Motorola Inc.

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Static Age: The City of Dallas's Radio Network Is In Sorry Shape. And the Fix Won't Be Cheap.

    From this afternoon's council briefing, a look at how Dallas's radio network operates. So easy a second grader could read it.​Last week, the city council was all ready to vote on -- and OK, since it was on the consent agenda -- spending $8,723,971 in Homeland Security dough on about 2,000 Motorola ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Shareholders Make Peace With Blockbuster and Hope for the Best. And: Another TV Ad!

    ​Last Friday, Blockbuster's higher-ups told Bronx bomber Niko Celentano and his ever-expanding band of shareholders that, well, sorry, but despite their demands for an emergency meeting, that ain't gonna happen. One week later, the shareholders respond to the response. And for the most part, the m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Willis Johnson's Latest Piece of the Action

    Sam MertenWe're trying to imagine how the conversation between Willis Johnson (right) and Ryan Evans (left) went as Johnson, one of the mayor's close advisers, lobbied Evans on behalf of his wife's company. ​Thanks to Mayor Tom Leppert's push for a lobbyist registration ordinance, we're now pr ... More >>

  • News

    December 17, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Scoreboard! Or: This Texas Stadium Relic Would Look Great Above Your Bed.

    ​Seems like we'll never be done with Reunion Arena or Texas Stadium, which is still loaded with shit the city of Irving would love to sell you for pennies on the penny. Like, oh, this scoreboard -- which, believe it or not, can be yours for the low, low price (so far) of ... $25?!?! (Same goes for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    Vinnie Paul's Latest Gig: Used Cellphone Salesman

    Vinnie Paul Abbott's at it again, folks. About half a year after the Pantera, Hellyeah and DamagePlan drummer put his oven up for sale on eBay, Abbott (as seen above) is now selling an old Motorola Startrac--his first cellphone, actually, which was given to him by his brother, the late, great Dimeb ... More >>

  • News

    November 15, 2007

    Crazy Fish May Redefine Computer Industry

    He claims to have invented e-mail. He holds a world skydiving record. But his current invention promises to top them all

  • News

    November 9, 2006

    Highway Robbery

    Crime doesn't pay? Tell that to truck cargo thieves.

  • News

    November 3, 2005

    Rich Kids Behaving Badly

    Nerdy, bitter and shod in fake Uggs, Andrea Grimes investigates the legend of the Park Cities Party

  • News

    October 4, 2001


    The sun will explode in 5 billion years, and robots are humanity's best hope to escape. Three guys are working on a plan. In a garage. In Heath, Texas.

  • Film

    August 30, 2001

    God's Gift

    From the Mountain come joyous songs about life and death

  • Music

    January 11, 2001

    Open to All

    Black Eyed Peas hope they're luckier in 2001 than they were last year

  • News

    November 23, 2000

    East Meets West

    The twain date and mate at a Fort Worth dating service

  • News

    November 9, 2000

    Hope and Glory

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has reason to shout-his money and enthusiasm are resurrecting a dead team

  • News

    November 12, 1998

    Invasion of the bodyshoppers

    A shortage of American engineers and programmers spells boom times for brokers who peddle skilled foreign workers at bargain prices. Is it exploitation, or just good business?

  • News

    September 3, 1998

    The Grifter

    Smooth-talking stockbroker Roger Turner came across as a good Christian man--one who made it his business to charm widows and retirees out of their life savings

  • News

    August 6, 1998

    Rocket man

    Former NASA engineer Tom Moser dreams about launching the next generation of spacecraft from Texas soil

  • Culture

    July 2, 1998

    Guys will be guys

    There's art for the Everyman at two local galleries

  • News

    March 19, 1998

    Rambo Justice

    Are bad-boy lawyers Bill Brewer and John Bickel building a bridge to Dallas' minority communities, or trying to sell them one?

  • Calendar

    January 30, 1997
  • News

    August 1, 1996
  • News

    March 7, 1996

    Feeling small

    Pat Buchanan ponders his puny conscience