Sometimes the Internet is excessively dumb, like yesterday when half of Twitter was announcing #NowThatchersDead and the other half was heartbroken because they thought it was #NowThatChersDead. And other times the Internet can be pretty heartwarming. A good example of the heartwarming Internet is ... More >>
Yesterday the farming trade publication Farm Futures carried a story on the potential rise in beef prices after the recent uproar over pink slime, or LFTB (lean finely textured beef). CattleFax, a beef industry research group, estimates the pink slime news cycle "is costing the U.S. beef industry $1 ... More >>
From his home in Stillwater, Oklahoma, Jesse Tabish sounded a bit nervous. The leader of Other Lives certainly had every right to be anxious. His band was just about to begin a tour with Radiohead. Well, that tour makes a stop in Dallas this evening at the AAC and Tabish was kind enough to speak ... More >>
Chad Fitzgerald owns Cake Guys, a cakery with locations in both Dallas and Duncanville. He's also a constant on season two of TLC's Next Great Baker, which premiered Monday night. (Fitzgerald was part of the night's winning team). The next day, we got with Chad and talked to him about the show's pre ... More >>
Call it the Pat 12. As in, no thanks to expansion, we'll stand. As in, the Big 12 -- all but buried by a lot of us dorks -- remains alive, like the muddy, bony, cob-webbed hand reaching up from the grave to snatch onto life. Again. Because it couldn't get assurances from Texas about a ... More >>
10. We've sorta become desensitized to Oregon's smorgasboard of uniforms with different helmets featuring gray, green, yellow and white and neon-green outlined numbers. Blame Phil Knight and Nike for those. But what about the rest of ya? The opening weekend of college football delivered some gr ... More >>
Other LivesIt'd be easy to pigeonhole Oklahoma music as solely focused on red dirt country (see: Cross Canadian Ragweed) or dust-bowl folk (see: Woody Guthrie) were it not for the contributions made by the likes of the Flaming Lips, Evangelicals, Starlight Mints and Stardeath & White Dwarfs i ... More >>
Nate Newton has lost almost 200 pounds. His son, Tre, has lost his interest in playing football. Tre, a running back at Texas, decided this week to give up football in part because of numerous concussions. The sophomore missed last week's loss to Oklahoma State after sustaini ... More >>
R.I.P, Big 12? Certainly looks so, as the Pac 10 over the weekend empowered commissioner Larry Scott to proceed with plans for expansion. In other words, let the raiding of the Big 12 Conference commence. Last week, news surfaced of the Pac 10's plans, which center on adding Texas, Texas A&a ... More >>
NASL JerseysKyle Rote Jr. -- who, it was announced this week, is finally being inducted into the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame as a "veteran," no kidding -- did indeed call me back earlier this week. Said I'd have better luck trying him later -- meaning, oh, 'round 11 p.m. or midnight, he'd b ... More >>
Looks like Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights spent part of the Halloween weekend up in Stillwater, Oklahoma, playing for the college at Oklahoma State University and, apparently, mini-Superwoman, too, as you'll see in the above, beautifully shot clip from Zach Gray of OSU's The Daily O'Colleg ... More >>
Well, the big weekend is here. That's right, Mizzou vs Oklahoma State.My brother earned his Ph.D from OSU (although I hear they practically give those things away in Stillwater) while I, um, attended doctoral classes at the Sorbonne of the Midwest (where, I believe, Stephen Hawking flunked out b ... More >>
She's worked in some of the city's most respected kitchens, including Cafe on the Green, Mediterraneo and The Riviera. As executive chef at Trader Vic's, she picked up a spot in the Dallas Morning News' list of top new restaurants in 2007.Crockett now serves as general manager for Cadillac Ranch, th ... More >>
Dallas mayors former and current were in D.C. over the weekend for the U.S. Conference of Mayors annual winter meeting: Tom Leppert, to once more make Dallas's case for stimulus dough-re-mi; Ron Kirk, to calm mayors' fears concerning his unpopular position on free trade. Leppert, like every other in ... More >>
Texas-OU is great and all, but what about the Cotton Bowl's other 51 Saturdays a year?
The Grand Prairie AirHogs are willing to do whatever it takes to make you a fan. And that includes win.
Every week there's something new about T. Boone Pickens, who's yet to get back to Unfair Park about that interview request, aw. One day he's farming wind; the next, he's gonna sell water to Dallas; the next, he's donating more of his fortune to Oklahoma State University. But this may be the best sto ... More >>
Better late than never, let's hear it for U-T-Yay!
The arrest of Dallas' "Black Widow" lights a fire under a cold murder case
Bizarre fibers. Black sweat. Bugs under the skin. Welcome to the controversial world of Morgellons disease.
The Academy--y-a-w-n--Awards desperately need a shot of sports
Rick and Suzanna Wamsley were strict with their children. Police say their son paid them back with murder.
So why did LaMarcus Aldridge put off NBA riches?
Want a sure thing? Read Schutze's columns.
Unfortunately for him, our columnist couldn't avoid the NFL draft forever
I would tell you about the Big 12 tourney, but my stomach hurts
Falling sales and claims of sexist, insular management plague Plano-based J.C. Penney. Can a woman -- from Wal-Mart of all places -- turn the troubled chain around?
What do you get when you cross a horse with a white elephant? The Las Colinas Equestrian Center.
Dallas attorney Darrell Jordan wants to cover the Cotton Bowl--anyone got $150 million to spare?
T. Boone Pickens Jr. has lost millions, been booted out of his own company, and his wife wants a divorce. Miriam Rozen chronicles the downward spiral of the once-fearsome Learjet Cowboy.