There are a lot of bad things you can say about the current state of political advertising. Campaigns ads to be loaded with unrelenting negativity and a wanton disregard for the truth, and they are often crafted with creepy specificity based on your demographics and what you buy online. They also te ... More >>
After an exhaustive search of public records and historical documents at the Library of Congress (read: drunken Google search), we are ready to honor President's Day with a comprehensive list of the foods enjoyed by our fearless leaders of the past. Throughout this process one question continued ... More >>
So, what to do. The banks are closed, the kids are out of school and some of us may feel compelled to celebrate the day with a little tip o' the hat to a president. Like the first or the 16th, who both happen to have birthdays this month. Or if you like lasagna, the 20th.
Once you brush the weeken ... More >>
Alfredo Corchado has a story in today's Dallas Morning News about Mitt Romney's Mexican relatives: "Mitt Romney's relatives in Mexico are supportive but wary." It's a topic that has been in the back of my mind ever since Dallas's own Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of Dallas First Baptist, tri ... More >>
Like it never happened?When Ben Johnson was stripped of his 100-meter gold medal in the 1988 Olympics, it was awarded to second-place finisher Carl Lewis.
When Carter High School was ripped of its 1988 Texas State 5A Football Championship, it was given to the team it beat in the titl ... More >>
Wasn't exactly Cortland Finnegan vs. Andre Johnson, but The Prez got into a scuffle last Friday. On the basketball court. With an elbow.
Barack Obama received 12 stitches to a cut on his lower lip after an errant elbow during a pick-up game by Rey Decerega, the Director of Programs for ... More >>