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Stranger-Danger

“Stranger Danger!”: Online Edition

JIMMY FOWLER
People live so much of their lives online nowadays that it’s easy to think of the internet as a virtual Mayberry –– an endearing small town full of crazy characters who go on political tirades and post videos of their cat...


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Nuns on the Bus Roll Through North Texas

JIMMY FOWLER
You don’t have to be Catholic or even spiritually minded to get a kick out of the activist group that calls itself Nuns on the Bus. This rolling collection of ordained Catholic sisters has been profiled everywhere from 60 Min...



(flickr photo by qthrul)

Yet Another Reason To Remember the Alamo

Jeff Prince
The woman who is paid $85,000 a year to administrate the Alamo has been accused of sexting nude photos on her work phone. I’m pretty sure Betsy Ross did the same thing.  


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Texas Troubadour Abroad: En Route from Verona to Fidenza

KEEGAN MCINROE
My name is Keegan McInroe, and I am a singer-songwriter from Lubbock who’s been living in Fort Worth off and on since 2001, when I began my four years of study at Texas Christian University. Over the course of my 10 years wri...



Keegan performs at the opening of the Lindenmarkt.

Texas Troubadour Abroad: En Route to Verona

KEEGAN MCINROE
My name is Keegan McInroe, and I am a singer-songwriter from Lubbock who’s been living in Fort Worth off and on since 2001, when I began my four years of study at Texas Christian University. Over the course of my 10 years wri...


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Allah Loves High School Football, Too

JIMMY FOWLER
While the cheerleaders of Kountze High School in southeast Texas may believe God is on their side, it seems Kountze ISD isn’t: District officials announced this week they would appeal a state court judgment that said signs wi...



Amsterdam was quite a trip.

Texas Troubadour Abroad: Amsterdam

KEEGAN MCINROE
My name is Keegan McInroe, and I am a singer-songwriter from Lubbock who’s been living in Fort Worth off and on since 2001, when I began my four years of study at Texas Christian University. Over the course of my 10 years wri...


Letitia Huckaby's quilt work has earned her a spot in the 2013 Texas Biennial.

Texas Biennial: Fort Worth Love

ANTHONY MARIANI
Fort Worth’s Letitia Huckaby, Hiroko Kubo, Angela Kallus, Gregory Ruppe, and HOMECOMING! Committee and Arlington’s Jeff Gibbons are the Tarrant County artists selected by independent curators to participate in the 2013 Texa...



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March Against Monsanto in Fort Worth

JIMMY FOWLER
If you thought the only thing those lazy, entitled millenials dreamed about was getting famous on YouTube, think again: Many of them would also like to live in a world where genetically altered food was, at the very least, clea...


Northern mockingbird: We just don't think you're good enough.

What Should Texas’ State Bird Be?

Kristian Lin
Yesterday I was directed to Nicholas Lund’s post on a birding blog about how to improve each state’s choice of state birds. I can’t tell if he’s really getting this worked up about state birds or whether...