Friend of Unfair Park Kyle Rains was kind enough to send us this photo he took of the great Burton Gilliam last night at the Woodrow Wilson High School Senior Dinner, which was held at the Lakewood Theater. The co-star of, among others, Blazing Saddles, Back to the Future III, Paper Moon and Flet ... More >>
It wouldn't be a stretch to say he's a fan of Texas Motor Speedway. After, all, Burton's first career win in NASCAR's top series came here in 1997. A decade later, he became the track's first repeat winner.The South Boston, Virginia, native has taken the checkered flag 21 times in 16 years of rubbin ... More >>
Sometimes too much to drink is barely enough. --Mark Twain (and with Dogfish Head's super-strong beers, barely enough really is enough)When I was a kid, my Papa Salfi had a framed poster in a guest bathroom from which I first learned about the effects of alcohol. It had a numbered series of lines on ... More >>
There Greggo is again! As we told you Monday, the Dallas Observer Music Awards ceremony will feature huge celebrity presenters like Burton “We don’t care how you git here, folks, just git here!” Gilliam, who we surely chose because of his extensive knowledge and support of the Dallas-Fort Wor ... More >>
Shakespeare Fest's Hamlet: There be madness, yet there's sloppy Method acting in't
Revisiting the story of the 1937 New London gas explosion--the worst tragedy involving schoolchildren in American history
Playing a high-rolling mobster, Norm Berger was a convincing undercover agent for the IRS and FBI. Then the government accused him of pocketing some of the proceeds. As Norm would say, "Ya gonna love this one."