Denton County Teen Bench-presses 700 Pounds, Breaks Own State Record

From the Abilene Reporter-News: What drove [Matt] Poursoltani to such greatness? “When I tore my ACL, I didn’t have anything else to do, so I benched every day. I had to do something. It’s all I had,” he said, quietly and without a hint of braggadocio. Poursoltani played defensive tackle on the Pilot Point Bearcats […]

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Hostess Cakes Sold; The Twinkie Lives!

Not that it was every truly in danger of going permanently extinct, but the Twinkie is back. The New York Post broke the news last night about the Irving-based cakery: [Billionaire private equity mogul Leon] Black’s Apollo Global Management was the only entity to make a bid for the snacks business of bankrupt Hostess Brands […]

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Giant Chair Appears in The Colony

Got a Big Ol’ Chair. More details: – It’s at State Highway 121 and Plano Parkway – It’s for Nebraska Furniture Mart’s 560,000-square-foot retail showroom and 1.3 million-square-foot distribution center – Nebraska Furniture Mart will anchor Grandscape, a 3.9 million-square-foot monolith that will probably have the capability to detach from Earth and self-sustain, should the […]

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March 11 Is Now Larry Hagman Day

JR Poem by I’ll let the folks at the “Remembering J.R.” Facebook page take over: March 11 is officially declared as “Larry Hagman Day.” The Mayor of Dallas will declare it and issue a Proclamation declaring it official. The Dallas episode airing that evening is called “J.R.’s Masterpeice” and will be the funeral of J.R. […]

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Leading Off (3/4/13)

Dallas Police Chief Fires Officers Who Allegedly Planted Drugs During Investigation: Chief David Brown had a busy Friday, firing two officers who are now charged with fabricated and/or tampering with physical evidence and aggravated perjury related to a 2011 drug investigation. The chief also suspended or fired additional officers for drinking and driving, getting into […]

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Here Are The Strangest Things People Searched to Get to DMagazine.com in February

It’s going to be tough to top last month’s winner, “10 most beautiful asses,” but we’ll try. These, remember, are reproduced exactly as they appeared in our analytics: – TIS CHELSEA HANDLER A HEAVY DRINKER – 2020 sex movie – FREE MARGARITAS – sex boy – Deep fried jambalaya!!! – best Yorkie groomer in Dallas […]

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Oak Cliff Native Dennis Rodman Is Heading to North Korea, Because Why Not

From the Associated Press: Arriving in Pyongyang, the American athlete and showman known as “The Worm” became an unlikely ambassador for sports diplomacy at a time of heightened tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. Or maybe not so unlikely: Young leader Kim Jong Un is said to have been a fan of the Chicago […]

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