Former Blockbuster CEO John Antioco and Netflix founder Reed HastingsBlockbuster, says a new 30-minute doc, was once "900 times the size of Netflix." Now, it's...well, you know the story. It's barely anything at all, except something owned by Dish Network, which hopes to use Blockbuster's by-mail ... More >>
Woke up this morning to find an in-box full of Blockbuster releases, chief among them the downtown-based video-rentalist's announcement that, sure enough, this morning it filed for bankruptcy in a federal court in New York. Says the company, the voluntary, "prepackaged" Chapter 11 filing is the r ... More >>
2009 saw Fort Worth's Green River Ordinance touring the country in support for the likes of David Cook, getting played on MTV's The Hills and even performing on CNN, go figure--all in support of the band's major label debut, Out of My Hands, which is an awesome listen if you're so desperate for lat ... More >>
Times New Viking on Friday at The Lounge on Elm Street:In lieu of any quality video from last night's Snoop Dogg concert, I give you Ohio's pride and joy, Times New Viking. After playing The Lounge, the band headed down to Austin for Fun Fun Fun Fest. And, according to their MySpace schedule they're ... More >>
Josh Jenkins and Jamey Ice roared onto CNN's set this morning.The Fort's own Green River Ordinance popped up in a rather unlikely spot this morning, getting interviewed and performing a toned-down, two-man, acoustic take on its new single, "Come On," in, uh, the CNN newsroom?OK, sure, why not? Sa ... More >>
View Larger MapBeen a loooong time since we've written about Derrick Mitchem and his proposed Motorsports Museum across from Fair Park, in the old Bama Pie building. Been no reason to: Last I looked, oh, three weeks ago, the place looked just as it has for years and as you see above -- more or less ... More >>
The only Bond worth a damn Despite a petition drive against the convention center hotel that even proponents are certain will result in a referendum, the mayor and council members, along with developer Jack Matthews, are continuing to move forward with the final stages of the project. But as the c ... More >>
Does an unproven treatment that combats drug addiction with drugs promise more than it can deliver?
A little-known chapter of the city charter says we don't have to take it anymore
The co-founder of an exotic cat sanctuary loses everything, but did the punishment fit the crime?
The battle over a North Texas sanctuary for wild felines grows cattier by the day
When a couple of wealthy benefactors took on the founder of the Texas Exotic Feline Foundation, they found themselves in a cat fight