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CHRIS GORRIE (courtesy FWPD)

Fort Worth Welcomes Gay Cops

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth police detective Chris Gorrie identifies himself as gay on a YouTube video to let others know that a gay man can work at the Fort Worth police force and be supported by his peers, or at least not have to endure confr...


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Riscky’s Cowboy Day Rib-Eating Contest

JIMMY FOWLER
This Saturday is National Day of the American Cowboy, so “giddy up, dogie!” and all that good stuff. The Stockyards, of course, are home to authentic working cowboys, not the perfumed, panty-waisted posers of Hollywood’s ...



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“Some Assembly Required” at the Modern

JIMMY FOWLER
Artists are always looking to new media, especially new technology, to find inspiration for their works. It’s almost inevitable, though, that the new-fangled medium winds up being informed by very old school methods and conce...


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Feds Revising Cannabis Categorization?

Jeff Prince
For decades the United States government has shown abject idiocy in how it classifies marijuana. How can anyone trust a government that classifies weed as a Schedule 1 drug on the same danger level as heroin and crack? Schedule...



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Jimmy Buffet: A Howlin’ Good Time

STEVE STEWARD
I won’t go as far as to say that last night’s Jimmy Buffet concert at Coyote Drive-In was the best concert of the year. (So far, that distinction goes to the Pinkish Black/Sub Oslo show at Lola’s Saloon last Saturday.) Bu...


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Friday Night Drags at Texas Motor Speedway

JIMMY FOWLER
Watching cars race around a track isn’t particularly my thing, but the appeal is understandable: speed + a roaring crowd + a Texas summer night x a crapload of beer = a sweet adrenaline rush. However, the Texas Motor Speedway...



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TCU Professor Talks Gay Ministers in “Huffington Post”

JIMMY FOWLER
It’s a supreme irony that Christianity, which as historically practiced is the primary source of anti-gay bigotry in the western world, is a house that’s been quietly built from the efforts of many anonymous (i.e. closeted)...


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I just got lucky

Peter Gorman
Just got very, very lucky. Was out mowing the very back portion of my yard here in Joshua. It’s wild territory, invisible from the house and where we throw lawn cuttings from the fenced in portion of the yard behind the h...



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“Black Boy Fly” at Jubilee Theatre

JIMMY FOWLER
As much as theater is a spontaneous art form that explores the important issues of the day, it’s not a particularly ripe medium for “ripped from the headlines”-style plots about hot button news stories. Playwrights tend t...


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Rick Perry Just Killed His (Slim) Chance at Being President

JIMMY FOWLER
With the lightning-fast way news cycles and political fortunes change nowadays, the 2016 presidential election might as well be a century away. Predictions are pointless, but they’re also free and easy to make, so I’m gonna...