Let'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 >>
In 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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
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