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Fun World Cup Links

Before the World Cup’s quarterfinal round starts, let’s take a break from all the pointy-headed soccer analysis and round up what’s happening on the...

“Horseplay” at the Harbor? Details, Please.

Some local news tidbits raise more questions than they answer, especially when they end with a curt statement like: “We will have no further...

Sarah Palin’s Attack on the Media: Pandering Nonsense or Sour Grapes?

You decide. My favorite quote from her speech yesterday, as she handed power over to Lt. Governor Sean Parnell: “Democracy depends on you, and that...

AwkQuarius Filthifies Fat Albert

In addition to knockin’ old-school, R&B-inflected rap out the box daily, two young North Texas rhyme-makers, Dallas’ Pikahsso and Arlington’s Tahiti –– together known...

SceneShop Honors Thurber

The humorist and cartoonist James Thurber (1894-1961) gets a very welcome appreciation as SceneShop presents two readings entitled “Men. Women. Dogs. A Thurber Celebration.” ‘Shopsters...

American Airlines: Express Seats for Extra Cash

I found something dumber than the outrage over the "Ground Zero Mosque." It's the news that American Airlines is now charging for "Express Seats,"...

Southern Baptists: Still Wacky

If you want to know why so many young adults view organized religion with great skepticism, look no further than the monumental strangeness of...

Ernis Tires Gets New Sign, World In Order Again

This breaking news just in: Ernis Tires got a new sign! Why is this so important? If you'll recall, my OCD-inspired visit to the tire shop...

Occupy TCU, Baylor

A lot of folks are upset that the Horned Frogs weren’t invited to the big dance, the inaugural College Football Playoff. Their pain is...

Indie Film Seeks Interns

The producers of a Christopher Guest-style comic mockumentary called Wonder Kids will be filming at various locations in Fort Worth and Dallas Oct 13-19....