Michael Bay injects potent absurdity into an unbelievable but true story.
Just so people won't get caught unaware, I want to point out that the town of West has until a week from tomorrow to grieve. That will be two weeks from the time of the industrial accident that blew up their town, took the lives of loved ones and left behind a legacy of bloody suffering and agonizin ... More >>
They called him crazy. And "crazy-pants," and "unhinged," and, at times, a "gay-hating conspiracy theorist." But when you call freshman Tea Party-darling Senator Ted Cruz any of those names, just understand that whilst you are merely boring, petty glue, he is rubber. Proudly crazy rubber. At a sp ... More >>
To: Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Dear Mr. Kennedy: You and your sister, Rory, appeared here in Dallas a few days ago as part of the run-up to this city's observance of the 50th anniversary of the murder of your uncle, President John F. Kennedy, in Dealey Plaza in Dallas on November 22, 1963. This letter ... More >>
On October 2 at 5 a.m., a delivery driver spotted a wrecked Chevrolet Silverado behind the Mayflower Place shopping center in Hurst. When police arrived to inspect the vehicle, they spotted two gun cases that contained a .40-caliber Smith & Wesson pistol and a Hawk Industries 12-gauge shotgun. That ... More >>
On the one hand, our former mayor and Republican primary candidate for the U.S. Senate, Tom Leppert, wasn't afraid to break GOP ranks and tell us that his fellow Republican opponent Ted Cruz is a known communist sympathizer. Amazing. On the other hand, now we also know that Leppert himself is a fel ... More >>
Every decent-sized courthouse in the country has its own serial pain in the ass, the guy who thinks nothing of suing the kids who threw a ball over his fence or the cat who pooped in his yard. But there's a special subset of filing addicts: the inmates who while away their time in the pokey filing k ... More >>
Hal SamplesJonathan NeermanAfter losing yet again to the Democrats, Dallas County Republican Party chair Jonathan Neerman is prepared to let someone else attempt to turn the blue county back to red, telling us that he doesn't expect to run for a third term in 2012. "I don't want to say I'm d ... More >>
America prepares to shutter the infamous prison camp, and jihad looms
How County Chair Jonathan Neerman Plans to Ease the Dallas GOP's Woes
Ridley Scott's latest is the post-9/11, tech-savvy thriller we deserve
Logic goes out with the intrigue in ho-hum "thriller" Traitor
Let's just say Bush gets charged with war crimes. Will Dallas be guilty by association with his library?
Two hardened journalists and a newbie go after a war criminal in this dark and dirty winner
The controversy over the proposed George W. Bush Presidential Library at SMU (heh) has settled to a simmer for now; even The Bush Library Blog announced over the weekend it was going on summer vacation. But it's merely the quiet before the storm. Speaking of, here's the latest black cloud to drift ... More >>
Hear the tale of Big D's most infamous photo
The Bond franchise takes a gamble on a new guy and comes up aces
Here's your new Secretary of Defense, Texas A&M president Robert Gates. Gig 'em. You might wanna turn on your TV right now: President George W. Bush is yelling at reporters, to whom he just said Donald Rumsfeld is out as Secretary of Defense. In is Robert Gates, former National Security Council and ... More >>
Cheney shoots, Buzz scores
Racists, louts and terrorists earned their place among the best of 2005
Will Clarke has a deal with a New York publisher and a Hollywood studio, and it only took him eight years to become an overnight success
We'll never tell, despite the Supreme Court
Jonathan Demme's documentary brings a joyful revolutionary to the screen
Plano group wants FCC to get a handle on breasts
Music's lunatic fringe lives, breathes and flourishes on the shortwave radio dial
Plus: Tourist Trap
Larry Wansley--former Marine, cop and FBI agent--has his biggest task ahead of him: making American Airlines safe from terrorism
Michael Moore goes threshing about in search of fear itself
The killer Unicorn is corralled
How will Hollywood react now that real life is more terrifying than fiction?
A UFOlogist invades Dallas
Gary Patterson flew to El Paso for a job interview--and never returned. It took nearly two years for the Texas Rangers and Waco police to unravel the bizarre web of lies and treachery that led to his disappearance.
Stiller and De Niro square off in the big-screen sitcom Meet the Parents
Full of conspiracies, all The Skulls lacks is a brain
A guide to music on the Web that the RIAA isn't worried about
Seeking help for depression, Martha Hurt turned to therapists. That's when her insanity truly began.
Democratic media whiz Mark McKinnon left partisan politics behind until George W. Bush swept him off his feet
William Morgan says he's just an innocent document dealer snared in a campaign finance scandal. And if you believe that, he has some old railroad bonds he wants to sell you.
Grand Prairie's horseless Lone Star Park offers the seedy side of the sport of kings
Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX