Monthly Archives: July 2012

Little Attention Given To Tarrant Technician Who Ignored Rape Kits

Imagine you're a kid again. Let's say you were a happy child (this is hypothetical, so why not) who knocked over the vase of grandma's...

Drones Bring US Pilots Closer To Enemies’ Lives

Thought drone warfare was making warfare into a video game? Not so, according to a front-page New York Times story that flips the conventional understanding...

UPDATED Comptroller Storms Lola’s

For the second time in about a month last Saturday, agents from the state comptroller’s office stormed Lola’s Saloon (2736 W. 6th St., 817-877-0666)...

Notes on the Summer Olympics

I don't get geeked up for the Olympics the way I do for the big international soccer tournaments, but I always get sucked in...

Would You Pay To Read The Startlegram Online?

McClatchy, the corporation that owns the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, is on its way to implementing paywalls at its papers. Don't be surprised to log on...

DVD Review: “Jiro Dreams of Sushi”

I’m a sucker for documentaries about food, so even if I hadn’t started eating sushi on a regular basis recently, I’d still be fascinated...
The good old days.

StewPat: 6 Days That Shook the World

Everything you thought was important right now –– the presidential campaign, the violence in Syria, ongoing weather-related catastrophes –– pales in comparison to the...
Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, and Richard Ayoade star in "The Watch" opening Friday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: The Watch (R) Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, and Richard Ayoade star in this comedy as overzealous neighborhood watchmen who are forced to...
The Ridglea branch of Fort Worth Library holds a community meeting this evening to discuss future improvements to the branch.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 25 We should take advantage of every opportunity to improve our cherished public institutions, and you have one such opportunity when the Ridglea...

Tempest or Tea Kettle

The natural gas leak at an XTO drilling site last Friday was (1) scary as hell or (2) ain’t no thang, depending on whom...