Patrick Williams

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  • 1 year ago | News

    "The last temptation is the greatest treason: To do the right deed for the wrong reason." --T.S. Eliot Many words have flooded the Internet over last weekend's auction by the Dallas Safari Club of a permit that will allow a well-heeled hunter to k...

  • 1 year ago | Longform

    This year, our annual news rehash features some really good news. You ready? Here goes. Jesus came back. That's right: J.C., right here in Dallas. Really. We have that on good authority from a Dallas City Council member. Not only that, but anti-Je...

  • 2 years ago | Longform

    Every true-blue Texan remembers where they were when the big man went up in flames. There in the heart of the carnival, stunned masses watched agape as an icon of the Lone Star State, whose squinty, handsome stare and vacuous drawl had represented...

  • 3 years ago | Longform

    For 14 years now, Buzz has written a summary of the previous 12 months of news in Dallas. Not to brag, but that's a pretty impressive stretch, taking into account that it means we've persuaded someone to pay us for more than 730 consecutive weeks....

  • 4 years ago | Longform

    Mayor Tom Leppert's mad at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Minority council members are mad at Leppert. Oak Cliff's mad at homeless people. Cowboys fans are mad at Wade Phillips. Dallas County commissioners are mad at Craig Watkins. Democrats ar...

  • 5 years ago | Longform

    Is it safe to come out yet? Is this horrifying, recessionary, alien-anal-probe of a year finally—finally!—over? Whew! It is! We made it through the last year of a less-than-auspicious decade. Let's all get some "I Survived '09" T-shirt...