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marriageequality

Marriage Equality: Can We Hurry Up, Please?

JIMMY FOWLER
The most frustating thing about the marriage equality “debate” is being patient. Allowing gay partners to wed has become a no-brainer among most sane, intelligent adults, even those who find the thought of guys kissing guys...


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Letterman’s Stupid Pet Trick Auditions in Fort Worth

Eric Griffey
Are you willing to exploit your pet for cash and some face time on television? If so, you have until March 30 to teach your pet a stupid trick, if you want to be on The Late Show with Dave Letterman. For those unfamiliar with L...



springbreak

Arlington Grapples With Spring Break Rep

JIMMY FOWLER
I hope you’re happy, Arlington tourism officials. The city’s police have been forced to put a “no refusal” policy in place for DWI suspects during this week’s spring break. I think we all know the reason for this ...


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“Acting 101″ at Stage West

JIMMY FOWLER
Actor and director Andy Baldwin (pictured left with Lee Jamison) has been a frequent presence on North Texas stages over the last few years. Besides directing a stellar production of Charles Busch’s The Tale of the Allergist...



KELLY CLARKSON IS IN TOWN ON FRIDAY NIGHT FOR A BIG SHOW.

And The Winner Of The Kelly Clarkson Free Tickets Is…

Jeff Prince
… Bill Symon. Here is Symon’s winning response to the question of what he would say to Clarkson: “My partner is your #1 fan and has followed you since your American Idol days. He’s seen you in concert 15 tim...


"Photo by Shelby Tsuji"

Atheists Get Something to Believe In at TCU

Eric Griffey
It sounds like it could be a lame joke: A group of atheists walk onto a predominantly conservative Christian campus. A students affairs administrator says, “I can’t believe this.” Believe it or not, it’s...



longhorn

Um, Hurray for Lunchbox?

JIMMY FOWLER
A lot of people think Texans are a monolithic population. You know, we all wear cowboy boots, rope dogies, and such. But Texas is a big state –– so big, in fact, that a native North Texan like myself can be a totally cluele...


LA Gun Buyback

Open Carry Gun Walk in the Stockyards

JIMMY FOWLER
There’s nothing more fun than a political demonstration organized to protest a non-existent injustice, especially if it provides an excuse to show off your bad-ass stockpile in public. Some Fort Worth gun enthusiasts, fearing...



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Theatre Arlington’s Todd Hart Bids Adieu

JIMMY FOWLER
To anyone who saw Theatre Arlington executive producer Todd Hart introduce Friday’s opening night performance of The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife, he seemed jovial as usual. But behind the scenes, an emotional farewell was ...


MATT DAMON (flickr photo by bucajak)

Natural Gas Kool-Aid From The Star-Telegram

Jeff Prince
How far has the Fort Worth Star-Telegram fallen? About as far as former Arlington city councilman Mel LeBlanc, who left the council last year after buying methamphetamine from prostitutes, drinking too much, and fighting with h...