Ultimate Fighting: Penn vs. SBC

Jimmy Fowler
The biggest mistake that right-wing churchgoers make is believing that their church speaks for God, and Satan or Bill Maher or Madonna or whoever else speaks for the secular world. They’re forgetting two of their own rules: 1...

Remove knife, apply hug

Jeff Prince
Mayor Mike Moncrief’s smarm factor was on high as he welcomed Zim Zimmerman to the Fort Worth City Council this morning. Moncrief expressed pure delight at the prospect of working with the newest council member and espoused t...

R.I.P. Neda

Jimmy Fowler
Hope you’re following the street protests by young Iranian citizens who want their country to be more open and engaged with the world vs. the bullet- and tear gas-charged reaction by mullah-directed police and paramilitary fo...

A Vote on de la Garza’s Fate?

Tonight’s special called meeting of the Tarrant County College District board could prove to be the end of Chancellor Leonardo de la Garza’s beleaguered career as head of the district, a post he’s held for more than a dec...

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.

Nukes in the Air

Gayle Reaves
The fight over more nukes in North Texas gets another public airing tomorrow in Granbury. The SEED Coalition, Public Citizen, a Fort Worth-based group called True Cost of Nukes, and others are opposing the application by Lumina...

Possibly Gay Judges and Singers

Kristian Lin
President Obama still has to pick a Supreme Court justice to replace David Souter, and most of the candidates on his shortlist are women. This is gratifying, but what’s troubling are the lesbian rumors circulating in the main...

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...

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: ...