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  • News

    May 16, 2013

    Lyndon Baty and the Robot That Saved Him

    In tiny Knox City, a sick boy and his robot sidekick keep beating the odds.

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Whitt's End: 6.17.11

    ​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Jason Terry's voice is still hoarse from all the partying and cigars, but yet we're already peeking at 2012. Problem: The Mavs aren't a team built for the future, but rather the here-'n-now ... More >>

  • News

    June 16, 2011

    The Mavericks Finally Fought Back, and They Have the Title to Prove It

    Mark Cuban, Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavs shed labels and the Miami Heat on the way to their first NBA championship.

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Lebron James Can't Catch A Break: New Song Kicks The King While He's Down...

    Three days removed from Your Dallas Mavericks beating The Evil Miami Heat on their home court to clinch the NBA title, and it's still not a great time to be Lebron James, despite what he may go around telling people in press conferences.A new song written for The Chosen One by one Matt Smith (anyone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Mavs, From The Finals to the Fontainebleau

    Dallas, it would seem, has a new America's Team this morning, and so we'll get to the "news" in a moment. First, though, two Association videos -- sneak peeks at the "mini-movie" to come later this afternoon. On this side, Dirk Nowtizki, who "slew the fire-breathing demon of unfulfilled expectations ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Terry: Validation with a Vengeance

    ​As I watched Mark Cuban and Dirk Nowitzki try to keep an eye and arm on their new NBA Finals and NBA Finals MVP trophies, all the while swigging from a bottle of bubbly as big as a small pony, it struck me just how perfect this night was. The Mavericks -- those soft lil' Mav-wrecks -- were he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Don't Look Now, But Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Won a Championship the Right Way

    ​Mark Cuban was fuming. His team had just blown a 23-point lead in a Game 4 loss to Portland in the first round of the NBA playoffs. The Mavericks were two losses from another early-round exit, the likely firing of head coach Rick Carlisle and yet another in a seemingly endless re-shuffling of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Whitt's End: 6.10.11

    ​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *In 31 years of basketball, the Dallas Mavericks have won a combined (regular season and playoffs) 1,349 games. One more in Miami either Sunday or Tuesday and they are NBA Champions. *Histor ... More >>

  • News

    June 2, 2011

    Final Destinations: 2

    Mavericks revenge is a dish best served with Heat.

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2011

    Before the 2011 NBA Finals Start, One More Look Back at 2006 to Put Into Perspective Why This Series is So Dang Important

    Sorry to pee on your Memorial Day barbecue, but you gotta get mad one more time before we can get even. Revenge, after all, is best served ... in South Beach. I know only Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Terry remain for the Mavericks and Udonis Haslem and Dwyane Wade remain on the Heat from the 2006 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Let's Go Bulls! But Let's Never Forget the Heat!!

    ​We're rooting for the Chicago Bulls in tonight's Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Right? I know, in the regular season the Mavs were 2-0 against the Miami Heat and 0-2 against the Bulls. But the longer the series goes -- it's currently 3-1 Miami -- the more rest the Mavs will ge ... More >>

  • News

    December 2, 2010
  • Calendar

    November 25, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    As of Right Now, I'm Wishing Failure Upon ...

    Miami Thrice, enjoy your demise.​Dwyane Wade in specific. And the Miami Heat in general. Take this lightly if you wish, but consider the career/personal plunges of my previous targets: *Terrell Owens (cut by the Cowboys, irrelevant as Buffalo Bill). *Tiger Woods (lost his wife, reputat ... More >>

  • Film

    September 16, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 24, 2010

    Mercy Wine Bar Would Make Roy Orbison Proud

    ​"Pretty woman, walkin' down the street, pretty woman the kind I like to meet, pretty woman.  I don't believe you.  You're not the truth.  No one could look as good as you...Mercy!"  If rock 'n roll pioneer Roy Orbison were alive today, he might take great pleasure in knowing t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Dallas is in the Super Bowl! Okay, How About AT the Super Bowl?

    ​The Cowboys won't be in Miami for Super Bowl XLIV February 7, but Dallas will be represented all over South Beach in the form of the latest and greatest in safe, sassy transportation - VAULT. I saw this thing - it's like a giant combo limousine/Hummer/armored truck - pull up to a D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    First Look: DISH

    ​ "Do you want to go to this restaurant opening?" I asked my boyfriend as we were heating up leftovers. Checking the temperature of his canned soup, he replied, "Can't. I'm broke." To which I informed him, "It's free, and it's sponsored by champagne and vodka." Apparently, I didn't even have t ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 6, 2007

    I'm on the All-Carb Diet

    Record Grill doesn't give a crap about fat grams

  • Calendar

    January 18, 2007

    Barber Shop

    Barry Whistler pays tribute to a fallen artist

  • Dining

    January 18, 2007

    The Geisha Rub

    Mysterious, sensual, entertaining? Nah, not this geisha.

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2006

    Going Down in Downtown

    On Saturday, Raymond Hammell was mentioned in The Dallas Morning News, just not by name. He was not dead even a day, but already he was a statistic: a 56-year-old man "stabbed multiple times Friday evening in a skywalk in the 2000 block of Bryan Street. He later died at Baylor University Medical Cen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2006

    Parading Around The Arrogance

    Look, we all know our Dallas Mavericks are gonna win the NBA Finals. But that doesn't mean the series is over just yet. The Mavs are up 2-0 heading into tonight's Game 3, where the Miami Heat will almost certainly ride desperation to a big early lead. They call it human nature, and the hungry man be ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 30, 2005

    Green Machine

    Forget the sushi; stick with the specials at Asian Mint

  • Dining

    October 21, 2004

    Fast 'n Curryious

    At Cafe Roti, fast food speeds to a higher life form

  • News

    May 1, 2003

    Kings of Clubs

    The coke-drenched era of nightclubs is over, but now a new group of entrepreneurs is ready to reinvent the scene

  • Dining

    May 2, 2002

    Thom Tom Tim

    Triple R Group lands its first chef

  • Dining

    January 4, 2001

    Jumping Fish

    A new gig for Marc Haines

  • Culture

    September 2, 1999

    Changing channels

    When the Mavericks made a deal with the USA Network, Tom Hicks' regional sports channel became less regional

  • News

    November 20, 1997
  • Film

    July 4, 1996

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

  • Film

    February 22, 1996

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

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