Shoeless Joe Jackson

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Shoeless Joe Comes to Leonard

    Dish Boggett ... er, D.B. Sweeney​By which I mean: D.B. Sweeney, who played Shoeless Joe Jackson in John Sayles's 1988 adaptation of Eliot Asinof's book Eight Men Out, and Leonard, Texas, a tiny town up in Fannin County. So happens that just as we were writing about all the TV shows shooting aroun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2006

    Root, Root, Root for the Other Team

    Observations from a Texas Rangers game: The hot dogs out at the Ameriquest Ballpark at Arlington Stadium suck this year, at least those being sold by the guys in the stands. That is, when you can find one: When we went to a game during opening week, just a single hot-dog vendor came to our seats in ... More >>

  • Film

    January 12, 2006

    Bet on Black

    Glory Road relives the season college hoops smashed the color barrier

  • Culture

    January 9, 2003

    Vanity Fare

    Ray Liotta wants to know why he loses roles to...Owen Wilson?

  • News

    November 14, 2002

    Being Ray Liotta

    Plus: Finding Himself

  • Film

    March 28, 2002

    Durham Bull

    In The Rookie, a middle-aged man throws heat but leaves us cold

  • Culture

    July 22, 1999

    Born again

    The Texas-Louisiana league claims it's about to resurrect the Fort Worth Cats

  • Calendar

    November 3, 1994