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    June 23, 2014

    Mountain Goats Played Like Hometown Heroes at Dan's Silverleaf

    The Mountain Goats With Loamlands Dan's Silverleaf, Denton Friday, June 20, 2014 By Jezy J. Gray I first saw the Mountain Goats in 2006 at The Opolis in Norman, Oklahoma. I was 19 and the band had just released their Get Lonely LP, songwriter John Darnielle's most polite and somber offering to dat ... More >>

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    June 21, 2013

    Here Are All the Places It's Apparently Cooler for Young People to Live than Dallas

    There are many words that come to mind when you think of Dallas. "Barbecue," for one. A lot of traffic-related phrases too, like "road construction," "highway overpasses" or "valet parking." But three surprising adjectives connected to Dallas are "young," "broke" and "single," at least according ... More >>

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    October 2, 2012

    Here's a Video of Mark Cuban Dancing Terribly to "Gangnam Style"

    Oh, Mark Cuban. Your Dallas Mavericks brought us an NBA championship. You have the best investment-themed reality show on television. You have billions of dollars. But that's not why we respect you; we respect you because you're not afraid to do ridiculous things, like be videotaped clutching a Bud ... More >>

  • News

    May 17, 2012

    A Missing Teenager's Texas Getaway

    When a teenage girl from small-town Minnesota disappeared with a man 12 years older, everyone knew where they went. So why didn't anyone look?

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    March 13, 2012

    Murder by Death's Matt Armstrong on The Cure, SXSW and John Congleton

    Murder by Death started in Bloomington, Indiana, but bassist Matt Armstrong is a local who grew up in University Park. He took some time out and shared his first show experiences with us, told us why MBD is not playing SXSW and revealed a little about their forthcoming John Congleton-produced album. ... More >>

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    April 16, 2010

    Q&A: Matt Armstrong of Murder by Death Talks Vinyl and The Power of Dark Imagery

    This is Murder by Death. And that's Armstrong on the far left.​Murder By Death bassist Matt Armstrong is a Dallas native. So, really, he was just the natural choice to talk to us when we reached out and scheduled an interview with the band. Speaking on the first day of Murder by Death's tour in su ... More >>

  • Music

    April 15, 2010

    Murder By Death, Ha Ha Tonka

    Saturday, April 17, at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studio in Denton

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    September 9, 2009

    Gig Alert: Neon Indian at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios

    No need to be shy, Alan.​At the risk of beating you over the head with this information, it seems worth our while to remind you that tonight marks the much-anticipated debut of Alan Palomo's newest project, Neon Indian, which has garnered praise from outlets far beyond us and the normal local musi ... More >>

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    April 24, 2009

    10 Questions: Ted Allen

    The first time many of us met him was in his role as one of the 'fab five'--the food and wine expert on Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. But Allen had already spent years reviewing restaurants for Chicago magazine. In other words, the Purdue psychology grad knew his stuff--something he ... More >>

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    May 22, 2008
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    March 8, 2007

    House of Death

    A dozen men were tortured, killed and buried in a small house in Juarez. Three years later, the U.S. government is still trying to cover up what happened.

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    November 20, 2006

    Gay for Dallas

    You know who's not trying to pray the gay away? The city of Dallas. For weeks there have been little pieces popping up about how "Dallas tourism officials [are] attempting to lure gay and lesbian visitors" (so said The Advocate on November 4) and "dozens of cities that didn't cater to gay travelers ... More >>

  • Music

    July 20, 2006

    Mt. Gigantic, Hardin Sweaty and the Ready to Go

    Saturday, July 22, at the Cavern

  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    Odds & Ends

    Get your recommended weekly allowance of three Dallas staples--down-souf hip-hop, cheeky alt-country and hot chicks

  • Music

    February 10, 2005

    Magnolia Electric Co.

    Trials & Errors (Secretly Canadian)

  • Music

    February 5, 2004
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    February 6, 2003

    Last Rites

    Ghouls and grief along the Columbia debris trail

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    January 30, 2003

    Last Rites

    Ghouls and grief along the Columbia debris trail

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    July 25, 2002

    Making Book

    First-time authors gamble on a new form of publishing taking its first shaky steps

  • News

    December 13, 2001

    Reverend Fix-It

    Itinerant minister Charles Wilkerson promised to restore two ailing Christian schools to financial health. So why did the patients take a turn for the worse?

  • Music

    December 6, 2001

    Nikki Sudden

    Waiting on Egypt/The Bible Belt/Texas/Dead Men Tell No Tales (Secretly Canadian)

  • News

    July 26, 2001

    Something about Stephan

    After 25 years in Dallas' restaurant jungle, Stephan Pyles has come out respected and rich. How does he stay so clean?

  • Music

    August 24, 2000

    Bringing Up Babies

    When Babies Eat Pennies is a shock to the system, whether you like it or not