Leading Off (07/18/08)

It’s the return of the Friday Morning Fan Jam. Per Eric’s guidelines: “Post a link to a news story you find interesting, preferably local or with local ties, and comment. Then comment on the comments. We’re meta like that. Go.” You heard him.


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19 responses to “Leading Off (07/18/08)”

  1. Bethany says:

    1. http://tiny.cc/kIxwN
    Don’t they mean: Principal of school of no color still inspires decades after his death?

  2. TK says:


    Why do they insist on keeping a failed player–admit mistake, move on.

  3. Josh Pearson says:

    More solid police work being done by DPD’s finest. At least that’s how I was taught to do it in junior high school when I gave Anthony Walker my lunch money each day to protect me from Gilbert Vasquez and his friends.

  4. Peterk says:

    hey bethany try using tinyurl.com a lot easier than tiny.cc

    or use shrinkster.com and track how many folks click on the link

  5. Josh Pearson says:

    Or don’t worry about it on FB since we have a WP plugin that chunks the URLs into shorter versions. See TKs link above…

  6. Tobie B says:

    Who are they to tell me to find my own news?

    That’s why I come to them! What the h? It’s Friday! Why you gotta cut the umbilical cord on a Friday?

    Why you gotta kick me outtah the nest ON A FRIDAY????????

    Please oh please can I suckle at the teet of local journalist for a little while longer…just until tomorrow?

  7. Tom says:

    It’s 2008. Do we still have to use the term “flamboyant” to describe people? It’s an insulting headline, even if the word was used in a quote.
    The former FW mayor who is quoted also uses the word “colorful.” Was Commissioner Price alerted to this?

  8. Travis Hudson says:

    Deciding on lunch today just got a lot easier.

  9. JS says:

    Texas to world: Eff off. We’ll kill who we want when we want.


  10. Left of Center says:

    Turns out Dallas isn’t unique after all.

  11. michaela0416 says:

    Wow, you just got us to do your work for you. Genius.

  12. They must have all went to see Batman last night.

  13. TLS says:

    Mike Daniel has spot-on write-ups of the lead singers appearing at Cruefest and Mayhem Festival: http://www.guidelive.com/portal/page?_pageid=33,97347&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL&item_id=65364
    He neglected to mention how creepy Slipnot is.

  14. Zac Crain says:

    I wish I had gone to see Batman last night. Just watched a rerun of Mythbusters and about five replays of SportsCenter while trying to sleep.

  15. Jack E. Jett says:

    Talk about mudflaps, Batman’s got um.


    SFW……then click thru…

    For ladies and homosexual men only.