At first blush, it wouldn't seem that Russian President Vladimir Putin and Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott have much in common. The former is an ex-KGB agent who, through a bizarre combination of dictatorial repression and sheer animal magnetism, has cemented his status as Russia's de facto leade ... More >>
Nick and Starr Spangler, giddy-up. Late last week I received an e-mail from former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader Starr Spangler -- you know, the Amazing Race-r? At least, the missive looks legit, which would make this the first e-mail I've ever received from a Cowboys Cheerleader not on a legal firm ... More >>
Mongol paints a historically hazy but kick-ass picture of everyone's fave emperor, Genghis Khan
Hunter S. Thompon's doc makes its Dallas debut at AFI in the spring. The Sundance Film Festival's not quite wrapped in Park City, Utah; the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin is still some six weeks from opening with the real-life blackjack thriller 21. But this morning we bring news from th ... More >>
Right click to view image -- it just might save your life, Andrea Grimes. Last night was special for me. A milestone moment in my slow descent into functional alcoholism. It was the first time I have ever had Goldschlager. Yeah, I know. I know. But, look, I hadn't even heard of Goldschlager until I ... More >>
Who's the second-best QB in the NFL. Guess. And it's not Drew Bledsoe, whoever he is. Two names I just know you didn't expect to see atop the charts: Borat and Romo. But, alas, here they sit. The reporter from Kazakhstan is still the No. 1 movie in the U.S. and A., and the quarterback from Eastern ... More >>
Sacha Baron Cohen's howlingly funny mockumentary goes looking for America
I'm not gonna lie. I've been to the Premier Athletic Club once, and I ran out when I saw a certain D staffer naked in the jacuzzi. But I coulda sworn it looked just like the place behind Borat in this photo.Last night—by which I mean, this morning—I went to the North American debut of Bo ... More >>
It's overpriced, it's gaudy and we have to put it on a credit card. Yep, that Calatrava bridge says Dallas all over.
Inside the mind--and suitcase--of Sandra Bridewell, religious charlatan
Death and rumors have followed Sandra Bridewell for decades. But no one could predict the strange turn her life has taken today.
Some high-demand fish are in danger of extinction--and restaurants are caught in the middle
From A-Rod to Z-routes, the year that was in Big D sports
Scientists from the former Soviet Union's top-secret biological weapons lab join with Dallas researchers to fight a common enemy: the deadly Ebola virus
Air Force One nosedives into an ocean of ennui