Random Stuff

Internet Mocks Blind Student At TCU-Boise Game

Jeff Prince
It all started so innocently. Well, not really innocently. Mocking people on YouTube is more mean-spirited fun than innocence, but let’s not get hung up on semantics here, folks. The point is, somebody got a big laugh out of ...


Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright

Jimmy Fowler
I have a question for the 24/7 cable news/blogosphere outlets, and I’d like to ask it in the most delicate way possible: What the fuck is up with this unrelenting campaign against Tiger Woods? Golf – like football and ...



Doggone It, How Soon We Forget

Jeff Prince
It’s a sad day for dead celebrities, unless you’re  an odd-looking freak who can lick his own crotch — and I’m not talking about Michael Jackson. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram is taking a survey of which dea...


TCU Coach Patterson Named AP Coach of the Year

eric.griffey
It seems TCU is finally getting a little national respect. Today, head football coach Gary Patterson was named AP coach of the year. Brian Kelly, who recently abandoned his Cincinnati Bearcats for Notre Dame, came in second. I ...



Starbucks Baristas Get Steamed

eric.griffey
Some of the baristas at the 8th and Rosedale Starbucks announced today that some of their employees have unionized, making them the first unionized Starbucks in Texas. Here is their press release: Fort Worth, TX- Baristas and c...


More Bad Santas

Jimmy Fowler
Like Barbie and the circus clown, Santa Claus is a cultural icon whose desecration brings endless joy to bored adults with a fondness for easy targets. And isn’t that most of us? The folks at SketchySantas.com have colle...



Hip Tips: The Anti-Drug

Anthony Mariani
I’m sick of pure crap being described as “experimental” or “edgy.” Playing pop music out of tune qualifies as neither experimental nor edgy. It’s annoying and stupid. Same goes for your unintelligible prose poem or ...


Romo’s a Homo? (No, No)

Jimmy Fowler
Let me apologize up front if any readers are offended by the “H” word in the post headline. If you didn’t already know, I’m gay, I play for the pink team, I’ve got sugar in my shorts, etc etc. I just couldn’...



More on Monthly’s, Texas Music’s Neglect

Anthony Mariani
Fort Worth bands might as well be from Idaho for all of the coverage they (do not) receive in Texas Monthly and Texas Music Magazine, two alleged “statewide” publications that have music sections. Agreed, the Monthly’s is...


Holy Mischief

Jimmy Fowler
Accusations of child sexual abuse against Catholic priests are so unsurprising, they barely blip on the media radar, as when seven Tarrant County women recently filed a lawsuit alleging that a priest who served locally molested...