Jim Atkinson

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Calculating Deck Park's Return on Investment (And, Bonus, a Road Trip Through Texas)

    Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation​Whenever we bring up the Woodall Rodgers Deck Park, as we did yesterday, it sparks quite the contentious debate amongst those who think it the proverbial game-changer and those who think it nothing short of folly doomed inevitably to failure. Which is where Patrick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    And The Winner Is...

    ​Such a week--people congratulating us, berating us, questioning the sexual orientation of those who post and comment, and pausing with us to praise shit on a shingle. Wouldn't have it any other way.A good prize this week would have been some bottles of that Texas whisky. Unfortunately we couldn' ... More >>

  • News

    March 25, 1999

    Fatal Perfection

    Don Crowder was obsessed with being the best--as a lawyer, family man, and friend. So why did he kill himself?

  • News

    December 17, 1998

    Joe Bob in Bloom

    John Bloom has taken his alter ego, Joe Bob Briggs, and gone Hollywood. But watching America's favorite drive-in movie critic on television these days, a new character is emerging: John Bloom himself