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    April 17, 2014

    Asylum Insanity

    Welcome to the land of the free. While we decide whether we feel like deporting you, we've got a cold dank cell that'll suit you just fine.

  • News

    February 28, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Rais Bhuiyan, Victim of Post-9/11 Shooting, to Sue the State to Try to Spare Attacker's Life

    ​At 10 this morning on the steps of the Heman Marion Sweatt Travis County Courthouse, Rais Bhuiyan, who was shot in the face by white supremacist Mark Stroman as part of a post-September 11, 2001 shooting spree, will announce that he's filing suit today against Gov. Rick Perry and other state offi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2011

    Rais Bhuiyan Goes International In His Attempt to Save the Life of Man Who Tried to Kill Him

    Rais Bhuiyan​Twice we've written about Rais Bhuiyan, who, on September 21, 2001, was working behind the counter of a Pleasant Grove Texaco station when a man with a shotgun entered the store and shot him in the face. Bhuiyan, who was 27 at the time, thought he was being robbed. He wasn't: Mark Str ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Rais Bhuiyan, Victim of Post-9/11 Hate Crime, Calls for Forgiveness for His Attacker

    Photo by Alex ScottRais Bhuiyan speaking to a group from Amnesty International at SMU earlier this spring​On September 21, 2001, Rais Bhuiyan, then 27 years old, was working behind the cash register of a Texaco station in Pleasant Grove when a man wearing a bandanna, sunglasses and a baseball ... More >>

  • News

    February 26, 2009

    Guantanamo's Final Days

    America prepares to shutter the infamous prison camp, and jihad looms

  • News

    November 27, 2008
  • Film

    August 7, 2008

    Towering Cinema

    Philippe Petit's World Trade Center tightrope walk was made for the movies

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2008

    More Wright Than Wrong, But ...

    Thanks to a few incendiary soundbites, recordings of the Reverend Jeremiah Wright’s sermons are circulating among church people, making their way from hand to hand and e-mail to iPod. A politically active young man in my church gave my husband a copy of the full message from which the infamous phr ... More >>

  • News

    December 6, 2007

    American Toxic

    The railroad tie plant that gave birth to tiny Somerville may now be killing the town, residents claim

  • News

    January 19, 2006

    "Exuberantly shallow"

    Suspension bridge of disbelief

  • Music

    January 12, 2006

    Deep Sixed

    Reports of Deep Ellum's death are exaggerated, but not by much

  • Music

    April 21, 2005

    World Leader Pretend

    U2's self-invented legacy is a figment of Bono's imagination

  • Film

    June 24, 2004

    George of the Bungle

    Michael Moore goes Bushwhacking in Fahrenheit 9/11

  • Culture

    April 22, 2004

    The Flawed Couple

    Plays by Neil LaBute and Edward Albee weigh the delicate balance between love and hate

  • News

    March 4, 2004

    The Wrong Guy

    In a bungled hunt for a killer, police wreck the life of an innocent

  • Film

    December 18, 2003

    Rémy, Hero

    With The Barbarian Invasions, Denys Arcand's cinematic alter ego goes out with an emotional bang

  • News

    August 21, 2003

    Warm Welcome

    A model mid-cities immigrant education program takes hold

  • News

    August 7, 2003

    MADD Again

    With Texas No. 1 in DWI deaths, MADD gets down to business

  • News

    June 19, 2003

    Memory Problem

    Plans for a 9-11 memorial for American Airlines workers hit snags

  • Culture

    June 5, 2003

    Hammer of the Gods

    With a handful of artists, "classic rock" is not a pejorative

  • Culture

    May 8, 2003

    When He Was Cruel

    Neil LaBute tries to be nice but comes off very savage

  • Film

    April 10, 2003

    Dud Can Dance

    Robert Duvall's vanity project Assassination Tango wastes his time and ours

  • Film

    March 20, 2003

    Eyes at Front

    At the 16th Dallas Video Festival, you cannot--and should not--look away

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Get on the Bus

    For one fellow traveler, the road to an anti-war protest in Washington is paved with good intentions and bad politics

  • Film

    October 24, 2002

    Columbine Harvester

    Michael Moore goes threshing about in search of fear itself

  • Music

    September 26, 2002

    Miller's Crossing

    Rhett Miller's The Instigator isn't the wreck of the Old 97's. It's just what he does.

  • Music

    July 4, 2002

    Ill At Ease

    Nas steps back into the ring, fists flying

  • News

    June 6, 2002

    Mad TV

    The race for governor gets dirty fast

  • News

    May 30, 2002

    Open Season

    Border authorities fear a return to the law of the Wild West as Texas homeowners take up guns against illegal Mexican immigrants

  • News

    May 23, 2002

    The Naked Truth

    When it comes to Dallas' practice of prosecuting low-level porn clerks, jurors know hypocrisy when they see it

  • Film

    April 25, 2002

    All Grown Up

    At 32, the USA Film Festival proves it can still play ball

  • Calendar

    April 18, 2002

    Art for Art's Sake

    Arts and Letters Live presents a Maus tale

  • News

    March 21, 2002

    A Few Good Dogs

    September 11 creates a bull market for dogs with a nose for explosives

  • News

    December 20, 2001

    The Garden of Angels

    With statues, crosses and Christmas ornaments, parents mourn and celebrate the memory of children taken by violence

  • Culture

    October 25, 2001

    Emmy or Not to Emmy?

    That's been the long, hard decision for TV academy chairman Bryce Zabel

  • Culture

    October 11, 2001

    Arabian Knight

    Jack Shaheen crusades against cinema's depiction of Reel Bad Arabs

  • Culture

    October 4, 2001

    Cowboys and Indians

    Charting the not-so-grand endeavors of Frank Reaugh and Edward Sheriff Curtis

  • News

    October 4, 2001

    Fear Itself

    A journey of army-navy stores

  • Music

    September 20, 2001

    Sunken Treasure

    Wilco's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot is the best album of this year. Here's why you can't listen to it.

  • News

    August 19, 1999

    Breaking up is hard to do

    Headed for divorce court? Act nice, or the judge will send you to psychologist Barry Coakley, Dallas' official referee for bickering couples.