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Schlitz and Giggles

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I wouldn’t say that the late, great Moon’s Sunday comedy night was the birthplace of Fort Worth’s recent comedy growth spurt, but it was definitely one of the more legit and better known venues for amateur and journeyman ...


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Golden Summer Chili

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For various reasons, I missed the part of the Olympics opening ceremonies when James Bond pushed Queen Elizabeth out of a plane onto Paul McCartney or whatever, but I got to work at The Boiled Owl in time for the parade of nati...



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3rd Base Pumping?

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I’ve gotta be honest. The only reason I set out for Arlington’s 3rd Base Sports Bar & Grill was for the purpose of making some jokes. After all, is any cleavage-and-wings-type eatery better or different from the others?...


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Saucer Takes Flight

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Attention, beer geeks. Your temple of brew is back. The Flying Saucer has returned, and if you weren’t able to be there last Thursday when the place opened the doors of its new space, on the corner of 3rd and Commerce streets...



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Stop! Promo Time

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Back in May, I picked up a side gig handing out samples of beer on behalf of a marketing company, an easy job that requires nothing more than a willingness to be on your feet for an extended period of time and pester people to ...


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Anthony’s Time to Shine

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I was in a friend’s wedding on Saturday, so I had the whole weekend off, since the rehearsal was on Friday evening and the ceremony/reception Saturday night. No shift to work, no show to play, just me and a bunch of people I ...



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And Your Name Is?

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Names are important. If you’re arbitrary and contrary like I am, the words “Fat” or “Daddy” in a bar’s moniker almost guarantee I’ll never set foot inside. I guess what frustrates me the most is what I perceive to...


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Rooster Still Roosting

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Maybe it was because I went to California last week, or maybe I just didn’t sit in front of Facebook all day like I usually do, but somehow I missed some recent drama between the Wild Rooster’s old boss and its new one. I d...



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Food Goes in Here

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About a month and a half ago, a woman came into The Boiled Owl Tavern on the Near South Side during my happy hour shift and asked for a glass of wine. She looked at our bottles, frowning. “I guess I’ll take the Malbec,” s...


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At some point in life, a person quits going out during the week, whether it’s a matter of funds, kids, ankle monitors, or any of the other endlessly limiting obligations relevant to being an adult. But if you can shake free a...