As mentioned yesterday, several of the Dallas County exonerees appeared on CNN's Larry King Live last night, where they were joined by the stars of the movie Conviction, The Innocence Project's Barry Sheck and Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins. On the other side you'll find King's int ... More >>
A Friend of Unfair Park directs our attention to this Texas-sized showdown last night on CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 concerning "anchor babies" -- or, as Houston's Rep. Debbie Riddle calls 'em, "little terrorists." Offered on the other side without comment except to say it takes a good four minutes ... More >>
Gilbert Leal, who (... fondly?) remembers getting swats back at W.H. Gaston Middle School back in the day, wants to bring the paddle back to Dallas Independent School District, just like they've done down in Temple. Writes the recent DISD tutor on his Web site, Bring Back Licks:It's time for chan ... More >>
Alex FloresSomething about America's Northeastern states grates on us Southwestern hicks.OK, so I'm really a Midwestern hick--our distrust of New England is about the same. So the opportunity to pit a local enterprise against a national chain bearing a blue blood name? Couldn't resist.Rotisserie ... More >>
The new and imrpoved Parkland's scheduled to open in 2014.Out this week is a report that notes the following: Patients spent "an average of four hours and three minutes" waiting in the emergency room in 2008, a slight decrease from the '07 average but an enormous jump from the '02 numbers. (In Texas ... More >>
Kimberly ThorpeSeriously, we have dozens of pictures like this one from last night's prayer vigil. And by the end of the summer, we'll have run every one.This morning, a Very Special Unfair Park Correspondent -- which is to say, Herschel Wilonsky, my dad -- found himself in U.S. District Judge Barba ... More >>
Steve Lippia croons the blue-eyed
Forgotten and overlooked, Galveston residents try to put the pieces back together
Seven months have passed since the polygamist raid in Eldorado, but for one mainstream Mormon, the effects linger
Are illegal immigrants closing California hospitals? Not quite, Mrs. Dobbs.
Long Road Out of Eden (Universal Music Group)
Things go ooglie-booglie in the night at haunted house Screams
Even with the Mac kid at his side, John McClane is just...old
There's more than one way to play with your Wii
Not exactly. Circling the diamond industry, Zwick flick tackles nada.
Military bloggers take aim at mainstream media
You may not want to see United 93, but you should
Jim Carrey's brand of fun warms a reheated Dick and Jane
It's man vs. squirrel
Charges against infamous dildo saleswoman dropped in Johnson County
The Dallas Video Festival shows all the news not fit for print
Python's Brian returns, bearing cinematic salvation
Why am I an X Games convert? Because they're sick.
Chris Rock finds some new ambitions
A populist leader triumphs in Venezuela, and it's all on film
Forty years later, "local yokels" take pride in covering tragedy
Akira Kurosawa,Seven Samurai and a Drunken Angel walk into a movie theater
At SXSW, you couldn't hear the bad news over all that music
Plus: Waking up the Snooze, Anti-Semitic Morons, True Fanatic
A "routine" shuttle descent winds up stunning Space City
Steve Earle wonders what's so funny 'bout peace, love and understanding
Don't get malled. This year, do your business al fresco.
Should a 6-year-old decide his own fate? Lisa Singh, kidnapped by her father at age 6 and taken from America to a small village in India, says yes.
The cows aren't the only ones pumping out manure in windy Amarillo, where Oprah is giving the cattlemen a lesson in steer wrestling
A weak cast dims The Twilight of the Golds
Teatro Dallas conjures thoughtful chills with Night of the Chupacabras
Phil Gramm and the R's cozy up to the average working guy
The telecommunications bill brings out the greed in all of us