important issues, one-liners were all he h...


SANE Pets Barking At City Hall

Jeff Prince
For 15 long years I lived next to a rundown rent house in East Fort Worth and clashed with a steady flow of irresponsible neighbors who owned dogs but didn’t take care of them. One neighbor kept a dog on a short chain tied to...



Cowboys Tandem: Yin & Bang?

Jeff Prince
Stories circulating at the Dallas Cowboys training camp: Will Tony Romo finally win a playoff game? Will Marion Barber and Felix Jones carry the offense on their massive legs? Will offensive coordinator Jason Garrett become a c...


Must-TiVo TCM

Jimmy Fowler
Don’t miss tonight’s 8:30pm screening of Joseph Losey’s 1964 ”The Servant” on Turner Classic Movies. I’ve loved this Harold Pinter-scripted creepfest for years now, but it’s officially unavailable on DVD except fo...