Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>
Governor Rick Perry is in California this week as part of his campaign to lure businesses to Texas, attempting to finish in person what his radio ads started. In an interview with the San Jose Mercury News Perry said that California Governor Jerry Brown's comments that Perry's radio ad was "a fart ... More >>
Below, as you can see, we've added the video containing the, um, sloppy remarks for which Dallas Star Sean Avery received his indefinite suspension last night from National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman. Meanwhile, back in New York, Newsday's Arthur Staples is among those calling out the c ... More >>
Joanne Jacobs is a former education-beat reporter at the San Jose Mercury News who left the paper to write the 2005 book Our School: The Inspiring Story of Two Teachers, One Big Idea, and the School That Beat the Odds, about a charter school in San Jose hellbent on educating kids, most of whom are H ... More >>
A Friend of Unfair Park who works for Neiman Marcus says our earlier item about 100th anniversary exclusives is nothing: "The real big deal," she writes, "is going to be the NM Exclusives Event starting September 10. We have over 100 items designed exclusively for our 100th anniversary by the fashio ... More >>
Like father, like son: Anyone remember former Texas Rangers pitcher Mike Bacsik? Not that one, this one. Too bad The Dallas Morning News didn't pen its own Mike Bacsik piece for this morning's paper -- Bacsik being, like, the Washington Nationals pitcher who served up Barry Bonds' 756th homer last n ... More >>
This is the man who saved NBC, and he will likely be the very man to kill it altogether. NBC Universal Television Group CEO Jeff Zucker announced yesterday his network's cutting $750 million from the budget by 2008, and it'll get there by canning some 700 employees not only at the network but throug ... More >>
David Kunkle is the most popular police chief in America today--and in London tomorrow. Or something like that. Tomorrow, Dallas Police Chief David Kunkle leaves for London as part of an FBI program that allows big-city chiefs from all over the country to train with and learn from their counterparts ... More >>
More than two months ago, Parks Associates--a Dallas-based market research and consulting firm--produced a study that said the unfathomable (but obvious?): Americans are tired of the Internet. Seriously, according to the study, "few new households [are] willing to subscribe to Internet services, whi ... More >>
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Zimmerman wins writing award, Henry cited by black journalists' organization