In 1969, Norma McCorvey was just 21 and living in Dallas with her father when she got pregnant for the third time. She was poor, working menial jobs and couldn't afford another child. She wanted an abortion, but she also couldn't afford the trip to one of the six states that allowed the practice at ... More >>
Last week after the All-Star Game, Kansas City barbecue got the full hash tag treatment from visiting sports writers. I just so happened to be in KC this weekend and, based on Twitter-sphere, recommendations from friends and an editor, I told my hosts I had visit to Oklahoma Joe's BBQ. They didn't a ... More >>
The view of the Chapel of Thanksgiving that appears, briefly, in the new Tree of Life trailerLast night, in the comments of the Good Guys-are-gone item, Friend of Unfair Park "Urban Observer" observed: At the 1:39-minute mark of the just-released trailer for writer-director Terrence Malick's looo ... More >>
...just like the Texan president who fascinates him
Lawyer Fred Baron says he's one of the good guys, fighting a war against evil asbestos manufacturers. But some former employees claim his firm is a factory that mass-produces lawsuits by implanting memories and inventing testimony.
The sodden Hope Floats sits on the surface