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2002 Stories by Patrick Williams

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  • Winning Streak

    published July 11, 2002

    After racking up an impressive record of about a dozen wins and no losses defending low-level Dallas porn-store clerks accused of violating... More >>

  • Next Time, Phone

    published July 4, 2002

    Being somewhat of a public forum, Buzz receives something on the order of 11,000 e-mails a day, conservatively speaking. We choose not to... More >>

  • Run, Betty, Run

    published June 27, 2002

    Betty Culbreath-Lister insists there's no hidden agenda, no friend she's supposed to snag a job for and that she "ain't mad at nobody." But... More >>

  • Get Offa Our Cloud

    published June 20, 2002

    Imagine this: A local purveyor of Serious Journalism begins publishing ads of a sexually and commercially suspect nature, offering... More >>

  • Clash of Symbols

    published June 13, 2002

    Buzz is feeling a bit out of touch lately, having spent the better part of the past two weeks cowering under a blanket. This was prompted... More >>

  • Soaked Rich

    published June 6, 2002

    So you say your double-wide manufactured home has been socked with a higher property tax appraisal this year, meaning heftier taxes for you... More >>

  • Trading Up?

    published May 30, 2002

    Buzz loves Movie Trading Company for lots of reasons: the rent-before-you-buy policy, racks full of cheap secondhand DVDs and videos (a lot... More >>

  • Slice of Life

    published May 23, 2002

    During nearly 20 years in the news business, Buzz has had to ask otherwise innocent people all sorts of nosy personal questions. But never,... More >>

  • Judge Not

    published May 16, 2002

    The Dallas Observer spent the better part of a week calling state District Judge Margaret Keliher to ask her why she hadn't resigned... More >>

  • How To

    published May 9, 2002

    Why does downtown Fort Worth suck way less than Dallas? Still the investigative reporter at heart, Mayor Laura Miller wagon-trained... More >>

  • Different Seasons

    published May 9, 2002

    It's cliché: Women at midlife suffer hot flashes; men at midlife buy hot cars. So what happens to a 53-year-old butch lesbian grandmother... More >>

  • These Old Houses

    published May 2, 2002

    For some reason we can't quite fathom, someone once gave us a gift subscription to Southern Living, the magazine devoted to helping its... More >>

  • Sis-boom-bah

    published April 25, 2002

    Buzz, admittedly, is at times a bit naïve--naïve in this case being a polite word for "dumb." For instance, we naïvely... More >>

  • It Lives

    published April 18, 2002

    In one of the greatest movies ever made, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, King Arthur confronts the enchanted Black Knight, an... More >>

  • Basic Instinct

    published April 11, 2002

    All of you staunch Laura Miller supporters who think that changing Dallas to a "strong mayor" form of government is a good idea now... More >>

  • No Fooling

    published April 4, 2002

    There's an old maxim in the reporting business that states, "If your grandmother says she loves you, check it out." This rule was tattooed... More >>

  • Toot, Toot

    published March 28, 2002

    From our two or three forced visits to Sunday school, Buzz knows that if you do something good for the poor, you're not supposed to "sound a... More >>

  • Blown Off

    published March 14, 2002

    First it was her identity; now it's her status as a victim that has been stolen. In December 2000 we told you how thieves stole... More >>

  • Urban Renewal

    published March 7, 2002

    Lucano Transports, the Oak Cliff bus company that stirred up such a fuss for Mayor Laura Miller last summer, is gone. Neighborhood... More >>

  • Call 911

    published February 28, 2002

    It's time for another Buzz pop quiz. The topic this week is citizenship. Suppose some shady character offers to sell you a brand-new... More >>

  • Fellow Travelers

    published February 21, 2002

    Now that Laura Miller has climbed to the top of Dallas' greasy political pole, what, Buzz wonders, will happen to some of the little people... More >>

  • That's the Ticket

    published February 14, 2002

    They're the Gentle Musers--said so right on Laura Miller's T-shirt. But on Tuesday morning, George Dunham and Craig Miller,... More >>

  • Keeping It Unreal

    published February 7, 2002

    Buzz has always prided itself on being able to laugh at pretty much anything. So we expected to guffaw ourselves into incontinence... More >>

  • Bulworth

    published January 31, 2002

    Buzz has been a bit afraid to go to sleep lately. For decades we've been a proud, left-leaning, pro-choice, social-program-supporting,... More >>

  • Fill Potholes, Not Tunnels

    published January 24, 2002

    Naim Alasaad would like Buzz to deliver the following message to mayoral candidate Laura Miller and anyone else with bright ideas about breathing... More >>

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