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No More Shows at the Chat

Anthony Mariani
And just when the Chat Room Pub on the South Side was putting Fort Worth on the indie-rock map, booking agent Ben Rogers has just announced that the Chat’s last show will be on Wed., July 29 (with Orange Coax, Lychgate, and S...


Return of a Rangers Stranger

Jeff Prince
Texas Rangers games are banned from my TV, even though I grew up in Arlington and attended countless games through the years. I was there when Ted Williams coached. I saw David Clyde pitch his first game. I saw coach Billy Mart...



Lonely at the Top

Anthony Mariani
It ain’t easy being me, a native Pittsburgher surrounded by Cowboys fans, Rangers fans, and Stars fans. My friends here are always razzing me, saying stuff like, “Tony Romo’s girlfriend is way hotter than Ben Roethlisberg...


DFW: Second Angriest Drivers in the Country

Anthony Mariani
The angriest and most aggressive, according to a new survey, are in New York City, which means that the angriest, most aggressive drivers really are in Dallas-Fort Worth –– New York City, with its tight streets and city-int...



Say It Ain’t So David Letterman

Jeff Prince
It broke my heart to see David Letterman slip into being an anachronism this week after apologizing for remarks made in a monologue about one of Sarah Palin’s daughters. That’s something the fair-haired Jay Leno would have ...


Past Doesn’t Dog Nate Newton

Jeff Prince
Michael Irvin’s new reality TV show Fourth and Long is pretty fascinating stuff. He and other ex-Cowboys such as Bill Bates, Joe Avezzano, and Jay Novacek are coaching a dozen wide receivers and defensive backs and eliminatin...



S-T Classified Building Update

dan.mcgraw
Kevin Buchanan over at FortWorthology, is reporting that the Star-Telegram classified ad building may be sold to the Fort Worth Club and demolished for a surface parking lot. This mid-century building was negelcted, but has som...


A Dangerous Job

Gayle Reaves
Journalists around the world are watching North Korea these days to see what is in store in that repressive country for two young journalists, Euna Lee and Laura Ling, who were recently sentenced to 12 years in a labor prison f...



Stop Sarah Stop

Jeff Prince
Sarah Palin continued digging her own grave this morning during an interview with Matt Lauer about her feud with David Letterman.


See Water Burn

Jeff Prince
Film director Josh Fox lives in the Northeast United States and is worried about the influx of natural gas drillers up there. So he took a little trip out West to see what all the fuss about natural gas drilling is about, and h...