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Around Fort Worth

Happy Birthday, Mr. Russell

This past Wednesday was the 75th birthday of Jerry Russell, founder and current producing director of Stage West. His theatrical accomplishments are way too...

Little Sisters of the Poor Congratulate TCU

OK, as much as I admire and respect TCU football, I have to say that until TCU plays in a major conference –– and...

Sundance Screens “Pioneer”

Dallas writer-director David Lowery and Fort Worth producer James M. Johnston made a splash on the national film festival circuit with their locally shot,...

Cowboys Hire Garrett — Amused?

As the newly appointed head coach of the Dallas Cowboys, Jason Garrett is ready to get his hands dirty and follow the rebuilding plan...

Burning Hotels to Play SXSW?

Just got a hot tip (thanks, Twitter!) that The Burning Hotels have been invited to play an officially sanctioned showcase at SXSW, though SXSW’s...

D/FW Airport Wants Monopoly On Nudity, Gouging

American Airlines and D/FW International Airport are okay with fondling our junk, using nude scanners, and gouging us financially with excessive fees. But they're protesting...

Star-T’s Top “Local” Albums from Dallas, Denton

Anyone else a little disheartened if not downright perturbed that Fort Worth Star-Telegram pop music critic Preston Jones’ top five “local” albums of 2010...

Mayor Mike Makes Nice With Badgers After TCU Win

Mayor Mike Moncrief wrote a friendly letter to the editor of the Cap Times newspaper in Wisconsin after the TCU Horned Frogs gored the...

Phantom Caste Rides a New Wave

This week’s “Music” story is an interview with Paul Cooksey, lead singer-guitarist-lyricist for the Fort Worth-Denton synth rock quintet Phantom Caste. Last year the...

DFWian: Local Onion-esque Site

There’s a newish Onion-y local news satire site called DFWian that’s not half bad. One post that recently caught my attention (thanks, Twitter) is...