Bill Minutaglio

  • Calendar

    April 10, 2014
  • Blogs

    November 18, 2013

    "City of Hate" or Innocent Bystander: The New York Times Keeps Changing Its Mind on Dallas

    The guilt Dallas once felt over the Kennedy assassination has mostly faded. For most Dallasites, the "city of hate" label is an abstraction, useful to riff on for local food blog titles but otherwise bearing no resemblance to the modern city. That's not to say that it's not worth marveling at how f ... More >>

  • News

    October 10, 2013

    How the Morning News Helped Dallas Become the City of Hate

    Two years before Kennedy was shot, extremism was already burning in Dallas. Then the Morning News fanned the flames.

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    As KKDA Automates, a Community Loses its Voice

    It was probably inevitable, what with the decades-long trend from AM to FM, from DJ to computer, but that didn't lessen the shock when KKDA abruptly laid off most of its on-air staff. We mourned it at the time on our music blog as a loss for Dallas radio, now devoid of the unique blend of old-school ... More >>

  • Music

    August 11, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    R.L.'s Blues Palace #2: You Really Should Go Check That Place Out Sometime

    Danny FulgencioR.L.'s Blues Palace #2 is as old-school as it gets. For more photos, check out Danny Fulgencio's slideshow.​In this week's print edition, along with an awesome profile of 69-year-old regular concert attendee John Ferguson, you'll find a Daniel Rodrigue-penned tribute of sorts to R.L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    Congo Street Initiative Feted By AIA, HUD For Restoring "Integrity" to Community

    AIA/HUDBefore and after along Congo Street​Till a Friend of Unfair Park just pointed it out, I hadn't seen mention made anywhere of Brent Brown and bcWORKSHOP's accolade handed out a few days back by the American Institute of Architects and the U.S. Housing and Urban Development. Brown's Congo Str ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    If You're In Philly, That One-Woman Show About Molly Ivins Opens This Week

    ​Back in December we made mention of a one-woman show set to bow in Philly this month: Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins. Yesterday, The New York Times offered a lengthy sneak peek at the show "by" and about Schutze's former colleague and competitor, which stars Kathleen Turner as t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    From Matty Walker to Molly Ivins

    I spent 20 minutes trying to decide whether to use an old Kathleen Turner photo or a more recent one.​But a month after Bill Minutaglio and W. Michael Smith's book about the late, great Molly Ivins hit stores comes word of a stage production based on the Dallas Times Herald columnist's life: Red H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2009

    A Few Sneak Peaks at Ivins's Rebel Life

    ​A Friend of Unfair Park asked if I wouldn't mind mentioning Bill Minutaglio's appearance at Legacy Books in Plano this Saturday, when the ex-DMN'er heads up north to sign copies of Molly Ivins: A Rebel Life, which he co-wrote with W. Michael Smith. Sure; happy to. Which reminds me: The book's in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2007

    No Dallas, But, Maybe, Dallas Buyer's Club

    Brad Pitt's been wanting to play Dallas electrician and Dallas Buyer's Club founder Ron Woodroof for five years. In an October 18, 1992, Dallas Morning News story I cannot find online, Bill Minutaglio wrote a farewell to Ron Woodroof, who Minutaglio described as a "combative ex-electrician who had a ... More >>

  • News

    July 26, 2001

    Say Goodbye

    Like most people who cancel their newspaper subscriptions, I have my reasons

  • News

    May 11, 2000


    Kevin Cubed; Happy birthday; Mo' money

  • News

    July 9, 1998
  • Music

    September 25, 1997

    Jukin' with the Reverend

    The improbable rise of blues rulebreaker Robert Ealey

  • News

    January 12, 1995
  • News

    December 15, 1994