A reader who is a better student of Mexican history than me (not hard to be, frankly) called with a caveat about plans for a community farm in Mexican-American West Dallas. The idea, cheerfully trumpeted yesterday in a Dallas Morning News editorial, is for some kind of communal farm to be created in ... More >>
David Simons new HBO series uses fiction to honor The Crescent Citys surreal, heart-breaking reality
My folks have gone to most every single SMU home game this year, and they're all ready to pony up for 2010 season tickets following this evening's 26-21 win over Tulane. Big Hersch, who enjoyed the extra legroom during this less-than-sold-out Saturday, is a Mustang Class o' 66; his good pal and car- ... More >>
For a quarter-century Roy Abraham Varghese has been assembling God proofs. Along the way he won over the world's most influential atheist.
While the Mavericks are becoming as automatic as blinking -- would you believe 21-1 since December 13? -- Dallas' amateur basketball team has kinda, sorta been issued an ugly reality check. Once upon a time, first-year coach Matt Doherty and his scrappy 'Stangs were off to a magical season. Turns ou ... More >>
Ladies, if Amber Campisi is your role model--or if your turn-ons merely include someone who's "confident but not cocky," as if--well, now's your chance to play catch-up. We got a press release yesterday from the fine folks at Playboy, who just wanted to let us know they'd be in the area next Monday ... More >>
In the June issue of Vanity Fair is a riveting excerpt from Douglas Brinkley's forthcoming book The Great Deluge, which chronicles in horrific detail how New Orleans drowned in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and just who let it happen. One of the leading suspects is New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who's ... More >>
Finally catching up with the late, great Nate
Carmen Rivera-Worley swam away from the plane crash that killed her daughter. Now she wonders how many more will die before the FAA acts to prevent similar accidents.
Somebody on the Dallas City Council skipped school the day they taught the U.S. Constitution
If you want to see Dallas artist Lynn Rushton's work, you'll have to go to Austin
Meet Dallas literary agent Evan Fogelman, the brains behind the bodice-rippers
Creation scientist Dr. Carl Baugh claims he's found evidence that will explode the 'myth' of evolution. But the biggest myth is Baugh himself.
Consider the sheer entertainment value of our new Republican leaders