Huey Long

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    Advice for Next Year's Tales of the Cocktail From a First-Timer

    I spent five days last week stumbling my way through the tenth annual Tales of the Cocktail event in New Orleans and came away with some new friends, blisters on my feet, tons of new booze knowledge, and a pretty wicked hangover. I've also got memories that will last a lifetime and a renewed enthus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Mayor Mike's Version of Regionalism: Selling out Dallas to the 'Burbs

    In his speech last week endorsing a new highway in the Trinity River flood zone, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings threw down a gauntlet. It was sort of a buried line. I guess not everybody heard it. I did. He said at one point, "I'm a regionalist," and then he said of people who oppose his view, "For tho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Mayor Pro Tem Caraway Got a Little, Um, Carried Away With Official Invitation

    ​Dwaine Caraway has come seriously unglued in recent months, behaving less like a Dallas city council member and more and more like Huey Long. My God. I can't believe some of this stuff. More on this in my column in the paper next week. But I can't wait that long to share with you this latest pie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2008

    Waiting for Bill

    Brian Harkin Former president Bill Clinton, speaking moments ago to a small crowd near Grauwyler Park. A surreal scene a couple of hours ago, a real WTF moment: Bill Clinton, former president of the United States, standing in the back of a blue pick-up truck off Harry Hines Boulevard and Anson Road ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 15, 2007


    Risk Theatre puts Judas Iscariot on trial; Oleanna goes to academic hell

  • Film

    September 21, 2006

    Populist Mechanics

    Faithful King's adaptation drowns in ponderous metaphors

  • Music

    May 16, 2002

    Randy Newman

    Good Old Boys (Deluxe Reissue) (Rhino)

  • Music

    November 5, 1998

    Maybe he's doing it wrong

    But a new boxed set proves you can't keep Randy Newman down

  • Dining

    April 11, 1996

    Easy livin'

    Eastside Grill at The Barley House offers quick, comfortable food