Monthly Archives: April 2013

“Four Lions” and the Boston Marathon Attack

In the wake of the terrorist attack on the Boston Marathon yesterday, officials at the London Marathon (which is the next major event on...

America’s Drone Strikes In Pakistan Compared To Boston Bombs

As Americans continue to grieve for victims of the Boston bombings, worldwide bloggers are debating whether America's military leaders are any less cowardly than...

Bike Sharing Will Roll Out Monday

Next Monday is Earth Day, and Fort Worth will celebrate by launching the Fort Worth B-Cycle, the first bike sharing system in North Texas. The...

Hello? Is There Anybody Out There?

Looking over the agenda at this morning's Fort Worth City Council meeting, I expected some drama. Several agenda items would prompt a few residents to...

There Is Such A Thing As A Free Libertarians Meeting

My favorite old haunt --Tanstaafl Pub -- is getting media attention for hosting this week's Tarrant County Libertarians Meetup. Examiner.com political writer Garry Reed tried...

NRA, NASCAR, Fox: The Redneck Gods Are Smiling

File this one under “Good Luck, Pal”: A U.S. senator from Connecticut has asked the Fox Network’s famously right-wing chief exec Rupert Murdoch to cancel...

Local Filmmaker Updates

Things are happening for two filmmakers we've profiled before in these pages. For Fort Worth's Chad Feehan, the horror movie he produced, All the...

Atlantic Records Signs The Unlikely Candidates

Fort Worth indie-rockers The Unlikely Candidates have signed a recording contract with Atlantic Records. “It’s pretty exciting,” said frontman Kyle Morris. The quintet got noticed...

Hanging With Barry Smitherman

In this week's episode of Modern Political Discourse... Twitter has often been described as a rope by which pubic figures routinely hang themselves. Barry Smitherman,...

No Strings Attached

A crew of local artists have come together to help promote local businesses...and they brought singing puppets. Neatovision is a guerrilla marketing group that...