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Eric Celeste

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2014

    Former Trinity Toll Road Apologist Says He's Sorry He Was Duped by Bad Traffic Folks

    People have been apologizing and telling me I was right all along about the Trinity River toll road -- not a thing I enjoy. I really don't need or want people to offer me apologies, but I can think of something else to do with them. This week, Eric Celeste had a really interesting piece on D Maga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2014

    Ousted Fort Worth Superintendent's Parachute Is Really Golden Even by Dallas ISD Standards

    There's plenty of money to be made in public education. You just need to be in the right job to make it. And once you're in that job, it helps if you can get fired. Take Walter Dansby. The former superintendent of the Fort Worth Independent School District, Dansby resigned Monday, leaving with a go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    The News Shouldn't Be Proud About Outing the Anonymous Blog Comment in the Nasher Fight

    Oh, I guess we had some fun Saturday on the KNON radio version of "Get Off My Lawn," a program I have been sharing every Saturday at 10 a.m. with political consultant and D Magazine columnist Eric Celeste. We took an on-air call from the elusive pseudonymous Dallas blog commenter, Wylie H., who was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    The Mavs Whiffed on Dwight Howard, Which Mark Cuban Now Says is a Good Thing

    When center Dwight Howard spurned the Mavericks and decided to take his talents to the Bayou City, it marked the second straight year the team had epically flamed out in free agency. And, for the second straight year, Mark Cuban is trying to rewrite history. "I think we've put ourselves in a spot w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    This Week In Dallas Music History: Dixie Chick Emily Robison Does Dallas

    ​By the time the millennium changed 10 years ago, the Dixie Chicks were already more than a decade into their career. They weren't on the best of terms with the Dallas Observer, though. One Robert Wilonsky had previously pissed the group off by accusing the band of forgetting their roots. Luckily, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Spokesman Takes Blame For Claiming DA Craig Watkins "Helped Free 20 Wrongly Convicted Prisoners" in Campaign E-Mail

    Sam MertenDoes it matter how many folks Watkins exonerated? When it's the cornerstone of a campaign, you betcha.​While it's well-known that Dallas County leads the country with a whopping 22 exonerations since 2001 -- 20 of which resulted from the preservation of DNA evidence -- there's been s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Food For Thought 5.12.09

    "The Tipp sucked." (Eric Celeste on the soon-to-close Tipperary Inn, saying what needed to be said amongst all the 'aw, shucks' tributes. The bald guy got it right. It's not as if the city is losing an institution, after all. Plenty of shabby beer joints still standing, too. As stated on D magazine' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    "I Am a DISD Student. I Deserve to be Educated to the Fullest of My Potential. I Am TAG."

    School for the Talented and Gifted at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview CenterAs of this afternoon, we've got 50-plus good reasons why we run comments on Unfair Park. They're affixed to Jim's Friday-evening item concerning the potential fate of DISD's magnet schools and learning centers. Jim and I marveled t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2008

    Belo Bigwigs Mum on Staff Reduction Specifics, Other Changes

    I left a message earlier today for Bob Mong, president and editor of The Dallas Morning News, for further details concerning this morning's announcement that, beginning immediately, A.H. Belo will reduce its workforce by 500 employees spread amongst its four newspapers. Mong, who was relatively fort ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2007

    He's Schutze. He Scores.

    The Dallas Morning News just called and made us take down the photo of Jim that appears in today's paper. And they were so serious about it too. Wanh. I've just spent an hour moderating comments for the item about Rebecca Aguilar's suspension -- thanks, Instapundit! I had planned on spending that ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2007

    Toll Road Taking its Toll

    D's Eric Celeste, who's worked for more publications than you've read I had my close-up with D yesterday. The story is being written by Eric Celeste. It’s not actually totally about moi. In fact, now that I’ve made an ass of myself pledging how they shall not crucify me on the cross of FAME, I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2007
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    April 5, 2007

    Whatever It Is, We're Against It. Used to Be, Anyway. Damn It.

    Apologies for the Unfair Park downtime this morning; it's what you get when you bury the servers for a Dallas-based blog beneath a bank building in Phoenix, I guess. Perhaps the time off this a.m. was for the best, though. Gives me a little while to cool off, take a deep breath and stop shouting ran ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2007

    Annie, Don't Get Your Gun

    Sometimes I try to imagine what a panic looks like over at FrontBurner. Does Wick throw off his D baseball cap, scoop up his emergency stash of collectable Gone With the Wind porcelain (currency of the future) and head for the Park Cities? Do the fashionistas head for cover in NorthPark Center, only ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 9, 2004

    A Blue Christmas

    The MAC's cool yule

  • News

    December 9, 2004
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    December 2, 2004

    A New Body

    Creative Solutions turns at-risk into artistic

  • News

    December 2, 2004
  • News

    November 25, 2004

    The Envelope, Please

    The Great Schutzkin predicts strife and disagreement on the city council

  • Calendar

    November 18, 2004

    Puppy Love

    Dogs seek romance for owners

  • Calendar

    September 23, 2004

    Wicket Good

    It's balls out at the Texas Classic

  • Calendar

    April 8, 2004

    Rag 'Em Up

    Ain't missin' this

  • Calendar

    March 18, 2004

    Trash Talk

    Give worms a chance

  • Calendar

    March 4, 2004

    American Girl

    Sarah Vowell's readers don't feel so alone with Radio On

  • News

    November 27, 2003
  • Calendar

    November 27, 2003

    Born to Run

    Lace up, Gramps

  • Calendar

    November 13, 2003

    Till You Drop

    It's not greed; it's charity

  • Music

    July 17, 2003

    On the Download

    Is the online music store the Apple of digital music's eye? It should be.

  • News

    June 26, 2003

    Final Score

    Plus: Dumb Muggles; Tom U.

  • Calendar

    May 22, 2003

    Kiddo Culture

    Museum offers a world of young art

  • News

    April 17, 2003
  • Calendar

    April 17, 2003

    Bang a Drum

    Wine & Food Fest kicks off with a Big Night

  • Calendar

    March 13, 2003

    Shamrock On

    Kids get locked in, not locked up

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    So Special

    Plus: A Paper to Cuss At, Name in Vain, Yes to Parks

  • News

    February 20, 2003

    Now We Like Belo

    We just don't want to get caught inside after dark

  • News

    January 16, 2003

    We Meet Again, Mr. Bond

    Plus: Empty Pocket, Sensitivity Training, Parting Words

  • News

    August 1, 2002

    Not So Hot

    Plus: Bring on the Smut, Tudor Tyrants

  • News

    March 7, 2002

    Feeling Small

    Plus: Lambs to Slaughter, Silly Boy, War Is Hell

  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Letters, Week of November 22

    Pants on Fire, Belo Death Star

  • News

    August 9, 2001

    Letters

    One for the Cat Box; Money, Money, Money

  • News

    May 24, 2001

    Letters

    Caught in the Middle, Boeing Lovefest

  • News

    March 15, 2001

    Buzz

    He wears short shorts

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    Fluff

    A local Nightline?; Coda

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    Letters

    The prophet; Seeing colors; English only; The yellow ribbon; A fine whine

  • News

    May 25, 2000

    Fluff

    Misguided Muslims; Dot-dot-dot stuff

  • News

    April 27, 2000

    Fluff

    I love boldfacing random words; I love ellipses

  • Culture

    September 9, 1999

    Blink

    Micromanaging; The jury is out

  • Music

    August 14, 1997

    Lilith of the valley

    Gal-lapalooza sports the best outdoor vibe so far

  • News

    February 29, 1996
  • Film

    September 7, 1995
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