Animal breeders square off against Texas.
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we get to know the people behind the scenes in Dallas/Fort Worth music. Jason Whitbeck's come a long way since his earliest days in Deep Ellum, as a street rep slinging free Camel cigarettes. He's become quite a successful video director, shooting for notable ... More >>
Liam Neeson has become quite the badass as of late (IMO he's always been a badass...Darkman!), with machismo roles in Batman Begins, The A-Team, and of course Taken, in which he kills, like, more than 50 dudes with his bare hands in a manner that would make even Jack Bauer think twice about crossing ... More >>
In courthouses across the country, lawyers are fighting for strippers' rights -- and winning. But dancers are worried the lawsuits will cut into their cash flow.
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans , where we meet some of the people behind the local music scene -- those who aren't necessarily members of local bands, but more the people who make the scene move.Wes GarrattBehind the mixer, he's warmed up for Tripping Daisy, Bowling For Soup, Satellite Party ... More >>
Outside the Theatre Gallery in Deep Ellum a quarter-century ago.It was the summer of 1984 and the city of Dallas was in the midst of a serious makeover. The Republican National Convention was coming to town and Big D was trying to put a conservative foot forward as the media spotlight fixated on our ... More >>
Local immigrant workers left unpaid and abandoned in Alabama
Darrell Jordan seems like a swell guy. In his pursuit to become Laura Miller's successor as ruler of our fair burg, he's raised lots of money and received plenty of support from influential Dallasites such as SMU booster Gerald J. Ford, Republican National Committee bigwig and EDS Byron Nelson Champ ... More >>
McDonalds serves up a rodent, then scurries for cover
How does Virginia McGuire make a profit in the nonprofit business of creating affordable housing? Simple. She pays her husband.
How can Phil Romano, the "Steven Spielberg of the food business," become even more successful? By opening more restaurants, making more money--and feeding the homeless.
Mystery and memory shine upon those with their Hearts in the right places
CompUSA and Latin America's richest man get a $450 million lesson from a Dallas jury: Friendship and business don't mix.
With headliners like Mike Judge and an impressive list of films, the Dallas Video Festival once again wins by knockout
Gary Patterson flew to El Paso for a job interview--and never returned. It took nearly two years for the Texas Rangers and Waco police to unravel the bizarre web of lies and treachery that led to his disappearance.
Federal prosecutors get tough with an escape artist
Headed for divorce court? Act nice, or the judge will send you to psychologist Barry Coakley, Dallas' official referee for bickering couples.
After years of detective work, Gene Vincent's Lost Dallas Sessions resurface
Minutes of a power brokers' meeting show that Fort Worth is guilty of what it accuses Dallas of doing--breaking an agreement over D/FW airport
How little Legend Airlines beat mammoth American at its own game
Ross Perot Jr. is pushing 40, and still trying to slip from his father's shadow. He's built Alliance Airport, bought the Mavericks, and is trying to ramrod a new arena. But he isn't a pit bull like his old man. That's where Frank Zaccanelli comes in.
Eddie Bernice Johnson has burned through more than 50 staffers during her four years in Congress. She says she's just demanding. They say she's a tyrant.