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Austin College Canon

How a Future Dallas Mayor Got Us to Bring a Cannon to an Austin College Football Game

What do you get when you give four college freshmen a cannon? A whole lot of team spirit and trips to the emergency room.

The Grass Isn’t Greener Outside of Garland

Garland has been mercilessly snubbed in one too many Hollywood films--notably more than any other Dallas suburb. But there are reasons you'd like to explore our neighbor.
giving tree

Frisco: The Giving City

Some thoughts on Frisco, Shel Silverstein style.

A Love Story for the Ages: A Car Accident Turned Meet-Cute

Dating Apps? Nah. Zac has more grandiose plans that involve a big, dumb truck.
Mavsman new look

Why MavsMan Looks Different This Season

Even the mascot isn’t used to the new look yet, just about halfway through the season.


Texas vs. California

A Local(ish) Perspective on the California Exodus

A few years ago, Daniel Earl Norman left Dallas for the West Coast. He returned to a land that is hardly recognizable.
Financial Services

Uneasy Times Call For Unusual Investments (That Your Financial Advisor Wouldn’t Recommend)

Five totally not crazy alternative investments that your advisor is too timid to tell you about.
By Joseph Guinto
Eric Celeste tumor

The Summer My Body Fell Apart

I spent a lot of my summer at the Baylor Surgicare outpatient center. It’s my regular spot, in some ways. And so I was thrilled to fill out this survey about my time there.
By Eric Celeste
Highland Park DIY

Watch Out, Highland Park DIYers!

How to use a simple anchor bolt to destroy a library.
By T.C. Newby