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  • Blogs

    September 6, 2013

    Esquire: The Right Hates Obama Like Dallas Hated JFK

    Dallas will never be able to completely escape blame for killing JFK. There's simply too much documentation of the reactionary hate-mongering gripped the city. Esquire's Charlie Pierce dredged up one of those documents yesterday, a leaflet distributed in the streets of Dallas on the day of the assa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    Texas' Memory Champ Knows the Name of Each U.S. Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

    Ron White spent nights during his eight-month tour in Afghanistan in 2007 holed up in his bunk with his laptop, poring over lists of words and numbers until they were committed to memory. It struck his Navy comrades as unusual, but memory is what White does. He founded a memory training business aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    Irving Shouts Freebirds: A New Location and A Sneak Peek

    ​Freebirds World Burrito, you know, the other 'FB' you love besides Facebook, is bringing its "hippie-inspired burrito concept that originated in Santa Barbara, CA" to Irving, TX. Jason Daniel, Director of Operations for Freebirds, along with his team, is working hard to bring restaurant #49 ... More >>

  • News

    October 8, 2009
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    May 28, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    SMU Professor Rick Halperin, How Do You Plan on Spending Your Summer Vacation?

    SMU announced last week that it's expanding its Education Abroad program, with Rwanda now among the summer destinations. The timing is deliberate: 2009 marks the 15th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide that left some 800,000 Tutsis dead at the hands of the Hutu militia. Not surprisingly, Rick Halpe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2006

    Be Like Dirk

    And learn David Hasselhoff's "Looking For Freedom," the Knight Rider's 1989 "hit" credited with, oh, tearing down the Berlin Wall. (Well, that's what Hasselhoff says.) Now, it's being touted as the reason Nowitzki's such a clutch free-throw shooter: The Mav says here that when he's at the charity st ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 16, 2006

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    March 9, 2006

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Music

    February 23, 2006

    Looking at America

    Flogging Molly's Dave King left Ireland for a career in rock, but he couldn't escape his roots

  • Music

    November 3, 2005

    Tommy's Gun

    How the tattooed Motley Crue sleaze won my heart

  • News

    August 19, 2004

    The Shootist

    Terry Anderson thought he'd be in Athens right now, chasing his lifelong dream of Olympic gold. Instead, he's in prison, his life plugged full of holes.

  • Calendar

    April 8, 2004

    Ruff Stuff

    Unleash yourself for a day of sun, fun and dogs

  • Film

    March 18, 2004

    Lenin Grads

    A sweet German film pokes fun at East Berlin life after communism

  • Calendar

    February 19, 2004

    Black Power

    Badass or just bad, blaxploitation gets its day

  • Culture

    September 11, 2003

    Anatomy Lesson

    At Kitchen Dog, Hedwig proves size does matter; Flower Drum Song sounds lovely at Fair Park

  • Film

    August 7, 2003

    Killing Time

    In the dark, brilliant Buffalo Soldiers, men of war beat boredom by attacking each other

  • News

    June 6, 2002

    Up in Arms

    Plus: Rave for a Rave, Barking up Wrong Tree

  • News

    May 30, 2002

    Open Season

    Border authorities fear a return to the law of the Wild West as Texas homeowners take up guns against illegal Mexican immigrants

  • News

    December 23, 1999

    Unhappy New Year

    SMU's resident Cassandra says the economic end is near -- again

  • Culture

    April 1, 1999

    Boo ball

    How much longer must we suffer the woeful Mavericks? Well, that's too long

  • Culture

    February 4, 1999

    Net gain

    Things are looking up for the Mavs -- of course, everything's up from the bottom

  • News

    November 16, 1995

    The Chief, the Scotsman, the Swindler, and the Killer

    David Pasztor unravels a tangeled tale of death and international intrigue