Every week, managing editor Patrick Williams disappears into his office and reemerges a cranky, nicotine-addicted, third-person-referring superhero we like to call Buzz.
How about this guy to run City Hall, instead of that crop of Quincy Carters down there now?
Well, hey, would you look at that? There's an actual bona fide Dallas City Council election this Saturday. Sure doesn't seem like that's been getting a lot of attention lately, which is pretty surprising considering that local god Roger Staubach is running. You'd think if ol' Roger Dodger is on the ballot that would be a pretty big ... oh, no, wait. Apparently it's not Roger but some other person named Staubach who's running, according to the roughly 1,378 campaign mailers we've received at home from this Staubach person -- each one featuring a few dozen photos of the former Cowboys quarterback alongside some female. Wonder if they're related.
Trinity East's Vapor Chase
We should probably know this stuff, seeing how Buzz is in the media and all, but let's be honest, does it really matter? Wait! Before you move on, know that this isn't our usual general world-weary cynicism. This is a very specific, 2013 Dallas City Council-weary cynicism that's a direct result of the council's utter fecklessness in the gas-drilling debate.More »