Bill O'Reilly

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2014

    Terrible Life Choices Lead Bald Eagle Family to Seagoville Power Line. Can They Be Saved?

    Seagoville, Texas, the spot where 635 dead-ends into despair, has long been a destination for lives that have taken a seriously wrong turn. Typically, these folks wind up at FCI Seagoville, the town's federal prison and third-largest employer. More rarely, as in the case of a family of bald eagles, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2013

    In Texas, a Preemptive Attack Against the War on Christmas

    For too long, the defenders of Christian liberty in this country have huddled in their bunkers while liberals have launched salvo upon salvo at Christmas, reducing it to a bland and tasteless mush of pan-religious inclusiveness. Bill O'Reilly would scurry into the open from time to time to issue lou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    Jesse Ventura Is Super Serious About Suing Chris Kyle's Widow

    In his book American Sniper, under the heading "Punching Out Scruff Face," slain Navy SEAL Chris Kyle claimed that in a 2006 he got into a bar fight with "Scruff Face," a "celebrity" veteran. Kyle claimed the fight started because Scruff Face was insulting then-President George Bush, and then said K ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    Fellow Republicans: A Five-Point Plan to Stop Our Asses From Getting Kicked

    To: Lovers of America From: The Republican National Committee RE: Emergency platform changes Dear Patriots: It seems that 47 percent was somewhat larger than we anticipated in last week's election. Henceforth, we urge all Republicans to adopt these immediate policy changes. Our new platform on ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    No Country for White, Old Men

    Conservative columnist Jonah Goldberg has a new column out saying the presidential election was about our desire as a nation to become more European and by sad inference less American. Do you remember voting on that? I'm trying to think what the ballot language might have been. Proposition One (ink ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2012

    Jeffress Has Faith in Santorum Because "He's Not Some Nutjob Out There on the Fringe"

    ​Like I said yesterday, Rick Santorum's in town today raising money for his campaign. This morning it was coffee at a country club -- Royal Oaks, to be specific, on Greenville Ave., where cups were filled for $1,000 a pop, $2,500 if you were among the "hosts." Then it's off to Westlake and a visit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    Ghost of "War on Christmas" Past Continues to Haunt Plano ISD as Judge Lets Case Live On

    ​This case has rattled through the halls of federal and appeals courts for eight years now -- the Ghost of War on Christmas Past, a moaning hydra who's been sliced, diced and now winnowed down to one remaining question on which a magistrate says three Plano families may proceed: In preventing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Even Karl Rove Doesn't Like Robert Jeffress's "Cult" Comments About Mormons, Romney

    Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comKarl Rove was on The O'Reilly Factor last night discussing the impact the First Baptist Dallas pastor's comments will have on Rick Perry's campaign, among other things. Alas, Bill O'Reilly was off, and instead Dubya's right-hand man was on with Laura Ingrah ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Still Arguing Plano ISD's "Candy Cane Case," This Time in Front of the Whole Fifth Circuit

    Doug Morgan, left, and son Jonathan, whose Jesus pencils lead to a lawsuit that's 8 years old and only getting older​Out of the blue today I got a call from somebody at the Liberty Institute, who said she was returning my message. "I guess you're calling about 'The Candy Cane Case,'" she said. Um ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    No, Silly, Glenn Beck Won't Be in Dallas Nov. 22. But He and O'Reilly Do Have December Date.

    ​Thanks to Roger Ebert's early-Tuesday-morning tweet ("Beck's next rally is planned for Nov. 22 in Dallas, at Dealey Plaza"), I've received more than a few e-mails from people wondering, in short: Really? No, not really. (I don't think.) But he will be in Alaska on September 11. (And the other Bec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    Just Because Supreme Court Passes on PISD-Off Parents' Appeal Doesn't Mean This is Over

    ​At this late date is there really any reason to go back and retell the tale of the Ghost of War on Christmas Past? You remember this, right? Kids at Plano Independent School District elementary schools pass out "Jesus is the Reason for the Season" pencils and Christian-flavored candy canes amongs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    Over The Weekend: The Dillinger Escape Plan, Darkest Hour, Iwrestledabearonce, Animals as Leaders at the Granada

    The Dillinger Escape Plan, Darkest Hour, Iwrestledabearonce, Animals as LeadersGranada TheaterMarch 20th, 2010Better than: driving three hours north and wondering what kind of trainwreck might occur at the Stone Temple Pilots' show at WinStar Casino... Dillinger Escape Plan​The Dillinger Escape Pl ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 17, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Remember the War on Christmas in Plano? The 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Does.

    ​Speaking of old local cases involving schoolchildren sitting in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ...On Tuesday, the court handed down an opinion in that years-old case involving a Plano Independent School District third-grader and other PISD-off kiddies told by district officials t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2009

    Today In Music News: Kanye Hates South Park, Ryan Adams Posts New Songs and Bill O'Reilly Squares Off Against Eminem

    Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, April 10, 2009...What does it take to deflate Kanye West's ego? Or at least to put it in check? South Park, apparently. After being skewered on the iconic cartoon on Wednesday night, Ye has decided it's time to back off the "I'm the greatest [insert ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    Where's The Beef?

    How does this fat tub of lard get off the ground? Only the Texas Health Institute knows for sure.Yet another "warning" was issued last week about obesity in America, this time zeroing in on Texan waistlines in a report authored by a demographer named Karl Eschbach, sponsored by the Texas Heal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    Says Colbert, Ed Young's "The Sex Preacher"

    Intended to post this early, but got otherwise distracted -- was too busy answering the age-old question, WWJD? Alas, the delightful Adam McGill has reminded me of something I thought I only hallucinated last night during a midnight-thirty Comedy Central tune-in: Pastor Ed Young, Fellowship Church's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2008
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    June 12, 2008

    Fear Factor

    Stupidity reigns at Nokia

  • Music

    May 22, 2008

    Fox News Akin To Southern Rap

    Anti-intellectual appeal and red-state focus are just the tip of what these two have in common.

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2008

    Byron Harris, You Were Dead On

    In a 2004 Rolling Stone profile of Bill O'Reilly, his former WFAA-TV colleague Byron Harris described the Fox-y one as "particularly dishonest, obnoxious, self-centered." Really? No idea. Certainly can't tell from this NSFW Inside Edition clip, making the Interwebs rounds this a.m. And I've seen thi ... More >>

  • Music

    March 6, 2008

    The N-Word Still Alive and Well in Hip-Hop

    Eight month after the hip-hop community gave the word a funeral, it hasn't died

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2008

    How Mark Cuban Would Fix SMU (No, Not Like That)

    Speaking of local sports team owners, in the February issue of GQ, Mark Cuban sits down for a Q&A inside his Dallas office -- "a room filled with pictures: Cuban playing rugby; Cuban in front of his private plane; Cuban presenting an award to Don Nelson, the former Mavericks coach whom Cuban loved, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2007

    Putting the "Religion" Part Back in the Holiday Season. Crazy, Right?

    Bill O’Reilly has been railing against the so-called “War on Christmas” for years. Now he’s lambasting a Massachusetts town for shutting off their Christmas lights at 10 p.m. to conserve energy. The horror. What did Baby Jesus ever do before the former WFAA-Channel 8 reporter got booted out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2007

    Redacted Redacted in Dallas

    A scene from Brian De Palma's Redacted, which will not be seen in Dallas come Friday as originally planned In news sure to make Wick Allison's heart race, we just received word from the Landmark Theatres national publicist that Bill O'Reilly's Film o' the Year, Redacted, will not open in Dallas on F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2007

    Keith, Bill and Mr. Cuban

    A scene from Brian De Palma's Redacted Keith Olbermann and Bill O'Reilly are probably secret-handshake homies, squawk boxes from the left and right, respectively, who use each other's predictable talking points as selling points for their basic-cable bully pulpits. Hard to get too worked up about ei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2007

    "In the Kingdom of Dallas, Texas." No Idea What This Is.

    A few items of local interest worth peeking at this a.m., among them some musical highlights -- and high notes -- from Saturday night's Bugle Boy GayBINGO at the Lakewood Theater, benefiting the Resource Center of Dallas. Also: some excerpts from Mark Cuban's address to the Blog World and New Media ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2007

    Radio is a Sad Salvation

    We're all agreed that Glenn Beck, heard daily on KLIF-AM, is the opposite of "progressive," right? Thanks to The Dallas Morning News' Over the Top blog, I sucked down a Tio's Tortas sandwich with my head buried in a just-issued 40-page study that says, among other things, Dallas radio audiences get ... More >>

  • News

    March 29, 2007
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    March 28, 2007

    (Definitely Not) America's Team

    This is the controversial film Mark Cuban's about to distribute. Discuss. You know you want to. Wrap yourself in the flag, slap another "Support Our Troops" magnet on your pickup and crank the Toby Keith, 'cuz this is gonna test every last drop of your American red blood. Doubly so if you're a fan o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2007

    The Elite Eight, or: Get Your Mayoral Brackets Ready!

    Edward Okpa: If you aren't gonna take him seriously as a mayoral candidate, then we will. Of course, look what happened to the last guy bestowed that particular honor. On Tuesday the Northwood Republican Women's Club hosted a mayoral debate at a Luby's on Hampton Road. OK, not so much. Actually, the ... More >>

  • Music

    September 21, 2006

    Living With Post-War

    M. Ward's recipe for political change: Let's ignore the president.

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2006
  • Dining

    March 30, 2006

    Give 'Em the Boot

    Why don't more people like Italian liqueurs?

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2006

    Apparently, Plano ISD Doesn't Like God

    As of about one hour ago, the Plano Independent School District is involved in two lawsuits claiming the district is violating its students' religious freedom. Well known is the case Morgan, et al. v. Plano Independent School District, which was filed in U.S. District Court in Sherman in 2004 after ... More >>

  • Music

    November 3, 2005

    Sage Francis

    Friday, November 4, at Granada Theater

  • Calendar

    January 6, 2005

    I Heart Lily

    Tomlin's funny, from screen to stage

  • Dining

    January 6, 2005

    Past Vs. Progress

    We love the nightlife

  • Calendar

    December 16, 2004

    Oh, Canada

    Big props to the big films of IMAX

  • News

    July 8, 2004
  • Film

    April 15, 2004

    None Like It Lame

    Connie and Carla models a classic but ends up being a drag

  • Calendar

    February 12, 2004

    Gutter Punks

    Have a ball at this tournament

  • Dining

    January 1, 2004

    Deeds Redone

    The Burning Question crew's year in review

  • Music

    October 23, 2003


    Chicken-N-Beer (Def Jam South)

  • Culture

    March 27, 2003

    War on War Songs

    Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest

  • News

    March 27, 2003

    Country in Crisis

    Plus: War,the Sequel; French? Toast!

  • Music

    February 27, 2003

    Gossip Folks

    Thanks to The O'Reilly Factor and Pepsi, Ludacris got a bad rap

  • Calendar

    February 13, 2003

    This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    Picks for the week of February 13-19

  • Culture

    December 26, 2002

    Fear Factor

    But just think, no one hates TV more than Trent Lott

  • Film

    October 24, 2002

    Columbine Harvester

    Michael Moore goes threshing about in search of fear itself

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