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    December 30, 2013

    I Pretended to Be a Jimmy Buffett Fan for a Day

    Beginning the night of December 2, 2013, the day before a Jimmy Buffett show, I embarked upon a foolhardy and ill-fated mission to spend 24 hours straight converting myself into the biggest Jimmy Buffett fan imaginable. For the uninitiated, Jimmy Buffett is the undisputed champion of wearing Hawaii ... More >>

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    December 13, 2010

    Dallas Taco Tour: Noxious Fumes, (Mostly) Yummy Grub and the Best Taco in Town

    Photos by Jose Ralat MaldanadoRollout (and Rolaids) for the magical mystery taco tour.​Dallas is a taco wonderland. When questions of the best local culinary offerings are raised, the taco is among the first victuals mentioned by the celebrity chef and vagrant alike. That being so, on Saturday ... More >>

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    December 2, 2009

    On The Range: Chipotles

    ​On The Range is a weekly exploration of the history and lore of Texas menu items.When considering chipotles, or any other piquant peppers, you need to keep two names in mind. One is Rolaids, if you're of a timid stomach. But you should also be aware of Wilbur Scoville, the chemist who almost a c ... More >>

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    September 5, 2007

    Seared Tuna

    Bill Parcells, before hunky got a little chunky OK, I’m promising myself this won’t deteriorate into a season of Bill bashing. And it won’t. But since the NFL season doesn’t technically start until tomorrow night, can I get in one more (last?) crotch-kick to Coach Parcells? Thanks. If you m ... More >>

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    May 21, 2007

    "A Night at the Improv," By Which Uncle Barky Means WFAA-Channel 8

    A couple weeks back, WFAA-Channel 8 weatherman Pete "The Big" Delkus appeared on KTCK-AM's "The Hardline"; turns out, the boys at The Ticket have a big ol' man crush on the heir to Troy Dungan's throne. And with good reason: He's as smart-ass former ball player whose career as a pitcher with the Min ... More >>

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    November 2, 2000

    Queeg's Revenge

    A strange case of stolen fruit costs one police employee her job. Now she's ready to sue.