• Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    An Unsilent Night in Downtown Dallas

    As previously announced here on Unfair Park, last night Dallas joined the ranks of cities around the world hosting an Unsilent Night, the holiday performance piece during which a crowd wanders through downtown blasting a pre-recorded soundtrack in unison through boomboxes and speakers. In fact, loca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Gig Alert: D.I. At Lakewood Bar and Grill Tonight

    ‚ÄčLegendary '80s California punkers D.I. make a rare local appearance this evening at the Lakewood Bar and Grill. Although lead shouter Casey Royer is the lone original member of D.I., the band's sound hasn't changed all that much from the froth and snarl approach first introduced on Ancient Artif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Our First Look At Vapiano

    Tim McCallum wants you to eat at Vapiano. Partly because he owns the place, but also because he really thinks it's great--which may again have something to do with the fact that he owns the place. But we don't want to get into one of those circular 'what caused the Civil War' arguments. Everyone ... More >>

  • Music

    March 26, 2009


    Mystery (Secretly Canadian)

  • Music

    February 19, 2009
  • Film

    February 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    Top Ten Dance Albums of 2008

    Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dry ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2008
  • Music

    April 24, 2008

    THe BAcksliders

    You're Welcome (Self-released)

  • Home Entertainment

    December 13, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    November 15, 2007
  • Music

    July 26, 2007
  • Music

    May 3, 2007


    A few things you may have missed the first time

  • Film

    February 22, 2007

    The Good East German

    AKA: When your hero is a Stasi spy

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2007
  • News

    December 28, 2006

    Iraq's Cinema of Longing

    A conversation with director James Longley

  • Film

    December 21, 2006

    Nostalgia Trip

    Steven Soderbergh tries, and largely fails, to make 'em like they used to

  • Music

    July 6, 2006


    Impeach My Bush (XL)

  • Culture

    July 28, 2005

    Star Spanglish Girl

    Pick Pico de Gallo for hot comedy with smarts; at WaterTower's Cabaret, the wurst of times

  • Calendar

    July 21, 2005


    Life is a Cabaret in Addison

  • Music

    June 30, 2005

    Spanking New

    The Spree set off fireworks, Corn Mo might be a giant and more

  • Music

    June 2, 2005

    Kitschy Cool

    Totally kooky, totally European, totally fun: Stereo Total

  • Calendar

    May 26, 2005
  • Film

    March 10, 2005

    Out Like a Lamb

    Downfall chronicles Hitler's last days with an awkward note of sympathy

  • Music

    September 30, 2004


    Antics (Matador)

  • News

    June 17, 2004

    Rockin' Politics

    Bush-bashing worth a beating?

  • Culture

    May 20, 2004

    Singing Fuels

    At CTD pump jockeys and pretty waitresses fill 'er up; theaters announce season lineups

  • Film

    March 18, 2004

    Lenin Grads

    A sweet German film pokes fun at East Berlin life after communism

  • Music

    January 15, 2004

    Lou Reed, John Cale & Nico

    Le Bataclan '72 (Alchemy Entertainment)

  • Music

    November 13, 2003

    Blue's Clues

    Blue Man Group started as a joke. It's not as funny anymore.

  • Film

    March 13, 2003

    Bass Ackwards

    Irréversible desperately attempts to turn the world upside down

  • Film

    January 23, 2003

    Mind Games

    George Clooney impressively toys with the twisted delusions of a game-show producer

  • Music

    November 7, 2002
  • Music

    May 9, 2002

    The Faint

    May 10

  • Film

    February 14, 2002

    Odd Couple

    The makers of Aimee & Jaguar make us believe in an unlikely love affair

  • Film

    November 22, 2001

    Chief, It's Chaos

    Tony Scott, with Redford and Pitt, plays a mad but vigorous Spy Game

  • Music

    August 16, 2001

    Sex Machine

    Under the disguise of Peaches, Merrill Nisker says things that would make Luther Campbell blush

  • Music

    February 15, 2001

    Jake Mandell

    Love Songs For Machines

  • Film

    November 2, 2000

    The Kindness of Strangers

    Archival footage illuminates a remarkable Holocaust story

  • News

    July 20, 2000


    Falling down; One deluded man; Family matters; The Stick Men speak

  • Film

    July 13, 2000

    Half-baked Shake

    Although inventive, Branagh's Love struggles vainly for harmony

  • Calendar

    March 30, 2000

    Willkommen, old chum

    Cabaret is Sam Mendes' German Beauty

  • Calendar

    October 28, 1999

    The redcoat is coming!

    Art critic Matthew Collins delivers quite a Sensation

  • Culture

    May 6, 1999

    The intentional tourist

    Texas artist Frank X. Tolbert2 gives us a new look at the Old World

  • Calendar

    February 26, 1998
  • Calendar

    February 5, 1998
  • Music

    May 15, 1997
  • Music

    January 30, 1997
  • Film

    January 18, 1996

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

  • News

    November 3, 1994
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