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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
He claims to have invented e-mail. He holds a world skydiving record. But his current invention promises to top them all
Crime doesn't pay? Tell that to truck cargo thieves.
Nerdy, bitter and shod in fake Uggs, Andrea Grimes investigates the legend of the Park Cities Party
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.
From the Mountain come joyous songs about life and death
Black Eyed Peas hope they're luckier in 2001 than they were last year
The twain date and mate at a Fort Worth dating service
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has reason to shout-his money and enthusiasm are resurrecting a dead team
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?
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
Former NASA engineer Tom Moser dreams about launching the next generation of spacecraft from Texas soil
There's art for the Everyman at two local galleries
Are bad-boy lawyers Bill Brewer and John Bickel building a bridge to Dallas' minority communities, or trying to sell them one?
Dick Armey will eat his lunch.
Pat Buchanan ponders his puny conscience