• Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    The Mavericks Are Launching a Dirk Bobblehead Into Space. Because They Can.

    Via Over at Mavs Moneyball, Andrew Tobolowsky (who, in the interest of full disclosure, I routinely destroyed during pickup basketball when we were at Richardson High) stumbled upon something of a mystery yesterday. The Mavericks, it seems, have set up a bare-bones web page with a floating Dirk bo ... More >>

  • News

    March 22, 2012

    Columbine, Hollywood, and the National Obsession That Never Ends

    Thirteen years and a hundred school shootings later, why is Hollywood still obsessed with this one?

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    The Best Damn Films of 2011

    What a year it was at the movies! Just reflect for a second all the places we've traveled together on our cinematic voyages of 2011 in that theatrical transport known as film. Alternate worlds and realities. All over the map of our own. Forward to the future. Back in time. Into the psyche. Hell, hal ... More >>

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    September 21, 2011

    Rangers 7, A's 2: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​10. Only thing funnier than Oakland trusting Rich Harden is Comedy Central's Tosh.0. 9. Michael Young countdown to 3,000 hits is at 953 ... 952 ... 951. 25 3-hit games most ever by a Ranger in a single season and the guy most of us thought wouldn't be a Ranger this year now has a career-hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    Um, Shouldn't You Have Asked Me These Questions Before I Got on the Plane?

    ​Got home from the airport last night just in time to see Channel 8's piece on how Dallas PD and the FBI are prepping for the 10th anniversary of September 11. Would have been home a little sooner, but, ya know, I stopped by a Northwest Highway construction site. Oh -- and I was briefly detained b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2007

    Best Mavs Video Ever. Ever.

    With all due credit to the greatness of Mavs Moneyball, which is where I first spotted this thing, here's my new favorite Dallas Mavericks video of all time -- because, damn it, you can't beat five friggin' minutes worth of bloopers. So slam dunk the hunger, order a taco and settle in. And, yes, Jos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2006

    Pity Parcells

    Bill Parcells may be an asshole, but he's a complicated, self-torturing and very likely depressed asshole. Which has to count for something. Countless times--well, just three, actually--Richie Whitt's called Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells an "asshole" on Unfair Park. Got no problem with that. Fro ... More >>