Allyn’s Network Funds Moviemaking Venture

Rob Allyn, whose Dallas-based Allyn & Co. helped mastermind many a winning campaign for well-connected local pols and causes, has moved on to new endeavors these days, like making movies. But Allyn continues his moving and shaking among some of the heaviest hitters around. Consider, for example, the development of his film company Margate House […]

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Mission Accomplished! The Tom Leppert Story, As Told to Zac Crain, Foreword by Gary Sinise

Apparently, the erstwhile Mayor of Handtown is now all like, “It’s cool, whatever, bro” on his quitting his job early to apply for another one. Why? Because he’s already “completed” NAY “exceeded” all of the “specific objectives and priorities” he’d laid out. And you know what? He’s right. At least he appears to be, based […]

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Jerry Jeff: Let’s Focus More on “Nuts and Bolts”

Country music star Jerry Jeff Walker thinks lawmakers looking to cut school budgets have their priorities all wrong. “There’s too much high-falutin’ stuff going on, and not enough nuts-and-bolts stuff” like education being stressed, Walker said during an appearance in Dallas’ West Village last night. Arts education is important but especially vulnerable these days, he […]

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Leading Off (4/6/11)

Dish Network Wins Blockbuster’s Assets in Bankruptcy Auction. “Blockbuster will complement our existing video offerings while presenting cross-marketing and service extension opportunities for Dish Network,” Tom Cullen, an executive vice president at Dish, said, also winning a side bet to see if he could make me care less by using extremely generic biz speak. Rangers […]

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