J.d. Sparks


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  • 14 years ago

    You may never march for a cause, picket your employer or talk back to authorities. You may not even have an opinion of your own. You might prefer the company of TiVo, live in Highland Park and vote Republican. You are still being monitored. It isn...

  • 14 years ago

    Temperatures have hit the 80-degree mark, which means that Dallas has become a giant, squalid stink fest. Wafting high above the jasmine and hyacinths, above the odoriferous co-workers with deodorant breakthrough and the urine-baked buildings down...

  • 15 years ago | Longform

    Preparation for Sunday-morning services at the Cathedral of Hope resembles backstage on opening night of a Broadway production. The halls bustle with activity as volunteer coordinators and staff tick off their to-do lists. Everything must be perfe...

  • 15 years ago

    With the rise of brick-and-mortar megastores marketing countless toys, chews, clothing and hair-care products to man's best friend, word is spreading about a company marketing a set of vanity plates made exclusively for the dog that has almost eve...


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