Behind the scenes of the death match between Big Ag and undercover animal-rights activists.
Prediction: The next few weeks may not be a ton of fun for Mike Miles. Miles, the superintendent of Harrison School District Two in Colorado Springs, was named the lone finalist for the top job in Dallas ISD at a meeting this afternoon. The board, which voted 8-0 (with Carla Ranger abstaining), now ... More >>
As much of a performance art group as a regular rock band, San Francisco's Beats Antique began as backing musicians on an album of belly dancing music. So impressed was lead dancer Zoe Jakes that she decided to assemble a band around multi-instrumentalist David Santori and percussionist Tommy Capp ... More >>
Apparently a whole lot of people around the country took a look at the very strange campaign advertisement for Debbie Georgatos that Wilonsky posted here Sunday morning -- a video to promote her unsuccessful campaign for chairman of the Dallas County Republican Party. Judging by the comments, ... More >>
On January 13, I wrote a column for the paper about Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins and how thin-skinned and paranoid he seems to be getting. Two days after my column came out Watkins issued a new policy directive to his entire staff telling them they are no longer allowed to t ... More >>
Dimmu BorgirNorway's Dimmu Borgir is named after a volcano in Iceland and specializes in a symphonic form of black metal that is as fun as it is pretentious. Hugely popular in Eastern Europe, the band has been around for nearly two decades but has yet to make major inroads in the American metal m ... More >>
NASL JerseysKyle Rote Jr. -- who, it was announced this week, is finally being inducted into the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame as a "veteran," no kidding -- did indeed call me back earlier this week. Said I'd have better luck trying him later -- meaning, oh, 'round 11 p.m. or midnight, he'd b ... More >>
After the jump, in its entirety, is a release we just received that offers sketchy details involving 19 people -- most of them locals -- who were indicted by a federal grand jury this week for their involvement in what the U.S. Attorney's Office calls a "massive cybercrime conspiracy." We will fo ... More >>
Plus, if you want to bequeath your savings to Sparky she'll help you set up a pet trust
Theaters never sicken of Dickens, so expect season's repeats
Jewish holidays, Dixie-style, in Ballyhoo; love's crazy in Theatre Quorum's Lights
Terry Anderson thought he'd be in Athens right now, chasing his lifelong dream of Olympic gold. Instead, he's in prison, his life plugged full of holes.
Which is more revolting: haggis, scrapple or head cheese?
Taste of Europe is a treasure that requires digging
Michael Jackson vowed to raise millions for 9/11 victims. And he hired a gay-porn producer pal to help.
Two stages offer British accents; a fringe festival puts the accent on new works
Uz Jsme Doma want people to listen to the whole story--in Czech
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Bungling thieves, piles of gold, jailhouse snitches, and bloody clothes. Prosocuretors in Madalyn Murray O'Hair's disappearance had everything -- except three corpses
Forget Brooklyn -- Dallas' own Trinity River boosters aim to con you out of tax dollars for seven silly bridges
A new book on Deep Ellum's past strips away the dust of myth and history
David Pasztor unravels a tangeled tale of death and international intrigue
Filmmaker Agnieszka Holland discusses the challenges of directing Total Eclipse
Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX