Random Stuff

Former Bad-Ass Now A Pussycat

Jeff Prince
The Cowboys are lucky to be rid of Roy Williams. I’m not talking about the current Cowboys receiver. No, I’m talking about the former Cowboys safety who went from great to bad seemingly overnight, from being the bad-ass hit...


Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys

Jeff Prince
Okay, sports fans, the season’s first preseason game is here and I’m settled in the couch. The game started an hour ago but I’ve TIVO’d it so I can skip commercials. My work colleague Anthony Mariani thinks it’s a...



Down With Hippies

Jimmy Fowler
Since we’re now drowning in coverage of the 40th anniversary of Woodstock, complete with international commemorative concerts by frail survivors, let me take the time to confess: Hippies have always annoyed me. Specifically, ...


Jon Bonnell on National TV

eric.griffey
Texas cuisine impresario Jon Bonnell is scheduled to cook up some of his signature dishes on CBS’s The Early Show in New York on Saturday August 22. The show airs from 6-8am, so set your alarm.



Cowboys Tandem: Yin & Bang?

Jeff Prince
Stories circulating at the Dallas Cowboys training camp: Will Tony Romo finally win a playoff game? Will Marion Barber and Felix Jones carry the offense on their massive legs? Will offensive coordinator Jason Garrett become a c...


Shack Attacks

Jeff Prince
This morning, I saw my first RadioShack TV commercial about its new nickname “The Shack.” It was only 15 seconds long but almost put me to sleep. “Our friends call us The Shack” was the commercial’s explan...



Avoid The Chesapeake Chop

Jeff Prince
Cows are tough critters. If you don’t believe me, watch Rawhide. Cows once walked on four legs across the toughest terrains imaginable in slushy winters and scorching summers from Texas to Kansas, consuming nothing but grass ...


Dinner Roll: Restaurant Round-Up…

eric.griffey
… the abridged version. I usually like to do this on Fridays, but I just got some info about something going on tomorrow night. Roll with me: Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers (3455 Bluebonnet Cir. FW 76109 phone: 817-207-9677...



Just Can’t Get Enough

Jimmy Fowler
As this week’s ”Eats” review attests, a burger shack – in this case, the downtown Jake’s location – needn’t commission a multi-million dollar ad campaign full of elaborate, absurdly detailed images of hamburgers t...


“Squeaky” Released from Carswell

Anthony Mariani
On August 16, Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme, 60, will be released on parole from the Federal Medical Center at Carswell, a local institution about which Weekly investigative reporter Betty Brink has written a series of award-win...