Random Stuff

“Strictest Parents” Seek Li’l Rascals

Jimmy Fowler
The producers of CMT’s reality series “World’s Strictest Parents” hope to film episodes of their “family values” show in the Fort Worth-Dallas area in the near future. The show places an unruly teen in the home of t...


Follow Me on Twitter

Anthony Mariani
Now that Twitter is pretty much old news, I’ve decided to jump on the bandwagon. My timing is nothing if not impeccable. Go here to follow me. I promise I won’t tweet about how awesome my new shoes are or how full o...



“The Breakfast Club” Needs More Fiber

Jimmy Fowler
I caught about 45 minutes of a predictably predictable Oscar telecast and learned one thing: I’m really freakin’ old. That was the message sent by last night’s creaky celebrity tribute to 1980s teen drama king John H...


Nolan High Honors Classy Sister Act

Jimmy Fowler
In pop culture, Catholic nuns have long carried the reputation of being cold, sometimes even sadistic classroom despots. (Friends of mine who attended Catholic schools have told me that, like many stereotypes, there is a hint o...



Jeffrey Skilling, Enron Swag Soar: Ironic?

Jeff Prince
A former Enron CEO is seeking a new trial, but the really interesting news is that ethics-related Enron swag from back in the day is now a hot item on the collectible market. This recent eBay auction saw somebody pay $899 plus ...


A Twinkie In The Kids’ Eyes

Jeff Prince
One in three American kids is obese. This new study shows teens are smoking more marijuana these days, which could lead to even more obesity. Fortunately, help is on the way.



Independence Day: Happy Birthday TX

Jeff Prince
Our state was born on this day in 1836. She started out kinda slimy and ugly like most babies do, but she’s grown into a grand old dame. Sure, she’s got her problems (as Fort Worth Weekly likes to remind everybody). But we ...


Winter Olympic Thoughts (the Games close)

Kristian Lin
In the last event of the 2010 Winter Olympics, Sidney Crosby scored an overtime goal for Team Canada to beat USA in the gold medal hockey match. Well, that just makes sense. Sid the Kid didn’t actually get on the scoresheet m...



Look, Youse, I’m Better Than You

Jeff Prince
Look, I’m going to say this once – I’m sick of hearing politicians, pundits, preachers, and people everywhere prefacing every other sentence with “Look.” It all began when Barack Obama was campaigning for the presiden...


SeaWorld Killer Whale Like Marriage

Jeff Prince
The international media is abuzz about Tilikum, the Sea World Orlando orca that killed its trainer. Sea World officials said they aren’t going to kill the animal, even though he’s now been linked to three human deaths. Peop...