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Krampusnacht in Cowtown

JIMMY FOWLER
Is your holiday season missing a certain spark? Maybe the magical sound of children’s terrified screams is what you need, a spice that only Krampus can provide this time of year. I’ve been campaigning for a while now to bri...


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DFW Film Critics: “12 Years a Slave” Is Year’s Best Film

Kristian Lin
The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association announced the results of their annual poll this morning, and 12 Years a Slave took the prize as the best film of 2013. So that fellow critic whom I screamed at after I first saw th...



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“Urgent” Meeting Tonight on Texas “Merry Christmas” Law

JIMMY FOWLER
In case you want to meet the co-author of Texas’s much-snickered-about “Merry Christmas” law, state rep Pat Fallon will be at an “urgent” community meeting 6pm tonight (Dec 12) in Frisco’s Collin County Community C...


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Jubilee’s Holiday Bake Sale Rescheduled

JIMMY FOWLER
Mother Nature –– in collaboration with Jack Frost and, possibly, Climate Change Multinational, Inc. –– can down our power lines, fell our tree branches, and turn our roadways into Galleria-quality ice rinks. But dammit,...



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Violent Mom Attack the Stuff of Middle School Legend

JIMMY FOWLER
Local TV newscasts really ought to use more eyewitness testimony from 11-year-olds in their stories, especially if those sixth graders are as deadpan funny as Austin Muller. He’s the Little Elm Middle School student who watch...


KRATOM COMES FROM THE LEAVES OF THE MITRAGYNA SPECIOSA TREE FOUND IN SOUTHEAST ASIA (Wikipedia photo).

CBS 11 News Cuts Off Kratom Comments

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Weekly‘s recent story on kratom perked up readers — 26 commented on the story and several hundred clicked the “like” button. (I just  resisted using a stale Sally Field-Oscar speech “yo...



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Buddhist Relics Tour at Unity Church

JIMMY FOWLER
Ironically, if folks could ever use the Loving Kindness Tour of Buddhist relics opening 6-8pm tonight (Fri Nov 29) at the Unity Church of Fort Worth (5051 Trail Lake Dr, FW), it’s in our current season of “peace and goodwil...


Black Friday Holiday Shopping

Black Friday Boycotts Abound

JIMMY FOWLER
I like money. Indeed, I’m a born-and-bred consumerbot like a lot of Americans –– buying something I want, even if it’s just a movie or an album, gives me a little rush of adrenaline every time. And generally speaking, I...



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Cooking With Stage West

JIMMY FOWLER
Experienced and aspiring foodies, take note: If you’re looking for a Fort Worth-centric holiday gift that keeps on giving deliciousness, you need to check out Dana’s Soup Book. This cookbook features original, traditional, ...


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Fourth Annual Cowtown Cranksgiving Ride

JIMMY FOWLER
Charity events are rarely as interactive as the fourth annual Cowtown Cranksgiving Ride, which begins 3pm tomorrow (Sat Nov 16) at Trinity Bicycles, 343 Throckmorton St, FW. The national event, designed to stock the shelves of ...