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    Sam Coats, You're Movin' On Up

    Only a political reporter would ever say this: Sam Coats is super hot. This week, the afterthought candidate became the rage of the local blog world after he debuted two pitch-perfect commercials on YouTube, both of which underscore his independent, ...

    @ Unfair Park by Robert Wilonsky on April 20, 2007 @ 5:48 pm
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    Pure Evil

    A Seattle-area man had murdered his wife and kids, then traveled south to Tacoma, where he gunned down his in-laws. Then he killed himself. Well, maybe I have the sequence backward; I don't recall the precise details of this crime, which took place i...

    @ Unfair Park by Julie Lyons on April 20, 2007 @ 4:12 pm
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    You Had Them, Gary Griffith, Then You Lost Them

    As usual I heard the most interesting stuff after my speech was over and we were done with the questions and answers and people woke up. Old friends, a longtime White Rock Lake couple (very smart) approached me to talk about the Gary Griffith-Rudy Gi...

    @ Unfair Park by Robert Wilonsky on April 20, 2007 @ 3:39 pm
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    Show Them the Money. Like, Now.

    Several immigrant workers were schlepped to Alabama, then returned to Dallas with worthless checks. In the paper version of Unfair Park this week, we write about a group of immigrant workers who were stiffed for two weeks of construction work and ...

    @ Unfair Park by Robert Wilonsky on April 20, 2007 @ 3:04 pm
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    Jim Schutze Loves a Little Back Talk

    I especially liked his recent take on Mayor Laura Miller, after she fired city council member Angela Hunt from a key city board for not agreeing with her about the Trinity River project.Wamre wrote: ??[Miller] is nothing more than a political hack ...

    @ Unfair Park by Robert Wilonsky on April 20, 2007 @ 2:11 pm
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    Junius Heights Could Use Some Hot Fuzz

    Guys, I'm sorry I replaced the crappy CD radio you stole with a factory tape player you probably couldn't give away. If there's anything you need, please don't hesitate to leave a note in my mailbox or give me a call here at the Observer. Just don't ...

    @ Unfair Park by Robert Wilonsky on April 20, 2007 @ 1:22 pm
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    Mavs in Seven

    I know, the Dallas Mavericks won 67 games and recorded one of the most amazing regular seasons in NBA history, while the Golden State Warriors barely squeaked into the playoffs with 42 wins. Should be a sweep, right? Won't be. Strange things happen ...

    @ Unfair Park by Robert Wilonsky on April 20, 2007 @ 12:34 pm
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    The Road to Menudo is Paved with Tripe

    Ah, but the best part of the press release: "The auditions are open to males who are at least 15 years old and appear to be less than 19 years old." Which means this is one thing for which Girl on Top won't be able to try out, though I am pretty sure...

    @ Unfair Park by Robert Wilonsky on April 20, 2007 @ 12:06 pm
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    Southwest by Southwest

    Some Southwest Airlines notes this morning, as I prep for an afternoon flight to Austin: Says here that CreditSights analyst Roger King figures now would be as good a time as any for the Dallas-based airline to get involved in a leveraged buyout. He ...

    @ Unfair Park by Robert Wilonsky on April 20, 2007 @ 10:42 am
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    The Performance Before the Punch

    By now, you've surely seen the scene at Trees on October 19, 1991, when Nirvana performed at the late club on Elm Street and the Greatest Concert Ever deteriorated into an infamous onstage brawl. (I know, you were there -- you and 148,924 other peopl...

    @ Unfair Park by Robert Wilonsky on April 20, 2007 @ 10:12 am
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    Tom Dunning Goes Both Ways

    Gary Griffith isn't the only local to throw his arms around Rudy Giuliani -- which he did again, by the way, in a campaign missive sent to would-be voters, in which Griffith opens with a hearty, "Dear Fellow Conservative." Other Dallasites tossing th...

    @ Unfair Park by Robert Wilonsky on April 20, 2007 @ 9:12 am
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    Best Mavs Video Ever. Ever.

    With all due credit to the greatness of Mavs Moneyball, which is where I first spotted this thing, here's my new favorite Dallas Mavericks video of all time -- because, damn it, you can't beat five friggin' minutes worth of bloopers. So slam dunk the...

    @ Unfair Park by Robert Wilonsky on April 19, 2007 @ 5:02 pm
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    A Local Man Specializes in the Threat of "The Random Actor"

    All week, ever since news broke of the massacre on the Virginia Tech campus, Richardson's Dan Korem has been fielding calls from frightened university and the media, because, for better or for worse, gruesome events like this are his speciality. For ...

    @ Unfair Park by Robert Wilonsky on April 19, 2007 @ 4:25 pm
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    The Best Just-Turned-21-Year-Old Singer-Songwriter in Town

    Couple of musical notes this lovely p.m.: Seems yesterday, whilst touting tonight's Bill Callahan gig at the Sons of Hermann Hall, I neglected to mention the local-fave opener -- one Sarah Jaffe, whose MySpace page offers a pretty wonderful sampler o...

    @ Unfair Park by Robert Wilonsky on April 19, 2007 @ 3:01 pm
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    Sooners and Longhorns, at the Cotton Bowl Just a Little Longer

    From SportingNews.com on February 27: [Dallas] thinks it will keep the Texas-Oklahoma game in that dump of a stadium because the two schools realize the enormity of the game's tradition, and because the city is putting a $50 million band-aid on the ...

    @ Unfair Park by Robert Wilonsky on April 19, 2007 @ 1:47 pm
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    This One's For You, Angus Wynne

    Let the fun surround you. Seriously. Do it now. All ya gotta do is go to the great WMFU's blog, where today them fine folks from New Joizy have, for whatever reason, posted three cuts from a 1967 giveaway album that serves as both a guid...

    @ Unfair Park by Robert Wilonsky on April 19, 2007 @ 1:32 pm
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    Mrs. "Strong Arm" Takes a Bow

    The buzz around the theater community started before opening night: Sue Loncar's good. Not just kinda, sorta OK/decent in the Preston Jones play Lu Ann Hampton Laverty Oberlander. But really, really good. Loncar, 48, plays the title role. That's not...

    @ Unfair Park by Robert Wilonsky on April 19, 2007 @ 12:27 pm
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    Spike 'Em, Cowboy

    From his five Pro Bowls, 422 catches and three Super Bowl rings, we know the former tight end can catch. But can he serve? And, for a born-and-bred country boy more at home on the range than on the sand, can he dig? We'll see, as Novacek and partner ...

    @ Unfair Park by Robert Wilonsky on April 19, 2007 @ 11:30 am
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    Mayoral Candidates Love South Dallas and the Arts. And You. They Love You.

    Yesterday's Sam Coats items have sparked a minor debate about Coats' position on the TXI board, his take on the Trinity River toll road and the exact reason why his tenure in the state legislature was so abbreviated. You can ask him about all these t...

    @ Unfair Park by Robert Wilonsky on April 19, 2007 @ 10:50 am
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    Poker? Officer, I Barely Even...

    The Dallas Morning News just got around to writing about the weekend poker-room raids conducted by the Dallas Police Department -- the result of "an investigation and a citizen complaint," as DPD Deputy Chief J.A. Bernal told our old Fri...

    @ Unfair Park by Robert Wilonsky on April 19, 2007 @ 10:10 am
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