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2013 Stories by Luke Darby

Archives: 2014 | 2013
  • Probably Shouldn’t Order Sake Bombs, Though

    published December 26, 2013

    After spending prolonged periods of time trapped inside with your family and either too much or not enough alcohol, you’re probably in need... More >>

  • It’s Also Hard to Make Money Spinning Plates

    published December 26, 2013

    If you’ve worked in a restaurant before, you know the crazy mechanics that go down in the kitchen that keep the whole place running.... More >>

  • We’re Watching

    published December 26, 2013

    During the holidays, everyone gets hung up on tradition. If one aspect of the dinner table is off on the big day, all hell breaks loose: “I... More >>

  • Let the Terrible Twos Begin

    published December 26, 2013

    Dallas has undergone a shocking culture shift over the last few years in the area of local craft beer. In just two years the region has spawned... More >>

  • We Built This City

    published December 19, 2013

    Dallas today may not be known for the highest degree of rockage, but it’s important to remember that once upon a time Dallas did, in fact,... More >>

  • Enter A State of Arrested Development

    published December 19, 2013

    Remember when you were little and agonized over whether you’d be on the naughty or nice list? You knew there was evidence in both corners... More >>

  • Insert "Roasted Chestnut" Joke Here

    published December 19, 2013

    For your sake and the sake of your family, it’s best that you decompress before daring to spend an extended amount of time with them,... More >>

  • Jingle Bell Run

    published December 19, 2013

    Marathon trainees, you’re hurting right now, aren’t you? You ran intricate training schedules for months, carb-loaded like a mother... More >>

  • LEGOLAND is Open, Bitches

    published December 19, 2013

    It’s after dinner on Christmas day and everyone is getting antsy. Football isn’t holding the attention. The kids found their way back... More >>

  • Dream Minimally, Please

    published December 19, 2013

    You may think you have the seasons in Dallas figured out, but North Texas weather is a fickle pickle. The city can go from unseasonably warm to... More >>

  • A Barrel of Fun

    published December 12, 2013

    Winter brings many reasons to party and, as it is every season, beer is a big one. The second annual Dallas Winter Warmer celebrates winter... More >>

  • Festive Water Jugs? Aquired!

    published December 12, 2013

    One of the more frustrating parts of walking through a museum and finding something amazing on display is the nagging thought that follows through... More >>

  • Does Anyone Really Like Visiting Family?

    published December 12, 2013

    The holiday season can be a bleak time of year, caused just as much by bare trees and gray skies as it is by family drama. The story of the child... More >>

  • Elves With Attitude

    published December 12, 2013

    The best Christmas events are all tagged “Contains mature themes and images. Not suitable for children.” Because if we’re all... More >>

  • The DJ As Greek Chorus

    published December 5, 2013

    Few cultures knew how to mess up a family as efficiently as the Greeks. The story of Oedipus is the granddaddy of all messed-up families, but... More >>

  • America's Favorite Innkeeper

    published December 5, 2013

    Bob Newhart has been making people laugh since the ’60s. The Bob Newhart Show premiered in 1961. Think about that for a... More >>

  • Revival Time, and the Living Is Easy

    published December 5, 2013

    You know songs from Porgy and Bess already, even if you aren’t aware of it. And if you aren’t aware of it, then you... More >>

  • Gobble. Wobble. All That.

    published November 28, 2013

    It’s not unusual to put on extra pounds between the end of October and the start of January. Most people wait until the new year to do... More >>

  • Screw the Mall. Buy Weird Art.

    published November 28, 2013

    Black Friday is going to be exhausting whether you embrace it or run from it. You might spend the whole day ransacking stores for deals, you might... More >>

  • Meet Miss Excitement

    published November 28, 2013

    Veteran performers are a rarity in striptease. Burlesque too, for that matter, though proponents of burlesque say that it’s less about... More >>

  • It Flows Better Than “Hanks-ukkah”

    published November 28, 2013

    When the phrase “national treasure” gets tossed around, it’s usually questionable or an outright joke. For example, “Ted... More >>

  • Our Underbelly’s Freaky Pretty

    published November 21, 2013

    As much as Dallas may like to pretend it’s buttoned-down and well-coiffed, that everything is fancy cars on slow overpasses and unscuffed... More >>

  • You Laugh, But It’s Actually Satan

    published November 21, 2013

    There are seven heavenly virtues. And they’re boring. Honestly, can you name the seven heavenly virtues? They’re things like... More >>

  • The Only Acceptable Reason For Mustaches

    published November 21, 2013

    “No Shave November” used to be a college excuse for you and your bros to see how scraggly you could get in a month, when you... More >>

  • Dear Mrs. Kennedy ...

    published November 14, 2013

    This has certainly been the Year of the Kennedy with all the hullabaloo over the anniversary of the JFK assassination. Amidst all the talk about... More >>

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