• Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    Dallas Police Officer Fatally Shoots Himself While Cleaning Gun

    Dallas Police Chief David Brown sent word yesterday evening that Christopher Pasley, a five-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department died yesterday "as a result of an apparent accidental discharge while cleaning his weapon at home." "The Department's Employee Relations Team has been activated ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    Here's What Happens When a Storm Pummels Your Wife's Pontiac with Baseball-Sized Hail

    It happened in Coppell. You can probably guess when. Video is unsafe for work, presuming your boss isn't big on F-bombs.

  • Calendar

    March 1, 2012
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    February 8, 2012

    How to Open a Bottle of Wine with Your Shoe

    I know you've been there. It's late on a Tuesday and your boss has just handed you your ass on your last project. You're tired. You're stressed. You need a drink. And despite having a few bottles of wine on hand you don't have a corkscrew to open any of them. I found this handy video on YouTube, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Sh*t Dallas People Say and Art Thoughtz

    Culture, as told via Youtube Art, as told via Youtube. A warning: Art Thoughtz is heavy on the cursing, so don't play it at work, unless your boss really dislikes Damien Hirst. Follow the Mixmaster on Twitter and Facebook.

  • Music

    November 10, 2011

    Hailey's New Boss Fires Popular DJ by Text

    Ex-club workers say hard-nosed management style a bad fit for Denton.

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Five Lunch Ideas for National Boss Day

    ​Officially, yesterday was National Boss Day. But for most of the working world, any day this week would work for excessive, strategic ass-kissing. If you forgot to get your boss that bottle of liquor, don't sweat it. We've got you covered. Here, our five best ideas for a lunch worthy of any b ... More >>

  • Film

    September 15, 2011

    I Don't Know How She Does It. Or Why.

    Sarah Jessica Parker travels to a working mom's fantasy island.

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    May 26, 2011
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    February 10, 2011
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    December 9, 2010

    Del Frisco's Exclusive Lunch Offerings

    ​Let's face it, business lunches suck. There's nothing more you'd rather do during your one hour away from the office than dine with coworkers or your boss, right? You can't always avoid the dreaded lunch with the boss, but at least you can get a good meal out of it. Today and Friday, Del Fris ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2009

    Dallas's Mexican Consulate May Have a New Leader, But the Hits Just Keep on Coming

    Mark GrahamFormer Mexican Consul General Enrique Hubbard Urrea​Dallas's Mexican Consulate began operating under new leadership earlier this month, but the dust-ups of tenures past continue to cloud the office's legitimacy. In the months since the former consul returned to Mexico amid accusations o ... More >>

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    October 15, 2009
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    July 30, 2009
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    May 26, 2009

    What the What? Carla Ranger's Firing Has Suddenly Turned into "Radical Demotion."

    DISD board trustee Carla RangerI've given up trying to get answers from Dallas County Community College District officials concerning the firing of Dallas Independent School District trustee Carla Ranger last week; all we have to go on is this letter from DCCCD Associate Vice Chancellor of Student A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2008

    D? Well, Maybe D-.

    Look, let me take one specific portion of the D special issue about the Dallas Independent School District that came out this week and use it to explain why I don’t think much of this stuff is worth reading. This was a sidebar under the byline of our former colleague, Mark Stuertz, who was fam ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 4, 2008

    Equal Pours

    Raise a glass for workplace diversity

  • News

    August 7, 2008

    Ask a Mexican

    A ban on Spanish at work? Probably legal. Certainly dumb.

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2008

    Dallas, Where It's AT(&T)

    On its Web site moments ago, AT&T posted the news that it's moving its HQ from San Antonio to Dallas. Why come? "To gain better access to its customers and operations throughout the world," notes the announcement, "and to the key technology partners, suppliers, innovation and human resources needed ... More >>

  • News

    May 22, 2008
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    July 5, 2007

    Talk Isn't Cheap

    Ex-Constable Mike Dupree learns the value of keeping one's mouth shut

  • News

    April 12, 2007

    The Hits Keep Comin'

    Yet another deputy alleges misdeeds by Constable Mike Dupree

  • Calendar

    December 28, 2006
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    November 23, 2006

    Bookstore Santa

    Get a lap and a read at Half Price

  • Calendar

    July 6, 2006

    Sucker Punch

    Below the Belt shows the cutthroat side of business

  • Music

    April 27, 2006

    Islands, Why?

    Sunday, April 30, at Hailey's

  • Music

    September 29, 2005

    Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Mark Gardener

    Tuesday, October 4, at Trees

  • Music

    June 30, 2005

    Sarah Sharp

    Thursday, June 30, at Club Dada

  • Music

    October 21, 2004
  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Family Fun

    Hamburger Mary's

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Transformation

    The DMNs editorial pages

  • News

    September 4, 2003


    Cry us a river, Bolton

  • Music

    July 17, 2003

    Fountains of Wayne

    Welcome Interstate Managers (S-Curve/Virgin)

  • Calendar

    January 2, 2003

    Lost in Space

    Get ready for that case of the Mondays with Office Space

  • News

    March 7, 2002

    Where the Boys Are

    It's a man's world at Plano-based Rent-A-Center, a lawsuit alleges

  • Best of Dallas

    September 20, 2001
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    September 20, 2001
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    September 20, 2001

    Best Video Store

    Premiere Video

  • News

    December 14, 2000

    Casual Day Casualties

    Do clothes make the lawyer? One Dallas judge thinks so.

  • News

    August 10, 2000

    Touching Story

    Businessman Jim Blythe lends a hand in the wrong places, employees say

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    Penney pinched

    Falling sales and claims of sexist, insular management plague Plano-based J.C. Penney. Can a woman -- from Wal-Mart of all places -- turn the troubled chain around?

  • News

    September 23, 1999

    Rules are for suckers

    When it came time to hire an architect at city Hall, bureaucrats Robert Troy and Jan Adams made one unforgivable mistake. They were honest.

  • Culture

    September 9, 1999


    Micromanaging; The jury is out

  • News

    January 28, 1999

    Hardhat utopia

    Sixties social theory meets the building trade at Dallas contractor TDIndustries -- and it works

  • News

    April 16, 1998

    Straighten up and fly right

    American Airlines refuses to let a threat from the religious right steer the company off its gay-friendly course

  • Film

    July 31, 1997

    Perfect mess

    What's wrong with this Picture? Everything

  • News

    May 22, 1997

    School daze

    With three investigations underway, DISD employees are getting downright paranoid

  • News

    October 31, 1996

    U.S. Reprehensible

    Eddie Bernice Johnson has burned through more than 50 staffers during her four years in Congress. She says she's just demanding. They say she's a tyrant.

  • News

    September 19, 1996

    Static Quo

    The City of Dallas could make a fortune from WRR-FM. But powerful friends don't want anything to change at their little radio station.

  • News

    January 11, 1996

    Lovers no more

    Tonjua Benge and Carlos Minor launched a torrid affair while truck drivers at D/FW Airport. Now they're accusing each other of terminal harassment.

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