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Tipping Over

eric.griffey
After enjoying a nice dinner recently at an area restaurant – and a little too much of the creature – I, perhaps possessed by the booze, decided to pick up the tab for my friends and me. There were six of us, and the restau...


Megan Doesn’t Want A Psycho

Jeff Prince
As much as I hesitate to admit this and ruin any fiber of credibility that I have, yes, I was one of the sad TV-aholics who was actually watching “Megan Wants A Millionaire” before one of its contestants, Ryan Jenkins, was ...



Gays “Raid” Bars

Anthony Mariani
No doubt in response to the recent Rainbow Lounge raid, Fort Worth’s GLBT community will be turning the tables by “raiding” certain straight-oriented bars once a month. The inaugural “raid” is Friday at a bar whose na...


No, Nick, No!

Jimmy Fowler
North Texas neighbor, juvenile diabetes consciousness-raiser, and jailbait rocker Nick Jonas wore a suit yesterday when he spoke before a National Press Club luncheon in D.C. The 16 year old was assuming his laudable guise as a...



Graffiti Punks May Get Green Light

Jeff Prince
A favorite shortcut of mine when traveling from the Stockyards to the Near East Side involves taking some back roads that lead to an underpass that allows motorists to cross under I-35 North without waiting at a traffic light. ...


More Local Bands Putting Out Eight-Track Cartridges

Anthony Mariani
The Theater Fire, The Me-Thinks, and RTB2 are three more North Texas bands that are working with Fort Worth eight-track production company The Dead Media to put out music on eight-track tape. Heavy-metalists Addnerim were the f...



Annual Frightfest Returns

Anthony Mariani
You know how most of us consider drinking and smoking a “hobby”? Well, there are actually people out there with real hobbies such as yachting, collecting stamps, and dressing up like zombies. From Fri., April 30, until Sun....


More Inglourious Thoughts

Kristian Lin
I had a lot of leftover thoughts about Inglourious Basterds that I didn’t have the space to share in my review, so I thought I’d air them here. As you can imagine, some movie critics more serious-minded than myself have tak...



FW Weekly Movie Reviewer Is A Stinkin’ Liar

Jeff Prince
I was re-reading “No One Here Gets Out Alive” the other day and was amused by the recollection of how Doors singer Jim Morrison was fooling around with anagrams and discovered that the letters from his name could be used to...


“Did You Hear That Lonesome Whippoorwill…”

Jimmy Fowler
Here’s an interesting “Newsweek” piece on loneliness in the age of online social networking. To see how the definition of “socializing” has changed over the last couple of decades, I need only look to my niece and nep...