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The Green Menace Has Been Rolled Back

Did you wake up this morning feeling a little safer? That’s likely because hundreds of thousands of public dollars and countless hours of law...

No Labels: The Politics of Wuss

Have you heard about the new national political organization called No Labels? It’s a ragtag collection of journalists, pundits, and politicians who claim they...

National Adopt-a-Cat Month

June is National Adopt-a-Cat Month, a drive being marked by Animal Care and Control of Fort Worth, among other local pet entities. A lot...

“New Jerusalem” at Stage West

This week’s “Stage” page offers an interview with Garret Storms, the actor who landed the meaty role of 17th century Jewish philosopher Baruch Spinoza...

“Art Spark” at the Kimbell

This Saturday (July 30) 1-4pm, the Kimbell Art Museum presents a free family festival entitled Art Spark. The event will feature live performances inspired...

Bill White: Grumpy Gus for Guv

Here’s a good piece from the Texas Observer that breaks down Dem candidate Bill White’s management style as both mayor of Houston and as...

The Tricky Business of Role Models

This morning there were two announcements concerning North Texas native turned steroid needle pincushion Lance Armstrong: 1) The disgraced cyclist will step down as...

Rahr: “Official” Beer of Your Dallas Cowboys

I don’t know if Dallas has a brewery. I don’t spend any time there and don’t have any reason to follow Dallas-centric food/spirits journalism....

Ted Williams’ Head Ain’t Right

A new book says a bunch of ingrates abused Ted Williams’ frozen head. That ain't right. Williams was an irascible cuss, for sure, but...

Hunka Hunka Burning bin Laden

So, the U.S. has al Qaeda on the run, huh? Wonder if they’ll fetch Osama bin Laden while there at it. Is anybody even...