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Smoking in the Transgender Bathroom

Static
Still on the fence about who to support in the Fort Worth school district’s transgender brouhaha? Well, let’s say you are leaning toward supporting the faction that wants to fire Superintendent Kent Scribner for clarifying ...


Rush Olsen and Rangers Captain have fun with the crowd before games at the ballpark.

Sports Rush

Rush Olson
Could your brain handle the pressure of standing on the dugout in front of fans at the Texas Rangers ballpark, competing in a game in which you try to decide whether a phrase describes weather, baseball, or has been created out...



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Sports Rush: Spring Training Finds

Rush Olson
If you visit Surprise, Arizona for Rangers spring training, you probably won’t find yourself needing to source several bags of whole pecans. You likely won’t find yourself at the mall seeking the cheesiest temporary tattoos...


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Baseball Makes the Arlington City Council’s Nice List

Rush Olson
As Rangers Captain pulled the small box from under the tree, he knew it didn’t contain a bicycle. While he started to unwrap it, his friends from the Arlington City Council explained their gift. “Well, see, we knew you want...



THE TORONTO BLUE JAYS ARE THE NICKLEBACK OF BASEBALL; CANADA IS THE ALANIS MORRISETTE OF COUNTRIES; AND BOTH CAN FLING THEIR BATS AND TRASH STRAIGHT TO HELL, EH?

About That Guaranteed Rangers Win …

Jeff Prince
The guaranteed Texas Rangers victory predicted in yesterday’s Blotch post was made in earnest. I did not know the baseball gods were about to turn their wrath knobs to 10 in the final game of the AL Division Series. How c...


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Gov. Twittergate

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In a reckless moment of sports ecstasy (“ecsportsy”?), Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted a congratulatory message in celebration of the Houston Astros’ win over the Kansas City Royals in the American League Division Series on Mond...



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Texas Rangers Guaranteed To Win Division Series

Jeff Prince
Precedent has been set regarding predicting wins before the final out (see photo at left). But the Texas Rangers will win today. Think about it. The team stumbled into the 2015 season with the ghost of Nolan Ryan still drawling...


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Attendance Just Reflects the Way Baseball Go

Rush Olson
A local team in a pennant race plus a lovely ballpark should equal big attendance numbers, right? It’s not quite that simple, actually. Recent articles from the Star-Telegram, the Dallas Morning News, D Magazine, and Texas Mo...



This 16th-century manuscript of the Shahnama of Firdawsi is part of Spirit and Matter at Dallas Museum of Art.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 23 - When the Muslim faith ruled a swatch of the world ranging from Spain to central Asia, their artists and artisans were known for their skill working with paper, ceramics, jewelry, metal, and fabrics. You can glory in th...


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Béisbol, Southern Style

Rush Olson
Baseball is the same everywhere, except that in some places the mascot might stand ten yards behind the third baseman, almost in fair territory, and a vendor might bring you donuts and Icees at your seat. Attending a sporting e...