Why are Superintendent Mike Miles' top staffers decamping? Blame the school board.
Mike MezeulSo what do you give the man who -- all the sudden -- has everything? You throw him a surprise birthday party at a discreet wine room and invite 41 guests, including a Nobel Prize winner he's never met. After getting serenaded with "Happy Birthday" by a post-parade American Ai ... More >>
The new issue of New York magazine profiles Larry Kramer, whose actions on behalf of the gay community have spoken louder than his words, themselves a boisterous collection of plays, novels and journalism. In particular, the magazine is interested in the state of his decades-in-the-writing gay hi ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Thursday, December 17, 2009...That Toby Keith, he loves to court controversy. He made a "racist" gesture at a Nobel Prize after party while rapping with Will Smith. Yes, you read that right... he was rapping.About 500 Lil Wayne fans are enjoying his album ... More >>
Recipe Demonstrated by Anthony Russo of Russo's New York Coal Fired Italian Kitchen We all have big dreams. Some people want to win a Nobel Prize, others want to swim with sharks at the Great Barrier Reef and most just want to retire at the age of 30. Mine is simple, I want to move to Italy, dr ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Ho hum, The Ticket's dynasty rolls on as one of the most dominant entities in sports. In September's Arbitron PPM ratings - I hear, by the way, that only 1,400 meters are used to garner these numb ... More >>
Smokey Joe Barton's Wednesday afternoon tweet from a House Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing has been making the rounds, as the Arlington congressman does seem awful proud of hisself for stickin' it to Secretary of Energy Steve Chu -- the same dude who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1997, ... More >>
Nobel Prize-winner Robert Curl, who's opposed to allowing degrees in creationism. Because he's a scientist. A couple weeks before Christmas, we noted that the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Committee on Academic Excellence and Research in Austin was seriously considering a request from th ... More >>
The difference between passion and compassion? Throbbing members and refugee kids.
UT-Dallas professor and Nobel Prize-winner Alan MacDiarmid, who died earlier this month On February 8, we mentioned the passing of 2000 Nobel Prize-winning chemist and University of Texas at Dallas professor Alan G. MacDiarmid, who received a lengthy obit in The New York Times. MacDiarmid was 79 and ... More >>
Look out, evil Madison Avenue, these Jesus warriors have a battle plan for you
Help celebrate Pablo Neruda's big 1-0-0
Nobel laureate Norman Borlaug is credited with saving the lives of 1 billion people. So why is a small cadre of activists bent on tarnishing his legacy?
Documentary presents a case against Kissinger
October 22 - 28, 1998