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Hip-Tips Vol. 13

Anthony Mariani
Ultra-cool. Just. Don’t even say otherwise. Do, and I will print out your comment, set it on fire in my office wastebasket, dance around the flames, and then sleep the dreamless sleep of a tired child. The vid for Peter, Bjor...


Searching for Sonny

Kristian Lin
If you were intrigued by my profile of Andrew Disney, you can watch his short film Searching for Sonny here, while other teasers can be found on Vimeo. Remember, this was shot with a still camera. Gizmodo was certainly impresse...



Alec Baldwin an Apologetic Lil’ Pig

Jeff Prince
Did Alec Baldwin not read my previous post (“If This Post Offends…I Don’t Care,” May 15, 2009) about how lame it is to make a joke or just say what’s on your mind and then turn around and apologize once people get the...


Dinner Roll: Restaurant Round-Up

eric.griffey
Times are hard these days. This is my humble attempt to shed light on some of the deals and special events area restaurants are offering to help diners (and the restaurants themselves) deal with this economy. I’m going to try...



Another Brick in Faux Wall

Jeff Prince
Last week’s edition of Fort Worth Weekly satirized a post-secession Texas and described a wall that the United States built along Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico to keep us out. Now those satirical goofballs ove...


Texas BBQ Joints in Pictures

Anthony Mariani
Blink-and-you’ll-miss-it Bailey’s Bar-B-Q on Taylor Street downtown is one of several dozen Texas ‘cue joints included in Wyatt McSpadden’s new photography book, Texas BBQ. The Texas Monthly photog will be at Barnes and...



Amon Carter Bags Cool New Painting

Jeff Prince
Can’t wait to go take a look at the Amon Carter Museum’s latest painting: The Illustrious Guest, featuring a depiction of famous orator and Kentucky politician Henry Clay holed up in a bar. Portraits can be cool, but I pref...


City official fired two years too late

betty.brink
Jerome Walker joined the ranks of the unemployed last week. The long-time deputy director of Fort Worth’s housing and economic development department was unceremoniously fired on May 7 by his boss, department director Jesus C...



50 million ways to raise money

Jeff Prince
A loyal reader has been hearing all the talk about the city building itself a grandiose city hall at the old post office and — after he picked his jaw up off the floor — he sent this insightful email of wonderment: ...


Holy war

Jimmy Fowler
It’s hard to know whether to laugh or feel terrified at the latest revelation about the Bush Administration. Both responses seem appropriate. According to a story by Robert Draper in the new “GQ” mag, Donald Rumsfeld appr...