Holiday Headache: Avoid Family Drama with These 8 Apps

Already dreading spending Thanksgiving with your family, especially the in-laws? Here comes your smartphone to the rescue! Download and fire up these apps and ignore Uncle Bob’s rants about the government! Netflix — The video-streaming service has an iPhone/Android app so you can close the door and catch up on “Scandal” instead of Grandma Edna’s roadtrip. Pricegrabber — Get a jump on shopping for Black Friday and beyond with this research tool. Pair it with online retailers and you can avoid the […]

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Boomer Sooner! OU brings home the win in 2017 Red River Showdown

DALLAS — And that’s a wrap, folks. Saturday marked the 112th Red River Showdown, and fans headed to the Cotton Bowl to stand with their teams. OU was here to do some serious damage in the first half, but Texas wasn’t giving up, and neither were the fans. “OU sucks,” said one Texas fan. “It’s the worst school in the nation…maybe besides A&M,” echoed another. But Oklahoma ended up taking home the win in the last quarter with a final […]

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‘Racist’ Dove soap ad turns black woman into white woman

PRINCETON, NJ — MJ said “It doesn’t matter if you’re black or white,” but Dove seems to think it does matter. Exhibit A: This Dove soap ad that turned a black woman into a white woman! Nope. No joke. It’s real. And people are REAL pissed off about it: Is @Dove soap’s marketing strategy Before – black & dirty After – Caucasian & clean Also *who* is approving these ads? pic.twitter.com/l5tq5ZcAJs — Megha Mohan (@meghamohan) October 8, 2017 Thought that […]

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Yell ‘Bwaahh’ like Hank Hill contest on Dallas Bridge — Seriously.

DALLAS — The famous white bridge wasn’t the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in Dallas Saturday. It was the Peggy Hill Bridge, I tell you what! A group gathered next to the bridge to do one thing and one thing alone. They wanted to scream Hank Hill’s signature “Bwaahh!” And don’t worry. It was mission accomplished. Hank would have a hard time not going right along with them. It wasn’t a protest of any kind. It was an appreciation for all […]

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Selfie Alert! Deep Ellum unveils Wall of #KindComments

DALLAS — Deep Ellum’s getting a colorful reminder to be kind. Local artist Dallas Clayton teamed up with Instagram to create a kind comments mural. “The more kindness and joy that you can share in the face of adversity the better off we’ll all be,” Clayton said. This baby is filled with inspirational messages reminding everyone that we’re all in this together. “We’re just celebrating kindness, compassion, and positivity on and off the platform. with our most incredible creative communities […]

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Trump on Puerto Rico: They want everything done for them

WASHINGTON, DC —  It’s tweet & delete for Mr. Twitter Fingers. President Trump launched an attack on San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz on Saturday for criticizing the White House’s hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico, accusing her of “poor leadership” and suggesting that the island’s residents are not doing enough to help themselves. “The Mayor of San Juan, who was very complimentary only a few days ago, has now been told by the Democrats that you must be nasty […]

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Dallas Bike Ride hopes to end the cycle of poverty

DALLAS — You don’t have to go far to find someone living in poverty. The Census bureau says nearly 1 out of 4 people in Dallas are below the poverty line. “We opened our doors on January 6th, and our mission really is filling the gap of the kids of north Dallas high school,” Teresa Keenan with Incarnation House told NewsFix. “97% of them are in poverty.” They are trying to help a specific group: teens whose families are struggling […]

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Erykah Badu Park? New push to rename Robert E. Lee Park

DALLAS — When the City of Dallas finally decides what name will permanently replace Robert E. Lee park (now called Oak Lawn Park) maybe they’ll call on the fans pushing for it to be named after Dallas royalty, Erykah Badu. An online magazine based in Dallas started a petition calling for the park to be permanently named “Erykah Badu Park.” Fans think the Baduism behind the idea is a no-brainer. “Erykah Badu has done more for the City of Dallas than Robert E. […]

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The FDA is working on a plan to help you quit smoking

Let’s pretend for a second that we lived in a world where pizza had no cheese, beer had no alcohol and amusement parks had no roller coaster rides. Yeah, we wouldn’t like that very much. But there’s one thing that may soon be our reality, but for a good cause  – cigarettes with no nicotine. Around a month ago, the Food and Drug Administration announced a plan that would require lower nicotine levels in cigarettes, so they’re no longer addictive. […]

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Yep… Armpit tattoos ARE a thing.

REGENSBURG, GERMANY — Stylish… or stupid? Getting tattoos is nothing new, but now people are getting them in one of the last places you’d think of: the armpits! This is a real thing folks! People are getting their pits tatted, and we hate to say it but they’re not all bad! Floral seems to be the main choice: People do have some funny ones! Like this one with the spider: Or this smelly pit with the garlic: Before you go running to […]

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