The Daily Show Waxes Poetic About Sen. Ted Cruz’s Obamacare Filibuster

Jon Stewart starts with a critique that was bouncing all over the web during Sen. Cruz’s 21-hour stand-in at the Capitol, mocking his decision to read from Dr. Seuss’ Green Eggs and Ham, since it is a book about “a stubborn jerk who decides he hates something before he’s even tried it.” Ironic then because […]

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Rain Doesn’t Dampen Park(ing) Day Spirits

As water drizzled from the sky, people walking down Main Street could be seen enjoying a small urban forest, taste-testing a sandwich, or having a “wolverine experience.” Downtown Dallas got a slightly different look today as metered parking spots were transformed into temporary parks for the third annual Park(ing) Day Dallas. Although the rainy weather […]

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My Day as a Helicopter Sniper

Long-suffering FrontBurnervians will remember that back in June I posted about WFAA’s report on Helicopter Sniper Adventures, a small operation in Denton County that takes people up in a helicopter so that they can fire weapons at targets on a gun range below. Some neighbors of the property where this takes place were upset. I […]

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Leading Off (8/26/13)

T.D. Jakes Is More Popular Than Jesus: The bishop is expected to draw 50,000 to the first Mega-Fest he has hosted in DFW. No word on how many loaves and fishes have been ordered. DFW Is Thirsty: Yeah, we get it, the region consumes a lot of water. Can’t we just ban the St. Augustine […]

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Clint Eastwood May Direct Movie Version of Chris Kyle’s American Sniper

Twitch first reported and The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Clint Eastwood is in talks to direct the adaptation of the biopic of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, based on Kyle’s book American Sniper. You may remember that Steven Spielberg recently dropped out of the project. It’s not a done deal yet, but the producers should feel fortunate picking […]

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See the Monuments Men Trailer, Then Read the Story of Dallas’ Robert Edsel, Nazi Treasure Hunter

You may have encountered the trailer for The Monuments Men, an upcoming film written and directed by George Clooney, which started making the rounds online yesterday. The presence of Bill Murray, John Goodman, and Cate Blanchett together in the cast is enough to get me to the theater, even without knowing that it’s an incredible story […]

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