In Cleburne, of all places, U.S. Rep. Roger Williams' district office door was "vandalized," he tweets, with signs that read "WE'VE HAD ENOUGH TEA. THANKS," "IT'S TIME TO VOTE YOU OUT," "ANTI AMERICAN RACIST" and, with a Donald Trump flourish, "YOU'RE FIRED." Tea bags were also hung from the door f ... More >>
Senator Ted Cruz no doubt hoped the release of his birth certificate to The Dallas Morning News would settle the question of whether he is a "natural born" American citizen and thus eligible to run for president. Instead, the revelation that Cruz is a dual Canadian-American citizen -- which, given t ... More >>
Mac Miller will show off his newly-released Watching Movies with the Sound Off this summer on his Space Migration Tour. His sophomore album continues the musical evolution that he began with his Macadelic mixtape, providing a much more introspective and thoughtful sound than his Blue Slide Park debu ... More >>
Today, from the annals of meaningless, social-media ephemera, we'd like to direct you to the bitchy little TwitterFight between Mark Cuban and Donald Trump. It is, we assure you, the kind of TwitterFight that can only exist between insanely wealthy, Type-A megalomaniacs. No matter how far removed so ... More >>
The Donald Trump-Mark Cuban feud has been relatively quiet for a while now, but the Mavs owner threw down the gauntlet last night for his billionaire arch-nemesis. Cuban, appearing in a painfully long segment on Fox 4's 9p.m. newscast, which inexplicably included a basketball hoop and quickly desce ... More >>
Last spring on the steps of the State Capitol, it was possible to buy a highly metaphorical cupcake, one that would cost you just $100 million. The "Billion Dollar Bake Sale" was put together by an outfit called Save Texas Schools, and it was meant to draw attention to the $5.4 billion Texas lawmak ... More >>
The lesson of the Highland Park Party Barge is the lesson of Winfrey Point is the lesson of 30 years of history in East Dallas. At key rubber-meets-the-road moments, City Hall becomes the single worst enemy that inner city neighborhoods can confront. Forgive the Parkies, for they know not how goof ... More >>
The wavier the hair, the shinier the tin foil looks.In an interview published Sunday in Parade magazine, Rick Perry was asked whether he believes the president was born in the United States. His response, which you'll find below, has caused some alarm, because it makes Perry appear to be alig ... More >>
In a summer stocked with major musicals, add How to Succeed in Business ... , Little Shop and Victor/Victoria.
The city spent millions on a kayaking park that almost no one can use -- and the money's still flowing.
10. When I first heard President Obama was making an emergency announcement at 9:30 on a Sunday night, my first thought was ... asteroid. Then aliens. Then NFL lockout. Then Osama Bin Laden. And somewhere along the process I figured it was just a ploy to interrupt Donald Trump's Celebri ... More >>
Last week The Associated Press did a story about the disgust and dismay of black Americans confronting the birther issue. "I find it hard to summarize in mere words the amount of pain and rage this incident has caused," one man was quoted as saying at the top of the story. The story quoted b ... More >>
A pro-porn column in the News doesn't get a rise out anyone.
Tuesday, July 20, at American Airlines Center
Dunno how we missed this one, but on Friday, Courthouse News posted a lawsuit filed in Denton County District Court on March 18, in which A. Larry Ross Communications alleges that the Miss USA 2009 first runner-up didn't pay up after the P.R. firm guided her through that rough patch following her ... More >>
www.sodahead.comWe were just thinking the other day that there should really be more free stuff available for the public. What if Steve Jobs set up shop on a street corner one day and just started giving away free computers and iPods? Or if Donald Trump decided it was a good day to rent a hot ... More >>
A fireside Taxi CabIt was a brisk night. Jessica and I had set out to see John Spriggins' Paper Dolls exhibition at the South Dallas Cultural Center. We made several illegal u-turns before successfully achieving our goal (the SDCC is precariously located at a wonky intersection) and perusing the ... More >>
Now that Tony Romo is done with his girlfriend, his golfing and his goofs, hopefully he can start concentrating on his gift: A new wide receiver. While I was out on vacation, the Dallas Cowboys' quarterback dumped Jessica Simpson, created a buzz with this extremely unfunny video and finish ... More >>
Andy BealAndy Beal's the Dallas banker most (in)famous for having single-handedly taken on the bestest of poker's best -- a so-called syndicate that included the likes of Chip Reese, Howard Lederer, Doyle Brunson and Jennifer Harmon -- back in 2001 in the Bellagio's high-stakes poker room. The subti ... More >>
The Idle Rich Pub2614 McKinney Ave.214-965-9926Dude Factor: 7, or "Mr. Burns," on a scale of 1 ("Donald Trump") to 10 ("Bruce Wayne")As much as I love The Old Monk, I hadn't really thought of it or its sister bars (The Dubliner, Blackfriar Pub and The Idle Rich Pub) as Dude Food destinations--partic ... More >>
Two makeover items for those in need of refreshing. First, we received word that TLC's What Not to Wear will be casting here in the near future. So, Friends of Unfair Park, that of course means a rare chance for you or your favorite frenemy to be utterly humiliated in exchange for $5,000 in new duds ... More >>
Steve Lippia croons the blue-eyed
Go figure: Dallas Mavs owner Mark Cuban gots the boot from Dancing With the Stars last night, and Donald Trump's mighty proud of his long-time nemesis. Seriously -- so sayeth no less a source than Access Hollywood, to whom The Donald said of Cuban's hoofin': “I think he did a great job. “Look, t ... More >>
Ultimate Victory (Chamillitary/Universal Motown)
Kitsch is cool again at Trader Vic's
A Friend of Unfair Park reminds us that tonight, Radiant will provide the musical entertainment on Jimmy Kimmel Live; this, o' course, follows the band's winning the "Countdown to One" contest that landed the local band a slot on Mr. Sarah Silverman's New Year's Eve broadcast, which we kinda, like, ... More >>
In Pageant, six beauties in size 11 heels battle royally for the crown
Want to be like The Donald? First, get a few million dollars...
Find the perfect Christmas CD for your favorite guitar-slaying Navajo cousin
With heavenly hosts, Marisol and Living End take two different looks at the afterlife
Are we choosing ourselves crazy?
Grand Lux Cafe is tasteful like Vegas
Plus: The Benefactor...of pure comedy
Freaks and Geeks, now on DVD, made TV a better place
I coulda sworn I was there when they turned on the TV
The Burning Question crew looks back at 2002
Kitchen Dog and SMU team up for a searing, stripped-down King Lear
Roy's holds the cheese and does Hawaiian with style
Nelly sets out from his beloved St. Louis on the road to fame and fortune
A Dallas chef beats it out of town ahead of bill collectors
Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX