As YouTube becomes increasingly wealthy, its stars and the networks that contract with them battle for money and creative control.
The original announcement came back in May: The Texas Theatre, threatened by the wrecking ball as recently as the mid-'90s, was on the road to recovery as a revival house -- a much-needed, much-welcomed addition to the local cinemascape. At present, the Texas is closed for much-needed, much-welco ... More >>
Courtesy Oak Cliff FoundationLast I heard, the folks behind the Texas Theatre's extreme makeover still needed some $7 million to get the historic Oak Cliff movie palace completely put back together again. (Some $2 mil has been raised and spent since redo efforts began in '01, but those Cliffdwell ... More >>
This morning on the YouTubes I stumbled across a fascinating slide show just posted by a user named "reluctantpaladin." The video, set to the soundtrack from Cold Mountain, features photos taken only yesterday in a place I've driven past a hundred times but never stepped foot inside: the Oakland Cem ... More >>
Some Morning News staffers we know have taken to calling Belo CEO Robert Decherd "Howard Hughes" because he's been kinda absent of late. Well, we assume that's why. Nothing to do with jarring, we don't think. Well, at least there's no more guessing to be done about the final number. It's 111, for th ... More >>
Today's the day The Dallas Morning News sets its "voluntary" buyout list: Staffers have till 5:30 p.m. to withdraw their acceptances, which some folks have done and others are contemplating as the end draws near. But there's at least one person in this world high on Belo, and his name ain't Robert D ... More >>
Are chefs very superstitious?