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Alison, Cosima, and Sarah continue their adventures in the new season of "Orphan Black."

On the Awesomeness of Orphan Black

Kristian Lin
Warning: Mild Season 2 spoilers ahead. TV fans were all abuzz last week about Game of Thrones returning for its fifth season, and while I’m a big fan of HBO’s swords-and-sorcery show myself, I’m even more psyched for ...


tax

April 15: Time To Pay Taxes More Or Less

Jeff Prince
People paid no federal income tax back in the country’s early days. A hundred years ago, the tax rate for most individuals was a measly 1 percent. The rate stayed in the single digits until the 1940s. Wars aren’t ch...



THE VEGGIE VAN IS ROLLING (photo courtesy of Cold Springs Farm)

Chicken Rental Woman Now Helming Veggie Van

Jeff Prince
The woman who’s been renting chickens to city folks is now delivering organic goodies in her Veggie Van. “The Veggie Van is a fun and unique way for people to buy fruits and vegetables they may not think to try at the g...


books

Read A Texas Book On Sunday

Jeff Prince
A group of book lovers has declared April 12 as Drop Everything And Read (DEAR) Texas Day. You’d think a bunch of literary folks could come up with a better name for their event. “Drop Everything And Read Texas Day” s...



THE BIEBS (courtesy wikipedia)

Ranking The Justin Bieber Roasters

Jeff Prince and Eric Griffey
News alert! Cubicle mates disagree over who the best roasters were on the recent Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber! Eric Griffey (and most of social media) say Martha Stewart surprised everybody by being the funniest roaste...


DALE HANSEN (courtesy WFAA)

Dale Hansen’s Beef With Greg Hardy, Cowboys Goes Too Far

Jeff Prince
A coworker has a bumper sticker that says, “I Stand Against Genocide.” So heroic! Every now and then, Channel 8/WFAA sportscaster Dale Hansen puffs out his chest, points his baby blues straight into the camera, and delivers...



Taraji Henson

Considering Taraji P. Henson

Kristian Lin
Like many of you, I just got through the season finale of Empire after enough stuff happened in the first 12 episodes to make Scandal look sedate by comparison. While everybody else is recapping the show’s plethora of inciden...


JENNY PEDROZA AND CHRISTA BEEBE MAKE SOAP AT PEDROZA'S ARLINGTON HOME LAST YEAR (photo by Jeff Prince)

Jury Favors Local Woman In ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Lawsuit

Jeff Prince
A local woman who felt cheated out of hundreds of thousands — if not millions — of dollars in a Fifty Shades of Grey publishing deal is now tingling like Anastasia Steele after a dalliance with Christian Grey. A Tar...



THAT'S POWERFUL LOOKING POT, BUT IS IT AS DANGEROUS AS CRACK AND HEROIN? (courtesy pixabay common domain)

Why Former Drug Czar’s New Book ‘Going To Pot’ Lacks Credibility

Jeff Prince
William J. Bennett’s new book — Going to Pot: Why the Rush to Legalize Marijuana Is Harming America — might have some interesting information. But I’ll never know because I won’t read a book by som...


The Orcanaut is legit.

Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
            1.) Holy shit, this looks like fun. Great life-affirming music, booze, chicks (and dudes, I guess). What a party. The orchestrators of the noise are The Orcanaut, a young Denton outfit....