Danny Gallagher has been a regular contributor to the Dallas Observer since 2014. He has also written features, essays and stories for MTV, the Chicago Tribune, Maxim, Cracked, Mental_Floss, The Week, CNET and The Onion AV Club.
23 hours ago | Gaming
Last month, Free Play Arcade announced what pinball fans have been waiting to hear since the day the video game arcade almost died. The local arcade's fourth franchise location, in Oak Cliff, will be a pinball bar that will cater to the whims of t...
2 days ago | Gaming
Street Fighter II has been around for more than 40 years, but it hasn't lost its competitive edge. Just about every title in Capcom's video game fighter franchise is still studied by competitive players and used in some high-priced gaming tourname...
3 days ago | Film and TV
Hollywood is smack dab in the middle of another busy pilot season, and one production vying for a full season on a major network is being filmed here in Dallas. ABC Studios officials confirmed that film crews are scheduled to shoot a pilot for a n...
6 days ago | Things To Do
The fan convention known as All-Con, which will host its 14th annual gathering this weekend at the Renaissance Dallas Addison (formerly the Hotel InterContinental), is a rarity in the modern age of massive, corporately controlled conventions ...
6 days ago | Sports
Arlington already has the largest local monopoly on professional sports with Globe Life Park, AT&T Stadium and the University of Texas at Arlington's Maverick Stadium. Now it wants to gain an even greater foothold by making one of the big...
8 days ago | Crime
Car collector and builder Dave Scott McDonough always gets noticed when he goes for a drive. The car he uses to drive to work and take his kids to school is a model of the Ecto-1 used in the movie Ghostbusters. His backup ride is a Jeep fashi...