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Fort Worth Film Heads to Venice

Anthony Mariani
A film short commissioned by the Kimbell Art Museum has been chosen to screen at the 66th annual Venice International Film Festival. Philip Haas’ “The Death of Pentheus” is part of Butchers, Dragons, Gods & Skeletons,...


Star-Telegram Startles Don Young

Jeff Prince
East Side activist Don Young has maintained a contentious relationship with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram during his long reign as the city’s most voracious cheerleader for Tandy Hills Natural Area and most recurrent critic of...



The Fort’s Burgermeister Strikes Again

Jimmy Fowler
Tim Love’s new Love Shack So7, located at 817 Matisse St off West 7th, has a grand opening celebration this Sunday August 2. Love is a lamb admirer, and to prove he ain’t just bleatin’ Dixie, the baa-aahd-ass 3-6pm festiv...


The Beer Heard ‘Round The World

Jeff Prince
President Obama’s decision to share a beer with the cop and the professor seems to have turned about pretty well. Nobody apologized, but nobody punched out anyone either, and everyone involved seems satisfied and calmed down ...



The Day The Music Mag Died

Jeff Prince
Mainstream news dailies such as the Fort Worth Star-Telegram aren’t the only publications hanging on for dear life during this transition from Old Media to the brave new frontier. I say “brave” because you’ve got to be ...


Unpaid Furlough Hits S-T

dan.mcgraw
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram announced today that all employees must take a one week unpaid furlough by the end of the year. Read publisher Gary Wortel’s memo at McClatchy Watch.



Fort Worth Couture (Seriously)

Anthony Mariani
A Fort Worth-based fashion company is featured in today’s edition of Valet, an independently published men’s webzine. American Viceroy’s new line of cotton shirts and pants is inspired by pajamas. Jerry James, who co-owns...


Writer Seeking New Pig Trough

Jeff Prince
The Golden Corral, or “Golden Pig Trough” as I like to call it, is a favorite feeding place of mine. The restaurant near the Benbrook Traffic Circle has an excellent salad bar, with fresh spinach and tasty bell peppers, tun...



Was It from the J. Lo Line?

Jimmy Fowler
“Eau de Evacuee,” “Susceptible,” “My Floral Anxiety” – what the hell was the name of the parfum that prompted a level red threat response from some 34 Bank of America employees who had to be treated at local hospi...


Static Greases Wheels For Kids

Jeff Prince
By the time Pastor Kyev Tatum called Fort Worth Weekly yesterday to complain about East Side youngsters getting screwed out of their paychecks during a summer job program, he was frustrated that his calls to Workforce Solutions...