Starting an under-the-radar business selling bogus Viagra and calling it "Erection Connection," as 48-year-old Charles Anthony Johnson of Dallas did, kind of sounds like a joke. The federal government, however, isn't laughing. Johnson was charged last August with a dozen counts of conspiring to tra ... More >>
Behind the scenes of the death match between Big Ag and undercover animal-rights activists.
I'm writing a monstrous, toothless, heavy-breathing, drooling, hairy beast of a paper this year. And by "this year," I of course mean "for the rest of my life." It's called a thesis; I call it the reason Pfizer is having a good year. In order to bestow upon the research community a contribution that ... More >>
If Mitt Romney won't tell you which need to be closed, we will
To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. No human with any semblance of self-respect, dignity or care for their cardiovascular ... More >>
In one East Texas town, a new brand of meth lab has business -- and the occasional house -- booming.
EDallas Symphony OrchestraDoug Adams, left, with film composer James Newton Howardarlier this afternoon, Dallas Symphony Orchestra president Doug Adams told Dallas Morning News classical music critic Scott Cantrell why he's leaving within the next 30 days: "I've been trapped in a real estate deal ... More >>
Carter AlbrechtYesterday in Dallas federal court, Carter Albrecht's parents, Ken and Judy, finally sued Pfizer, claiming that its smoking-cessation drug Chantix played a "direct and proximate" role in Carter's shooting death almost two years ago to the day. The Albrechts have long considered suin ... More >>
To this day, people still post comments to the September 4, 2007, Unfair Park item concerning the smoking-cessation drug Chantix and its troubling effect on users. Andrea Grimes wrote the piece because Sorta's Carter Albrecht and his girlfriend had begun using the Pfizer-made medicine shortly before ... More >>
The Wrens released the best album of 2003. It almost never came out.