Tim Tebow Cancels First Baptist Appearance

While I was looking forward to sharing a message of hope and Christ’s unconditional love with the faithful members of the historic… — Tim Tebow (@TimTebow) February 21, 2013 … First Baptist Church of Dallas in April, due to new information that has been brought to my attention, I have decided to cancel my… — […]

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When Fact-checking Goes Wrong: An Intern’s Tale

One of the necessary evils of journalism is fact-checking. It’s dry, tedious, and, thus, inescapable for those of us lowest on the editorial totem pole (i.e., interns). I was never warned, though, that fact-checking could be fraught with peril. I arrived at the office today, café mocha in hand, resigned to the task of verifying […]

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FreedomWorks Planned to Show a Video of a Fake Panda Having Sex With a Fake Hillary Clinton at a 2012 Event in Dallas, But Someone Thought That Was a Bad Idea

In one of the most bizarre stories you’ll read, ever, FreedomWorks — the conservative group formerly chaired by Dick Armey — apparently created a video of a fake panda fellating a fake Hillary Clinton, and planned to show it at the July 26, 2012 FreePAC event, held at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. Mother […]

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Woman Drives the Wrong Way on I35 For 15 Miles

I understand this happens sometimes. You’re unfamiliar with an intersection or set of on-ramps, and you accidentally take off the wrong way. I’ve done it, then corrected myself in a matter of seconds. A woman in Burleson last night went the wrong way for 15 miles. That’s like getting on Central Expressway in downtown Dallas, […]

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The Plan For Pacific Plaza Is Perfect, So Don’t Screw It Up, Dallas

Yesterday, Dallas’ Park Board approved the city’s new and improved parks master plan, the one with the capes and the superpowers and all that. You can read the whole thing here (thanks DMN, for uploading it). In the report, four parks are labelled as “priority parks”: Carpenter Plaza, Harwood Park, Pacific Plaza, and West End Plaza. If […]

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Dennis Rodman Has Written a Children’s Book, For Those of You Looking For a Crazier Bedtime Story

South Oak Cliff native, NBA Hall of Famer, and all-around madman Dennis Rodman can now add one more jewel to his crown: children’s book author. The tome is titled “Dennis the Wild Bull,” obviously, and one copy is currently available on Amazon. “More than anything, I just want little kids today just to understand: Ain’t […]

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Dallas’ Corbin Corona Becomes the Latest in a Long Line of Clown Musicians

Dallas now has its own entry into the Rebecca Black/”It’s Thanksgiving” Wall of Honor. His name is Corbin Corona and, as you can tell by the headline, he’s a clown. Back in October he released his video “Oh My,” which (poorly) name-drops Al Biernat’s: “I’m out here in the streets all day, lifestyle sh*t I’m […]

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Nelson Cruz Linked to Miami Steroid Clinic

A report by the Miami New Times today indicates that Texas Rangers slugger Nelson Cruz may have received steroids or human growth hormones from a  Miami clinic that also catered to San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera, Oakland A’s pitcher Bartolo Colón, Cuban boxer Yuriorkis Gamboa, and even Alex Rodriguez. The clinic in question is Biogenesis, an “anti-aging” clinic […]

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Fake Fire Marshal Arrested at Grapevine Bar

A Denton County man was arrested over the weekend for posing as a fire marshal to avoid a bar cover charge and receive free drinks, the Star-Telegram reports. According to the paper, Charles Brandon, 33, faces a charge of public intoxication and impersonating a public servant after pretending to be a fire marshal on New Year’s Eve […]

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Texas Legends Trying to Lure Allen Iverson

From ESPN’s Marc Stein: Iverson has likewise resisted the Legends’ overtures so far this season — as well as a similar offer last season — but sources say that the Legends are trying again now because they’ve moved back to the top of the list in the D-League’s waiver line, meaning they’d have an unobstructed […]

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Headed to the Dallas Museum of Art Today? Check Out a Renegade Exposition.

As we mentioned last week, beginning today the Dallas Museum of Art today will allow visitors into the museum without an admission fee. Special exhibits will still be ticketed, but the museum’s permanent collection is now open to any stragglers who happen to wander in the doors to warm-up. Among those stragglers are two artists, […]

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Only Two Percent of Republicans — But 100 Percent of D Magazine Editors — Favor a Perry 2016 Run

Rick Perry is currently running last in a group of Republican candidates interested in the 2016 Presidential race, Public Policy Polling reported yesterday. Marco Rubio led the field with 21 percent, followed by Paul Ryan (16 percent), Mike Huckabee (15 percent) Chris Christie and Jeb Bush (14 percent), Rand Paul (5 percent), Bobby Jindal (3 percent), and […]

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Cornyn: ‘It May Be Necessary to Partially Shut Down the Government in Order to Secure the Long-term Fiscal Well-being of Our Country’

In an op-ed in the Chronicle this morning, republished on his website, Sen. John Cornyn: The coming deadlines will be the next flashpoints in our ongoing fight to bring fiscal sanity to Washington. It may be necessary to partially shut down the government in order to secure the long-term fiscal well being of our country, […]

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