• Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    The Simpsons' 30 Best Musical Cameos: 15 - 1

    Yesterday we got the ball rolling on our picks for the best musical cameos from The Simpsons' first 25 years on the air, in honor of the show's ongoing marathon of 552 episodes on FXX. We went through the first half of our list of 30 episodes, meaning it's time for us to finish what we started. So, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2014

    The Simpsons' 30 Best Musical Cameos: 30 - 15

    Can there be too much of a good thing? Perhaps. Fans of The Simpsons have likely been asking themselves that question for years now, given that the beloved Fox TV show has been on the air for 25 years now and, arguably, past its best for quite some time. But for the past week, we've also been indulg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    Man Accidentally Shoots Himself in Leg While Buying Milk at Lake Highlands Walmart

    Update at 8:42 a.m.:The guy with the gun has been identified as 23-year-old Todd Canady. Original post: It's Monday night and you're out of milk. Mornings just aren't the same without the chocolate milky dregs of your Cocoa Puffs, so a trip to Walmart is in order. Keys? Check. Wallet? Check. Spring ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Yeah, But What If Baseball Went To The European Football Table?

    I know the Texas Rangers swept the previously mighty Boston Red Sox and we're all atwitter about the American League West division race heading into August ... September ... maybe even October? But what if baseball were governed according to, say, European football standards? You know, the top ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    Gun Crazy

    City of Springfield, IllinoisDid not see that coming. Yesterday, first thing, I pointed out Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway's call to arms -- meaning, of course, his call for folks to part with their firearms in exchange for 50 bucks' worth of Kroger groceries Saturday morning at Reunion. Shortl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2008

    GameStop Faces Its Future, and It Looks a Lot Like ... Mom

    Grapevine-based GameStop, branded damned near recession-proof only last month, gets a lengthy looking-over from Fortune this week in a piece not online. And while the joint's making money thumb over fist -- it's expected to move one out of every five copies of Grand Theft Auto IV sold in the U.S. an ... More >>

  • News

    February 28, 2008

    Obama and Me

    It was the year 2000, and I was a young, hungry reporter in Chicago with a young, hungry state legislator on my speed dial

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2007
  • News

    November 8, 2007

    Crock the Vote

    The numbers are in...but what does it mean?

  • Film

    July 26, 2007

    It Doesn't Suck!

    Breathe easy, Simpsons fans. The movie is eeeexellent.

  • News

    September 18, 2003

    Mo Funny

    Plus: Sack of Kittens; A Gay Scam Robs Now

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Off the Hizzle

    Plus: Double D'oh, Bolly Wanna Poppadum?

  • Culture

    November 22, 2001

    Fractured Fairy Tale

    Reckless' helter-skelter heroine searches for the meaning of Christmas--and life

  • News

    June 28, 2001

    Goodbye Kitty

    CueCat was a little like a mule with a spinning wheel--so says Dallas' own Lyle Lanley

  • Culture

    April 26, 2001

    Shearer Delight

    The voice of Flanders is the voice of reason, absatively posilutely

  • News

    January 25, 2001

    Unfair Share

    High-pressure sales tactics and promises of fabulous prizes make Dallas-based Silverleaf Resorts the champion of Texas time-shares, but dissatisfied customers say, "Buyer beware"

  • Calendar

    November 2, 2000

    Crazy Like Fox

    The future of Fox

  • News

    June 17, 1999

    Disturbing personality

    An unsolved string of cat mutilations in North Dallas leaves police and residents wondering who could do such a thing

  • Music

    April 3, 1997
  • News

    August 1, 1996

    Trail of Tears

    Ruth Smith set out to enshrine a Cherokee battleground and started a war of her own

  • Calendar

    May 30, 1996
  • Music

    February 8, 1996

    Combat rock

    The Strafers tune in to rebel radio and the Clash's echoes