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A Crank’s Take On The Grammy Awards

Awards shows are tedious affairs but the Grammys usually rock. Usually. Last night? Not so much. I wasn’t feeling the 2017 Grammys. First off, I’m...

Off Asides on Super Bowl LI

My editor is demanding an Off Asides column on the Super Bowl, but I have avoided all thoughts of football since the Dallas Cowboys...

Live Concert Review: Wo Fat at The Grotto

Wo Fat w/Crypt Trip, From Beyond, and Stone Machine Electric The Grotto Friday, Jan 27, 2017 Friday night was an unusually heavy night in the West 7th corridor. On...

On Tap In Fort Worth: Arlington Gets Bubbly

Arlington draws millions of tourists and throngs of sports fans each year, but until recently it hadn’t managed to draw even one craft beer...

Off Asides on Dallas Cowboys vs Philadelphia Eagles, 1996

Not much is riding on today’s game between the Cowboys and Eagles, as evidenced by the following chart: THINGS RIDING ON TODAY’S GAME BETWEEN THE...

A Viral Video, a White Fort Worth Cop, a Black Mother,...

On our drive to preschool this morning, my son, seated behind me on the passenger side, asked me how we get in touch with...

Online Fundraiser for 1919 in Effect

In response to several complaints to the Fort Worth Fire Department last week, 1919 Hemphill launched a fundraising campaign for remodeling, to ensure that...

Off Asides on Dallas Cowboys vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Cow Eyes

The Dallas Cowboys are sitting pretty at 11-2 with a two-game lead in the NFC East. Still, I sense angst. I smell panic. Twenty...

1919 Hemphill Under Fire from the “Alt-Right”

The far right wing has Chris Cotter scrambling. As one of two people who oversee 1919 Hemphill, the Near Southside DIY space that was founded...

Off Asides on Dallas Cowboys vs Pittsburgh Steelers, Jealousy

The Cowboys face longtime rival Pittsburgh Steelers this afternoon at the vaunted ... Heinz Field. And by vaunted, I mean, "wha?" (The legendary Three...