(Not)Waving a Red Flag

Jerry Lobdill begs to differ with Static’s deDELETEion of what happened at city hall last week when a group of local activists asked the Fort Worth City Council to go on the record in favor of impeaching George Bush and D...

And Now, Wearing the Geeksta Crown …

MC Router is riding the nerdcore wave from Cowtown to ... who knows?
Jimmy Fowler
The grainy video on YouTube shows a rapper with wild hair, goth-like mascara, and vintage clothes, marching from one end of the stage to the other.

Crash and a Long Burn

Couple involved in Stockyards wreck want answers from the police.
A Fort Worth couple involved in a serious car-and-motorcycle accident in the Stockyards several months ago say their struggle to deal with the aftermath of that accident has been made much harder by the Fort Worth police office...

Impeach — Is That a Fruit from Parker County?

In far-flung parts of our great land – admittedly, the more foreign parts, like California and Vermont – there is a homegrown movement afoot to (Warning: if you read the following words, Homeland Security officers m...

Want a Cookie, Little Reader?

Ten years ago, I got four newspapers delivered to my house every day. These days, I don’t get a single one, not even the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Who killed Brad Will?

And why have Mexican and U.S. authorities allowed those who shot an American journalist to go free?
John Ross
OAXACA — Those of us who report from the front lines of the social justice movement in Latin America share an understanding that it’s always possible there are bullets out there with our names on them. Brad Will traveled 2,...

Scary Type?

A former UTA printer and his ex-colleagues remember his time there differently.
Peter Gorman
When a fired ex-employee started sitting in his car outside the University of Texas at Arlington print shop, driving by former colleagues’ homes, and even visiting one man’s pastor, workers got worried.

Showing Skin

If you’re driving around on Wednesday afternoon and happen to see naked women holding signs that say, “When Plaid Goes Bad,” then you’ll know you’re in Dallas.

Leaving the Mob

In Los Angeles, on April 29, 1992, the four police officers who had been charged with the attempted murder of Rodney King were acquitted, and the riots began.

A Clear-Cut to the Heart

Eastside leaders fight developers and city hall to save a wooded neighborhood.
Betty Brink
“Save the trees so that the birds and animals will have a nice place to live.” “It is our job to protect the trees … they have been here a long time since my grandpa lived here.” “I like tree...