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    October 9, 2014

    Cowboys DB Subject of New Attempted Rape Allegation

    C.J. Spillman, the Cowboys defensive back named in connection with a September 20 sexual assault allegation in Grapevine, was accused of attempted rape in December 2013 while he was a member of the San Francisco 49ers. According to a Santa Clara, California, police report obtained by the New York D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2013

    Texas Wine Will Take on the Whole World at a Syrah Tasting on Monday

    American wine no longer has the second-class status it had years ago. California wineries are widely respected. The Washington Post and the New York Daily News have both declared Virginia to be the next "it" place for wine lovers. So how does Texas wine match up against the world's best? That ques ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2013

    Rick Santorum's New Christmas Movie is Officially a Flop

    Shortly after former Senator Rick Santorum took the reins as CEO of Dallas' EchoLight Studios, he began pimping "The Christmas Candle," a holiday parable about the residents of a quaint English village protecting traditional values (a miracle-producing candle) against the forces of modernity (electr ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 24, 2013

    The Hippies vs. Code Enforcement

    When a tiny hippie co-op refused to clean up its yard, the city of Arlington came down hard -- and brought the SWAT team with it.

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    Patrick, the Dallas Zoo's Sexist Gorilla, Has a Friend in NPR

    Patrick, the Dallas Zoo's recently departed lowland gorilla, was never quite a social butterfly, but he wasn't always quite so angry, either. Embittered by his best friend's death at the hands of Dallas police in 2004, he retreated further into himself, lashing out at his fellow primates -- especial ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2013

    Texas' Abortion Debate Has Finally Inspired a "Choose-Your-Own Adventure" Video Game

    State Senator Wendy Davis' epic abortion filibuster in June inspired many things: a spike in pink Mizuno sales; imaginary jars of human excrement; an unfamiliar sense of accomplishment among Texas Democrats. And now, a video game. The New York Daily News brings us the story of "Choice: Texas," whic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    McKinney Can Fight the Future All it Wants, But the Future's Coming, and It's Sockless

    OK, we start with a cartoon on the web site of the McKinney Tea Party, depicting President Obama as a high-stepping, vaguely simian character dressed as a trumpeter in a marching band. The headline is "McKinney Sustainability Plan." A label over the president identifies him as, "Dear Leader Obama." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2011

    Well, New York Daily News, The Ticket's a Station, Not a "Show." But Other Than That ...

    ​Yesterday our new New York Times contributor offered eight ways the Dallas Cowboys can win the NFC East tomorrow night, each one a thoughtful, stat-driven how-to. The New York Daily News counters this morning with one of those (yawn) things-we-hate-about lists, which, as you can see, even graces ... More >>

  • News

    October 27, 2011

    Let It Bleed

    Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author Pete Dexter still packs a punch.

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Joe Jonas' New Solo Act Gets Booed, Pelted With Basketballs

    Jason Merritt/GettyJoe Jonas​Just last month, DC9 reported that Dallas' own (Westlake, to be exact) Joe Jonas would be branching out on his own solo project. Seems the middle JoBro was feeling pigeon-holed in the Disney set, so he has taken a sort of bad boy approach with his new stuff. His people ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Oh Thank Heaven: 7-Eleven Unveils
    Vegetarian Choices, but Not Here

    ​Vegetarian activists are rejoicing over the debut of five new vegan items at 7-Eleven stores in Manhattan, but a spokesperson for the convenience store says the sale of artichoke spinach noodles on 42nd Street doesn't portend the national roll-out of a meatless menu. "I'm not sure where they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    So You Think You Can Cook: MasterChef Dishes Up a Chance to Embarrass Yourself

    And here's what Gordon Ramsay thinks of your tuna casserole.​A recent City of Ate post announcing Food Network's upcoming Dallas casting call has been hanging around in the most-viewed story list this week, so y'all are probably keen to learn about another chance for TV stardom. MasterChef, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    TCU to Head (Big) East? Yup. In 2012.

    TCU FootballTCU celebrates its second straight Mountain West title after Saturday's shellacking of New Mexico.​So report both AOL FanHouse and the New York Daily News this morning, in advance of what's expected to be a 1 p.m. press conference here. The undefeated No. 3 Horned Frogs, of course, are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Spike Lee, Speaking in Denton Tonight, is Drawing Fire for His Taste in Liquor

    ​Spike Lee's at the University of North Texas tonight, and fellow Brooklynite Amaya Santos, 17, knows what she'd like to ask the filmmaker. "Spike Lee, what's going on here?" was Santos' first thought when she counted up 28 ads for Lee's Absolut Brooklyn in the Utica Avenue subway station. Santos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Back, Back in the New York Groove?

    ​Writes Mike Lupica in the New York Daily News: "The Yankees showed up on Wednesday in Game 5, they did, hundred percent. Now they have to do it again in Texas, or they become another big, bad Yankee team of this decade that got hit somewhere before the World Series and never recovered. You know w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Damned Yankees

    ​Groans Erik Boland of Newsday: "All the elements that put the Yankees in a three-games-to-one series hole materialized Friday night, ensuring they wouldn't be able to completely climb out of that hole. It was another night of ragged starting pitching, ineffective relief pitching and next to nothi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    For Now, At Least, a Fairytale of New York

    ​Sums up George A. King III in this morning's New York Post: "The Yankees arrived last night deep in the heart of Texas with a pulse. Faint, for sure, but enough of a beat that the ALCS stethoscope detected it. Can the pump tick long enough to get the Yankees to the World Series? That's not the wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Hard Times in New York Town

    ​Writes Mike Lupica in this morning's New York Daily News: "So it has come to this for the Yankees, after the Texas Rangers threw them down another flight of stairs, trying to throw them all the way out to 161st St., all the way into next season. It has come to CC Sabathia trying to keep them aw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    2010 ALCS - Rangers-Yankees: Game 5 Preview

    Can it end right here? Right now? Abso-friggin'-lutely!​Pssst, I'm not supposed to talk about this. Like a no-no in the 7th inning, baseball's unwritten etiquette says you're not supposed to whisper a word about celebratory plans. Especially when you're on the enemy's fabled field. But ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    This Morning, In a New York State of Mind

    ​Writes Mike Lupica in this morning's New York Daily News: "So now, after all the winning during the regular season that Joe Girardi talked about in a testy postgame interview session, after starting the postseason with four straight wins and maybe thinking the Rangers were going to be the kind o ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 24, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 6, 2009

    Laura Miller's Now on the Stand. You Know What That Means: Schutze is Live Blogging

    Former Dallas Mayor Laura Miller​Laura Miller has begun testifying in the federal City Hall corruption trial, giving the jury her history in politics. She's poised, of course. Prosecutor Sarah Saldana began by addressing her as "Ms. Miller," then caught herself and asked, "Is that how you address ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    Another Dallas Money Man is Charged in New York State Pension Fund Scandal

    In February, the Dallas Business Journal ran a Q&A headlined "Two Minutes with Saul Meyer," referring to the founder of and partner at  Harwood Street-based Aldus Equity. In the piece, Meyer said that what set Aldus apart from other private equity firms is its "degree of governance and tran ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2008

    The Whole Country Now Knows About "Cesar Chavez Boulevard"

    Sam Merten This morning, the Associated Press posted a piece headlined: "Dallas officials clash over a street's name." Which is? Cesar Chavez Boulevard, but of course. Only took a few months, but there ya go. And, throughout the day, the story's started appearing all over the place: Newsday, New Y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2008

    Tony and Jessica: Move Along. Nothing Left to See Here.

    The cover of this week's Economist. Oh. Wait. So, it's ... official? Because, OK, look. For the past few days, stories have circulated that ... um ... Tonessica? ... are kaputs. Been everywhere -- and thanks, New York Daily News, for your morning rumor round-up. Jessica Simpson went on Extra yesterd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2008

    So, the Bushes Are "Househunting"?

    According to the New York Daily News today, President Bush ain't none too happy with the housing prices in his once and future hometown. Notes Tom DeFrank on the paper's D.C. blog, George W. has ... ... been muttering about the spike in real estate prices in Dallas since he and Laura sold their hous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2008

    Why Dallas Doesn't Deserve Those Federal "Congestion Mitigation" Funds

    The New York Daily News is reporting that Dallas, among other cities, may be back in the running for fat “congestion mitigation” grants from the federalissimos, now that New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has been knifed in Albany on his plan for congestion pricing in Manhattan. If Dallas g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2008

    Jason Kidd Most Definitely Did Not Quit on New Jersey

    Jason Kidd yesterday spent a couple of hours chatting with the New York Daily News about coming back to Dallas and leaving New Jersey -- where Nets president Rod Thorn has said Kidd more or less quit on the team. Which is most definitely not the case, Kidd said while sitting "on a massive stone deck ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2008

    "Forget About Eli Manning When You and Jessica Are Tanning."

    Kentucky's Ryan Parker is the ... um ... um ... Ryan Adams of sport-song parodies. Perhaps you're already familiar with his hits: 2006's "Why The Cowboys Stink," 2007's A-Rod ballad "Been Caught Stealing" and so, so many more. Well, he's got another Cowboys jam this week: "Don't Worry Be Happy Tony, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2008

    A Giant Myth

    Rocky’s trainer, ol’ Mick, alluded to it when he warned his love-struck boxer, “Women weaken legs!” I half-ass joked about it when I wrote, “It just doesn’t feel right.” But up in New York, the very unbiased (wink) media is latching on to Tony Romo’s weekend jaunt to Mexico with Jess ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2007
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    January 25, 2007

    Tom and Rudy, Sitting in a Tree. Or: We Think We Now Have Boone Pickens' Phone Number.

    We can take no credit for this; nope, all due propers to Josh Benton at The Dallas Morning News, who yesterday on BoldTypes penned an item about those infamous Rudy Giuliani presidential campaign plans that went, uh, missing from a hotel room in November. Ben Smith, the New York Daily News reporter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2007

    Parcells: Not a Giant (Well, Not That Way)

    Bill Parcells says he wasn't looking for a Giants job. Dang. We were so hopin'. I once had a helping of Irate Tuna at a Japanese restaurant; little too pink and puffy for my tastes. But Irate Tuna's on the menu today in the New York Daily News, where the coach of the Dallas Cowboys vehemently denies ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2007
  • Blogs

    November 28, 2006

    More School for Scoundrels (With Video)

    In case you missed it last night, here's MSNBC's Keith Olbermann spending, oh, six minutes talking about the proposed George W. Bush library and think tank at SMU. His guest for the segment--it was the No. 3 story on Olbermann's Countdown--is Arianna Huffington, who today has her own column today ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2006

    School for Scoundrels

    Yesterday, the New York Daily News reported that George Dubya was rounding up "mega-donors"--"wealthy heiresses, Arab nations and captains of industry"--to pay for $250 million of the $500 million library and think tank the paper claims Bush wants at SMU. Well, this morning the Waco Tribune-Herald, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2006

    Bush Think Tank = $500 Million

    Few things get the left more worked up--or at least confused--than these two phrases: "President George W. Bush" and "think tank." Now imagine they're in the same sentence. Can't? Then you did not read the New York Daily News today. See? It's right there: "Eager to begin refurbishing his tattered le ... More >>

  • News

    November 9, 2006

    Highway Robbery

    Crime doesn't pay? Tell that to truck cargo thieves.

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2006

    We'd Rather Watch

    There's finally a start date set for Dan Rather Presents on Mark Cuban's HDNet: November 14. And Rather talks about the show, his first since being unceremoniously canned from CBS News in June, in today's New York Daily News. (What he doesn't talk about is how Katie Couric's taking the nightly news ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2006

    CD-ROMs? What, No Eight-Tracks? Reel-t0-Reels?

    The Los Angeles Times this morning has a story that's actually old news to most Dallas Morning News subscribers: Dallas' Only Daily is among two major newspapers in the country to include with its Sunday editions IMedia International Inc.-created CD-ROMs full of "movie previews, music samples, video ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2006

    Juan Long Island

    Juan Gonzalez ain't no Roy Tarpley, but it's gotta be a very close second. Looks like today is a sportsy day in Unfair Park. So, on that note... On Saturday, the New York Daily News ran a story about a mysterious bag found at Pearson International Airport in Toronto three weeks after September 11, 2 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2006

    Free Tickets! Don't Thank Us.

    The Mavericks would be wise to recall the wisdom of Bill Murray in Groundhog Day: Don't drive angry. Here's something to make your daily slog through this daily bog of Mavs news-n-notes from around the country a little more palatable, not to mention profitable: Last night, the Dallas Mavericks' owne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2006

    Wading into Rough Waters

    Looks like Dwyane Wade did not forget his balls last night. What, you didn't think your Dallas Mavericks were going to sweep the Miami Heat; who are you, anyway, Tim Cowlishaw? And weren't you getting just a little bored with this series? Wasn't that the kind of game you wanted and expected--a thril ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2006
  • News

    August 5, 2004


    Confessions of a white middle-class parent

  • Calendar

    October 30, 2003

    What's Up, Doc?

    Ken Burns Ken Burns

  • Calendar

    October 2, 2003

    Farewell to the Flame

    See the Idiots before they return to their villages

  • Dining

    June 19, 2003

    Beef Brawl

    The beef is good, but other things are better at Smith & Wollensky

  • Calendar

    June 8, 2000

    Crimes seen

    Weegee and others peek behind the police tape

  • Culture

    January 19, 1995

    Easy street

    DTC's Avenue X croons a theme of racial harmony

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