Monthly Archives: June 2012

Here’s Your Hat

Hello, kiddos. Static is your substitute teacher for the day. Today’s lesson is called Bittersweet Irony of Life 101. The Fort Worth school district hired...

And Your Name Is?

Names are important. If you’re arbitrary and contrary like I am, the words “Fat” or “Daddy” in a bar’s moniker almost guarantee I’ll never...

Rule of Law: The Other Casualty

The recent New York Times article describing Barack Obama’s “Kill List” made for a bumpy read. It’s not your standard Norman Rockwell fare: the...

Vickery: (B)Eat the Traffic

They should take Molly the Longhorn off Fort Worth’s logo and replace her with an orange traffic cone. The city’s lousy with them these...

Pounds of Flesh

New York-based stage director Stephen Fried has previously helmed two productions for Texas Christian University’s annual summer Trinity Shakespeare Festival: Macbeth and Much Ado...

Here Fur Good

Kye Harry, a Chicago native and relative newcomer to Fort Worth’s rap scene, got his stage name over a few lines of cocaine a...

Better on Bullying

Without public discussion or argument, the Fort Worth school board took action two weeks ago to give the district one of the most comprehensive...

Gallery: Casa Manana

The Johnny Cash musical may be gone from Casa Mañana, but the Man in Black still prowls the halls. That’s because the theater’s gallery...

Locked In

The bold red letters –– ON STRIKE –– etched themselves into the dull grays of an overcast morning. The 20 striking employees of Lockheed Martin...

SandBurg’s vs. Belt Buckles

A new joint has just upped the ante on burgers in Burleson. And if you don’t like burgers, SandBurg’s gourmet sandwiches are pretty special...