University of Chicago

  • News

    March 27, 2014
  • Film

    January 24, 2013
  • News

    April 19, 2012

    Mitt Romney: American Parasite

    Mitt Romney’s years at Bain Capital represent everything you hate about capitalism.

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Yeah, Because It'd Be Just Awful If Dallas Were More Like Chicago or Detroit

    ‚ÄčWilonsky just knows how to push my Yankee carpetbagger buttons. He keeps calling to jab me about the charges that Dallas mayoral candidates Ron Natinsky and Mike Rawlings are trading today, each one accusing the other of wanting to make Dallas like Chicago or Detroit. Being a native of that end o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    Writ Now Filed, Dallas Attorney Offers Many Reasons Why He's Against Wet-Dry Election

    Flickr user: Robert Hruzek‚ÄčOur weekly rock-and-roll-and send-off will have to wait till tomorrow morning, as, at long last, Andy Siegel has filed that long-promised writ of mandamus in which he contends that the organization formerly known as Progress Dallas didn't get enough valid signatures to c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Master of His Domain: Dallas Judge Dismisses Law Prof From Defamation Lawsuit

    Well, there's at least one person in this world Highland Park developer Hiram Walker Royall can't sue, at least not this week: law professor Richard Epstein, who provided a blurb for the back of Carla Main's book Bulldozed: "Kelo," Eminent Domain, and the American Lust for Land. As we've mentioned b ... More >>

  • News

    March 20, 2008

    Battle Against Teaching Evolution in Texas Begins

    Should creationism win out, textbooks throughout the country–not just Texas–will challenge the theory of evolution in science curricula

  • News

    February 28, 2008

    Obama and Me

    It was the year 2000, and I was a young, hungry reporter in Chicago with a young, hungry state legislator on my speed dial

  • Film

    December 20, 2007

    Coppola returns with Youth Without Youth

    Coppola romanticizes his source material

  • News

    February 8, 2007
  • Culture

    November 9, 2006

    Lifer Partners

    Thrill Me sings pretty songs of twisted love; CAC conjures a magic Trick

  • Culture

    June 30, 2005

    Zip-A-Dee Doodoo

    Disney's On the Record never gets in the groove; Proof solves interesting problems

  • News

    August 1, 2002

    The Ex-Con Game

    How do we deal with the staggering number of prisoners re-entering society? Ned Rollo thinks he knows. He should. He's been there.

  • Calendar

    May 23, 2002

    Balk Like an Egyptian

    Come see the "Pharaoh at the Bat"

  • News

    July 19, 2001

    Courtly Language

    Dallas lawyer Bryan Garner cuts through the muck of legal prose

  • News

    January 18, 2001


    Unnatural Selection, Bubbleheads for Bush

  • News

    January 11, 2001

    Monkey Business

    William Dembski thought Baylor University would be the perfect place to investigate a scientific alternative to Darwinism. He didn't know he'd be crucified for his cause.

  • Culture

    January 4, 2001

    Amazing but True

    Three photographers choose Spain and Latin America as their subjects, with breathtaking results

  • Calendar

    December 7, 2000

    The Art of Giving

    Make an artist happy this holiday season

  • News

    December 9, 1999

    The Dropout Piece

    Lee Lozano was among the most celebrated conceptual artists of the 1960s. So why is she buried in an unmarked grave in Grand Prairie?

  • Music

    June 24, 1999


    Terror Twilight (Matador Records)

  • News

    March 18, 1999

    No place like home

    Thousands of Texans say they can do a better job teaching their children at home. But some local truant officers claim parents are using a massive loophole in Texas law to skip school altogether.

  • Calendar

    March 26, 1998

    Night & Day

    March 26-April 1, 1998

  • News

    October 23, 1997

    Mr. Passion

    Meet Dallas literary agent Evan Fogelman, the brains behind the bodice-rippers

  • Calendar

    March 20, 1997
  • News

    August 15, 1996

    The Learning Curve

    Earnest eggheads came to Texas with an idea that for-profit schools can save public education. So far, it ain't working.