The saga of Ty, the Tyrannosaurus bataar fossil smuggled out of Mongolia and into a May 2012 sale by Dallas-based Heritage Auctions, effectively came to a close last month when Eric Prokopi, the "commercial paleontologist" behind the sale, pleaded guilty to illegally smuggling the specimen into the ... More >>
We have a conundrum on our hands. Denton's taco state has long been ruled by the incredible flavors of the Taco Lady (1101 E. McKinney St.). Actually, I think the full, legal name is Taco Lady Behind the Laundromat. Of course, this is no jab at our beloved taco eatery; they really are exceptional. B ... More >>
"Did you hear about that guy on the news?"
"Oh, yeah. But what do you expect when you have a gas-huffing problem? One day you're going to absentmindedly light a cigarette and explode."
"You sure are. You got a light?"
Strange things happen when you go out on a Monday. You hear conversations that ... More >>
Photos by Leslie MinoraAaron Kaufman will pimp your ride -- oh, and his beard is better than yours.‚ÄčA long-time Deep Ellumite gave me a tip the other day: If you want to see a cool place where a guy with a great beard makes motorcycles from scratch, check out the gray building on Main Street.So I ... More >>
Every now and then folks like to subject Dallas to an F5 tornado for the sake of a terrifying what-if short film. The first in line remains the best: the Discovery Channel's Perfect Disaster "Supertornado" episode, which is only missing Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton; if that's what'll happen to the Bal ... More >>
Gird your loins: The conspiracy theorists -- by which I mean the truth-tellers, of course -- are coming to town. Beginning a week from tomorrow, the Adolphus Hotel will host JFK Lancer's November in Dallas 2008 confab, scheduled to run for three days to coincide with the 45th anniversary of John ... More >>