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2014 Stories by Danny Gallagher

Archives: 2014 | 2013
  • 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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • What'd Lil Wayne Ever Do to You?

    published June 5, 2014

    TV and movies have a weird way of warping famous people into mythological gods and goddess that somehow also make non-famous people look pudgier... More >>

  • Plucked From the Same Funny Tree

    published June 5, 2014

    Siblings of famous celebrities have a stigma of being less than great when compared with their more famous brothers and sisters. Granted, some of... More >>

  • Deuce Drops By

    published May 29, 2014

    He's been the star of major motion pictures. He's had his own CBS sitcom. And yet he still does stand-up. You can take the comedian out of the... More >>

  • Who's Your Daddy

    published May 29, 2014

    I don't know how, when you lump them all together in a montage, the works of the '70s pop band ABBA add up to a story about a bride's search for... More >>

  • Laughter is Universal

    published May 22, 2014

    Stand-up comedians usually don't make great cultural ambassadors because their job is to offend the sensibilities of everyone in the room for a... More >>

  • Spike and Mike's Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation

    published May 22, 2014

    Cartoons aren't just for kids anymore thanks in part to rise of Adult Swim and primetime fare like The Simpsons, South Park and the endless... More >>

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