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  • Blogs

    July 9, 2014

    Chasing The World: One Man's Crazy World Cup Quest

    The roof of my car has sprung a leak in the middle of a tropical rainstorm, and the backseat is rapidly flooding. I'd pull over, but I've been stuck on an under-construction highway for the last half hour, and time is slipping away. We're two weeks into the World Cup. At the behest of my editor, I ... More >>

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    January 23, 2013

    How The Atomic Tanlines Went From Church Choir to Crawling Around in Broken Glass

    The Atomic Tanlines received plenty of praise last year with their blend of punk, free jazz and soul. The Denton-based five-piece sat down with us at the Waffle House where they started to discuss their background in music. You can catch them this week at Le Bitch Manor on Thursday and at Dada on Sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    The Long Arm Sees All: Ten Musicians Arrested in Texas

    When Snoop Dogg was issued a citation for marijuana possession at a border checkpoint outside El Paso last week, the world reacted with shock and disbelief. We had no idea this beacon of sobriety -- the same guy who penned "Smoke Weed Everyday" - could act so out of character. Of course, Texas is f ... More >>

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    September 15, 2011

    Cowboys-49ers: Look Out Below!

    ​Okay, so the Cowboys were better than I expected in last week's NFL opener. But don't be fooled, the San Francisco 49ers weren't as good as it seems. Seems strange to be sniffing around an Under point-total play in a game between teams that scored a combined 57 in Week 1, but hear me out. W ... More >>

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    February 3, 2011

    Twisted to the Root: Jason Boso on Kids' Jokes, Pantlessness and Steakhouses

    Jason Boso, owner and chef at Twisted Root Burger Company and Cowboy Chow​On Wednesday, we gave you the goods on Jason Boso, owner and chef at Twisted Root Burger Company and Cowboy Chow. Today, we ask Boso to finish a few sentences for us. Tomorrow, he shares one of his recipes. (Note Boso's ... More >>

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    August 5, 2010

    Catch a Wave at the Dallas Museum of Art With Free Screening, History of Lone Star Surfers

    Courtesy of Margaret White EllisonFormer Corpus Christi resident Tony Mierzwa, foreground, and an unidentified surfer ride a wave at Horace Caldwell Pier in Port Aransas on a mid-1960s day.​Landlocked we are, but at 7 tonight at the Dallas Museum of Art, there'll be a whole lotta surfin' going on. ... More >>

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    June 21, 2010

    Cultivar Coffee & Tea Co.'s Hoping To Bring Coffee Culture To Dallas, One Roast At a Time

    ​Well Dallas, there's a new Dallas-based coffee roasting company that we've been meaning to tell you about for a few weeks now. Hopefully, thanks to Cultivar Coffee & Tea Co., beans are about to get a lot more interesting around town. That's why, despite having never tasted a drop of coffee ... More >>

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    December 31, 2009
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    September 26, 2008

    You Betcha: Week 5

    The Redskins hate the Cowboys about as much as I hate losing to The Man. Which puts us both in a real pissy mood this week. I have more bad news for Washington: The Redskins are going to lose Sunday. Furthermore, its town is a hotbed of Cowboys’ fandom. So says DirecTV, anyway. The sat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2008

    You Betcha: Week 1

    Run 'n Shootin' the wad? SMU’s June Jones era starts tonight in Houston. New uniforms (back to the white helmets of the Pony Express). New quarterback (Katy freshman Bo Levi Mitchell is in and two-year starter and record-setter Justin Willis is kaput.) New results?

  • News

    November 22, 2007

    Kids Go Holistic at Robert Muller Center

    Wait, you can teach kids without boring them? Since when?

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2007
  • News

    March 8, 2007

    House of Death

    A dozen men were tortured, killed and buried in a small house in Juarez. Three years later, the U.S. government is still trying to cover up what happened.

  • News

    July 13, 2006
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    February 16, 2006

    Bang, bang

    Cheney shoots, Buzz scores

  • News

    February 20, 2003

    American Sex Tourist

    Caught in the act of molesting young boys in Thailand, Coppell businessman Nicholas Bredimus came up with a last-ditch defense: obstruct justice

  • News

    March 29, 2001

    Walk the Walk

    Can shoe leather and signs change immigration law?

  • News

    August 24, 2000

    The Apostle

    The preacher who launched this century's longest-running revival, transplanted Texan Stephen Hill, spreads the word: Sinners wanted here

  • News

    February 4, 1999
  • Culture

    April 16, 1998

    Theater of the absurd

    Camus' Caligula is too much hot air and not enough heat

  • Calendar

    November 13, 1997
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    May 9, 1996
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    April 11, 1996

    Academy of Dreams

    The enigmatic "Mr. Sha" brought black Dallas a vision of a prep school but it's a dream he's sold before

  • Music

    May 18, 1995

    Gettin' the Shaft

    'Black Moses' emerges from the bulrushes with two albums and a broken heart

  • News

    March 2, 1995

    Bad Company

    Drugs from Bolivia. Cash to Panama. Arms to Nicaragua. Bo Abbott says the CIA called - and he delivered.