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2002 Stories by Mark Hughes

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  • Quick Click

    published October 3, 2002

    Capture the Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Photographs within the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is a great display of memorable... More >>

  • Hamming It Up

    published July 11, 2002

    Comedian Neil Hamburger evokes a sort of sympathy as he slouches about the stage mumbling anti-jokes. Much like Charlie Brown he gives off... More >>

  • Other Side of Summer

    published June 20, 2002

    Celestial Rhythm Celebrations' Summer SolstiCelebration began as a poet's roundtable that met regularly at Club Dada in Deep Ellum. One of... More >>

  • The Crying Game

    published May 23, 2002

    The single life: All the late nights with their pseudo-philosophical discussions about nothing until 4 a.m. and waking up hung over only to do it... More >>

  • Super Sized

    published May 9, 2002

    Outside the Dallas Museum of Natural History is the Leonhardt Lagoon, a nice little pool intended to preserve a small ecosystem, a little part of... More >>

  • Kidding Around

    published April 25, 2002

    The only time I can recall literally rolling with laughter was during a particularly good Monty Python's Flying Circus episode. It... More >>

  • Freaks and Geeks

    published April 11, 2002

    Remember back in school the excitement that surrounded getting to see a film during class? Either a projector or a television would be wheeled... More >>

  • Peace of Mind

    published April 4, 2002

    For all of Dallas' benefits (Southwestern-style urban sprawl, for example), it can be confusing at times and often more than a little stressful.... More >>

  • Circus of the Spars

    published March 21, 2002

    During the one karate class I took a couple of years back, one of the first things the teacher said was, "We'd like to think that after practicing... More >>

  • Beat This

    published March 14, 2002

    "Geek" was probably one of the kinder words applied to us during our time in high school bands. But somehow the über-geeks in the drum line... More >>

  • Drive In

    published February 14, 2002

    The phrase "car show" typically conjures, within the hipper-than-thou set, images of beer guts, mullets and cheap beer poured into said guts. It... More >>

  • Out of This World

    published February 7, 2002

    The members of Monty Python knew that humor could be a great teaching tool in getting across serious ideas, such as when Eric Idle explained the... More >>

  • Stranger in the Night

    published January 10, 2002

    Only a guy very secure in his masculinity would ever say this: I have a weird fascination with romance novels. Maybe it's because, being the... More >>

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