This is a weird one. The story comes to us via Reddit (of course), where a resident of an apartment complex near State and Thomas streets in Uptown writes that he's distressed by the appearance of a strange chalk marking on his door. "I noticed today that my door had a small chalk-like marking, lik ... More >>
Hey, it was great having Mitt Romney in town this week, was it not? He looks so different in Texas. Those national mediatoids were making him out to be a rich plutocrat who made his money killing companies and shipping jobs to Vietnam, but when we got to see him here under our own warm sun, he look ... More >>
David Liebe HartThrough his work on Los Angeles-based public access television program Junior Christian Science Bible Lesson Show, actor/musician David Liebe Hart began working with cohort Adam Papagan as well as catching the eye of Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, creators of the Adult Swim pro ... More >>
Alfredo Corchado has a story in today's Dallas Morning News about Mitt Romney's Mexican relatives: "Mitt Romney's relatives in Mexico are supportive but wary." It's a topic that has been in the back of my mind ever since Dallas's own Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of Dallas First Baptist, tri ... More >>
David Barton -- founder of Wallbuilders, former State Board of Education "social studies expert" and member of the Religious Right coalition that prodded Gov. Rick Perry to join the insufficiently Christian Republican field -- isn't exactly what you'd call a rigorous academic. What you might ... More >>
The in-box is filled this morning with more news concerning Rick Perry's "day of prayer and fasting" in Houston next month -- you know, The Response. Let's begin with this: Several Friends of Unfair Park have forward a piece I first saw this morning on Startlegram great Bud Kennedy's Facebook feed: ... More >>
Dan DeaconDan Deacon1 a.m., Rubber Gloves Rehearsal StudiosRubber Gloves, the way its creator meant for it to be --- swimming with the flailing appendages of sticky college students, the air clammy and thick with the palpable stench of dozens of human bodies excreting gasses and liquids, feeding ... More >>
Let's just say Bush gets charged with war crimes. Will Dallas be guilty by association with his library?
The Fort Worth preacher is accused of beating, threatening and assaulting women for more than 20 years
Welcome to the United States, Mexicans. Now, how'd you like some new underwear?
Have a party with "La Virgen"
A documentary portrait of a pedophile priest and his pious protectors
So Gone (Misra)
An image of the Blessed Virgin on an Oak Cliff tree trunk proves one thing: Belief is in the eye of the beholder
Countering a popular novel lets a Dallas theologian spread The Word
In another holy war, the battle plan is to turn Muslims into Bible believers
Followers of Cao Dai, a Vietnamese sect with frail tendrils in Dallas, say their time has come to spread the word. Just ask Victor Hugo.
Third Eye's Kwanzaa
The InnerChange Freedom Initiative says it can rehabilitate Texas prison inmates through God--a conservative evangelical Christian God, to be more precise
The preacher who launched this century's longest-running revival, transplanted Texan Stephen Hill, spreads the word: Sinners wanted here
Michael Piazza wants his proposed $20 million cathedral to send a message to the world -- gays can go to heaven too
Reliving not-so-happy days in Salt Lake City, 1985
The laughs come wrapped in pinko packaging in Theatre Three's We Won't Pay! We Won't Pay!
When the Promise Keepers revival rolls into town, every soul in sight gets exposed
A Christian comes to terms with Dallas' Christian Coalition
What happens when cutting-edge architecture collides with surburban sensibilities? Mark Alden Branch tells the unholy tale of Plano's Prince of Peace Catholic Church