Posts Tagged ‘state fair’
HOW CAN ANYONE LOVE THIS UGLY ARTISTIC MONSTROSITY?

Howdy, Skinflints! Big Tex Donations Small

Jeff Prince
The $95,000 in donations made to the Big Tex rebuilding fund seems mighty piddly considering the huge outpouring of grief, sentiment, and nostalgia after the iconic figure went up in flames last October. The replacement cost is...


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Big Tex Burns (30 Years Too Late)

Jeff Prince
A native North Texan such as myself could be considered profane for saying good riddance to an iconic mascot such as Big Tex. It’s blasphemous. But when news spread about Big Tex going up in blazes this morning, my first ...



CHILI PIE (photo by Jose Kevo)

Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs. Da Bearz

Jeff Prince
Guinness World Records was at the State Fair of Texas yesterday to witness a high-water mark in this state’s grand history of culinary exquisiteness — the largest chili pie ever. It took 1,325 pounds of Fritos, chee...