I'm kind of a sneaky bitch. I happen to work in the Quadrangle in Uptown (AKA The Quad -- yep, I'm still trying to make that one happen), so as the British Beverage Company (or BBC) has been building out the gutted, cavernous remains of the former Hully and Mo, I've had a close look at what's gone d ... More >>
Anglophiles rejoice -- Uptown will soon be home to another den of fish and chips and football. (And by football, we mean soccer.) Owners Larry Martin and Edgar Carlson, who are also behind the chain Sherlock's Baker Street Pub, will open the British Beverage Co. in the Quadrangle at 2800 Routh St. ... More >>
Speaking of the Dallas Grand Prix at Fair Park ...I see that someone has just posted 30 minutes' worth of highlights from that brutally hot July 1984 to the YouTube. And it's exceptionally classy footage too: It comes to us via the BBC with commentary by Murray Walker and James Hunt. As the poste ... More >>
And, in international headlines this morning, Dirk Nowitzki wants to play with the German national team in the EuroBasket2009 tourney in Poland, which runs September 7-20. At least, if I read my Babel Fish translation correctly: "I believe already that it tingles/swarms." He needs to get that checke ... More >>
As if overweight individuals needed more to make them feel socially undesirable, the past couple of weeks have seen at least three different online news outlets tackle the subject of human obesity and its possible environmental impacts, citing an increased carbon footprint. Live Science approaches ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, March 20, 2009...
Lil Wayne and Scott Weiland are just two of the upcoming subjects on VH1's relaunched Behind The Music.
Looks like Courtney Love is the only one who made any money from a publishing deal to license Nirvana's music. ... More >>
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again.
As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scen ... More >>