Texas has always had its share of great characters and story lines. Davy Crockett and the Alamo. Lyndon B. Johnson and Texas politics. Rick Perry and, well, whatever he happened to say on a particular day. Recently, though, there seems to have been some coastal poaching on our dry land. All The Wa ... More >>
Last Saturday, the folks taking in the new George W. Bush Presidential Center were briefly under the frightening misimpression that it had come under terrorist attack, as reports of an "active shooter" put the center and SMU on lockdown. Among the visitors were Lawrence Wright, Pulitzer Prize-winni ... More >>
Kennedy assassination author and conspiracist Robert Groden says the city's out to get him. He may be right.
See our slideshow for more photos from Woodrow's 80th.Out in front of Woodrow Wilson High School Saturday morning, Tom Hopkins sat on the back of his '57 Corvette, watching the parade roll in. The 1968 graduate had the look of someone well trained in the art of leaning on his car, quietly judging an ... More >>
A Friend of Unfair Park wonders: How about a shout out for Lawrence Wright? He took home a Pulitzer for general non-fiction yesterday for his best-selling investigation of the 9-11 attacks, The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11. But he's also the author of a great book about growing up in ... More >>
Lawrence Wright returned last night to his hometown, which he wrote about in 1988's In the New World. Last night at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, writer Lawrence Wright made a return to his hometown to take part in the Friends of the Library's "Evening at the Library" fundraiser, during whic ... More >>
Jack Shaheen crusades against cinema's depiction of Reel Bad Arabs
How will Hollywood react now that real life is more terrifying than fiction?
The Siege sends for the Bill of Rights and skips out on the check