Monthly Archives: April 2012

Oscar Worthy?

When two British vets of nature documentaries, one of whom was the executive producer on the landmark films The Blue Planet and Planet Earth,...

Price Line

Most of the Fort Worth residents who gathered outside the city council chambers felt so overwhelmed they asked for a moment to collect their...

Neighborhood Hibachi

I had a bunch of errands to run the other day, and they all sort of fell in an order that led me north...

Early Texas Art Works

Holy impressionism, Batman! The big-daddy annual symposium on early Texas art is this weekend at Texas Wesleyan School of Law. The Center for the...

Bill Howard of Texas Lil Fame Dies Heroically

Bill Howard, a central figure in an alleged arson at Texas Lil’s Dude Ranch that drew national attention, died Saturday while helping a stranger...

Don McLeroy on “Colbert Report”

On balance, Texas probably doesn’t have more whack jobs and nut cases than other large states, but for some reason ours get more national...

Facebook In The Garden

Is Facebook making us lonely? The answer is murky at best, but this Atlantic cover story makes a valiant attempt to lay the foundation for...

Dwindling Monarchy

Science Daily says the Monarch butterfly population is way down again this year, and quotes a Texas A&M researcher citing a "disturbing trend" --...

Then I Was Walking in Fort Worth

If you live in Fort Worth and like to walk, it's been an interesting few weeks in cyberspace. Late last year, Walkscore, a website...

High Speed News Porn

There’s an ongoing discussion about the safety of high speed vehicular pursuits by police. Can we please have a discussion about the creepiness of...