America’s fracking gold rush portends the greatest environmental disaster of a generation.
How greedy speculators bought politicians and drove up the price of oil.
The food industry has for decades leaned on an inexpensive and natural thickening agent: guar gum. It builds viscosity in ice cream, dressing, baked goods, and other foods you've likely eaten it in the past week (as well as makeup, explosives, and other things you probably haven't eaten, ever). In ... More >>
Steve Lipsky's epic battle and what it means for the future of fracking.
KBR, Inc., the massive and controversial Houston-based wartime contractor that has landed billions in military contracts for erecting base camps and supplying fuel for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, will have to convince a federal judge in Dallas that race and religion had nothing to do wi ... More >>
Rep. Dennis BonnenAmid these "late nights and high feelings" of the tail end of the 82nd Texas Legislature, House lawmakers took a little time to pay the bills yesterday, tying up one last niggling loophole that was letting property owners sue polluters that were contaminating their land. As it ... More >>
The Dallas case is one of many attorney Todd Kelly has brought against Halliburton.A Dallas woman filed suit against Halliburton last week claiming she was fired after her supervisors learned she was pregnant. In court documents filed on December, 21, Lynda Darden alleges she was fired in the sum ... More >>
Earlier today, a Friend of Unfair Park sent the most curious heads-up: Something called LIG Assets Inc., a real-estate and oil-and-gas company fronted by an investor named Jeff Love, says it's going to rehab the Statler Hilton Hotel across from Main Street Garden. Love says on the LIG site that h ... More >>
Breaking out of the pack of Iraq war docs, No End in Sight devastates
14th Street honors Halliburtons Journey
Cheney shoots, Buzz scores
Urinetown, the Musical makes a splashy debut; Average Day overcomes unusual night
A Texas-based band of conservative warriors tackles the left on its own turf--the street
Musicals explore the birth of the blues, the death of a bawdy Hollywood icon
Are airline meals worth the cost?
The Burning Question crew's year in review
What factors make for the ideal wingman?
So is media consolidation a bad thing?