Kyle Coplen can pinpoint the exact moment the idea came to him. He was visiting a 93-year-old World War II veteran on January 23 whose home had just been vandalized. Mementos were broken. The walls had been covered with spray paint. The man was distraught, and so was Coplen, who wondered whether the ... More >>
The LGBT Resource Center at Texas A&M University, like its cousins at the University of Texas and the University of Houston, is an innocuous arm of school bureaucracy that offers an array of resources to gay and transgendered students. There is a guest speaker program, a lending library, networking ... More >>
Chris Kluwe is prying open America's last closet: major-league sports.
The number of convicts being freed after serving prison time for crimes they didn't commit keeps mounting in Dallas County, with Friday bringing a rare triple exoneration for three men wrongly accused of robbery. On November 17, 1994, five teenagers roamed the parking lot near the Eckerd drugstore ... More >>
Dr. Michael Economides, author, CNBC regular and University of Houston professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, says Texas lost out on some $7.7 billion between 2005 and 2011 primarily because we didn't use natural gas for electricity. Economides, it should be noted, is a vocal industry ... More >>
Pledge took beating, not oath, to become Omega Psi Phi.
Robert WuhlRobert Wuhl is bringing his solo show Assume the Position to the Out of the Loop Fringe Festival at WaterTower Theatre in Addison next week. The two-week festival opens tomorrow with a lineup of more than 20 different performances of drama, dance, music and comedy. It's an enjoyably fr ... More >>
More than once I've directed your attention to the sound track to the long-lost Rolling Stones in-concert doc Ladies and Gentlemen, the Rolling Stones, filmed during the '72 Exile on Main St. tour. All of the footage comes from Texas -- two shows at the Tarrant County Convention Center, two at the U ... More >>
I mentioned this one in passing one Sunday morning in early March, but with this week's super-duper-deeeeeluxe reissue of Exile on Main St. I figured it was worth a revisit. Besides, you never know when it'll disappear again -- and by "it" I refer to the soundboard sorta-kinda soundtrack to a lit ... More >>
Dallas' other quarterback content with triumphant anonymity
With Dallas Democrats' return from the dead, state Senator Royce West is poised for bigger things, like maybe paychecks
Get Over Deep Ellum | Field of Also-Rans
North Texas' new football coach will be fast, furious and fruitful
Genderqueer: Straight or gay, these kids refuse to play dress-up by the rules
At Tony's Wine Warehouse, there's a sucker born every minute
Our critics survey the local art scene
Our critics survey the local art scene
At 76, flamboyant criminal lawyer Racehorse Haynes keeps doing what he does best--winning
It's Houston vs. Dallas at Plush Gallery
Kitchen Dog Theater parties on
Food is art at Mirabelle
Two phases of John Alexander's work show what happens when an expressionist loses the fire
Trinity Water Torture, Sins of Omission
Is a teacher's effort to free two convicted killers a rush to bad judgment?
Using film, photography, and his American life, Nic Nicosia creates inescapable images
Dallas lawyer Catherine Shelton on her troubled pastand the Rowlett murder she says she didn't commit
Fearless reformer or legal terrorist? Bobby Wightman-Cervantes makes a run for the Senate. The Texas Bar says he should have his head examined.
Within days of a shotgun attack in Rowlett, tempestuous Dallas lawyer Catherine Shelton found herself in the crosshairs of a murder investigation. It isn't the first time.
Despite regional rivalries and hard times, the Fall Gallery Walk has picked up its pace
Three decades later and smarter, Red Krayola's Mayo Thompson holds a mirror up to his first freakout
Pushy, driven, and fearless, Texas Secretary of State Elton Bomer is Bush's big man on the border. But is he tough enough to cut through the red tape snarling efforts to help the poor people living in the colonias?
Republican Bill Hill is running against Democrat Rick Reed for district attorney. Don't think you have a choice.
Lawyer Fred Baron says he's one of the good guys, fighting a war against evil asbestos manufacturers. But some former employees claim his firm is a factory that mass-produces lawsuits by implanting memories and inventing testimony.
There's art for the Everyman at two local galleries
As the sole survivor of his family's ring dynasty, Kevin Von Erich struggles to keep a painful past alive.
An Aggie wonders whether we all should get to see the Longhorn playbook
DTC's Three Tall Women measures up
How two urban Texans got back to nature--without giving up pizza
You don't take Rick Finlan and Don Venable seriously? That could be a mistake you live to regret.
Ryan Amacher says he's leading the University of Texas at Arlington into a glorious future. But his critics fear his passion for pomp and party will run it into the ground.