Posts Tagged ‘texas’

Learning to Love Big Gas

Don Young
In his Aug. 26 Fort Worth Weekly report, “The Big Takeover,” Peter Gorman wrote about all the bad publicity that natural gas extractors have been getting lately. But the industry isn’t worried: It has found ot...


Pool Sharks

PETER GORMAN
Just before noon on a recent Sunday morning, several cars pulled up in front of a nice but unremarkable house in Arlington. The drivers – all men in their 30s, 40s, and 50s – got out, grabbed their gear, and headed ...



Old Stogies We Have Found (Out)

Static
So Kinky Friedman is making another stop in North Texas this week. On another campaign. For governor. Gee, didn’t Static see this movie last month? No, wait, that was the latest Sandra Bullock flick.


Gallery

Gallery
With all the other galleries offering up displays of new art, Fort Worth Central Public Library has opted to go the other way and show a traveling exhibit by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History about Abraham Lincol...



No Regrets

KRISTIAN LIN
Rob Williams is not related to the British pop singer Robbie Williams, though some people do confuse the two of them. “I get phone calls for him all the time,” said the TCU graduate who now lives in the Los Angeles ...


Another Brick in Faux Wall

Jeff Prince
Last week’s edition of Fort Worth Weekly satirized a post-secession Texas and described a wall that the United States built along Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico to keep us out. Now those satirical goofballs ove...



Davis Lee Roth

JIMMY FOWLER
Singer-songwriter Josh Davis is known for his casually masterful, blues-inflected country tunes. His two biggest influences are iconic troubadour Merle Haggard, whose songwriting Davis constantly holds up as the standard, and t...


KP Duty

KRISTIAN LIN
Unlike most of the local filmmakers I profile, John Venable is someone I’ve known for a long time. That’s because he’s a film critic for his own website, www.supercala.com, and I’ve chatted with him on o...



Hard-Bitten

Jeff Prince
A hardwood chair, desk, laptop computer, and picture window are familiar friends to Dawn Irons, who doesn’t do much more than sit at home and write these days.


Big Game

JIMMY FOWLER
After almost a year of buzz, the indie-rock quintet Dove Hunter released its debut album earlier this summer.