Why weird old rich people are so nuts over the 50th assassination anniversary.
Jerry Brown Jr.'s life was cut short almost two weeks ago when the Mercedes driven by Josh Brent, his best friend and Cowboys teammate, veered off the highway near the former site of Texas Stadium. The two had just come from Privae, a members-only night club, where the 320-pound nose tackle drank en ... More >>
The Houston Chronicle tried yesterday afternoon to prove that Houston is better, or at least sucks less, than Dallas. Tried and failed. Sorry to piss on your parade, Alyson Ward, but that debate has been settled: Houston blows way harder than we do. Ward says that Houston has a better skyline, an a ... More >>
Yeah, OK, OK, I get that GCB is going to be a send-up of drunk bitchy Christian women in the Park Cities. I'm all for that. I just hope the comedic voice of the TV series doesn't serve to obscure the fact that it's true. Alan Peppard had a funny piece in The Dallas Morning News yesterday about all ... More >>
Of all the books written about Dallas, it's easily the one most often cited: Warren Leslie's 1964 Dallas Public and Private, with a later edition underscoring its heretofore subtle subtitle "Aspects of an American City." Subsequent histories-of -- from Patricia Evridge Hill's Dallas: The Making o ... More >>
Dylan HollingsworthErykah Badu does know how to make the dramatic entrance, performing a capella before cracking the curtain to reveal the full band behindState Sen. Royce West was there; so too Cindy and Howard Rachofsky, former mayoral candidate and "homeless czar" Tom Dunning, Arts District ex ... More >>
All photos WireImageAshton Kutcher, Demi Moore and noted comedy genius Justin Timberlake at the Rachovsky HouseWoke up this morning to find some last-night souvenirs in the in-box -- some, from the Audi Forum at the Rachovsky House on Preston and Northwest Highway, which the car-maker's taken ove ... More >>
Erykah Badu, Jamie FoxxPalladium BallroomSaturday, February 12, 2010Danny FulgencioErykah Badu at the Palladium Ballroom Saturday night. For more pictures, check out our slideshow.Better Than: Any other All-Star event going on that night--especially considering it was free. It was a night of oppo ... More >>
Patrick MichelsPrimo's3309 McKinney214-220-0510I have to admit that I've learned not to expect much from Primo's. Not that it's a bad place, just that the kitchen doesn't justify the crowds.As Tex-Mex goes, Primo's is a middling restaurant--and the Dallas standard is pretty low to begin with. Yet ... More >>
Over at Unfair Park, Robert "Alan Peppard" Wilonsky spots David Byrne out on the town. Celebs have to eat and drink sometime. And when they do...
"People ask me every day if Kent's place is hurting our business. I tell them, 'heck no, they are helping it.' I look at it this way: Everybody loves comfort food. Kent serves the rich guys, and I serve the guys who used to be rich. And believe me, there are more of the latter than ever before." (Sh ... More >>
That's what the Dallas County Commissioner tells Women's Wear Daily today -- pardon me? -- in what's likely to be an endless stream of stories like this till the day George and Laura move back to their old stomping grounds. Says the soft-spoken Democrat, "It's bad enough he's from Texas, and now he' ... More >>
The cover of this week's Economist. Oh. Wait. So, it's ... official? Because, OK, look. For the past few days, stories have circulated that ... um ... Tonessica? ... are kaputs. Been everywhere -- and thanks, New York Daily News, for your morning rumor round-up. Jessica Simpson went on Extra yesterd ... More >>
Mazel tov, Harry Hunsicker, you're one of the 6,400 most powerful people in Dallas! Finishing up some work tonight, and I just checked The Dallas Morning News' site for any late-breaking. Came across tomorrow's no-doubt front-page Dallas Morning News piece about UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dal ... More >>
Well, maybe not Wonder Woman, not yet. But 25-year-old Sophia Bush has been oft-mentioned as a candidate to fill the star-spangled costume for Joss Whedon's alleged 2009 big-screen redo. But, see, that's burying the lead, because only a few days after Carrie Underwood said Cowboys QB Tony Romo's hea ... More >>
Darrell Jordan wants to be mayor. And he has the wallet to prove it. Darrell Jordan insists that, at long last, it's his turn to be the mayor. He lost in 1995 to Ron Kirk, but Jordan has always figured he was the right guy in the right place at the wrong time; when Dallas wanted and needed an Africa ... More >>
He plays golf with George Clooney. He clowns around with Chris Tucker. He's best buddies with Peri Gilpin. He's a pasty white dude named Steve Stodghill.
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A near encounter with Reverend Horton Heat's fists
Former Dallas artist Dan Rizzie disappears out East, then re-emerges as the real thing
Helen Bryant resigned, huh? No harm in applying for a gig that sweet, is there?
Dallas' matrons of charity find that ostentation is out and value is in when it comes to raising money
Unpaid Taxes, missing money, and a bitter business divorce threaten the empire of fitness guru Larry North
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Will success ruin Dallas' favorite restaurant?