Horatio Alger

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2014

    Witch Wendy Davis, the ... OTHER!!!

    Here in the city where Republican swift-boating was invented, we have good reason to wonder what's really at the heart of it. In 2004 when the character assassins went after John Kerry, I assumed their motivation was straight-up cynicism. Muddy him up so Bush will look better. But this new assault ... More >>

  • Film

    December 12, 2013
  • Culture

    November 22, 2012

    The Life and Death of Dallas Theater Center's Jack Ruby, All-American Boy

    In 1974, DTC premiered its best show ever. Why was it never seen again?

  • Music

    December 14, 2006


    Kingdom Come (Roc-A-Fella)

  • News

    September 16, 2004

    Bass Fishing in America

    How Takahiro Omori defied his family, flew to Texas, slept in a van and made his crazy dream come true

  • News

    June 21, 2001

    Fantasy League

    Bill Rossell had two dreams: owning a bar and running a baseball team. The first dream came true. The second is about to. Somebody wake him.

  • Culture

    November 16, 2000

    Searching for the Great Man

    Behind the important collector Paul Guillaume stood a very ordinary woman

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    Slacking in style

    How skateboarder and surfer dude Tracy Feith wheeled out of Dallas to become the latest, hottest thing in haute couture

  • Film

    September 3, 1998

    Barely staying alive

    54 takes the disco high road and falls asleep at the wheel

  • News

    October 23, 1997

    Mr. Passion

    Meet Dallas literary agent Evan Fogelman, the brains behind the bodice-rippers

  • Film

    October 16, 1997

    One happy family

    The hugely ambitious Boogie Nights looks at the exalted, debased world of porn

  • News

    February 27, 1997

    Boomer bust

    In the rockin' '80s, Bill Brosseau's sexy success story put his face in Money and Cosmopolitan. Times and fortunes change. Now he's a broke former cocaine addict facing a stint in federal prison.