Paige Skinner has written for the Dallas Observer since 2014.
2 days ago | Arts & Culture News
What’s it like to have millions of dollars to blow on fantasy gifts from the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book? We don't have an effing clue. But we used our imagination. Here are four made-up stories about the people buying this year's fantasy gifts. ...
4 days ago | Arts & Culture News
Capital Gaines: Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff hits bookstores everywhere today. The book is written by Chip Gaines of Waco, aka one-half of HGTV's Fixer Upper. We read the book to fully understand how stupid stuff can lead to smar...
9 days ago | Arts & Culture News
The fair is old. About 131 years old. My grandmother is almost as old. She turned 100-and-a-half last month. The fair is also steeped with tradition. Every year, people pile in and trade their hard-earned money for fair coupons, then trade in the ...
10 days ago | Concert Reviews
Before the show began, Kate Beasley, 23, and Lily Mahmoud, 16, began chatting. They both went to the Harry Styles show solo, and bonded over their acts devotion to the former One Direction member. Beasley drove three hours from Oklahoma to se...
11 days ago | Gaming
Hunter Allis has always loved playing video games. But unlike some fellow 14-year-olds, Hunter's interest goes beyond simply playing the games. He dreamed of someday creating them. Hunter was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, in which one...
13 days ago | Arts & Culture News
Jeanine Amapola is sitting in her Dallas bedroom putting on makeup and talking to the camera about her life — including dating, how she doesn't feel good enough and her faith. That video will eventually garner more than 48,000 views and pay her bi...