John Brown gets asked the question a lot. What happens if he doesn't find oil in Israel? If his biblically inspired quest to restore the Holy Land to Israel comes to naught? Always, he gives the same response. "Well, I can't really deal with that," Brown explains in a promotional video for his com ... More >>
For several days now, state health officials have been sounding the alarm about a nascent measles outbreak in North Texas. As of Friday, there had been nine confirmed cases, a number that will grow as new reports from local health agencies filter up to the state. The epicenter of the outbreak is Ta ... More >>
Over the years, the Vans Warped Tour has fascinatingly evolved to include a widely diverse collection of alternative rock acts. What was once simply a showcase for metal and punk now features rap, electronica, folk and bands in several other genres. This year's Warped Tour may be the most varied ev ... More >>
According to Wycliffe, the global authority of Bible translation, the complete scriptures have been rendered in some 518 languages and dialects as of 2012. There's a Bible in every language you can name, plus hundreds that you can't. Speakers of Esperanto have their own version, and Klingons soon ma ... More >>
"I lost my old hair in Denver, girl, so I had to get new hair today," Christeene Vale says over the phone. "But, ya know, I have to fuck it up, wash it in the sink." Vale, who has been labeled a "drag terrorist," a nightmarish gutter of filth, bruise and overflowing sexuality, is telling me about t ... More >>
Still joyously disreputable, Raiders comes to IMAX
By 7:15 on Thursday night, women were already crying. By 7:30, a few were speaking in tongues, their arms raised heavenward, or kneeling in the chilly concrete aisles of the Dallas Convention Center's Area Hall C. Onstage, a muscular, clean-cut guy with sandy hair and a black V-neck T-shirt strummed ... More >>
The Bath House explores The Mystery of Miz Arnette, while Nouveau Frontiers keep reading.
Mohamed Elhassan, a Sufi imam and business owner here in Dallas, lost his case for the Koran last month in Terry Jones' Florida church.When Florida pastor Terry Jones finally made good on the threat he'd been toying with in the press for months, to burn a Quran in his church, it set off days of dead ... More >>
Did a preacher's obsessions push Dena Schlosser over the edge?
How many drinks does it take to get beer goggles?