• Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    Mark Davis Solves the Bullying-Suicide Crisis: "Raise Tougher Kids"

    Reports of young kids being bullied to the point of suicide are distressingly common. The most recent case to grab the nation's attention happened last month in Lakeland, Florida, where 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick jumped to her death from a concrete silo after being mercilessly ridiculed by two clas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    Dallas is Adding More Good Jobs than Anywhere Else

    Five months ago, Dallas didn't even register on Forbes rundown of U.S. metro areas with the rosiest employment prospects, losing out to San Jose and Austin but also to Birmingham, Charleston, and Lakeland, Florida. That was a prediction based on a survey of employers' hiring predictions. Now that t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    American Baseball, the European Way

    ‚ÄčEven if European soccer owner Tom Hicks convinced Major League Baseball to inject the same screwy tables that govern soccer into America's pasttime your Texas Rangers wouldn't be a playoff team. But, alas, they wouldn't be relegated, either. If baseball were run according to European soccer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Yeah, But What If Baseball Went To The European Football Table?

    I know the Texas Rangers swept the previously mighty Boston Red Sox and we're all atwitter about the American League West division race heading into August ... September ... maybe even October? But what if baseball were governed according to, say, European football standards? You know, the top ... More >>

  • News

    June 19, 2008

    American Girls

    Crossing between American and Egyptian cultures, he Said girls made one deadly misstep: They fell in love

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2003

    Flag Team

    No contact doesn't mean no fun

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000

    Best neighborhood

    Little Forest Hills

  • Film

    January 4, 1996

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX