Posts Tagged ‘fort worth’

Fort Worth Music: Hot Snot?

Anthony Mariani
The Dallas Observer’s Daniel Hopkins recently invited four media types –– Cory Graves of Subservient Experiment, Andy Odom of Dentoneer, Mark Schectman of The Edge’s local show, and yours truly –– to join him in a v...


Auction Hunters Has A Hoot In Cowtown

Jeff Prince
Reality isn’t always reality on reality TV, which explains why Spike TV’s Auction Hunters keeps referring to Dallas even though the most recent show is partly filmed in Fort Worth and features Stockyards fixture Dal...



Hot Mermaid To Welcome Swimmers?

Jeff Prince
This week’s Static column talks about the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) offering money to Fort Worth to help reopen public pools in exchange for displaying an advertising campaign. It’ll never h...


Mike Murdoch Regains Creepy Guy Title

Jeff Prince
Former Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief creeped me out for years with his plastic smile, his bullying, his incessant babbling about “the Fort Worth Way,” and his inherent lack of ethics when it came to urban drilling ...



Worldwide Accent Project Needs Better Texas Talk

Jeff Prince
The Worldwide Accent Project is relying on the YouTube community to help compile a “global accent archive,” and the contributions from people in this area leave much to be desired. Now here’s what a Texas acce...


Cathy Hirt Not Ready To Endorse Mayor

Jeff Prince
Fresh off her third-place finish in this weekend’s mayoral election, Cathy Hirt isn’t quick to endorse either Jim Lane or Betsy Price. The runoff election is June 18. “I’m not prepared to make a decision...



Potential Mayors Admit Mistakes

Jeff Prince
KERA’s Bill Zeeble asked Fort Worth’s five mayoral candidates an interesting and rather personal question, and got five revealing answers. The candidates have been sticking to their talking points during this electi...


Since We All Can’t Grab A Hose…

Jeff Prince
As North Texas’ massive fire approached Fort Worth on Tuesday, city officials led by Mayor Mike Moncrief — or “Mr. Morale Responsibility” as we adoringly refer to him now — boldly decided to throw ...



Emptying My Notebook On Billy Bob Story

Jeff Prince
I had a little extra material from this week’s “Honkytonk Heroes” – check out these leftover stories: Billy Bob Barnett on he and Hub Baker‘s short-lived management contract with George “N...


Sweet Tomatoes A New Honey Hole?

Jeff Prince
A restaurant called Sweet Tomatoes is opening later this year at the corner of 7th and Currie Streets, which is just a hop, skip, and jump from where I work. Woo-hoo! Regular Blotch readers know all about the painful demise of ...