David Finfrock

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    The Top 10 Dallas/Fort Worth Weatherhumans on Your TV Set

    ‚ÄčLet's start with this premise: Nobody knows nothin'. Or, better said, nobody knows nothin' different than anybody else. Weatherhumans aren't like sportscasters, who can, on a given night, at least give you a prediction on opposite teams or breaking news in different sports. Weather ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    The Heat's Clearly Gotten to KTVT-Channel 11's Mike Burger, Who Announces His Adios

    ‚ÄčIn the annals of local meteorological-teevee history, Mike Burger never achieved the renown of, say, a Harold Taft. Or Troy Dungan. Or David Finfrock. Or Rebecca Miller, even. Still. He's had two swims through Dallas -- first in 1989, when he went to work at KDFW-Channel 4 (a stint that lasted se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2008

    Dallas Fed's Richard Fisher Predicts a "Frightful Storm" Is A-Brewin'

    Dallas Fed prez Richard Fisher Dallas Fed head and longtime Robert Earl Keen fan Richard Fisher spoke last night to the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco, and he served as a sort of economic weatherman. And, like David Finfrock during a spring sprinkle, he managed to scare the hell ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2008

    David Finfrock and Mother Nature Ruined My Must-See TV

    Fine -- sheets of rain, bolts of lightning, hail the size of newborns. Of course the local TV affiliates had to ax their respective networks' prime-time programming -- because there's nothing more captivating than the site of bat-shit meteorologists tracking the slow crawl of the apocalypse. Only, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2007

    Barking Up the Year in Local TV

    Uncle Barky, who watches local TV so you don't have to, today provides his local TV year-in-review -- a Top 10 rundown of "2007's most notable happenings," leading off with David Finfrock's hacking cough, poor guy. Amazingly, Rececca Aguilar ain't the top dog in Ed's pack o' picks. --Robert Wilonsky

  • News

    March 1, 2007

    Oscar Oversight

    Never fear, we won't let the Academy Awards ignore sports

  • News

    December 23, 2004

    The Newy Factor

    How does someone who calls himself "Newdawg" compete with Dale Hansen? By not being Dale Hansen.

  • Calendar

    April 13, 2000

    Degrees of obsession

    What's Up With the Weather and other small talk

  • Dining

    March 14, 1996

    Free-ranging deli

    Can eating at Whole Foods make you a better person?