Posts Tagged ‘burning’

Clouds of Evidence

Static
A couple of years ago, when gas drilling critics pointed out that separation tanks and other facilities used to store or separate natural gas from water were going to be prone to lightning strikes, the industry tried to pooh-po...


Get Free Car, 15 Minutes Fame

Jeff Prince
I’d like a new Ford pickup, please. Preferably red in color. With in-dash GPS, of course. And if you don’t give it to me, I’m going to burn the Quran.



Florida Pastor Terry Jones Is Hitler’s Dog?

Jeff Prince
President Obama came down hard on the Florida pastor with a Quran fire fetish. Obama tried to put a guilt trip on him, saying torching the Quran will encourage Taliban recruitment and incite violence against American soldiers a...


Downwinders on the Rise

This grassroots group scrimped and struggled for the victories that let us all breathe easier.
ERIC GRIFFEY
You could say that bake sales brought down the four cement kilns that closed in Midlothian last month. Or that garage sales, green cement, and a mythical peanut butter and jelly sandwich are responsible for helping clean up Nor...



And the Winners Are …

Our 13th Annual Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards wrap up a banner year for 817 music.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Nearly 300 people –– all nominees in our 13th Annual Music Awards and their plus ones –– packed the Fort Worth Community Arts Center for our version of the Grammys, the Panthys, named after the panther-head trophy that ...


Causes, Effects

Hearsay
This past SXSW wasn’t nearly as packed as it’s been in previous years, due no doubt to the crappy economy. But South-by’s loss was Fort Worth’s gain. This past annual Austin music festival was the best I’ve ever seen ...



Slowly But Surely

New muddy-rock trio Vincent’s got a lot of buzz — and promise.
JIMMY FOWLER
Here’s a timeless image of a twentysomething bassist in a new band: Coby Queen answers his cell phone for a 1 p.m. interview, then asks for a few minutes’ reprieve.


The Burning Hotels

The Show
The Burning Hotels often get compared to The Killers. But the local quartet does the disco-rock darlings somewhat differently, chiefly by stressing melancholy over angry arrogance and by stripping glam of its cocksure poses to ...