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Stephen Hawking vs. Heaven Boy

Jimmy Fowler
This is pretty funny: Last night’s World News With Diane Sawyer closed with a story pitting the physicist Stephen Hawking against a 12 year old boy from Nebraska. Hawking has recently given interviews declaring that “heaven...


Oh!!!! Oscar Wilde Visits Jersey Shore

Kristian Lin
Apparently Playbill.com has found the recipe for comedy gold. They took two actors starring in a current Broadway production of The Importance of Being Earnest and had them recite transcripts of dialogue from Jersey Shore as if...



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 ...