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Random Stuff
on March 25, 2010 in Berkeley, California.

DEA Declares Earth To Be Flat

Jeff Prince
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is sticking to its long-held belief that marijuana has no medicinal value and should be categorized as a Schedule 1 drug right alongside LSD, heroin, and cocaine. All those people who us...


DPD

FWPD to Dallas PD: “We’ve got your six!”

BY ANTHONY MARIANI
The Fort Worth Police Department plans to soon release a statement via @fortworthpd on the shooting deaths of five police officers in Dallas last night at a protest to condemn the recent police-involved deaths of two black men ...



beer

On Tap: Fort Worth’s Beer Blog

BY EDWARD BROWN
Benbrook Brewpubs In this week’s Metropolis, I write about Benbrook resident Eric Addison’s travails as he works to open a brewpub in a metroplex that is largely exploding with breweries and brewpubs. His main problem is th...


Here's a look at Christopher Bond's workspace at Grand Studio. Photo by Christopher Blay.

Untitled, the Art Blog: Touring Grand Studio

BY CHRISTOPHER BLAY
The Hollywood version of the artist studio is a large brick warehouse, usually with hardwood floors and grand bay windows overlooking a metropolis or the ocean. There, the lone artist creates and lives in the shadow of the big ...



Art by Christopher Blay

Untitled: Auping vs. Shaq: Love, Art, and Basketball

BY CHRISTOPHER BLAY
PaperCity, a luxury Dallas mag, recently published an interview with Michael Auping, curator of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. A snippet of one of his answers promptly went viral. “A few years ago, a museum asked Shaqui...


Another photo of the horror by Waco photographer Fred Gildersleeve. Courtesy Wikipedia via the NAACP.

The Waco Horror at 100

E.R. BILLS
One hundred years ago this week, Jesse Washington, an 18-year-old African-American man, was burned at the stake in Waco. On May 8, 1916, a 53-year-old white woman named Lucy Fryar was bludgeoned to death outside her home, seven...



Kacey Dowd's chalk artworks are things of beverage beauty.

On Tap in Fort Worth: Beer Menu Chalk Art

EDWARD BROWN
If you’ve ever dropped by The Bearded Lady, Chimera Brewing Company, or The Collective Brewing Project, then you’ve seen Kacey Dowd’s chalk art. Her bright swirls of pastels and custom lettering have adorned the Bearded L...


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Fort Worth School District Bathroom Brawls

BY STATIC
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick took time out of his busy and important job yesterday to come to Fort Worth to remind transgender students that their choice of gender means nothing to him. Patrick was greeted boos and hisses from seve...



Visionary Call for Artist

Call for Boozy Artists

FORT WORTH WEEKLY
The Fort Worth Weekly and Rahr Brewery are calling all artists to submit original pieces of previously unpublished artwork suitable for public consumption (no porn, no violence, no profanity) to appear on every bottle of the 20...


TEAM. What a great name!

The Dadding Hack: Fun Weekend Stuff for Families

ANTHONY MARIANI
Fun family stuff from your Weekly editor and the author of The Dadding Hack, a new blog that you should probably (maybe) be reading on a regular basis. Is Vampire Weekend still doing jungle-pop? Have they moved on? I’m just w...