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  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Could You Eat Your Green Ham Here? Could You Eat It For a Year?

    No contest prize better symbolizes American abundance than the classic "year's supply," which conjures images of winners with endless closets full of puppy chow, baking powder or floor wax. Ham I Am!​But just what constitutes a year's supply? Should food contest entrants be prepared to feast on t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 16, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    In All Seriousness, a Local Marine's Joker One

    new InsightBookReader('preview', '9781400067732', 'Joker One', 'Donovan Campbell', '0', '', ''); A Friend of Unfair Park who read my Memorial Day item points our direction toward Monday's episode of Fresh Air, during which Terry G ... More >>

  • News

    May 1, 2008

    Forget Me Not

    In his debut novel, Plano's Stefan Merrill Block makes peace with a family curse

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2008

    To Meet a War Hero

    Thursday morning, James Megellas sat all by his lonesome in front of the Fox News kiosk, located in Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport's Terminal C. Spread out before him were dozens of copies of his book, All the Way to Berlin, Megellas' autobiography published by Random House in 2003. My fath ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2007
  • Blogs

    May 9, 2007

    Digging for Gold-diggers in Dallas. Like That's Hard.

    J.C. Conklin, trying to put the "arch" in arched back During our neverending search to do everything but put out an issue of this newspaper thing that apparently goes along with our blog, Unfair Park scours YouTube for the very latest in Dallas-oriented viral videos. And what we found this week does ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2006

    Local Lit Fit

    Former Dallas attorney Mark Gimenez's new book--old one, but new to you in paperback--is out in a few days. There's a small, but growing, stack of books written by local authors piling on my desk, and it is one mixed bag of lit. Random House's Anchor Books imprint has sent something like seven copie ... More >>

  • News

    December 22, 2005

    The Reel Truth

    Hollywood Claims the Sky is Falling. To Which We Say Puh-lease.

  • News

    April 15, 2004

    Code Breaker

    Countering a popular novel lets a Dallas theologian spread The Word

  • Culture

    October 31, 2002

    Paul Faaaaag!

    The creator of TV's Freaks can't stop talking about being a geek

  • News

    July 25, 2002

    Making Book

    First-time authors gamble on a new form of publishing taking its first shaky steps

  • Culture

    March 14, 2002

    Confess, Greg

    For years, Fletch was out of print. Now, his father explains why.

  • Culture

    February 7, 2002

    Flame On

    Out of financial and creative bankruptcy, Marvel Comics is mighty once more

  • Culture

    December 21, 2000

    Twisp of the Tale

    When C.D. Payne stopped writing ad copy, he created a revolutionary teenage hero

  • News

    November 23, 2000

    Fart of the Deal

    We told you so

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    E-publish or perish

    Move over Mr. Gutenberg -- Dallas Internet entrepeneur Patrick Seaman is hunting for the "killer app" to create the next revolution in publishing

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    Exorcising demons

    A Wedgwood member recounts last year's tragedy to help others--and himself--move on

  • Calendar

    February 3, 2000

    Dawson's book

    Life is Good so far

  • Film

    January 27, 2000

    Valley of the dull

    Susann biopic isn't Great, not by the longest shot

  • Music

    January 7, 1999

    Read? What am that?

    The year in rock books which isn't such an oxymoron, really

  • News

    November 28, 1996

    Nothing But The Truth

    James Halperin's book The Truth Machine calls for a utopia where infallible lie detectors make us better people from the president on down. Is it science fiction or prophecy?

  • Calendar

    April 4, 1996
  • News

    January 18, 1996

    It's the stock price, stupid!

    High-flying Danny Wettreich has shut down companies, destroyed jobs, and drawn the scrutiny of two federal agencies, But he says it's what the stock market thinks of him that counts.