In another blow to the unions-killed-the-Twinkie-thereby-depriving-future-generations-of-a-real-American-childhood storyline -- if that wasn't already enough of a laughable oversimplification -- the Morning News is reporting that Hostess was actually preparing for liquidation more than a year before ... More >>
Last week, workers at Wal-Mart stores in Southern California walked off the job in what was, per Salon, the first multi-store strike in the retail giant's history. Today, the protest made its way to Dallas. Workers at nine area Wal-Mart stores walked off the job this morning to demand higher wages ... More >>
Led by a little-known minister, protesters rallied to run a Korean store owner out of business. Then they learned a little more about that minister.
A week ago Monday, two people picketed outside Diamond Shamrock Kwik Stop on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. "Don't Stop, Don't Shop," and "They're Using the 'N' Word," their signs read. The day after that, there were three. One snapped my picture for crossing the picket line and entering the stor ... More >>
Remember the last scene of Casablanca in which Rick and Renault come together in the end for the good of humanity then walk off into the fog contemplating "... the beginning of a beautiful friendship." Well, that's basically what's happening between the NFL owners and players this weekend at ... More >>
10. Barring a last-minute agreement, the NFL will cease operations as we know them tonight at 11 when the league's current collective bargaining agreement expires. The owners and players have met via mediation the last nine days with no significant movement. The owners, dealt a signific ... More >>
One of my colleagues just flew in from Houston and couldn't find a taxi at Love Field to take into the office -- because the cabbies are on strike. Those waiting in line for taxis were instead ferried into shuttles and limos airport officials called in when they discovered the strike was on for 8 ... More >>
Sorry I didn't make it out to The Gourds show at the Granada on Saturday; had every intention, as it's been too long. And I was just thinking about the boys -- came across the Picket Line Coyotes' '88 cassette Upholstery Van Songs right before Christmas in a Sound Warehouse crate full of demo tap ... More >>
The Courthouse News Service this morning has this lawsuit outta Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport -- specifically, the Vanguard Car Rental locations at the airport (Vanguard operates National and Alamo). The regional director of the National Labor Relations Board's Fort Worth office has fil ... More >>
Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell are stuck In Bruges, which kicked off Sundance last night. PARK CITY, Utah -- The Sundance Film Festival hadn't even officially begun Thursday when word circulated through the 4-below Park City climes that the Directors Guild of America had reached a tentative, thre ... More >>
Sam Hamm writes great scripts. So why do they rarely get made?
Grenadier wards off injunction, says its Gaston Avenue rehab is back on track
It doesn't pay to cross Daisy Joe
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