Random Stuff

New Public Food Market to Open in May

eric.griffey
A group calling itself Good Food Co. will be opening a new public market that will offer fresh, locally grown produce and spices, and a variety of other fare, on May 1 at Into the Garden (formerly the Ice House restaurant) on C...


La Llorona Cries if She Wants To

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Stage” piece profiles Kathleen Anderson Culebro, co-founder and artistic director of Amphibian Productions and author of the ‘Phibs’ current show “La Llorona.” The drama tackles a variety of subjects ...



Stage West’s Nuclear Option

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Stage” page offers a review of Michael Frayn’s ultra-cerebral and kinda frosty WWII meditation “Copenhagen,” currently receiving a looong but spirited production at Stage West. As the great nuclear phys...


“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 ...