On May 22, Garland police raided the home of Willis Bassham, a 40-year-old social studies teacher at Garland High School, and seized his cell phone and several computers. Stored there were sexually explicit photos and videos of at least four female students.
One, who was 17 at the time, was shown i ... More >>
Just eight months ago, Lawrence Billy Jones III was a senior at Garland High School. He's a UNT freshman now, double-majoring in political science and criminal justice. He just turned 19. And for reasons we really can't figure, he's running for office.
Specifically, he's gunning for a seat o ... More >>
America needs you, Long Duc Dong.So the Morning News on Wednesday reported on a battle brewing in Plano ISD over attendance boundaries between Plano West and Plano East senior high schools. Pretty dry stuff, unless you're a parent who gives a shit, so you likely missed this nugget from the st ... More >>
In coming days, writer-director Clay Liford will have other bits of big, breaking news to share concerning film-fest invites and a major film rep who, fingers crossed, will find his latest offering an ever larger audience. But for now, all he can comment on is today's announcement that his new mo ... More >>
Last week, I "introduced" you to Liz, the single mom from Arlington with a penchant for bitchin'. At the top of this week's episode of America's Next Top Model, Liz was right back to her MO, bringing down a light-hearted housemates' gettin'-to-know-you game of truth with tales of poverty and teen ... More >>
Writer-director Clay LifordOn Monday I mentioned director Clay Liford's looking for extras for his new movie -- still needs 'em, matter of fact. One hundred to 300 -- enough to fill the Garland High School gym for a 10th high school reunion. Think Grosse Point Blank. But one thing: The movie's no ... More >>
NBC UniversalJerry Bruckheimer's Chase begins shooting around town tomorrow.If you've ever dreamed of working long hours for no pay and don't want to go into journalism, then gather 'round ...NBC's Chase, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, starts shooting in and around Dallas tomorrow, and while it w ... More >>