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D Magazine March 2002


How to Get Fired From Morning Radio

With no prior broadcasting experience, I stumbled into a job as a wacky deejay. Here’s what I learned about waking before dawn, cavorting with rock stars, and dealing with dead cats.

Jessica Simpson: Gospel Girl Gone Bad

When Jessica Simpson first appeared on the mainstream music scene at 18, she still had the wholesome image of a minister’s daughter. But now the 21-year-old pop princess is trying to prove you can be sexy without having sex. Is she a good girl gone bad? O

Politics: Why Ron Kirk Thinks He Can Win

For a chance to run in the Senate race against Republican John Cornyn, former Dallas mayor Ron Kirk must first emerge victorious in a hotly contested Democratic primary. Kirk reveals his five steps to victory—for the primary this month and the big one in

Pulse of the City

The most powerful man in Dallas (no, it’s not Tom Hicks), the best
companies in Dallas to work for, Coyote Ugly star does Dallas, the Deep
Ellum balloon debacle, must-have perfumes for every mood, and more.
Best Lists

The Best Burger in Dallas

As the authority on Dallas dining, we felt it was our duty to find thebest burger in Dallas. Judges were chosen. Rules were written. Hundredsof cheeseburgers were consumed. And, in an amazing upset, the winnerwas declared.
Cover Story

Weekend Getaways

You know the feeling. It starts with a little itch and gradually spreads into full-blown wanderlust. You’re not sure where to go—you just have the undeniable urge to escape, even if it’s only for a few short days. The good news