The saga of Ty, the Tyrannosaurus bataar fossil smuggled out of Mongolia and into a May 2012 sale by Dallas-based Heritage Auctions, effectively came to a close last month when Eric Prokopi, the "commercial paleontologist" behind the sale, pleaded guilty to illegally smuggling the specimen into the ... More >>
Texas Commissioner of Agriculture Todd Staples sent a tweet to his followers Tuesday morning asking whether we're "worried about the direction of our country." Well, sure we're worried about partisan gridlock in Congress, the widening chasm of income inequality and drought conditions that cover most ... More >>
Allow us to introduce Gail Spurlock, a Republican from Richardson seeking her party's nom for the State Board of Education seat. She has some interesting things to say about history in this interview with the North Texas Council, a group "concerned with the direction our country is taking with regar ... More >>
But Hercules belabors its jokes.
The kid was home for the weekend. Someone asked him about Austin, and I heard him say, “Yeah, it’s really cool, but I’ll always love Dallas the best.” I thought, “Really?” I asked him about it. He was talking about the inner city, where he grew up. He feels like he knows every nook and ... More >>
Opposition is a commodity in Sundance docs
Last night, the glory that is Stephen Colbert spent a considerable amount of time talking about SMU -- pronounced "SMOO," apparently -- and the George W. Bush library. "As somebody who loves our president and hates books, I don't know where I stand," said the host of The Colbert Report, introducing ... More >>
Yo quiero voters
A Texas-based band of conservative warriors tackles the left on its own turf--the street
Unleash yourself for a day of sun, fun and dogs
A sweet German film pokes fun at East Berlin life after communism
Pssst, wanna see a movie that isn't out yet...legally?
50 First Dates is a patchy toss-off strictly for Sandler fans
Goff's Charcoal Hamburgers
Followers of Cao Dai, a Vietnamese sect with frail tendrils in Dallas, say their time has come to spread the word. Just ask Victor Hugo.
Schwarzenegger takes on terrorists in Collateral Damage
The DMA's Mexican masters exhibit schleps around the world in service to...Aetna?
Morning News reports of a charity's ties to terrorism spur Muslim protests
Russia's The Red Elvises are rushing back to rock-and-roll tradition
Three decades later and smarter, Red Krayola's Mayo Thompson holds a mirror up to his first freakout
A Chef in Love induces arthouse indigestion
The documentary Theremin captures--with occasional success--the surreal moods of an electronic pioneer
Burnt by the Sun and The Glass Shield illustrates the pitfalls of total artistic control
Norman Mailer resurrects a tragically human assassin