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Fort Worth Artist McKie Trotter Shines In Houston

The curious works of Fort Worth modernist painter and instructor McKie Trotter (1918-1999) will be exhibited in Houston for the next few weeks, and...

“Hack, Hack, Sweet Has-Been”

I’ve always thought that in horror/suspense flicks, women are more interesting as psycho killers than men. It's empowering -- in a trashy pop culture way –...

Prince Fielder More Like A Frog

The local news media is pretty hyped up about the Texas Rangers trade that brought first basemen Prince Fielder to the team. He's a guy...

“Texas Women” on CMT

Last night was the premiere of CMT’s Texas Women, a reality show filmed around Fort Worth about four young, attractive women who drink and...

Made In America Expo Offers Studio Time To Contest Winner

The game of baseball is as American as apple pie. Actual baseballs, however, are made overseas. Same with Barbie dolls, Levi jeans, Converse shoes, and...

Aren’t Bruce Jenner, Kenny Rogers, Wayne Newton Proof Enough?

A University of North Texas study looked into the motivations behind seeking plastic surgery. Guess what? Gender doesn’t really matter. At least that’s what...

Steelers Ruin Super Bowl Party Yet Again

First, the Pittsburgh Steelers rob the Dallas Cowboys of the "Team of the Decade" crown in the 1970s. And now those bums have ruined our...

Lone Star Film Festival On Track

Despite a surprising and last-minute administrative turnover, the Lone Star Film Festival appears to be on pace for its November event. No announcement has...

Texas Sheiks in the Times

In a newish podcast, The New York Times interviews blues guitarist Geoff Muldaur, who discusses the Texas Sheiks, a traditional, old-timey blues super-group of...

A Great Day for U.S. Soccer

U.S. soccer fans won't soon forget this day, when Team USA defeated Spain 2-0 in the semifinals of the Confederations Cup. Not bad for...