So I fell down one of those Internet rabbit holes a few nights ago -- you know, when YouTube proves itself to be a Rube Goldberg machine -- and ended up at this clip, which I very clearly remember watching on 120 Minutes as a 13-year-old, and knowing then that it would be a formative experience. I w ... More >>
PSFK(UPDATE: This is actually just a really cool vending machine. A really cool machine with a fancy screen that shows a VIDEO of a potato being made. But hey, you have to admit, it looks cool. I am an idiot, and I hate the internet).
(Editor's note: I also am an idiot.)
File this under Ho ... More >>
Federal Reserve Bank of DallasSeveral Friends of Unfair Park, including a grumpy one below, have asked if we'll make mention of
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fisher's speech given in Midland yesterday. Sure, absolutely, happy to. Because, first, I'm ... More >>
In this week's paper, Eric Grubbs catches up with OK Go frontman Damian Kulash and talks, among other things, about the band's DIY approach to its music videos (like the above, recently released, Rube Goldberg-inspired "This Too Shall Pass" take)--and its former label's issues with the band's ideals ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsRoss and Margot Perot enjoy the party alongside museum president Nicole Small.When the city began work on the Woodall Rodgers Deck Park, they didn't just break ground -- there's no ground there to dig up -- they held a "ground-making" ceremony instead. When they invited g ... More >>
Corn or flour?Depends on the filling. This comes from Alison Cook, author of "Taco Capitol, USA," a groundbreaking Texas Monthly cover story on the subject of Tex-Mex cuisine, who notes that while flour tortillas are better suited to Northern Mexico-style grilled meats and to breakfast tacos, "certa ... More >>
Today, Southlake-based Kari Jobe's first solo CD will hit the shelves of Christian music stores around the country. The self-titled debut is being released by Gateway Create Publishing and Integrity Music (where Jobe's currently featured on the homepage).
And the first sing ... More >>
Rube Goldberg's "Self-Operating Napkin"As noted here several times in the past, Richard Fisher, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, gives mighty good speech -- full of literary references, song lyrics and the assorted accumulated detritus collected in a bright mind. He was down ... More >>
Dallas Federal Reserve president and chief executive officer Richard Fisher, pictured at right, spoke today in front of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth and the Dallas Committee on Foreign Relations. As always, the text of his speech -- titled, hysterically, "Historical Perspectives on ... More >>