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Kazakhstan

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    The Washington Post Sees Striking Similarities Between Greg Abbott and Vladimir Putin

    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 >>

  • News

    February 23, 2012
  • Calendar

    September 3, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 17, 2008

    Starr Spangler, Great Success

    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 >>

  • Film

    June 19, 2008

    Empire Strikes Back

    Mongol paints a historically hazy but kick-ass picture of everyone's fave emperor, Genghis Khan

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2008

    AFI Dallas Fest Sneaks a Peek with Hunter S. Thompson, Ellen Page and Helen Hunt

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2007

    Wherein I Become A Shill For A Liquor Company

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2006

    David 2, Goliath 0

    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 >>

  • Film

    November 2, 2006

    On the Road

    Sacha Baron Cohen's howlingly funny mockumentary goes looking for America

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2006

    They Aren't Booing. They're Just Cheering, "Borat, Borat, Borat."

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2006
  • News

    August 31, 2006

    Eye Candy

    It's overpriced, it's gaudy and we have to put it on a credit card. Yep, that Calatrava bridge says Dallas all over.

  • News

    December 9, 2004

    Seductress of the Saints

    Inside the mind--and suitcase--of Sandra Bridewell, religious charlatan

  • News

    January 22, 2004

    Return of the Black Widow

    Death and rumors have followed Sandra Bridewell for decades. But no one could predict the strange turn her life has taken today.

  • Dining

    July 26, 2001

    Feeding Frenzy

    Some high-demand fish are in danger of extinction--and restaurants are caught in the middle

  • Culture

    December 28, 2000

    The Home Stretch

    From A-Rod to Z-routes, the year that was in Big D sports

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    From Russia, with bugs

    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

  • Film

    July 24, 1997

    Going down

    Air Force One nosedives into an ocean of ennui

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