Will anti-evolutionists be able to adapt and survive in a new textbook market?
Oh, I guess we had some fun Saturday on the KNON radio version of "Get Off My Lawn," a program I have been sharing every Saturday at 10 a.m. with political consultant and D Magazine columnist Eric Celeste. We took an on-air call from the elusive pseudonymous Dallas blog commenter, Wylie H., who was ... More >>
The new library could reveal gems about oil and the Iraq War
Amidst all the ruckus over the Dallas Independent School District board's more-than-likely decision to close James B. Bonham Elementary, one thing's been overlooked: Its storied past as The School Where The Prettiest U.S. School Teacher once taught. That's a certifiable fact: In December 1952 spe ... More >>
Photos by Anna MerlanIt would appear the council got a standing o for appearing, briefly, at a lecture about ethics.Ethics reforms, or at least the earnest discussion thereof, are in the air over at City Hall lately. Mayor Rawlings won his seat, after all, at least partially based on a "pro-e ... More >>
Alfredo Corchado has a story in today's Dallas Morning News about Mitt Romney's Mexican relatives: "Mitt Romney's relatives in Mexico are supportive but wary." It's a topic that has been in the back of my mind ever since Dallas's own Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of Dallas First Baptist, tri ... More >>
Merritt MartinOh, you can damn well bet this is on the list.By now most of you dear readers are well aware of the Gawker-produced list of the 50 Worst States In America. Gawker placed their home base at 50, and the Lone Star State at 13. Sure sure, our placement could be worse, but instead of ... More >>
In the little towns outside of Dallas, publisher and aspiring politician Joey Dauben is on a crusade to expose abuses of power, civic mischief and -- most of all -- himself.
Worth a stop if you're in the neighborhood.
This is Lalo, the man to whom the U.S. government paid $260,000 to act as an informant -- and the man believed to be responsible for at least one murder, if not many more. The cover story in this week's issue of Unfair Park is based largely on court documents and internal government memos, most of w ... More >>
You gotta love that entrepreneurial spirit that's so much a part of the Dallas zeitgeist. With the latest news from Congress comes a press release informing us that "Dallas designer" Terri Wilkerson is peddling "FoleyGate" merchandise. And I quote: "'FoleyGate' could soon be dubbed the biggest cat ... More >>
A Los Angeles-based real estate investment group bought the Four Seasons Resort in Las Colinas, apparently because the execs needed a good place to play golf. Guess this qualifies as breaking news. Looks like the Four Seasons Resort and Club at Las Colinas has a new owner as of today: Los Angeles-b ... More >>