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Whitney Paige Memorial at Rainbow Lounge

JIMMY FOWLER
If you want to know why drag queens have been so important to the urban LGBT scene, you need only study the career of Whitney Paige, who died early this week of advanced pancreatic cancer. As a performer, activist, fundraiser, ...


The Texas Music-obsessed Dirty Shoes Band joined Keegan for a few tunes in Krakow.

Texas Troubadour Abroad: En Route to Berlin

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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Local Stage Celebs Bartend at Grace

JIMMY FOWLER
Theater artists often work in the restaurant service industry to support their creatively fulfilling (as opposed to bank account fulfilling) endeavors onstage. But prolific North Texas theater directors Robin Armstrong and Har...


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Anti-Abortion? Nah, More Like “Pro-Coat Hanger”

JIMMY FOWLER
A historic and deceitful bid by Texas’ fringiest right-wing lawmakers (i.e., Republicans) to shut down the state’s legal, licensed abortion providers was met with appropriate outrage yesterday: Over 700 people –– mostly...



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Texas Troubadour Abroad: Trieste, Italy

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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Star Party at Museum of Science & History

JIMMY FOWLER
Believe it or not, there’s a reality show full of stars that dazzles viewers and increases their IQ every time they watch it: It’s called the evening sky. Operating on the belief that nature provides the best entertainment ...



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Star-Telegram Editorial Board Doesn’t Need Onion To Make It Cry

Jeff Prince
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram editorial board, which thinks it’s so smart that it tells readers which political candidates to vote for in local and national elections, looked very, very dumb today. Editorial writers scan newsp...


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“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...


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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.