Richard P. Sheridan is Quite a Sore Loser, And The Operative Word There is ‘Loser’

Richard P. Sheridan, the nutjob who finished fourth in Saturday’s election for the District 13 seat on the Dallas City Council, is mad at me. To hear him tell it, it’s because I didn’t do enough to inform the voters that Leland Burk, who finished second to Jennifer Staubach Gates, is gay. But I think […]

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Bill Bragg, the Voice of Big Tex, Is Gone. Here Are His Possible Replacements.

Word came late this afternoon that Bill Bragg, the voice of Big Tex, did not have his contract renewed. Here are some possible replacements: – Michael Irvin – George W. Bush, while eating a sandwich – Deion and Pilar Sanders, together, for a month – Hank Hill from King of the Hill – Ashlee and […]

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Some Idiot Tried to Smash a Camera at Deep Ellum Urban Gardens a Few Weeks Back. Know Him?

Kicking around on Facebook this weekend was a security video from Deep Ellum Urban Gardens, showing a few young gentlemen trying to shatter a security camera at the community garden. Know this fool? Contact Kelly Cromwell Clemons at kelly@deepellumtexas.com. And watch the video, because there are a couple other clowns who make an appearance as […]

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As Texas’ Drought Continues, City Tells Man His Cacti and Stones Aren’t ‘Historically Appropriate’

If you’d like a Cliffs Notes version of the water conservation debate in Texas, look no further than two stories the Morning News posted yesterday. The first is a blog post about conservation efforts: With the state in the midst of one of its worst droughts in history, local water conservation advocates gathered Tuesday to talk […]

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Pilar Sanders Wants Everyone — Including Conan O’Brien, Justin Timberlake, and Ryan Seacrest — to Know That Deion Sanders May Have Hidden Some Assets

Every day, we receive a hundred or so Tweets mentioning @DMagazine. A lot are people telling me that I’m doing a terrible job, and I print those out and bring them to my psychiatrist. Many of the others are PR people pitching us stories. Today’s finest is just bizarre: @texasmonthly @dmagazine @carsondaly @cityoffriscotx @collinsworthnbc cherryontop.com/2013/03/deion-… […]

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Madonna Thinks the Irving-based Boy Scouts of America Should Change Its Rules

During last night’s GLAAD Awards, Madonna — dressed in a Cub Scout uniform with way too many patches to be believable — took the Irving-based Boy Scouts of America to task for its anti-gay policies. “I think they should change their stupid rules,” she said, after dubiously claiming that Boy Scouts rescue kittens from trees. […]

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Bachelor Sean Lowe Doesn’t Like Fame, But Loves Continuing to Sign Up For Reality Shows

Laura watches The Bachelor for this entire office, so my knowledge is limited in this field. Still, I know enough that this season’s bachelor was from Dallas, his name is Sean Lowe, and, according to US Weekly, he doesn’t like fame. “I’ve always said that I’m not looking for fame,” he told reporters in a […]

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Remind Me Again: Why Are We Putting an Ice Rink in Klyde Warren Park?

At 1:30 p.m., on an admittedly Spring Break-skewed day: – lines of 20+ customers at every food truck – children literally hanging from trees – not a single table available – trolleys full of vistors But by all means let’s abandon this natural, organic explosion of community and replace it with a skating rink that […]

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