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  • Blogs

    November 25, 2013

    Stoned North Texas Ghost Hunters Torched a 1854 Louisiana Plantation House, Police Say

    Legend has it that the slaves who once labored in the fields of the LeBeau Plantation never entirely left. Cruelly mistreated, some to their death, their restless spirits wandered through their master's sprawling mansion, taking revenge upon its occupants. One by one, the LeBeau family was driven ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    Kidd Kraddick Dies at a Charity Golf Tournament [Update]

    Update: The Times-Picayune in New Orleans has just reported that Kidd Kradick died of cardiac disease -- information they collected from the preliminary autopsy results of the Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office. The investigation into his death is ongoing, but the coroner's office reports no abnormal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    Best Recipes for Spending the Super Bowl with Food Nerds

    If you need evidence that food nerds don't know sports, take a look at the intro to this video for short rib nachos. Painful, right? But ask yourself: What would a Sunday game be without a good tailgate? Who turns on a big game at home and doesn't at least offer some Buffalo chicken dip? While some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    Sean Peyton is Coaching His Son's Football Team in Argyle, and It's Dominating

    Sean Payton is cooling his heels at his home in Westlake while he takes an NFL-mandated break from coaching the New Orleans Saints, but as Deadspin notes, he's not banned from all football. In an interview last week, Payton, suspended for the year for his role in the NFL's latest morality play, tol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Cowboys Stadium Getting Two New Voices in 2011

    Roger Emrich: New 'Boys Voice​While the Cowboys cut familiar faces in an attempt to reshape their team on the field, the organization has also decided to give its stadium an audio makeover. Out as Cowboys Stadium public address announcer is Jody Dean, to be replaced by local award-wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2011

    Dallas CVB CEO ❤'s Westlake (Southlake Too)

    ​There are two stories in The Times-Picayune this morning about New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton's move back to the DFW -- or, more specifically, the 525 acres of "protected enclave" known as Vaquero nestled within Westlake. One looks at how Saints fans are taking the news of Payton's ret ... More >>

  • News

    April 1, 2010

    Wired into New Orleans

    David Simon’s new HBO series uses fiction to honor The Crescent City’s surreal, heart-breaking reality

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Breach of Faith Redux: Is the Army Corps of Engineers Learning From Past Mistakes?

    On February 11, I wrote a piece for the paper version of Unfair Park in which I said officials in New Orleans shared blame for the levee failures during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Specifically, I wrote, "The locals had pushed and pulled for a century to get the federal government to help them build ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2006

    Are You Ready for Some Soup?

    I seem to recall that a few years ago, we wrote something unflattering about Chris Burney, who's second from right. Wonder what that was... Did you know Chris Burney, guitarist for Bowling for Soup, is in the new intro to Monday Night Football? (This assumes, of course, you know who Bowling for Soup ... More >>

  • News

    August 24, 2006

    High on the Hog

    In Texas, shoot as many feral pigs as you like. Just don't let your dog bite them.

  • News

    November 19, 1998

    It's your store (like it or not)

    Albertson's wants to build in East Dallas, and it's not about to let future customers get in the way

  • Culture

    February 26, 1998

    Black out

    Jerry Jones didn't hire a black head coach. Does that make him a racist?

  • Music

    August 15, 1996

    Little mascara

    The wages of Lollapalooza's sin is Metallica and make-up

  • News

    February 9, 1995