How can I devote so many words here to housing discrimination in Dallas and not even mention poor doors in Manhattan? I can't, even though I'm still not sure exactly what New York poor doors teach us. Maybe the lesson is just that pompous posturing assholes with thinly defended egos are not a region ... More >>
FW Weekly recently went deep on celebrity chef Tim Love. The story used accounts of Love's lackluster performance as a caterer at the Crowne Plaza Invitational and TCU as the hook to tell a story about a man who is hard-working but over-extended and, according to the paper, a tad egotistical. Throu ... More >>
For the past few days, several corners of the Internet have been all a-flutter over a recent piece on Forbes.com by a man named Ryan Holiday, who describes himself as a "strategist for big authors and big brands." Holiday apparently had tried to arrange a donation of $500,000 from one of his clien ... More >>
DART opted not to run this ad, which you can click to enlarge. The ad, I mean. Wha?Saw a "story" in the no-relation New York Observer this morning concerning the "yanking" of a "racy" movie ad from the side of Dallas Area Rapid Transit buses, and I thought it might be a good idea to ask DART spokesm ... More >>
Simon Doonan, the creative director of Barney's, says Dallas is almost as good as rehab -- which I've been saying for years, but everyone else has been too high and/or drunk to notice. Anyhoo, Doonan writes in this week's New York Observer that he's been in town lots lately opening the Barney's in N ... More >>
Keep saying it to yourself, over and over again: Legacy, legacy, legacy, legacy, eye candy, legacy, legacy... In the paper version of Unfair Park hitting stands today, I have a piece about the first of three Santiago Calatrava bridges the city wants to build across the Trinity River. As usual I wrot ... More >>
Peter Bogdanovich wasn't dead. He was just acting like it.
Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell isn't Carrie Bradshaw. Like, really.
Nora Ephron's You've Got Mail offers a new spin on an old Hollywood charmer
Belated release of Bob Dylan's legendary Live 1966 brings it all back home
Larry David brings his Seinfeld-ian perspective to film
Lisa Loeb struggles with the expectations of success