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Duck Dynasty Bruhaha

Never saw the show. Not one much for television. But I've been following the bruhaha regarding the patriarch of the show who made his...

Wow, That’s Big!

As a meat eater, I can’t really criticize those who hunt – after all, someone’s got to kill it before I can grill it,...

Save the Vampire Squid From Hell

I was appalled when I read this entry at Huffington Post, which seemed to say that the vampire squid might be endangered from human...

What His Drink of Choice Says About Him

In a new MSN story, “What His Drink of Choice Says About Him,” writer Julie Fishman and a couple of allegedly knowledgeable sources go...

Totally Awesome Fireworks Almost Burn Down City

At the risk of being called a mom-and-apple-pie hating socialist traitor, I'm gonna suggest we shelve fireworks as an Independence Day celebration ingredient. Like clandestine...

Ivins Show Debuts in Philly

File this one under “Curious Casting Choices”: Kathleen Turner is currently starring as the late Texas wit and nationally syndicated “Star-Telegram” columnist Molly Ivins...

Dallas Derby Devils Tryouts

Tryouts for the Dallas Derby Devils, North Texas’ roller derby team, begin tonight (Monday), with subsequent tryouts on Wednesday and Saturday, at Mid-Cities Skateland...

Facebook Closed?

My favorite line from this ”NYT” piece about disgruntled ex-Facebookers comes near the bottom: “Facebook is good for finding people, but by now the...

Jerry Jones Meets Mozart

As an arts writer and default arts advocate, I’m supposed to smile and applaud the announcement that, on April 28, the Dallas Opera will...

8-Year-Old Artist, “Mini Monet,” Better Than You

Just when you thought the art world could not be any more absurd –– $1.5 million for a Richard Tuttle?! –– along comes the...