Monthly Archives: August 2011

FWISD in Palazzolo Case Claims Racial Misidentification by Hearing Examiner a “Typo”

  The Fort Worth school district through its attorney, Walsh Anderson, recently filed a petition in the 348th District Court appealing the Commissioner of Education’s...

Ryan McBride’s Music Gear Stolen

  The latest victim in a string of thefts of musical equipment is Fort Worthian Red Dirt singer-songwriter Ryan McBride. “This couldn’t have happened at a worse...

Journalist Gets Last Laugh On Way Out

Lee Morris was mad and he couldn't take it anymore. The managing editor at Valley City Times-Record (North Dakota) didn't like how a new corporate...

“Defend the Gulf” at 1919 Hemphill

We Americans tend to have the attention span of gnats, so Big News Stories too often come and go without leaving much of an...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Conan the Barbarian (R) Jason Momoa (TV’s Game of Thrones) stars in this new adaptation of Robert E. Howard’s novel about a ...

Night & Day

WED ? 17 Nathan Juran’s 1962 fantasy film Jack the Giant Killer and its notoriously bad stop-motion gets the MST3K treatment with Rifftrax Live: Jack...

Revolving Door

 Weekly staff writer Jeff Prince recently blogged about the Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s head-in-sand reporting style on Tarrant County courtroom issues, specifically pointing out puff...

Killer or Filler?

Live Wire, Maren Morris: Maren Morris’ third album, Live Wire, is a mature effort from a singer who’s practically grown up on record. Her...

Wasting the Green

Forty days of 100-degree weather without rain can do a number on newly planted trees, particularly when their water source gets cut off. “What...

Cowtown Bar & Grill: Bust a Move

If there’s one thing that aptly captures the fenced-in ennui of a Monday, it’s getting stuck at a left-turn light that never turns green....