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JEFF ROSS INTERVIEWING ONE OF THE LESS DANGEROUS LOOKING CONVICTS (courtesy Comedy Central).

Best Jokes On Jeff Ross’s Comedy Roast At Texas Jail

Jeff Prince
Comic Jeff Ross brandished his razor wit at a Texas jail and sliced and diced men and women inmates with his biting brand of insult comedy. And we the viewers are the better for it. Ross is typically funny on TV specials, and h...


ADRIENNE BANKERT (courtesy of Bankert)

Former KTVT/Channel 11 Anchor Adrienne Bankert Gets New Gig

Jeff Prince
Adrienne Bankert loves her some Fort Worth. But she’s flown the coop, landing on the Left Coast with a new job that she starts this week at KABC/Channel 7 in Los Angeles. She’ll be a reporter, anchor, and “a little bi...



THE OLD ERNI 'S SIGN MADE MANY A PASSERBY VERY CURIOUS; WELL, MAYBE JUST ME.

Ernis Tires Gets New Sign, World In Order Again

Jeff Prince
This breaking news just in: Ernis Tires got a new sign! Why is this so important? If you’ll recall, my OCD-inspired visit to the tire shop in October ended up with me and an employee  disappearing down a rabbit hole of m...


TOM THE TURTLE (photo courtesy wikimedia)

Suicidal Turtles ‘Rush’ Headlong Into Traffic

Jeff Prince
On my way to work the last few days I’ve spotted turtles walking across roads directly in the line of traffic. I’ve also seen the squished remains of a turtle or two. Sometimes I stop and help a turtle along.Other r...



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...