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Sarah Palin A Grand Speaker?

Jeff Prince
The mouse that roared “you betcha!” is coming to Dallas, and people are clamoring to pay $1,000 each to listen to Sarah Palin spew catchphrases about patriotism, conservatism, God — and how much President Obama sucks....


Try “Die” My Darling

Jimmy Fowler
My attitude towards so-called “guilty pleasure” TV is – if you enjoy watching it, you shouldn’t feel guilty about it. But after viewing recent back-to-back episodes of Spike TV’s 1000 Ways to Die – on the recommenda...



Playboy Names UT Austin Best School

Jeff Prince
The University of Texas at Austin was recognized as the best college in the country. The award didn’t come from the University Interscholastic League or some other stodgy group. Nope, it came from an outfit that carries more ...


Mother Nature An Expensive Date

Jeff Prince
A fifth day of paralyzed airports in Europe prompted the director of an airport operators association to compare the economic fallout to that of 9/11. Airports over there are losing an estimated $200 million a day because of th...



Virtual Ambulance Chasing Easy As Pie

Jeff Prince
In today’s Anderson Law Firm blog post, Fort Worth-Dallas personal injury attorney Mark Anderson reiterates a news report about a motorcycle accident on Stemmons Freeway that killed a local man. Then he offers condolences...


Tom Hicks to Sell Liverpool Soccer Team

eric.griffey
Embattled soon-to-be former owner of the Texas Rangers and Dallas Stars has announced his intentions to sell his English premier league “football” team. Hicks’ critics are finding this move to be ironic, since...



Throw Support At Glee Hopefuls

Jeff Prince
Glee is the hot new show on TV, and a bunch of hopefuls who are wanting to get their fresh faces and phat pipes on the show will be performing at Grapevine Mills on Saturday. A panel of judges will be listening to 100 preselect...


Is It Me, or Does This Suck?

Jimmy Fowler
Check out this thought-provoking blog meditation by NYT theater critic Charles Isherwood on a phenomenon he calls “Odd Man Out Syndrome” – that is, when you’re apparently the only one in the audience who dislikes a pla...



April 15: Tax Man Cometh

Jeff Prince
In honor of April 15, the deadline to ask for an extension to further delay doing your taxes:


Victory for Kathleen Hicks

betty.brink
Chalk up a victory for the neighborhoods and Kathleen Hicks, city council representative from District 8 — and a resounding defeat for the rest of the council. Rita Vinson, representative of the Brentwood-Oak Hills Neighborho...