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2014 Stories by Danny Gallagher

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  • Aziz

    published September 11, 2014

    Comedian Doug Stanhope once told us in an interview that "there's nothing fucking worse" than performing at huge theaters because they ruin the... More >>

  • Okra

    published September 11, 2014

    It seems that every fair, food "palooza" or gluttony fest is dedicated to some kind of food that's really not healthy to eat until it starts... More >>

  • The Tickets Are Cheap

    published September 4, 2014

    The Jewish Community Center of Dallas' annual film festival is one of the smaller jewels in the DFW's cinematic crown. It may not take up as much... More >>

  • Duck, Duck, Joke

    published September 4, 2014

    The man with the most distinctive voice in comedy defines the concept of a "comic's comic." Gilbert Gottfried did more than just spend a lifetime... More >>

  • You'll Miss Summer When It's Gone

    published August 28, 2014

    The summer is winding down and pretty soon it's going to get rainy and cold. Well, cool. Or at least cool-ish. Sure, you're sweltering now, but... More >>

  • Laugh at Him AND with Him

    published August 21, 2014

    Most cringe comics who use shock and awe to draw a laugh out of their audience don't always turn their verbal weapons on themselves. Renowned... More >>

  • Gala of the Royal Horses

    published August 21, 2014

    Horses haven't had the best PR when it comes to maintaining status as an effective mode of transportation. We have so many infinitely better ways... More >>

  • Brad Williams

    published August 14, 2014

    Every cringe comic can spout off a list of midget and dwarf jokes like a high school chemistry student reciting the list of noble gases for a... More >>

  • Armageddon

    published August 7, 2014

    Armaggedon Michael Bay cannot be mocked enough. His films deserve to be taken down with an unrelenting spray of scorn and ridicule and not just... More >>

  • Tuesday Night Trash

    published July 31, 2014

    Guardians of the Galaxy is bound to become the movie that you'll have to see this summer regardless of whether or not you like comic books or you... More >>

  • Psycho From Texas

    published July 24, 2014

    We miss the drive-in theater. Sure the Internet may have made it easier to watch films that cater to our most basic and sleaziest drives, but... More >>

  • Twin Peaks … Isn't That a Breastaurant?

    published July 24, 2014

    David Lynch's most famous attempt at a television show earned a cult TV audience before networks had such a term. His bizarre take on the... More >>

  • Witch Before You Bitch

    published July 17, 2014

    The horror comedy is a tricky topic to tackle because it has balance both genres in one movie. It’s like watching a plate spinning act. If... More >>

  • Peace, Love, LAN

    published July 17, 2014

    Games like Wolfenstein 3D, Doom and Quake transformed the video game universe from a tired collection of happy pixels into a bloody orgy of gaming... More >>

  • Steve McGrew Bares All

    published July 10, 2014

    Comics who make it as premiere funny men or women usually have humdrum backgrounds and stumble into comedy as a way to escape the drudgery of... More >>

  • Anime's Big Night Out

    published July 10, 2014

    North Texas is home to a major animation and voiceover studio, FUNimation studios, which not only creates beloved anime shows like Cartoon... More >>

  • Hometown Humor

    published July 3, 2014

    Calling Paul Varghese Dallas’ first breakout comedy star really isn’t giving him enough credit. Dallas wouldn’t have a modern... More >>

  • It's Not Real Blood

    published July 3, 2014

    Horror movies have an odd appeal. Most of them are an outlet that tap into our subconscious inferiority complexes and gives it a chance to yell at... More >>

  • Basically Beethoven

    published July 3, 2014

    Classical music may seem snooty but there are even music snobs exist amongst the snobbiest sound form of music. Beethoven is to classical music... More >>

  • Cupcake and F.A.C.E.

    published June 26, 2014

    Human interaction is a weird beast. It inspires a range of emotions from euphoria to awkwardness. It can make people fall in love and develop a... More >>

  • Beats Black Cats and a Boom Box

    published June 26, 2014

    Besides burying a redcoat in a coffin filled with apple pie, fireworks may be one of the most patriotic ways to celebrate love for America.... More >>

  • Leave Your Vuvuzelas at Home

    published June 19, 2014

    Soccer ranks somewhere just below lawn darts and non-metaphorical rat racing in American popularity. It's got some American fans but not the kind... More >>

  • You May Kiss His Ring

    published June 12, 2014

    I've always wondered if comedians are actually impressed by other comedians with armloads of awards. It would be hard to know their true feelings... More >>

  • Mike Baldwin

    published June 12, 2014

    I've always wondered if comedians are actually impressed by other comedians with armloads of awards. It would be hard to know their true feelings... More >>

  • It’s Me, Mario!

    published June 12, 2014

    We would have paid good money to sit in the room when Nintendo got the big pitch for their disastrous WiiU console. Some guy who probably just got... More >>

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