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Mark Cuban Finally Out-Classes Somebody But It’s Only Trump

Jeff Prince
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and real estate developer Donald Trump aren’t known for their stoic and sensible demeanor. Cuban’s the guy you don’t want to sit beside at a basketball game, and Trump is the ...


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Radio’s Kidd Kraddick & Co. Find A TV Home

Jeff Prince
Next time you run into Kidd Kraddick and his morning radio bunch, you can’t use that old joke about their having good faces for radio. Kraddick, Kellie Rasberry, Jenna Owens, and the rest of the local radio team are being fea...



Visionary Awards

Design a Rahr Beer Label

ANTHONY MARIANI
In anticipation of our Third Annual Visionary Awards, to be awarded to three outstanding up-and-coming Fort Worth artists in various disciplines, Rahr & Sons Brewing Company is crafting a special beer for us, the Visionary ...


Fort Worth pop-jazz-blues singer-songwriter D. Anson Brody will release a song a week for a year.

D. Anson Brody: A Song a Week for a Year

ANTHONY MARIAN
Now that major record labels have become the sole province of mega-stars, local musicians are coming up with creative ways to release new music. For example, instead of putting out an album per year or less frequently, the root...



Jim Nabors

You Go, Gomer!

JIMMY FOWLER
The recent “coming out” of two celebrities provides a teachable moment in the subtle art of self-revelation and personal integrity. As you may have heard, 82-year-old actor and gospel singer Jim Nabors of Andy Griffith Show...


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Let’s Go … Ravens?

ANTHONY MARIANI
My worst NFL nightmare has come true. Two of my least favorite teams –– the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers –– are headed to the Super Bowl, the Ravens after effectively neutering Tom Brady and his Pats, an...



Could this be any more annoying?

Flying Rats Live Another Day

ANTHONY MARIANI
Dear Lord. We’ve got to see Ray Lewis do that stupid dance at least one more time. My thoughts on the head flying rat are well known: He’s a thug who obstructed the investigation of a double homicide in 2000 and yet somehow...


DAVE LIEBER SHOWN IN HIS FACEBOOK PROFILE PHOTO

Star-Telegram Lays Off Watchdog Columnist Dave Lieber

Jeff Prince
Another round of layoffs at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram included this surprising pink slip — consumer watchdog columnist Dave Lieber is leaving the daily after 20 years. Lieber accepted the layoff with grace and his typi...



WOULD YOU LIKE A CIGARETTE WITH YOUR BLINDFOLD? (flickr photo by beatingtheinvincible18)

Different Lede, Same Nut Graf

Jeff Prince
The economy sucks and everybody has to take a week off without pay. I’ve paraphrased, but that’s how Fort Worth Star-Telegram Publisher Gary Wortel began a March 22, 2010 inner office memo to staff. Here’s the...


One size fits all.

Sports! Knees! Murder!

ANTHONY MARIANI
The NFL playoffs began this past weekend and were as lackluster as you probably imagined though not nearly as lackluster and bone-dry boring as next week’s games will be. All of the favorites won, handily, yesterday and Satur...