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Will & Kate: Sadly Normal

Jimmy Fowler
Don’t know about you, but my preparations are afoot for Friday morning’s historic wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The blood pudding is congealing, the cream is clotting, and the kippers are pickling. I’ll p...


Are You a Hipster or Scenester?

Anthony Mariani
Via Harper’s, a.k.a. the best magazine in the world, ever, below is a tasty sampling of multiple interviews conducted with young people as part of research for a paper published in The Journal of Consumer Research. The study ...



Larry’s (Art) World

Anthony Mariani
Larry Gagosian is probably why contemporary art is so misunderstood and the art-world establishment loathed by everyone who’s not part of it, all nine zillion of us non-billionaires. Gagosian represents nearly 80 artists and ...


Schieffer Symposium on the News

Jimmy Fowler
With so many news outlets in different media competing for your attention, it’s more important than ever to keep perspective on all the information available in a crowded marketplace. TCU’s Seventh Annual Schieffer Symposiu...



Visionary Awards: What a Blast

Anthony Mariani
First of all, thanks to everyone, all 200-plus of you, who came to Artspace 111 last Thursday night for our inaugural Visionary Awards. And thanks, in general, to all of our readers and supporters –– on that Thursday night ...


Visionary Awards Thu., Mar. 24, at Artspace 111

Anthony Mariani
We at the Fort Worth Weekly are proud to announce our inaugural Visionary Awards to honor and celebrate local artists working in disciplines as diverse as visual arts, film, drama, performance art, literature, fashion, or multi...



I’m Your Cap’n, I’m Your Cap’n

Jimmy Fowler
I wrung my hands over recent reports that Cap’n Crunch cereal was being phased out by PepsiCo, which is owner of Quaker Oats, the ship that floats Captain Horatio Magellan Crunch on the high seas of sugar-encrusted breakfast ...


Clumsy&Shy Music Blog Does SXSW

Anthony Mariani
Former Fort Worth Weekly intern and freelance writer Marjorie Owens has been running an ultra-hip, ultra-sleek blog, Clumsy&Shy, specializing in avant-garde pop/rock and associated with Pour le Corps, a newish record label ...



A New Definition of “Roving Reporter”

Gayle Reaves
It’s one of those things you thought you’d never actually see, like pigs flying, the Rangers in the World Series, falling ice being a health hazard at a local sports arena. The Star-Telegram posted the story on its web site...


Wild Wild West U. — Guns on Texas Campuses

Anthony Mariani
Texas college campuses are set to turn into the Wild Wild West if the lege allows students and teachers to carry firearms. Supporters claim that the relatively recent shootings at Virginia Tech and Northern Illinois would not h...