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“Squeaky” Released from Carswell

Anthony Mariani
On August 16, Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme, 60, will be released on parole from the Federal Medical Center at Carswell, a local institution about which Weekly investigative reporter Betty Brink has written a series of award-win...


Hollywood Movie Featuring FW’s The Burning Hotels Screening

Anthony Mariani
Tonight (Wednesday) at 4:30 p.m. at Rave Motion Pictures-Ridgmar (2300 Green Oaks Rd, 817-566-0021) will be a screening of Bandslam, starring High School Musical’s Vanessa Hudgens, Alyson Michalka (from Aly & AJ), and Fri...



Rich Get Wetter

Jeff Prince
NBC Channel 5 did a story last night on Metroplex residents who use the most water at their homes. Rich folks are either drinking a whole lot of single malt scotch and water on ice, or they are maintaining huge, lush freaking S...


The Shack Is Phat

Jeff Prince
Youth’s influence on American culture has always been strong, but seeing corporate lawyers, PR sharks, and CEOs jumping on the bandwagon is kind of like watching Fonzie jump the shark tank. Fort Worth-based Radio Shack tried ...



A Day Without (Blank)

Jimmy Fowler
If you noticed something has been missing today, then you can thank (straight) men’s interest websites like Asylum, which helped instigate a 24 hour blackout against rampant news coverage of a certain self-promoting, bisexual...


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 ...