Monthly Archives: February 2013

And The Winner Of The Kelly Clarkson Free Tickets Is…

... Bill Symon. Here is Symon's winning response to the question of what he would say to Clarkson: "My partner is your #1 fan and has...

Front Burner Taking Over Gold Standard

And we were just starting to become good friends. The impending demise of The Gold Standard might come much sooner than anticipated. Tomorrow (Friday), said Gold...

Purple Donkey Punch

To quote Stephen Colbert, the host of Comedy Central's The Colbert Report, "The Democrats are messing with Texas." For the Dems, Texas has been a...

Free Tickets To Kelly Clarkson

The Fort Worth Weekly and your beloved Blotch bloggers are offering two free tickets (including free parking) to the Kelly Clarkson concert on Friday...

Local Photographer Welcomed to the Jungle

Robert Garner, a local photographer and mammal keeper at the Fort Worth Zoo, dreamed of going to Africa ever since he was a kid....

R.I.P., Van Cliburn

The world is now resounding with the sad news out of Fort Worth. This morning, the Van Cliburn Foundation announced the death of the...

Time Again For Trout Lily Walk

That harbinger of spring known as the trout lily – a cute wildflower with perky petals – begins beckoning nature lovers about this time...
"A Place at the Table" opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

OPENING: A Place at the Table (PG) Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush’s documentary examines the problem of American schoolchildren who don’t have enough food. (Opens...
Courtesy Fireside Pies Facebook

Pin the Tail on Grumpy

Chow, Baby grew up with traditional pizza party birthdays, so I’ve always associated the doughy, gooey Italian dish with sleepovers, presents, and all-around good...
Artist rendering of the entrance to the permanent exhibit at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Courtesy George W. Bush Foundation.

A Library for George

George W. Bush has apparently been painting pictures in his jammies and watching a lot of SpongeBob in recent years. He’s kept a low...