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Smart, Not THCK

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Maybe it all started back when Sir Mix-a-Lot, a veritable Robert Frost among commercial-radio MC’s, said that he liked big butts and he could not lie. Ever since, guys from the city to the suburbs have been forthright in ...


Bachelor-Party Season

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Ahhh, spring! Birds on the wing, daylight hours on the rise, strippers on the see-through stiletto.



Darth Raider

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No matter how cool some people think they are, we all have our geeky tendencies. My most charming bent (or annoying, according to my friends) happens to be an enormous collection of action figures, amassed mostly in the 1980s, ...


Opening Day Eye-Openers

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You know what? There’s just not enough day-drinking going on in Fort Worth. You go to Austin, and you’ll see hipsters cracking open cold ones before Whataburger even stops serving breakfast. Same in Big D.



Froggy’s and Horny Toads?

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A couple of weeks ago, one local club owner changed the name of his establishment – for the fourth time in two years.


Roadhousin’

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A couple weekends ago, a friend of mine dragged me to Bedford, a nice little bedroom community but not exactly my first (or ninth) choice for a night out on the town. I’m more martinis and shiny shoes than, say, beer and ...



Roadhousin’

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A couple weekends ago, a friend of mine dragged me to Bedford, a nice little bedroom community but not exactly my first (or ninth) choice for a night out on the town.


St. Paddy’s Day Survival Guide

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Don’t you just hate your popular friends? I mean, while you’re sitting at home every weekend staring at the phone and wondering why it’s not ringing with offers to go out, your popular friends are as busy as 9...



My Dinner With Barbie

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When I first heard of Hooters back in the early 1990s, I often wondered what kind of people – what kind of men, naturally – went there.


Go East, Young Man

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East Belknap Street has never been thought of as a party district. It’s been more like a place you desperately want to avoid.