Pat Robertson

  • News

    August 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Shake-Guzzling, Pat Robertson-Suing Dallas Bodybuilder Sentenced to Federal Prison

    It takes a special type of person to sue televangelist Pat Robertson over a weight loss shake and say things to a reporter like "Me and Robertson are coming in a head-on crash," and "This ain't no goddamn game. He wants to come after me? Bring it fuckin' on." It takes an equally special person to re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    Arlington Pastor Hates Gays and Mormons

    First Baptist Pastor Robert Jeffress gets most of the press for his outspoken views on homosexuality and Mormonism, but over at the Dallas Voice, John Wright highlights the, um, retrograde views of another prominent local preacher, Dwight McKissic of Arlington's Cornerstone Baptist Church. McKissic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Welcome to Colleyville, Home of the Most Scrutinized Fracking Site in North Texas

    The thing about air pollution is it doesn't heed county lines or city limits signs. Neither did the shale gas boom, until it moved into the cities and suburbs, where gas producers found themselves navigating a loud, patchwork quilt of municipal regulations that varied from town to town. It happene ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Anti-Abortion Prayer, Politics and Tornadoes from God Raise Spirits at Pastor Lou Engle's Rally

    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 >>

  • Culture

    February 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Trinity Broadcasting Network Property in Colleyville is Getting Fracked, By God, Pesky Southlake Neighbors Be Damned

    TBN Newsletter​The denizens of tony Southlake successfully defeated the fracking juggernaut, turning industry leaders like Chesapeake back at the city limit sign. Or maybe it was the low natural gas prices that did it. Tough to say, really. But what can they do when a derrick goes up a stone' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    So Is Mac and Cheese A Black Thing?

    Pat Robertson never ate mac and cheese at his Thanksgiving dinner, and after scratching my head deep in thought for the last three seconds, I'm pretty sure that I haven't either. But Robertson's question of the dish as a Thanksgiving staple ("Is that a black thing?") along with the commentator's r ... More >>

  • News

    June 16, 2011

    Holy Crap: Does Perry Have a Prayer?

    Dear, God, let's hope not.

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    Whitt's End: 1.15.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Haven't gotten a chance to ask him about it yet, but did I miss something or is Babe Laufenberg leaving CBS 11? Maybe he was buying CBS 11. Did I get that wrong? UPDATE: Says Laufenberg in a text ... More >>

  • News

    February 7, 2008

    Life After DNA Exoneration

    After 27 years in prison, DNA exoneree Charles Chatman tries to pick up the pieces and catch up with a world that has left him behind

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2007

    Pat Robertson's Lying? Noooo.

    Last month, we cruised the Highway to Hell with Pat Robertson -- good times, good times. You remember, right? K, then. Anyway, mentioned in that 700 Club report was James Stabile, "a 19-year-old homosexual who'd come by to drink and party" on Cedar Springs and wound up, like, finding God or somethi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2007
  • Blogs

    January 30, 2007

    "God Hates Fags" Guy Outed. He's From Dallas. Of Course.

    This is Donnie Davies, who doesn't like gay people. Or this is Joey Oglesby, who probably does. C'mon. He's an actor. The problem with satirizing idiots is that even your wildest jokes come so close to reality that some people have trouble seeing the difference. Trust us on this. We have the legal b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2006
  • Blogs

    September 13, 2006
  • Music

    August 3, 2006

    Presidency of the Wild

    With a gun in one hand and a crossbow in the other, we warm to the dream of a Nuge '08 ticket

  • News

    June 29, 2006

    A Strongman Scorned

    A local bodybuilder sues Pat Robertson over a weight-loss shake

  • Music

    April 20, 2006

    Wright Amendment

    The industrial-wave insanity of Denton's best underground trio fits somewhere nicely between Satan and Sartre

  • Calendar

    March 23, 2006
  • Film

    March 16, 2006

    See Also: Vexing

    V for Vendetta delivers less, not Moore

  • News

    March 9, 2006

    Oscar Overhaul

    The Academy--y-a-w-n--Awards desperately need a shot of sports

  • News

    February 9, 2006

    The End Is Near

    Famine, pestilence, war, death--at Dallas Theological Seminary, the Apocalypse is the horse to bet on

  • Music

    October 27, 2005

    Ween-ie Roast

    Sick of giving kids candy? Then scare 'em away with these sick classics

  • Calendar

    August 4, 2005

    Equal Rights Stuff

    See the women who fought for your rights at the Women's Museum

  • News

    March 11, 2004


    Follow the signs

  • Culture

    March 28, 2002

    Hours of Power

    Theatre Three makes a joyful noise with a good play about preachin'

  • News

    August 17, 2000

    Sins of a Preacher Man

    Until his overthrow, Bill Price led the Texas anti-abortion movement for 17 years. Was it politics, ego, or something worse that did him in?

  • Film

    August 17, 2000

    Tears of a Clown

    The Eyes of Tammy Faye teaches us that garish televangelists have feelings too

  • Culture

    August 10, 2000

    Born Again?

    Tammy Faye Bakker's back, but don't be afraid this time

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    Mr. Fixit

    "Ex-gay" minister Randy Thomas prays to put gays and lesbians on the straight and narrow

  • Dining

    August 12, 1999

    Monument to an ego

    Why is multimillionaire Scott Ginsburg building one of the world's most expensive restaurants in Dallas? Because he can.

  • News

    July 15, 1999

    Closing death's door

    Will proposed media rules stifle coverage of convicts facing execution?

  • News

    September 3, 1998

    GOP to gays: Butt out

    Texas' Log Cabin Republicans find themselves the ultimate outsiders--vilified by both the GOP and fellow gays

  • News

    April 2, 1998

    The Jones Boys

    How a troupe of button-down Dallas lawyers breathed life into Jones vs. Clinton and found themselves the nation's most unlikely feminist heroes

  • Calendar

    November 13, 1997
  • News

    November 14, 1996

    60,000 naked men

    When the Promise Keepers revival rolls into town, every soul in sight gets exposed

  • Calendar

    June 27, 1996
  • Calendar

    April 18, 1996
  • News

    March 21, 1996

    White Like Me

    A Christian comes to terms with Dallas' Christian Coalition

  • News

    October 19, 1995

    Sex and city hall

    How strip bars have their way with the Dallas city council