Our old pal and colleague John Gonzalez, who abandoned the paper version of Unfair Park for Boston magazine, sends this missive about the doings in his hometown of Philadelphia, where, word has it, there is some kind of big football game to be played this weekend. John? "Eagles fans are frightenin ... More >>
Our old pal John Gonzalez, who apparently used to be some kind of a sportswriter for the paper version of Unfair Park before moving to some place called Boston, is famous. Well, for today, anyway. In a word-of-the-day kind of way, courtesy Merriam-Webster, which apparently could come up with no bett ... More >>
In today's Fort Worth Star-Telegram is a piece about Jon Stewart, written by Alyson Ward. It includes this nugget, which is essentially the central point to her alarmingly unspectacular, tired story: "Don't laugh. American culture, it seems, can't decide whether to classify Stewart as a comedian ... More >>
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Our Desperados satisfy
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Go back to PE with Dodgeball--Round Two
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Learning can be a real workout
Scottish fest and games offer caber tossing and bonny knees
Cowboy up for the Texas Black Invitational Rodeo
There will be dancing in the streets downtown all weekend
Watch the birds' annual incredible journey
Easter is wild at Fossil Rim
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The Ticket's stars act like Dallas Stars
Sarah Vowell's readers don't feel so alone with Radio On
Strike your book and cry no more
It's easy being green
A dash of science and sport
Can they get a W-I-N?
Kobe Bryant does his dunk and cover
Lace up, Gramps
The Mavs gets Jazzed
But this race is for the ladies
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The Showdown in Surprise: Carl Everett vs. John Gonzalez
The boat show answers the question skidoo or ski-don't?
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Fashionistas gather for a cause
Harleys take over Ennis
Letters from the issue of April 10, 2003
Lots of ball for less bling
The Ballpark's new recruits are really young
On the Spot
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Numerous Observer writers took home awards in recent competitions
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Death and Dignity, I Am Far Superior, Slam Bam
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