Not quite as good as the cover of the new Sports Illustrated, sure, but slightly better than this.Last night I finally had the chance to read the new issue of Rolling Stone, which happens to feature a feature by former Observer-er Jesse Hyde, who decamped for his native Utah a couple of years bac ... More >>
Right now, the force is with eating local. More and more documentaries, nutrition-based magazines and hard-hitting food journalists are attacking the mass-processed nonsense that floods major-chain grocery stores. So what's the solution?
Back in 2008, Jesse Hyde reported for us on the Slow Food Mo ... More >>
We've written quite a bit about the Dallas Police Department's efforts to treat prostitutes not as criminals, but as victims: In '06, Jesse Hyde profiled the so-called "whore cop" who works truck stops; two years later, he wrote about the Letot Center, where minors on the run from their pimps are of ... More >>
A colleague in Miami thought we might find this interesting: "The Consummation of Dirk," penned by one Jonathan Callahan. It comes from the latest issue of something called The Collagist, an online literary journal. Right. You know the drill.At first, I thought maybe it was a chopped-and-screwed ... More >>
A scene from UFC's Ultimate Fighter or Borat? You decide.As this was once Jesse Hyde's beat, well, I'll do my best. But seems there are big doings afoot in the bloody world of the Ultimate Fighting Championship: MMAJunkie, which sounds six different flavors of kick-ass, reports today that for the fi ... More >>
Mark GrahamBefore Haseeb Chishty was released from the Denton State School last year, his mother Farhat visited him nearly every day.Last year, Jesse Hyde wrote several stories for the Dallas Observer and Unfair Park about Farhat Chishty's quest for justice for her son Haseeb, who, till last fall, h ... More >>
Children were bused to the San Angelo Coliseum with their mothers after the April 3 raid.
This morning's Deseret News has added up the numbers and come up with the figure: $12.4 million. That's what the April raid on the YFZ Ranch in Eldorado's going to wind up costing Texas taxpa ... More >>