• Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Spreading The Word

    Do you believe in angels? There's a new one in town, and it apparently watches over people who like lunch. This is especially so if they like it in the form of fresh sandwiches and salads. And soups made from scratch. And bakery cases full of sweet treats like decorated sugar cookies, cakes, cupcake ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    Jim Schutze's Top 10 Highway Foods For Journalists On The Go

    Our resident political curmudgeon gets around. Between the office, city council meetings, back to the office, over to that proposed inland port, pausing to scoff at the site of Dallas' signature bridge and the road to nowhere then to the office once again for a quip-trading session with Wilonsky, he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2008

    Welcome to Training Camp. Er, Paradise

    Terence Newman has a groin injury. I have a really crappy camera. I’ve received lots of suggestions on what you guys wanna know about Cowboys’ camp – How’s Felix Jones look? Can Zach Thomas still play? What’s up with Jerry’s hat? – so the best way to attack this thing is by diving ... More >>

  • News

    July 3, 2008

    The Hard Lie

    How former Ticket host Greg Williams destroyed the most dynamic duo in Dallas talk radio through drugs, deceit and disaffection

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2008

    Say, That Hits the Green Spot

    The Green Spot and Market, which opened on N. Buckner Boulevard about a month ago, is perhaps best described as a feel-good 7-Eleven: You pull up, pump some biodiesel into your hybrid and snag yourself an Odwalla bar and a bottle of Pom. It doesn’t get more biodegradable and antioxidant and earth- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2007

    Kirk Franklin: From Church Boy to...Movie Star?

    On Tuesday, Sunu Gonera was in town promoting his forthcoming debut as feature-film director: Pride, the true-life tale of Philadelphia swim-team coach Jim Ellis, played by Terrence Howard (Crash, Hustle & Flow). It was kinda surprising that the Zimbabwe-born Gonera had never been to Dallas before, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2006

    The Hoffman Plan

    Without Robert Hoffman (and Doug Kenney and Henry Beard), there would have been no National Lampoon. That would have sucked. If you've read The Dallas Morning News this morning, you know Robert Hoffman died yesterday at 59 of acute myelogenous leukemia. His death received mention on the front page o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2006

    NASCAR: A Yankee Pastime

    On Sunday The Dallas Morning News ran a piece reiterating the myth that NASCAR was once a regional--specifically southeastern--sport that has suddenly expanded into the major urban markets. Strangely, even NASCAR officials adhere to this and other myths (such as the disregard for non-southern drive ... More >>

  • News

    October 14, 2004

    The Living End

    After two decades, the West End is a pale shadow of its former self. Will it rise again?

  • Dining

    October 17, 2002

    Eschewing the Fat

    Interest groups battle over your next meal

  • Dining

    September 9, 1999

    Hash Over

    Kent's count; Mixed hash