Posts Tagged ‘Willie Nelson’

Two Cool Women Spread Love Of Art

Jeff Prince
Despite it’s reputation for stockyards and slaughterhouses, Fort Worth artists were on the cutting edge of modern art in Texas during the mid-20th century. Since then, people who grew up around here recall school trips to...


Willie Nelson Ready For Cowtown

Jeff Prince
American icon and former Fort Worth resident Willie Nelson paid $780 and put an end to that marijuana arrest business.  A border patrol checkpoint arrested him in November after they smelled marijuana on his bus and found what...



Willie Nelson Pot Bust A Joke

Jeff Prince
Theoretically, police could bust Willie Nelson every day. Any cop who sees the Honeysuckle Rose tour bus rolling down the highway can pretty well figure that Willie’s inside with a personal stash of pot onboard. But, c...


Free Willie: Arrest Spurs Teapot Party

Jeff Prince
Texas singer songwriter Willie Nelson could face felony charges and up to two years in prison after a weekend marijuana arrest. The bust didn’t sap Willie of his humor. “He said he feels great; he lost six ounces,&#...



Willie Nelson Haircut Update

Jeff Prince
Remember a few weeks ago when every news outlet around was reporting that Willie Nelson had cut off his hair? He’d been spotted in Hawaii jamming with a band — and wearing a Dutch Boy haircut that appears to have be...


Barry Corbin: More For Fans

Jeff Prince
Researching this week’s cover story on actor Barry Corbin (photo above) was what I’d call enjoyable work. The first time we talked, we met at 2 p.m. at his east Fort Worth home and we didn’t stop talking for 10 hours....



Fort Worth Opera Lassos ‘Celebs’

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Opera asked local celebrities to sing “Jingle Bells” in an off-key manner as part of a “Stop Bad Singing” campaign. This is hoped to encourage people to give money to the opera and, I suppose, to enco...


Toby Keith Award Equals Apocalypse II

Jeff Prince
Some folks are wondering why I have such a poison pen for their hero. They can’t believe I would compare Toby Keith’s winning a songwriter of the decade award to an apocalypse. (And by the way, where was Kanye West when...



Kinky Again?

Jimmy Fowler
Quite a few of us who enjoy Kinky Friedman’s brand of smart irreverence were disappointed in his 2006 run for the Texas governorship. It seemed he didn’t care enough to brush up on important issues, one-liners were all he h...


Willie Gets Silly

Jeff Prince
Willie Nelson rarely lowers his guard this far to his fans: This just-released YouTube video of the classic “Shoeshine Man” reveals the nuttiest side to his personality I’ve ever seen. I hope I’m having this muc...