William H. Taft

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    The Tipping Point: Is it Un-American,
    Or are Some of Us Just Cheap SOBs?

    ​I recently traveled with a contingent of Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference attendees to Archer City, where we were supposed to meet with Larry McMurtry and tour his family's ranch before speeding back to cocktail hour in Grapevine. But McMurtry was laid up with an aching eye, and our bus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    10 Questions: Former Presidents

    OK, OK--a gimmick for Inauguration day. Give us a break. The President gets a personal chef, state dinners and could probably walk out of any restaurant in the country without paying. Of course, there have been some notorious culinary moments: The competent Bush puking all over his Japanes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Eric from Cincinnati, the Kimbell's New Boss

    The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth officially announced this morning that it has appointed Eric McCauley Lee as its new director. Lee's moving to Fort Worth from Cincinnati, where he's been director of the Taft Museum of Art for only two years. Notes the Kimbell's release, which follows in full af ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2006

    God Wants You to Win!

    Courtesy Last year, the paper version of Unfair Park ran a piece on FreePAC, the Dallas-based right-wing political action committee founded by Richard Ford--who's so right-wing that in 2002 he went after Jeff Wentworth, a five-term Republican state senator from San Antonio, even thoug ... More >>

  • News

    June 22, 2006