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“Right turn, Clyde”

Right Turn, Clyde

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What do you call someone who stands on the side of a highway and blasts pepper spray at a group of passing bikers? Around these parts, you call him a police officer. One of the bikers posted a video on Facebook showing the offi...


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Covering Man Holes

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The manner in which we normally read the Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s “Cheers & Jeers” section probably says a lot about our psychological makeup. What do you bet most people focus on the Jeers? And why not? The Cheers ...



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Achilles Heals

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How’s this for a pick-up line: “I’ll tell you a secret. Something they don’t teach you in your temple. The Gods envy us. They envy us because we’re mortal, because any moment might be our last. Everything is more beau...


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There’s Something about Mary Lou

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Mary Lou Bruner seems harmless enough. The gray-haired, bespectacled grandmother running for one of 15 seats on the Texas Board of Education could have been a Golden Girl. The 68-year-old Mineolan, according to her website, mlb...



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Hocus SCOTUS

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While we send our sincere condolences to the large family and numerous friends of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died — peacefully and of natural causes last week after a day of hunting quail on a West Texas ranch ...


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Coughing Between the Lines

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In last week’s Metropolis story (“Big Brown, Big Bad,” Feb. 3), we described how local residents attended a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality public hearing in Arlington recently and laid down the law. They believ...



Sasha Camacho points to designs for a Hooters slated for downtown Fort Worth. Photo by Brian Hutson.

Chest Having Fun

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Static has a snarky good time examining the doings of residents, government officials, and various power players in this fair city of ours. Despite our typical irreverent tone, we understand the importance of getting the facts ...


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Who’s Against Hooters?

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A group of locals led by Sundance Square creator Ed Bass is apparently trying to become the human embodiment of a big brassiere –– they’re trying to constrain Hooters! (Woh, woh.) A developer wants to bring the world’s ...



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Stock Show Parade or Klan Rally?

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Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo officials are barring people from displaying the Confederate battle flag at official events from now on. The ban included participants at last Saturday’s downtown parade that drew thousands o...


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Memory Master Forgets to Win

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If you’re ever looking for a wingman, consider Fort Worth resident Ronnie White. Thanks to the man’s impressive cerebrum, he can recall women’s names and phone numbers like nobody’s business. (It’s probably not his bu...