Posts Tagged ‘people’

Ready to Wear

“I asked my mom to buy me a seersucker suit from Cox. Instead, she got me a cocksucker suit from Sears.” – anonymous

A Radical Time to Be Alive

International economist Ravi Batra of Dallas has a good enough track record predicting major global changes that he made The New York Times best-seller list – and the news pages – for correctly predicting the low in...

Just Say Whoa

Jeff Prince
A new group with influential members is preparing to challenge natural gas drilling inside Fort Worth city limits. The first order of business for the Coalition for a Reformed Drilling Ordinance (CREDO) will be to demand a mora...

Hustling THCK

The shores of Lake Arlington aren’t all that picturesque, especially on the Fort Worth side, where the rocky shoreline borders a massive parking lot and the summer sun reflects off both, making people feel like they’...

Rocks for the Goliath Road

Peter Gorman
BARTLETT – Sitting in Lois and Jerry’s Restaurant, surrounded by a blue-jean and overalls lunch crowd, Mae Smith and Ralph Snyder don’t look like giant-killers. In fact, the small-town mayor (5′ 2″...

The Princess of Pong

Texas Wesleyan is a powerhouse in American table tennis, led by The Princess of Pong
Dan McGraw
It’s the beginning of summer in the city, and like most college athletes, Jasna Reed is taking it comparatively easy. But that wasn’t her plan.

Starting to Sound Like “Children of the Corn”

Everywhere Static turns these days is another message about the wonders of the Barnett Shale.

High Score

Scott Kurtz has done the seemingly impossible: achieve 10 successful years in the webcomic biz.
Few people make it in the world of online comics. Few people probably even know that online comics exist.

Torture Porn

Big Ticket
Having made such classic documentaries as The Thin Blue Line and The Fog of War, Errol Morris looks deeper into the events at Abu Ghraib prison in Standard Operating Procedure. He interviews many of the U.S. military police off...

Pocketbook Pileup

The only thing more painful than gas prices may be the toll-road hell Texas is about to enter.
Dan McGraw
Gas prices topping $4 a gallon. Freeways that have become parking lots – if you can get to them through surface-street traffic jams caused by fast growth, urban sprawl, and inadequate road planning.