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FISH IN TOP HAT UNDER TEXAS SUN (original art work by Picasso Prince)

Texas Agency Wants Kids To Draw Fish For Big Money

Jeff Prince
Hey, schoolkids, want to earn an easy grand? Put down your Game Boys or whatever it is you cretins do, grab a pencil and paper and draw a fish. The deadline to enter the Texas State-Fish Art Contest is March 31, open to student...


ADRIENNE BANKERT IS OUT, KAREN BORTA IS IN AT CBS 11 NEWS THIS MORNING (photo from Bankert's Twitter page)

Polished, Perfect Karen Borta In, Wacky Faves Out At CBS 11

Jeff Prince
The collapse of my favorite morning news program is complete. Thanks Channel 11 for taking all the fun out of the first hour or two of my waking day. First, co-anchor Brendan Higgins over-indulged one night up in Colorado while...



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Federal Court Says To Keep Journalist In Prison

Jeff Prince
Reporter Barrett Brown is an extremely funny guy who also happens to be really smart. Combine the two, and you’ll sometimes end up with a smart-ass. Brown is definitely a smart-ass. He’s also a member of the Fourth ...


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Rust Belt’s Time in the Sun

ANTHONY MARIANI
Let’s be clear. Urban Meyer is a jerk. With Ohio State up by 15 points with mere seconds left in the national championship game last night and his offense on Oregon’s 2 yardline, he chose to not run out the clock by taking ...



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One Play Determines Cowboys’ Fate?

ANTHONY MARIANI
Like a crazy person, I’ve been screaming –– for years –– that the NFL splits too many flippin’ hairs now, which does nothing but slow down games a ton, which, especially for fans of teams that may finally be gaining...


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The Kimbell Screens “The Red Shoes”

JIMMY FOWLER
It’s not exaggerating to say that Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s garishly colorful 1948 melodrama The Red Shoes is one of the most influential movies ever made. Its influence is especially important because the fil...



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Cowboys Given New Life

ANTHONY MARIANI
I felt sick. Nauseous. Disgusted. Dirty. I had just watched NFL referees give away a game. To my favorite team. Did the Pittsburgh Steelers deserve to be in the Super Bowl against the Seattle Seahawks in 2005? Absolutely. Could...


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Open Call for Artes de la Rosa Resident Acting Company

JIMMY FOWLER
This is exciting news for the North Texas theater scene: It was recently announced that Artes de la Rosa, the performing and visual arts arm of Fort Worth’s historic Rose Marine Theater, would create a resident acting company...



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Occupy TCU, Baylor

ANTHONY MARIANI
A lot of folks are upset that the Horned Frogs weren’t invited to the big dance, the inaugural College Football Playoff. Their pain is palpable. TCU went 11-1, their only loss coming on a horrible pass interference call in th...


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Gay Arlington Santa Jingles Bells in New Doc

JIMMY FOWLER
Once a long-standing bigotry like homophobia starts to become unacceptable to the mainstream, the last remaining advocates of said prejudice go from looking hateful to comical. Case in point: The new documentary feature I Am...