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.
9 hours ago | Comedy
Tig Notaro relishes the challenges of doing stand-up, but doing a charity show like the one she'll be doing on May 31 at the Eisemann Center for Cancer Support Community North Texas takes the challenge to another level. "I would say I do one every...
6 days ago | Concerts
The deep, cavernous sounds of the cello are perfect for heavy metal. They can be dark and brooding. They provide a nice, long bass sound that provides a perfect backup to songs about sadness and destruction. They can also give a band that extra fo...
7 days ago | Don't Watch That, Watch This
The lineup for the Oak Cliff Film Festival will rock, literally. Festival officials announced the lineup of feature-length movies, documentaries and short films for the 2018 Oak Cliff Film Festival at the Texas Theatre that runs June 14-17. T...
8 days ago | Drugs
U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions' 32nd Congressional District seat is one the Democratic Party hopes to flip in November, and it's not alone. A pro-marijuana political action committee also wants Sessions out of his seat. Sessions possesses a con...
12 days ago | Technology
Pretty soon, Frisco drivers will be heard uttering phrases like, "Holy #*$&! There ain't nobody driving that car!" and "Are ghosts real because I think one is driving that orange van!" The city of Frisco inked a deal with the California-based ...
15 days ago | Don't Watch That, Watch This
Director Ty Roberts and actor Lane Garrison have done something that the Hollywood machine hasn't been able to do in more than 60 years. They made a movie based on Tom Pendleton's acclaimed 1966 novel, The Iron Orchard, about an ambitious wil...