Random Stuff

Jersey Mike’s Subs Help Fight Cancer

Anthony Mariani
From Sun., Feb. 14, until Thu., March 11, all 11 Jersey Mike’s Subs locations in North Texas will contribute 25 cents from the price of every regular sub and 50 cents per giant sub to Wipe Out Kids Cancer, a Dallas nonprofit ...


Two New Weekly Newsletters Out Now

Anthony Mariani
Last Tuesday, we began e-mailing a weekly local food-related newsletter called Food News & Booze, a column of sorts that features tidbits on local happenings in the Fort Worth food scene –– and lots of giveaways. Yester...



Mad Hatter for Texas Guv

Jimmy Fowler
Now that Republican gubernatorial primary contender Debra Medina has told Glenn Beck she believes there are good arguments to be made that the U.S. government was involved in the 9/11 attacks, can we please please please stop p...


Baptists in Haiti, Drunk on God

Jimmy Fowler
Here’s an excellent article on the good, the bad, and the ugly of Christian missionary work in Haiti. Some U.S. missionaries cooperate with existing international institutions and take the time to learn about Haitian culture ...



CBS Lucks Out on Super Bowl

Anthony Mariani
CBS is at an all-time low. The sit-coms suuuuuck, the nonstop golf coverage on the weekends is excruciatingly unnecessary, Dave Letterman is a mere parody of himself and Craig Ferguson’s anti-funny monologues are cringe-induc...


Forget The Nipple, Join 21st Century

Jeff Prince
If not for the mammary gland seen ‘round the world, we wouldn’t be enduring tired old acts such as The Who during the Super Bowl telecast. Ever since Justin Timberlake got grabby with Janet Jackson, prompting a “wardrobe ...



FW Artists and Disciples

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s ”Art” page profiles Drew Snyder, a 24 year old painter and Fort Worth native who opened an art gallery in the small beach community of Leucadia in northern San Diego County, California. It’s barely an exagge...


English and American Soccer Sex Scandals!

Kristian Lin
Four months ahead of the World Cup soccer tournament, one of USA’s opponents is embroiled in a sex scandal that’s had repercussions on our side as well. All Britain is currently abuzz with the news that central defender and...



Lost Recap: Season 6 “L.A. X”

Anthony Mariani
No offense, but your favorite TV show is lame compared to Lost. There’s never been an episodic cinematic series in which all of life’s greatest mysteries –– death, the afterlife, time, space, and, yes, even love –– ...


Energy Industry Complains About Complaints

Jeff Prince
U.S. residents are increasingly banding together to fight an energy industry that is creating industrial work sites in the middle of neighborhoods and threatening air and water quality. Environmentalists are trying to change la...