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The Flaming Heart

On the recent April night when I became a Catholic, my feet hurt like hell. It must be the brand-new shoes, I told myself while...

Yawn Radio

I miss Bigfoot. It used to be you could count on discovering his latest adventures from Kevin McCarthy on KLIF. But, alas, no more. Sasquatch isn't...

As the East Side Turns …

Supporters of the independent-minded Louis McBee were heartbroken when he was narrowly defeated by the establishment-backed Danny Scarth in the District 4 city council...

Tear Down the Parking Lots

On a fresh green late spring morning, I thought of young people working alongside their elders tending pinto beans and poblano peppers. I thought...

Downtown Hits Pay Dirt

The Fort Worth establishment had its prayers answered (assuming those folks can still pray without being struck by lightning). On Saturday, voters elected two...

Oh Say, Can You Hear?

In 1983, I was sitting on the couch at my father's house watching the National Basketball Association All-Star game in Los Angeles. Don't remember...

How Did They Die? Technically.

Last week's article on the never-ending medical horror stories oozing from Cars-well Federal Medical Center lacked answers to critical questions that were put to...

Reality Bites

I have a 6-year-old son. A couple of weeks ago, he got spooked while we were watching The Day After Tomorrow. In fact, during...

Frog Flap

The Weekly's story about wheelchair-bound student Adam Main being booted out of TCU's on-campus housing ("Handicapping Adam," April 26, 2006)drew about 80 postings (at...

Lipstick on a Poison Pig

What a difference a day makes. Or does it? In light of Saturday's gas well tragedy in Forest Hill that killed one man and...