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  • Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    HBO Is Making a Show about the Texas Legislature, and its Lone Star Roots Are Strong

    Texas has always had its share of great characters and story lines. Davy Crockett and the Alamo. Lyndon B. Johnson and Texas politics. Rick Perry and, well, whatever he happened to say on a particular day. Recently, though, there seems to have been some coastal poaching on our dry land. All The Wa ... More >>

  • News

    November 14, 2013

    Creationists' Last Stand at the State Board of Education

    Will anti-evolutionists be able to adapt and survive in a new textbook market?

  • News

    November 15, 2012

    Patent Trolls and the War on Innovation

    On the front line of the costliest battle in the high-tech world.

  • Film

    August 9, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Despite Dumping $2.6 Mil into Campaign, David Alameel Is Going to Lose

    With the race for the 33rd Congressional District by all accounts a two-man race that is growing pettier by the day, it's easy to forget that nine other Democrats are jostling for third place in the May 29 primary. Unless, of course, you happen to glance up from the bumper in front of you to see Dav ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 25, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    So, You Think You Know Meat?

    ​For this week's Dish column, rather than eat at another restaurant, I spent time in the company of people who will ultimately choose the meats served there. Many meat industry professionals -- the experts who work at ranches, slaughterhouses, distributorships, groceries and chain restaurants ... More >>

  • News

    May 13, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Staff Trax: Hot Chip, LCD Soundsytem, Caribou, King Crimson, Johann Johannsson and Meat Loaf

    Welcome to Staff Trax, the weekly feature here on DC9 where we shed some light on the music we've been enjoying of late, regardless of the touring or album release schedules that tend to bear the focus of most of our coverage. Consider it a chance for you readers to get some more insight into our ow ... More >>

  • News

    May 14, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    Re: FYI, Read This ASAP. OMG!

    The following is a prime example of my curse here on Earth. A fleeting thought sprouts into a mild observation, only to bloom into a thesis that eventually flourishes into a blog item with sports branches. My apologies ... Got a text the other day, the salutation of which was LOL. It ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    Dallas Animation Studio Tapped to Tick Off 1000 Ways to Die for Spike TV

    Liquid Logixx, a 3D computer animation studio on South Lamar, counts among its clients American Airlines, PepsiCo, IBM, Texas Instruments and the American Heart Association. It's the studio's work for the latter than has resulted in the latest addition to its roster, Spike TV -- specifically, the sh ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 17, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 8, 2008

    French Lessons (From Mrs. Bill Gates)

    Melinda French doesn't do just a whole lot of interviews -- she usually lets her husband, departing (or is that, departing?) Microsoftie Bill Gates, do the couple's heavy high-profile lifting for the two of them, as she's off running their foundation and raising their three kids. But this week, the ... More >>

  • News

    December 13, 2007

    Dallas' Political Designing Woman

    When Dallas' political elite need a win, Carol Reed cheers them on and calls the plays

  • Music

    October 25, 2007

    Opposites Attract

    Two worlds collide, then coincide

  • Music

    April 5, 2007


    Things you may have missed the first time

  • Culture

    July 20, 2006

    Piano Works

    The architect Renzo Piano makes high design for our local culture of kitsch

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2006

    Flogging Blogs

    New York University professor Jay Rosen and a 17-member brood of undergraduate and graduate J-school students siphoned from Rosen's blogging 101 class set out to sift and rank the best newspaper blogs from among the nation's top 100 newspapers by circulation. The winner? The Houston Chronicle. "By a ... More >>

  • News

    January 6, 2005

    Letter Home

    A gruntís-eye view from near the Sunni Triangle

  • News

    August 26, 2004

    The Same, but Different

    Plus: Panic Button; Ready, Aim...

  • Calendar

    February 19, 2004
  • News

    August 7, 2003

    Famous Last Words

    Did the intern blow it? No.

  • Dining

    January 17, 2002

    Taste for Love

    Dallas food writer turns matchmaker

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    American psycho-babble

    From beerhalls to boardrooms, personality tests claim to be a window into the soul. Are they a valid tool, or just psychological window dressing?

  • Music

    November 11, 1999

    Switched off

    For Stereolab, pop music is all academic

  • News

    April 29, 1999

    Bully Pulpit

    Pushy, driven, and fearless, Texas Secretary of State Elton Bomer is Bush's big man on the border. But is he tough enough to cut through the red tape snarling efforts to help the poor people living in the colonias?

  • News

    April 22, 1999

    Taking It to the Street

    Want to get elected to city council in southern Dallas? Forget the race card and patch that pothole.

  • News

    March 11, 1999

    Ignorance is bliss

    Two supposed champions of open government are pushing hard to keep campaign finance records off the Internet. What don't they want you to know?

  • News

    November 26, 1998

    Math wars

    Plano parents lay siege to enthusiasts of the "New New Math" in a fight over how to fix the sorry state of math instruction in the public schools

  • News

    November 12, 1998

    Invasion of the bodyshoppers

    A shortage of American engineers and programmers spells boom times for brokers who peddle skilled foreign workers at bargain prices. Is it exploitation, or just good business?

  • News

    September 10, 1998

    Chemical Warrior

    When Phyllis Glazer learned a chemical plant was making her East Texas neighbors sick, the wealthy Dallas homemaker could have cut and run. Instead, she chose to stay, fight, and win.

  • News

    August 6, 1998

    Defending Darlie

    Wealthy Waco businessman Brian Pardo spends his time and money helping death-row inmates he believes are innocent. His efforts on behalf of Darlie Routier have raised suspicions about her husband--and about Pardo's motives.

  • Culture

    July 23, 1998

    Toys in the attic

    The Kimbell's tribute to Modernism makes you want to search your closets for everyday objects

  • News

    May 7, 1998

    Doling for dollars

    The Cold War over, defense giant Lockheed Martin mines another government program for profit -- the war on poverty

  • News

    July 3, 1997

    The son almost rises

    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.

  • Film

    June 26, 1997

    Muscle bound

    Disney's Hercules is all brawn, no brain

  • News

    February 20, 1997

    Anything else?

    Council hopeful Brenda Reyes already leads the pack in controversy

  • News

    September 19, 1996
  • Music

    March 7, 1996

    Lou says

    The soul of Velvet Underground stares into the Twilight