Alan Peppard

  • News

    October 24, 2013

    Still JFK Crazy After All These Years

    Why weird old rich people are so nuts over the 50th assassination anniversary.

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    Lebron James Will Honor Jerry Brown, Who Died After a Party at a Dallas Night Club, with a Party at a Dallas Night Club

    Jerry Brown Jr.'s life was cut short almost two weeks ago when the Mercedes driven by Josh Brent, his best friend and Cowboys teammate, veered off the highway near the former site of Texas Stadium. The two had just come from Privae, a members-only night club, where the 320-pound nose tackle drank en ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    Article About How Much Better Houston is Than Dallas Neglects to Mention Houston is the Asshole of the Universe

    The Houston Chronicle tried yesterday afternoon to prove that Houston is better, or at least sucks less, than Dallas. Tried and failed. Sorry to piss on your parade, Alyson Ward, but that debate has been settled: Houston blows way harder than we do. Ward says that Houston has a better skyline, an a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    GCB Can't Be That Over-The-Top

    Yeah, OK, OK, I get that GCB is going to be a send-up of drunk bitchy Christian women in the Park Cities. I'm all for that. I just hope the comedic voice of the TV series doesn't serve to obscure the fact that it's true. Alan Peppard had a funny piece in The Dallas Morning News yesterday about all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2011

    Warren Leslie May Be Dead Now, But His Book Dallas Public and Private Will Live Forever

    ​Of all the books written about Dallas, it's easily the one most often cited: Warren Leslie's 1964 Dallas Public and Private, with a later edition underscoring its heretofore subtle subtitle "Aspects of an American City." Subsequent histories-of -- from Patricia Evridge Hill's Dallas: The Making o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2011

    Homecoming Dance: Erykah Badu Returns to Arts Magnet to Raise Money (and, the Roof)

    Dylan HollingsworthErykah Badu does know how to make the dramatic entrance, performing a capella before cracking the curtain to reveal the full band behind​State Sen. Royce West was there; so too Cindy and Howard Rachofsky, former mayoral candidate and "homeless czar" Tom Dunning, Arts District ex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2011

    So There Are Celebrities in Town: A Round-Up of Some Famous Faces on Super Party Circuit

    All photos WireImageAshton Kutcher, Demi Moore and noted comedy genius Justin Timberlake at the Rachovsky House​Woke up this morning to find some last-night souvenirs in the in-box -- some, from the Audi Forum at the Rachovsky House on Preston and Northwest Highway, which the car-maker's taken ove ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    Over The Weekend: Erykah Badu, Jamie Foxx At The Palladium Ballroom

    Erykah Badu, Jamie FoxxPalladium BallroomSaturday, February 12, 2010Danny FulgencioErykah Badu at the Palladium Ballroom Saturday night. For more pictures, check out our slideshow.​Better Than: Any other All-Star event going on that night--especially considering it was free. It was a night of oppo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Short Orders: Primo's

    Patrick Michels​Primo's3309 McKinney214-220-0510I have to admit that I've learned not to expect much from Primo's. Not that it's a bad place, just that the kitchen doesn't justify the crowds.As Tex-Mex goes, Primo's is a middling restaurant--and the Dallas standard is pretty low to begin with. Yet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Celebrity Spotting

    Over at Unfair Park, Robert "Alan Peppard" Wilonsky spots David Byrne out on the town. Celebs have to eat and drink sometime. And when they do...

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2009

    Food For Thought 3.30.09

    "People ask me every day if Kent's place is hurting our business. I tell them, 'heck no, they are helping it.' I look at it this way: Everybody loves comfort food. Kent serves the rich guys, and I serve the guys who used to be rich. And believe me, there are more of the latter than ever before." (Sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    John Wiley Price Not Happy Dubya's Back to Tear Dallas New Partyhole

    That's what the Dallas County Commissioner tells Women's Wear Daily today -- pardon me? -- in what's likely to be an endless stream of stories like this till the day George and Laura move back to their old stomping grounds. Says the soft-spoken Democrat, "It's bad enough he's from Texas, and now he' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2008

    Tony and Jessica: Move Along. Nothing Left to See Here.

    The cover of this week's Economist. Oh. Wait. So, it's ... official? Because, OK, look. For the past few days, stories have circulated that ... um ... Tonessica? ... are kaputs. Been everywhere -- and thanks, New York Daily News, for your morning rumor round-up. Jessica Simpson went on Extra yesterd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2007

    Sorry, Rest of Dallas, Your Name is Not on the Guest List

    Mazel tov, Harry Hunsicker, you're one of the 6,400 most powerful people in Dallas! Finishing up some work tonight, and I just checked The Dallas Morning News' site for any late-breaking. Came across tomorrow's no-doubt front-page Dallas Morning News piece about UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2007

    Tony Romo's Dating Wonder Woman?

    Well, maybe not Wonder Woman, not yet. But 25-year-old Sophia Bush has been oft-mentioned as a candidate to fill the star-spangled costume for Joss Whedon's alleged 2009 big-screen redo. But, see, that's burying the lead, because only a few days after Carrie Underwood said Cowboys QB Tony Romo's hea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2006

    Heir Jordan?

    Darrell Jordan wants to be mayor. And he has the wallet to prove it. Darrell Jordan insists that, at long last, it's his turn to be the mayor. He lost in 1995 to Ron Kirk, but Jordan has always figured he was the right guy in the right place at the wrong time; when Dallas wanted and needed an Africa ... More >>

  • News

    April 6, 2006

    Who Is That Guy?

    He plays golf with George Clooney. He clowns around with Chris Tucker. He's best buddies with Peri Gilpin. He's a pasty white dude named Steve Stodghill.

  • News

    November 25, 2004

    Modern Times

    Plus: School Spirit; Evil Eyes Averted

  • News

    July 8, 2004

    The Beautiful Ones

    The hot, sexy rich people are partying it up while you sleep. We'll wake you when they're done.

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003

    Best Hair Salon

    Osgood-O'Neil Salon

  • Music

    February 6, 2003

    Off Our Soapbox

    Let SXSW stay in Austin. We're OK with that.

  • Dining

    February 6, 2003

    Bag Limits

    Why do men hit on female bartenders?

  • News

    August 29, 2002

    Bring It On

    Plus: Sack of Kittens, Who the Hell Are You?, What's in a Name?

  • Music

    August 30, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    A near encounter with Reverend Horton Heat's fists

  • Culture

    September 21, 2000

    Believing the Hype

    Former Dallas artist Dan Rizzie disappears out East, then re-emerges as the real thing

  • News

    July 6, 2000

    Position wanted

    Helen Bryant resigned, huh? No harm in applying for a gig that sweet, is there?

  • News

    April 6, 2000

    Beggars' banquet

    Dallas' matrons of charity find that ostentation is out and value is in when it comes to raising money

  • News

    April 3, 1997

    Feeling the Burn

    Unpaid Taxes, missing money, and a bitter business divorce threaten the empire of fitness guru Larry North

  • News

    February 13, 1997
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    September 12, 1996
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    February 8, 1996

    I thought it would be fun to run a magazine

    Ray Washburne's Texas Business is a case study in how not to run a business

  • News

    November 30, 1995

    Stampede at Star Canyon

    Will success ruin Dallas' favorite restaurant?

  • News

    November 9, 1995
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    May 25, 1995