For those who found this morning's paper particularly dissatisfying, here are some other Sunday stories with that taste particularly local:The Atlanta Journal-Constitution begins its "Atlanta Forward" series this morning by comparing and contrasting that city with ours, a not-uncommon occurrence, ... More >>
Different vibe in Austin, sayeth this T-shirt for sale on South Congress. Born in Oak Cliff. Raised in Duncanville. Citizen of Dallas. But every time I go to Austin - like this past weekend when I skeedaddled from Cowboys' Camp in San Antonio for a quick getaway - I feel like I belong ther ... More >>
Popular prosperity preacher sues ABC and Trinity Foundation
El Greco, "Descent of the Holy Spirit" He called himself Apostle. And many a Sunday morning was punctuated with the skronk-skronk of a saxophone as he blew his rendition of "Amazing Grace." He was a young man, and he'd recently gotten out of prison, where he had some kind of conversion. We were yo ... More >>
We can't get enough of Ole Anthony. C'mon. Look at him. He radiates charisma. That's what his lady followers say, anyway. The controversy surrounding Dallas-based Trinity Foundation and the book I Can't Hear God Anymore: Life in a Dallas Cult, by Wendy Duncan, is going national next week. And then, ... More >>
Till today, most of us heathens thought speaking in tongues was either a Talking Heads album or something Robert Tilton pretended to do. That's why we have Bible Girl on hand, burnin' down the house. A strange noise was coming from somewhere behind me. "Dee-dee-dee-dee-dee-dee-dee-dee..." I looked ... More >>
Admit it. You cannot get enough of Robert Tilton. God knows you couldn't in 1991. After PrimeTime Live torpedoed the ministry of televangelist Robert Tilton in 1991, he filed a libel lawsuit against Capital Cities/ABC, PrimeTime Live, Diane Sawyer, producer Robbie Gordon and Trinity Foundation leade ... More >>
Ole Anthony anointed himself the watchdog of America's televangelists. But who was watching Ole Anthony?
He brought down Robert Tilton, W.V. Grant and Larry Lea, three of Dallas' high-flying televangelists in the early 1990s. And when he wasn't diving in dumpsters to pick through preachers' trash, he was entertaining journalists from around the world at "The Block," Trinity Foundation's collection of h ... More >>
Rock, journalism and school kids: Can you say "corrupting the youth"?
An aging Buzz finds little to celebrate in the year gone by. What did you expect?
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Why are the DMN city columnists so lame? Belo wants them that way.
Buddhist monks perform an act of religious devotion
Ain't too proud to beg
Russell Miles, the "Bill Gates of weird," finds religion in crank calls
A jet-settin', Scotch-sippin' Robert Tilton washes up in South Florida--and he still wants your money
A new Italian eatery tries to one-up La Madeleine
Trinity Foundation to acquire religious satire magazine
From a tiny food counter in South Dallas, Delvin Gray struggles to change the world