The Times of London

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Beware This Ten Bells Tavern Burger, for It Will Make Your Night (and Ruin Your Shirt)

    It is now known that the Socal burger at Ten Bells Tavern comes with two omens. The first came in the form of a kind waiter, who warned me of a possible doom: "Leave the wrapper on as a long as you can." I thought, "the prophecy of the meat juice is real!" The other came in the form of a black cat. ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 22, 2012

    The Life and Death of Dallas Theater Center's Jack Ruby, All-American Boy

    In 1974, DTC premiered its best show ever. Why was it never seen again?

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    In the Nasher vs. the Museum Tower, Who's the Aggressor? Who Cares?

    I just get a little tummy ache every time I see the Nasher Sculpture Center back in the news again treated like it's holy Bethlehem. Please. The stuff in there is art, not the preserved teeth and hair of the saints. Renzo Piano, the architect, is on the front page of the official government newspap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    It's a Secret, But Love Field Is Ranked ...

    ​Every year, the Airports Council International -- a trade org representing most of the airports in the world -- asks terminal travelers how they really feel about their skymalls. And every year, the ACI manages to keep those reports secret. Except this year: The Times of London has hidden behind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Weird Science: Eating Brains, McDonald's Madness and Brilliant Bacon

    Lunch!​For most eaters, scrutinizing food means checking to make sure the lettuce in their salad's clean and their steak's not overly fatty. Scientists, of course, take a more rigorous approach, using microscopes, MRI scans and sophisticated chemical testing to determine exactly what people ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2008

    Henry Waxman's Starting to Smell Something Rotten at Bush Library

    Fredo Sunday's Times of London story about Houston lobbyist Stephen Payne's soliciting six-figure donations for the Bush library on the SMU campus by promising access to the likes of Dick Cheney and Condoleezza Rice sure is gathering steam. The White House is dismissing and denying and distancing; ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2007

    Dallas-Based Life Coach Gets U.K. Love

    Ginger Cockerham When I heard the name Ginger Cockerham, I immediately thought, "Porn star!" Nope, turns out she's a life coach in Dallas -- and one who's so good at her job, apparently, that this morning she merits a lengthy feature in The Times of London, which describes her as "one of America’s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2007

    Meat Loaf, Well Done?

    Marvin Lee Aday, graduate of the great Thomas Jefferson High School, is calling it quits. So reports The Times of London today, anyway. Says the paper, on Wednesday night the man known as Meat Loaf was performing at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne when, just before launching into "Parad ... More >>

  • Film

    January 19, 2006

    Torah! Torah! Torah!

    Protocols of Zion takes a hard look at those who fear Jews

  • News

    January 19, 2006

    "Exuberantly shallow"

    Suspension bridge of disbelief

  • News

    September 30, 2004

    Paint by Numbers

    Inside the life of Southlake's child prodigy artist, 15-year-old Olivia Gennett

  • News

    April 8, 2004

    Sex Toy Story

    You can't buy a vibrator in Burleson, but there are plenty of dildos

  • News

    April 3, 2003

    Phoned In

    When inspiration calls, I listen...and then I type 1,250 words

  • News

    September 26, 2002

    Enough to Make You Sick

    In the struggle for a shrinking pot of money from asbestos litigation, the sickest victims are getting nickels and dimes while lawyers get their millions

  • News

    May 3, 2001

    From Russia, with Love

    Just $25,000 gets you a bundle of hot Russian babes from one Dallas matchmaking firm. What more could a rich American geek ever ask for?

  • Culture

    January 11, 2001

    Fear of Comics

    Los Bros Hernandez return, bearing Love and Rockets

  • News

    November 9, 2000

    Testing Patience

    A gun-toting fugitive gets a hand from Chuck Norris, while a father waits for help from anywhere

  • Music

    August 10, 2000


    What would the face of rock history have looked like if the British Invasion had been a Britney Invasion instead?

  • Culture

    July 27, 2000

    Porn to sell

    Product placement comes to adult videos...hey, watch where you put that thing!

  • News

    March 16, 2000

    Mommy's little angel

    Marshall Ball can't talk. So he listens to God. Everyone else listens to Marshall.

  • News

    May 2, 1996

    Scam Without A Country

    For con men the world over, there is no place like the Dominion of Melchizedek because it is no place