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  • Blogs

    December 6, 2013

    The Most Intolerable Fan Bases in Music

    Surfer Blood. Vampire Weekend. Imagine Dragons. Bowling for Soup. Slightly Stoopid. I've ignored every single one of these bands for one reason and one reason alone: terrible band names. In this culture, we have so many things competing for our attention at all times that your brain naturally has an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    The 10 Best Fashion Moments Aboard the S.S. Coachella

    Liz Tracy, Music Editor of our sister paper Broward-Palm Beach New Times, is aboard the S.S. Coachella cruise this week. Day one is here and day two is here. Most of the people we met on the S.S. Coachella had never been on a cruise before. Like us, they weren't so sure what to pack or how to dress ... More >>

  • News

    August 16, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    Why Some Books At Half-Price Books These Days Aren't Exactly Half Price

    Some of the collectables under glass at the Half Price Books location on Northwest Highway​The reason I called Steve Leach, the so-called "buy guy" at Half Price Books, yesterday was because I was wondering: What's up with the expensive assortment of signed tomes sitting under glass at the Northwe ... More >>

  • News

    October 2, 2008

    Status Woe

    Insane Rangers again take similar path to identical destination

  • Calendar

    May 17, 2007

    Sheer Genius

    Isaacson discusses a legendary brainiac

  • News

    May 17, 2007

    Laura's Goons

    Some of her "blockers" barely rose to the task

  • News

    May 3, 2007

    God in the Details

    For a quarter-century Roy Abraham Varghese has been assembling God proofs. Along the way he won over the world's most influential atheist.

  • Music

    October 5, 2006

    Man Man

    Wednesday, October 11, at Hailey's, Denton

  • Calendar

    August 17, 2006

    The Scientific Method

    Kids get the facts at Half Price Books

  • Calendar

    May 25, 2006


    Einstein's genius blinds us

  • News

    October 27, 2005

    Wild Child

    For Quinn Eaker, a son of the radical "unschooling" movement, school's out forever

  • News

    May 19, 2005

    Narrow Escape

    Plus: Havard Pleads Guilty

  • News

    February 24, 2005

    BBQ Sauce for the Soul

    When he's not catering for the president, barbecue maven Eddie Deen caters to the spirits of the indigent

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004
  • News

    December 11, 2003

    Last Call

    The career of Dallas sportswriter Jim Dent was skyrocketing, then booze and bad behavior caused a hard landing

  • Calendar

    March 28, 2002

    He Talk Funny

    David Sedaris wants to make us feel

  • News

    April 26, 2001

    Wim Wenders

    The Director’s Cut

  • Culture

    August 17, 2000

    Hot wheels

    Or: How Tony Hawk turned skateboarding into a multimillion-dollar international obsession

  • Culture

    March 30, 2000

    Battle of wits

    Theatre Three's Major Barbara marches in brisk Shavian step

  • Culture

    July 15, 1999

    Meeting of the minds

    Picasso at the Lapin Agile provides laughs -- both cheap and otherwise

  • Calendar

    April 22, 1999

    Night & Day

    April 22-28, 1999

  • Film

    December 24, 1998

    As we like it

    The buoyant Shakespeare in Love indulges in smart baloney

  • News

    October 15, 1998
  • Film

    September 10, 1998

    Know when to fold 'em

    Matt Damon trades his baby face for a poker face in Rounders

  • Calendar

    October 16, 1997
  • News

    April 17, 1997
  • News

    February 13, 1997

    They Came From Plano

    For Dallas' wackiest speaking gig, Cheyenne Turner brings in UFO inventors, alien abductees, and millennial prophets. But she has to keep her antennae up. These days, E.T. could be a neo-Nazi.

  • Calendar

    January 16, 1997
  • Film

    January 9, 1997

    Directing his life

    Albert Brooks talks about his Mother and a character called Albert Brooks

  • News

    November 28, 1996

    Nothing But The Truth

    James Halperin's book The Truth Machine calls for a utopia where infallible lie detectors make us better people from the president on down. Is it science fiction or prophecy?

  • Calendar

    October 3, 1996
  • Music

    September 19, 1996

    Imagine there's no Beatles

    Caught between two generations of Beatles fans

  • Music

    September 7, 1995

    The Devil and Mr. Newman

    America's greatest songwriter descends to hell and aspires to heaven in Faust

  • Film

    April 20, 1995