"I am pretty sure I am not a sick human being," California comic artist Jack Ohman wrote on his blog this week. But some folks in Texas, including the governor, are pretty sure he is. Ohman published the above comic this week in the Sacramento Bee, the daily newspaper in the state's capitol. It was ... More >>
On February 4 a 30-second radio ad featuring none other than Governor Rick Perry started its week-long run in six California cities. The ad features the governor's voice tempting the state's businesses to relocate to Texas: "Building a business is tough, but I hear building a business in California ... More >>
Some good may come out of the Komen Foundation's hard right turn on abortion this week. It was about time, anyway, for a fundamental re-examination of Komen by people committed to the cause of cancer research. You'll find a good summary of reasons to be worried about giving to Komen, even before th ... More >>
Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author Pete Dexter still packs a punch.
That copy of Dallas Notes you see above was loaned to me yesterday by one Mike Rhyner, who, as it turns out, was a contributor to the late Stoney Burns's Buddy magazine way back when. Its pages are brittle; it falls apart when you just look at it. Contained within, on Page 3, is a story headlined ... More >>
Avi AdelmanJust another weekend on Lower Greenville, where DPD checks IDs at the Hotel CapriSome weekend catch-up while we wake up following several base-running mistakes last night: Kevin Smith is at the Granada Wednesday night, and, maybe, he'll address his earlier-this-year run-in with hometow ... More >>
This morning, The McClatchy Company announced it is going to "reduce its workforce by about 10 percent," or 1,400 jobs, ASAP -- and, yes, that will likely include some cuts at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, where several Friends tell us the mood is one of apropos doom and gloom. It'll happen as usual ... More >>
Phil Haberman claims he fought with special forces in Iraq, but he's about as real as Rambo
How long will Benavides hold on?
Caught napping; Save that gerbil; Ill-chosen words
There's too much static when Boyz and writers get on the party line