Politics

Fighting the Good Fight

Jimmy Fowler
Here’s a big salute to Natalie Ellis, a 34 year old criminology student at UTA. A volunteer for the UTA Arlington Innocence Network, she didn’t pass up a case file on a 1997 Dallas murder that others had dismissed. Because ...


Dubya’s New Career Launches in FW

Kristian Lin
The next surreal chapter in the life of George W. Bush plays out here in Fort Worth on Monday. He’s starting his career as a motivational speaker! The all-day event at Fort Worth Convention Center also features Colin Powe...



President Obama Inhales Common Sense

Jeff Prince
What a difference a president makes. Under President Obama, the Justice Department said today that people who toke the ganja or distribute weed for medical purposes “should not face federal prosecution, provided they act acco...


Stockyards “Lame In”

Jimmy Fowler
Aw, man! Last week when I endorsed Queer Liberaction’s Saturday ”Queer Kiss In” at the Stockyards, I sure didn’t have the lame result in mind: Earnest LGBT activists impeded from joyous lip-locking by a clueless band of...



First Democratic Gubernatorial Forum to be Held at TCU

eric.griffey
Yesterday, the Tarrant County Young Democrats announced that they, along with the TCU College Democrats, are hosting the first democratic gubernatorial primary candidates’ forum at TCU’s student center (the Horned Frog Ball...


Brokeback Stockyards

Jimmy Fowler
My colleague, the ultra-prolific “Blotcher” Jeff Prince, made some excellent points in his “Big Balls” post. Most gay-sympathetic hetero Texans are as likely to roll their eyes at the idea of Queer Liberaction’s ”Ki...



Obama’s Nobel Is Novel

Jeff Prince
President Barack Obama said he doesn’t deserve the Nobel Peace Prize. A bunch of Americans agree with him. After almost 300,000 votes in an MSN.com online poll asking whether he deserved the prize, 62 percent said, “No, he ...


Levi’s Johnson

Jimmy Fowler
Don’t pretend you’re shocked that Levi Johnston – Bristol Palin’s baby daddy and Sarah Palin’s pain in the ass – is going to pose naked for “Playgirl” magazine later this year. (Actually, I didn’t realize ...



Sarah Palin Going Rogue All The Way To Bank

Jeff Prince
Why? For the love of God, why? Why in the name of all that’s reasonable and sane — why? Why in the mind-numbingly dense “Achey Breaky Heart” mentality of the American masses, why? Why would anybody care what...


Kimmel Sells Blagojevich Chair Creeply er Cheaply

Jeff Prince
Publisher Michael Viner of Phoenix Books might be sweating today. He’s the guy who paid former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich a reported six figures to write a book about his rocky time in politics. And yet a chair that was si...