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    Drink Cop - Brent Lewis makes sure you don't get free drinks (damn it)

    It takes a real lifer to belly up to the bar at just past 9 on a foggy Wednesday morning, the kind of professional alcoholic who considers bourbon the breakfast of champions, a drinker who needs to head off his hangover at the pass. Brent Lewis cer...

    by Zac Crain on January 22, 2004
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    Dining Out - Some Deep Ellum restaurants moving out and moving on

    First, the Dallas Observer's own Zac Crain breaks the news that crime is a growing problem in Deep Ellum ("Cruising for a Bruising," August 14). There is much wringing of hands. Next police use pepper spray to break up an unpermitted but otherwise no...

    by Mark Stuertz on January 22, 2004
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    Ring Them Up - For whom does the bell toll? Nellie? 'Tawn? 'Toine?

    It was quiet on the practice court. Almost eerily so--like a wake without the dead men. But give it time on that score--by the end of the season, there will be plenty of corpses around here. Only a few of the scrubs remained when they let the media i...

    by John Gonzalez on January 22, 2004
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    Letters

    Zeroes to Heroes Couldn't stop: Thanks for an excellent article ("What's Wrong With This Picture?" by Zac Crain, January 15). I intended to read the first couple of paragraphs to see if the article might be interesting, and I found I couldn't stop r...

    on January 22, 2004
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    Nervous Nellie - Plus: One-Way Street; Quotes Taken Out of Context From Other Publications

    Nervous Nellie Last week, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban accused coach Don Nelson of being a "drama queen." We weren't sure we believed him until we found this note in the Mavs locker room, apparently meant for assistant coach Del Harris. On...

    on January 22, 2004
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    Gordon's Rules for New Year's Resolutions

    Why are we so chronically dissatisfied that we have to make resolutions year after year? Because we suck, that's why. We are all fat, lazy, too controlling, not assertive enough. We all need to pay off our credit card, get a cheaper apartment, buy a ...

    by Gordon Keith on January 15, 2004
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    To Find a Mate

    Men and women have been hooking up for tens of thousands of years...or 6,000, in Baptist years. Why, then, does the search for a significant other continue to perplex us? Of course, in the old world we relied upon matchmakers who firmed up marriage...

    by Dave Faries on January 15, 2004
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    To Get in Shape

    If your New Year's resolution has anything to do with losing weight, gaining muscle, increasing exercise, decreasing waist size or just generally getting your flabby ass back into shape, then consider yourself lucky to be in Dallas. The weather's war...

    by Jay Webb on January 15, 2004
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    To Be Cooler

    So you've finally resolved to be cool. Well, too damn bad. Cool is one of those indefinable attributes, a blending of formality and comfort, attitude and contrition. Indeed, cool often appears in contradictory form. Bogart was cool when masking the...

    by Dave Faries on January 15, 2004
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    To Find Religion

    Ninety-five percent of Americans profess to believing in God, yet only 78 percent admit to masturbating. Who's lying? I'll tell you who--girls. When it comes to religion, you've probably spent years coasting by, like most of us, on shoddy objection...

    by Gordon Keith on January 15, 2004
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    To Acquire a New Skill

    You've known it since the dear old days at Faber College: Knowledge is good. Here are seven places where you and your kids can put that credo into action this year with no risk of double secret probation. Unless that's the kind of thing that floats y...

    by Spencer Michlin on January 15, 2004
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    To Buy Good Looks

    Everyone wants to look good, but who wants to work for it? All that sacrifice and inconvenience. Not to mention the sweating. Gross. Take a shortcut in 2004: Improve your appearance the easy way--pay for it. The Fab Four warned us that money can't bu...

    by Sonya Castex on January 15, 2004
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    To Get Smart

    Ever notice how many of our resolutions involve negative things? Stop smoking, stop pigging out, stop snapping at the significant other. This year, why not add something positive to the list? Start with a pledge to make yourself smarter. Chances are,...

    by Spencer Michlin on January 15, 2004
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    To See the World

    To travel is to learn. And we're not talking about knowledge you can glean from any book. We're talking about experience--the teacher you curse with all your might yet call up again after graduation to see if there is any more wisdom to be imparted. ...

    by Rhonda Reinhart on January 15, 2004
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    To Save Cash

    If MC Hammer can go broke, anyone can. Actually, that's not quite true. Most of us don't put everyone we knew growing up on our payroll (street cred is not something your average plumber has to worry about) or spend $20 million on a house. Or, for th...

    by Jeff Walker on January 15, 2004
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    What's Wrong With This Picture? - For Hal Samples, who uses photos to help the homeless, nothing--and everything

    The people who live here call it their "pier-and-beam house." They've lost a lot--all of their security, most of their sobriety, some of their sanity--but they still have a sense of humor. Or irony, at least. The "house" is the underbelly of a bridge...

    by Zac Crain on January 15, 2004
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    Here's Hoping - Hope springs eternal on Second Avenue, but real change comes slowly

    It is the privilege of all dreamers to see hope and promise where others see gloom and rot, so Edward Harris will understand if you scoff at his plans for growing an urban paradise in this field of weeds and trash. The 56-year-old grew up in this ver...

    by Robert Wilonsky on January 15, 2004
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    Hello, God? - Get religion from your long-distance carrier

    There's a reason Buzz slaves away every week in the journalism mines, sweating to produce the fine product you hold in your hands. The reason is that we are dumb. We know this because A) friends and family routinely tell us so, and B) as a media-ty...

    by Patrick Williams on January 15, 2004
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    Smoke From DPD - It ain't because they're electing a pope

    Nobody at the top gets fake drugs yet. You can tell by the way they keep trying to shuffle the deck chairs. Take the attempts by the interim Dallas police chief to reorganize his command staff: He doesn't get that the only "reorganization" good enoug...

    by Jim Schutze on January 15, 2004
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    Letters

    Mind Your Manners Educating jackasses: I loved this article ("Hey, You. Yeah, YOU!" by Sarah Hepola, January 8). Thank you so much for making me smile. I've stopped going to shows in Dallas unless it's someone I really love and would cry if I didn't...

    on January 15, 2004
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