Monthly Archives: January 2013

Different Lede, Same Nut Graf

The economy sucks and everybody has to take a week off without pay. I've paraphrased, but that's how Fort Worth Star-Telegram Publisher Gary Wortel began...

Coffee House Confidential

As a slacker teen, I was lucky enough to get a job at a coffee house called The Noble Bean on Camp Bowie, next...

About That Asperger’s Post…

Before I’m lynched by an angry crowd of Asperger’s/autism advocates, let me clarify: My intent with last Friday’s “Blotch” post wasn’t to offend anyone...

Sports! Knees! Murder!

The NFL playoffs began this past weekend and were as lackluster as you probably imagined though not nearly as lackluster and bone-dry boring as...

Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival Sets A Date

The organizers of the Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival, scheduled for March 27-30, 2014, launched a snazzy new website today that gives some...

Betty Brink On Immortality

Fort Worth Weekly writer Betty Brink's obituary included an excerpted paragraph from an article she'd written about seeing the birth of her first grandchild. The...

The Best Supporting Performances of 2012

I don’t expect all these performances to be nominated come Oscar time, but then my picks for the best supporting performances of the year...

Bye Bye, Asperger’s: Now What’s Wrong With Me?

Have you heard? Everyone’s favorite vague but strangely appealing diagnosis, Asperger’s Syndrome, is going away in May: The upcoming new edition of the American...

Non-Smoking Bars in Fort Worth

If you’re like me, you love coming home after a night on the town soaked in cigarette smoke, with a cough reminiscent of a...

Bringing Back The Horny Toad

Sure, you got your lion, tigers, and bears and a million other cool species of animals, but, for my money, none of them top...