Monthly Archives: May 2012

Filming Mystics with Mark Hanshaw

Mark Hanshaw doesn’t sound like a filmmaker. Instead of talking in sales pitches, this professor of religion at Texas Wesleyan University is happy to...

Black, Brown, and Seeing Red

Not since Dallas’ John Wiley Price dubbed Fort Worth the “Aunt Jemima capital of the world” has a politician from the Far East pissed...

Flashy Tokyo Samurai

Let’s face it. Hibachi joints have become a cliché. These strip-mall fixtures, with their round-robin seating, lamely punning chefs, and overpriced fish dishes have...

Prairie Buster

This year’s Prairie Fest has tripled in size, going from one day to three — one each in March, April, and May — to...

Comic Con Pics

I was going to start this post by describing Weekly photog Vishal Malhotra as “intrepid photographer Vishal Malhotra,” but then I remembered a text...

Johnny Cash Types Make Way To Billy Bob’s

If I looked or sounded the least bit like Johnny Cash, I would walk the line directly to Billy Bob's Texas tonight. The world's largest...

Fort Worth Diocese For Romney

It’s looking more and more like the Catholic Church hierarchy in America should register with the government as a Republican lobbying organization: Yesterday, more...

Olive Is Home

Here's a feel-good story to kick off your weekend: Earlier this week Blotch told readers about Olive, the Tandy Hills Natural Area's unofficial mascot...

Pocket Full of Tunes

If you haven’t yet caught guitarist extraordinaire Darrin Kobetich performing live tunes from his recently released album The Longest Winter, a good place might...

Billy Joe Shaver Is A Pistol At Billy Bob’s

Billy Joe Shaver hasn't recorded much since his 2007 arrest for shooting a guy in the face outside of a Texas bar, but he's...