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Texas Rangers Getting Pudged

Jeff Prince
This report that Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez is returning to the Texas Rangers is a shot of fresh air to this ornery old boycotter. See, I swore off the team after the Rangers dumped Pudge in 2002. He was their hardest worker at...


Rainbow Lounge Backpedal Part II

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth’s top cop is still doing the Rainbow Lounge backpedal, which is refreshing since police are sometimes slow to admit any fault. This morning, Chief Jeff Halstead released a preliminary summary of the investigation i...



Confederacy of Dunces

Jimmy Fowler
Earlier today, Dallas hosted a health care reform discussion with a joint appearance by U.S. Congressfolk Eddie Bernice Johnson and Pete Sessions. By all accounts, the usual astro-turf activist malcontents showed up outside wit...


Dancing with DeLay

dan.mcgraw
When ABC announced earlier today that former Texas Congressman Tom Delay would be a contestant on “Dancing with the Stars,” we knew some would have a political field day. And right on cue, The Lone Star Project – a Washin...



Beer Guts Are “In.” Seriously.

Anthony Mariani
Apparently in the Big Apple, hipsters are rocking beer guts. Proudly. The look is called the Ralph Kramden. (I’m not making this up.) The Times has the story. “I sort of think the six-pack abs obsession got so prissy it sto...


Restaurant Week Starts Tonight

eric.griffey
Every year, restaurants around the metroplex offer a 3-course prix fixe dinner for $35 — a bargain considering the caliber of restaurants participating in KRLD’s Restaurant Week. A portion of the proceeds benefits t...



Playmaker, Iceman Set To Dance

Jeff Prince
One of the baddest men to ever don a Dallas Cowboys uniform, Michael Irvin, and one of the baddest men to ever take a breath, Chuck Liddell, have agreed to look like fools on national TV. They’re among the just-announced cele...


Oh, We’re Going! To a Hukilau! A Huki Huki Huki Huki Hukilau!

Anthony Mariani
At 8 o’clock tonight (Monday) at the Southside Preservation Hall (1519 Lipscomb St.), an informal group called the Hepcat Hop is throwing a 1950s Hawaiian Luau. DJ Tyler Evans promises to play music only from 1950 through 195...



Lying Atop Marilyn Ain’t Cheap

Jeff Prince
For anybody who dreamed of lying next to Marilyn Monroe, your chance is here. A Los Angeles widow is auctioning the burial plot directly above the sex symbol who died on Aug. 5, 1962. The widow, who’s trying to pay off her $1...


The Shack Is Wack

Kristian Lin
RadioShack recently unveiled its new marketing campaign rebranding itself as “The Shack,” and it doesn’t seem to be going over well. As Conan O’Brien pointed out last night, “This is for people who...