• Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    The City Has Three Finalists for Library System Director, and Two Come with Some Baggage

    ​Back in late August we mentioned that the city had hired a search firm to find a permanent (well, you know what I mean) director of the Dallas Public Library System. Corinne Hill's been serving as interim director since Laurie Evans retired in June 2010, and by all accounts she's done a bang-up j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Yeah, But What If Baseball Went To The European Football Table?

    I know the Texas Rangers swept the previously mighty Boston Red Sox and we're all atwitter about the American League West division race heading into August ... September ... maybe even October? But what if baseball were governed according to, say, European football standards? You know, the top ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    Tile Maker Lavishes More Praise on Mayor Tom Leppert Before Admitting: "I Honestly Don't Know Much About the Man."

    When we brought to your attention an item on eBay selling ceramic tiles of Mayor Tom Leppert, who's described in the ad as "perhaps one of our greatest United States leaders," our hope was to hear back from the seller so we could find out how Leppert caught the eye of someone living in Fort Myers, ... More >>

  • News

    August 21, 2008

    Pitch Perfect

    The Grand Prairie AirHogs are willing to do whatever it takes to make you a fan. And that includes win.

  • News

    July 24, 2008

    Our 20th Music Awards

    1988-2008: Two Decades of DOMA

  • News

    April 10, 2008
  • News

    September 8, 2005

    Drew Drive

    Cowboys quarterback of the future closer to being out on the street

  • Music

    July 21, 2005

    Good Ideas

    When SMU alum Astronautalis stopped rap-battling, he finally figured out how to win

  • News

    December 4, 2003

    Fallen Angel

    Under the Reverend Michael Piazza, the world's largest gay and lesbian church soared, only to tumble into divisiveness and anger

  • News

    October 9, 2003

    Think Pink

    How Mary Kay got its groove back

  • News

    September 25, 2003

    Friday Night Lite

    Far away from big cities, big stadiums and big offensive lines, six-man football keeps the game pure

  • News

    February 20, 2003

    Smells Like Defunct Team Spirit

    Plus: Sack of Kittens, Trade Bait

  • News

    July 22, 1999

    Innocence Lost

    Railroaded onto death row, Kerry Max Cook endures rapes, beatings, and suicide attempts while waiting for justice

  • Dining

    July 15, 1999

    Food to go

    A Dallas chef beats it out of town ahead of bill collectors

  • News

    July 8, 1999

    Cruel and Unusual

    Mentally ill Texans used to go to hospitals. Now, increasing numbers of them go to prison instead.

  • News

    June 24, 1999

    Edifice complex

    Michael Piazza wants his proposed $20 million cathedral to send a message to the world -- gays can go to heaven too

  • Music

    March 12, 1998

    Write or wrong?

    Marilyn Manson's Long Hard Road Out of Hell is paved with one journalist's bad intentions

  • Culture

    October 30, 1997

    Passed up

    Cowboys QB Jason Garrett doesn't deserve to be a backup all his life

  • News

    May 22, 1997

    Stick it in your ear

    Frank Mitchell thought he was a made man in the all-powerful 'family' that controls professional golf. Then the PGA Tour shoved him out into the cold.

  • News

    April 11, 1996

    Academy of Dreams

    The enigmatic "Mr. Sha" brought black Dallas a vision of a prep school but it's a dream he's sold before

  • News

    February 22, 1996

    Bo? Hell no!

    Chicken king Bo Pilgrim wants to bring a new plant and new jobs to East Texas. But East Texans say they want no more of his filthy business.

  • Music

    August 24, 1995

    Full-court press

    There's too much static when Boyz and writers get on the party line