Monthly Archives: September 2011

Charge Him by the Word

Fort Worth City Council member Danny Scarth was downright chatty during this week’s council meeting, proudly describing the 11 months of deliberation that went...

Pimpadelic … Seriously

Like last night’s Whataburger, they’re back. Rocking their Confederate flags, boasting about amounts of rot-gut consumed and numbers of women bedded, avoiding showers, the...

Bringing School Bullies to Account

Judy Luttrell, associate director of the United Educators Association, said last week that she has been stunned at the extent of the workplace bullying...

Randi’s 2 to 2: A Redux

So back in June, I happened upon a bar on Hwy. 377 called Last Call, adjoining a defunct bar called J-Z’s R&B. At the...

Hearsay

For a span of a couple of years not long ago, the North Texas music blog We Shot JR was effectively...

Moneyball: A’s for Effort

The Oakland A’s are currently a distant third in the American League West behind Anaheim and our own Texas Rangers. Though they made the...

Among the Killer Elite

Seeing the poster for yet another Jason Statham movie, you’re probably thinking that Killer Elite is exactly like all the others. You’re right, too,...

Musical Transition

The 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition ended with a flourish — the crowning of a co-champion with a compelling life story, the filming...

Next Stop? Shinjuku Station

The original Shinjuku Station in Japan is one of the largest train stations leading in and out of bustling Tokyo. The similarly named new...

Chow Baby

When Chow, Ma left the country, she charged me with the task of keeping her Chow, Puppy full of Puppy Chow. I am a...