Becca Morrison's husband came home from Iraq and killed himself. She's "still here, and still fighting."
Classes at UT Arlington started late last week and everyone is excited about the new fancy-pants $160 million College Park District, which includes a 7,000-seat center for sports, concerts and general hoopla (like commencement ceremonies). The 20-acre area on the east side of campus also has new dor ... More >>
Every few years there's a new it girl, and Best Coast's leader, Bethany Cosentino, is one of them. That's not to say the talented California native, who has a new line of clothing to her name, is an empty vessel who just happens to play guitar. Cosentino and her multi-instrumental partner in crime, ... More >>
Dozens of teenage Explorers have been sexually assaulted by the cops they hoped to emulate.
Record Store Day!Tomorrow marks one of our favorite days of the year: Record Store Day. If you're still undecided on how to spend your day, check out our Record Store Day breakdown for more information. We'll make the rounds, but, more than likely, we'll park it at Good Records, which seems to ha ... More >>
SerynDenton's Seryn have been riding high since the release of their debut full-lenth, This Is Where We Are. And, in the midst of all the hype the band has been receiving, they've found a way to give back. On Saturday, April 16, at 7 p.m., the band will perform a benefit concert at Bethany Luther ... More >>
Steve Blow is exceedingly good at his job, which is to reach new heights in daily journo banality as a columnist for The Dallas Morning News. He has seriously got it down. There is real talent in saying absolutely nothing of interest or consequence for years on end. Which is why I'm particularly ... More >>
Last night, at 7:48 to be precise, a certain Eleventy Billionth Blog'er sent me a note in which she posed the question: "Is it just me, or is this weird?" The this, in this particular case, was a link to the Vote No Dallas, where, Bethany noted, Angela Hunt's mug was prominently featured as a civic ... More >>
My corner of the blogosphere was in its infancy - 14 days old, in fact - when I first lampooned the ridiculous, dangerous, 14-mile stretch of Central Expressway from Dallas to Allen known as the HOV lane. My road-ragey rant went something like this: The HOV lane dividers are made of ... More >>
*I seem to be fresh out of cash, but I'll betcha some leftover Christmas fruitcake that the Cowboys don't win in Philly Sunday. A team that leads the league in penalties, can't get in sync on something as simple as the center-quarterback snap, and allows the longest back-to-back running plays in NFL ... More >>
Calexico, The Acorn November 8, 2008 Granada Theater Better than: Eating some peyote, playing with a couple of rattlesnakes and doing other desert-related leisure pursuits. More photos are up in our slideshow here. After spending most of a beautiful fall afternoon cutting down trees in my bac ... More >>
Puff is innocent, dammit!
A virgin in a casino? Who are they kidding?
Gary Hardwick fails to Deliver Us From mediocre comedies
Why is everyone trying to decide which reporter "broke" the Enron story? Money.
Kevin Smith finally uses his religion in Dogma