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Steve Steward
1) Here’s a quick one for Friday: Shortsweather at the Grotto. For the sake of description, suppose that dream pop is a sonic destination; Shortsweather’s route takes the shoegaze business highway. That might not make as mu...


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On Tap in Fort Worth: Pouring Glory’s Beer Infusions

Edward Brown
When Pouring Glory opened late last year, I was impressed by the versatility of its craft beer growler station. Here was a place you could stop by to top off a growler with suds in the afternoon and come back for quality dining...



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Untitled: Prism of Grief

Conversations with Lauren Cross, Jessica Fuentes, Annette Lawrence, Devon Nowlin, and Devin Wright.
Christopher Blay
Even if you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you might have heard echoes of gunfire across the country. From Orlando to Dallas, Baton Rouge to Minnesota, it’s been a somber and sobering moment that has to...


Ted Cruz

Vote Your Conscience

Kristian Lin
I would say that the Republican National Convention isn’t going according to plan, but that would imply that somebody planned any of this in the first place. Last night, Texas’ junior senator and incurable turd in t...



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Sports Rush: An ex-NFLer Talks Football Without Athletic Scholarships

Rush Olson
When we think of college football in Texas, we tend to think of the big FBS institutions, like Texas, Texas A&M, and TCU. A lot more schools field teams than just those we see televised every Saturday, however. One of those...


Ghostbusters

Bonus Film Review: Ghostbusters

Kristian Lin
Over the past year or so, a lot of hysterical men succeeded in making me ashamed of my own gender over the new reboot of Ghostbusters that opened this past weekend. (They’re still out there, too, artificially depressing t...



Give me a break

Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) Team to Beat Show of the Week Alert: it’s actually on Sunday at Shipping and Receiving, so be sure to read all the way to the bottom of this list, as the four shows preceding it are themselves worthwhile and sure to make y...


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On Tap in Fort Worth: Getting a Handle on the Pint Glass

Edward Brown
The next time you order a pint of beer, take a minute to reflect on the glass you are holding. The shaker pint, easily stackable and durable, has become the glassware of choice for brewpubs, bars, and breweries across the count...



A PACK OF SPICE CALLED MARY JANE.

K2 Puts More Than 30 New Yorkers In A Spice Stupor

Jeff Prince
Marijuana has become more expensive in recent years as the hydroponically grown pot has edged out the Mexican dirt weed among consumers. Now, the cheap stuff is harder to find. More and more people seem to be turning to K2, or ...


Gallon

The Gym And I: Water Gallon Challenge

Alexis Matthews
“Pull over!” I screamed to my fiancé while pointing frantically at the rapidly approaching Shell station. “Now!” He obliged and pulled in. I jumped out of the car and busted into the gas station with t...