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About the Teenager Who Lived in Walmart: I Think That Was Art.

Last week, employees at a Walmart in Corsicana discovered that a 14-year-old boy had been living in makeshift campsites tucked behind baby products or stacks of paper products for two days. Police say the teenager was a runaway who has history of fleeing his home and holing up in creeks and abandoned houses. I have a different theory: the boy is Dallas’ best performance artist. Here’s why.

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Highland Park Man Booked For Evading Arrest, Becomes Frontrunner For Mugshot of the Year

Charles MacDonald was arrested early this morning in Highland Park for evading arrest and criminal mischief, two charges that very poorly describe what happened. According to the Morning News: …MacDonald, 24, of Highland Park was stopped by officers near Arroyo and Maple avenues about 1:45 a.m. by uniformed officers investigating drug complaints in the area. […]

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Leading Off (2/11/13)

Perry Goes to California to Poach Businesses: Rick Perry is on tour of California, where he hopes to swoop-in and woo businesses to Texas. It’s a trip that puts the epic state showdown in context: In that corner, Athens. In this one, Sparta. Each serves as the other’s foil, the Ali to its Frazier, the […]

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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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It Was Not A Fever Dream. You Did See the Wienermobile in Dallas Yesterday.

My mother always said the best press releases include the subject line: “WIENERMOBILE VISITS DALLAS AREA THIS WEEK.” I thought it was a strange maxim as a child, pushed it into the back of my head, and forgot about it for 20 years. Yesterday, it bounded back into my consciousness. I found the Wienermobile at […]

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Dallas Mavericks Sending Dirk Nowitzki Bobblehead To Space Because, Sure, OK

It’s happening soon. Like, at 3 today. [UPDATE: Or maybe already happened? I don't know. Countdown clock was for today. I will take the word of the two-thirds of the people who commented on this already, not counting me.] It has a camera attached, or something. Honestly, I’m not positive what’s going on. Is anyone? Anyway, […]

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