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Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) Attention females with rock band aspirations: you are blessed to live in a new age of Women Who Shred. You may already know of the Robert Fripp-inspired fretwork of Annie Clark, aka St. Vincent, and perhaps you’re familiar...


JON STEWART SIGNS OFF.

Morning News Roundup, Aug 7

Jeff Prince
Jon Stewart Says Goodbye Few people are characterized as the voice of a generation anymore, but Jon Stewart comes close after 16 years of lampooning news media and politics on “The Daily Show.” He’s like Walter Cronkite, ...



Paprika

An Appreciation of Satoshi Kon

Kristian Lin
This post was originally published on August 25, 2010 on the occasion of Satoshi Kon’s death and is reprinted below in advance of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s Story, Style, and Character: The Art of Japanes...


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On Tap in Fort Worth: The Lager Jam

Edward Brown
The undisputed heavyweight of beer styles (by sales volume) is actually a lightweight. The story behind the growth of companies like MillerCoors and Anheuser-Busch is closely tied to an old German recipe called lager. This isn...



ROMEO AND JULIET PAINTING BY SIR FRANCIS BERNARD DICKSEE (courtesy of wikipedia).

UT Austin Study Says Men Horn-Dogs, Women Floozies

Jeff Prince
This just in! Men and women are different. Blame it on lactation. Hard-toiling psychologists at the University of Texas at Austin performed a cross-cultural study of 4,764 men and 5,389 women in 33 countries and 37 cultures. Wh...


Texas voter ID

Morning News Roundup, Aug 6

Kristian Lin
Voter ID Law Spiked The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Texas’ voter ID law yesterday as a violation of the Voting Rights Act. Indicted state attorney general Ken Paxton tried to spin this as a win, but Texas De...



A picture of Vincent taken from his Facebook page.

Christian White Republicans Under Siege at TCU

Edward Brown
There’s some funny business on the Texas Christian University Facebook page lately. Reacting to a TCU athletics program post, hundreds of angry comment are blasting the private university for not standing up for Christian val...


Muslim Woman

Morning News Roundup, Aug 5

Eric Griffey
Wendy Davis Is Back…and She Brought a Survey After a short hibernation period in the wake of losing her bid for the Governor’s office, Wendy Davis has emerged. (Does that mean six more months of summer?) The former state se...



RICK PERRY WAS CUT FROM THE VARSITY DEBATE TEAM BUT COACHES EXPECT HIM TO EXCEL ON JV SQUAD (photo courtesy wikipedia)

Rick Perry Hopes To Excel On Debate Team JV Squad

Jeff Prince
If Little Ricky Perry were on his high school debate team, he’d be having this conversation with his debate coach right about now: PERRY: I can’t believe I got cut from varsity! COACH: Don’t worry about it. You’ll e...


Beer

Rangers Ballpark Beer Map

Rush Olson
You like beer. I feel confident making such an assertion because you’re reading a sports column. Sponsorship Today reports global beer brands spend $1.4 billion annually sponsoring sports properties. They would spend those sp...