Calvin Johnson

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2014

    The Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, 9/29 - 10/05

    If you're looking for something to do other than the State Fair, you've come to the right place. (If you're looking for some deep-fried food stuffed inside some other deep-fried food, then yes, the State Fair is your ticket.) As always, DC9 has a few music suggestions to get you through the week. Ka ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    Dez Bryant is No Calvin Johnson

    To be fair, Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant wasn't trying to say he was better than Calvin "Megatron" Johnson. He was just rattling off some pro-athlete intensity-and-toughness boilerplate in a radio interview when he uttered the fateful line "I believe I can do whatever he can do." Thus, a narrat ... More >>

  • News

    October 11, 2012

    The 10 Most Corrupt Tax Loopholes

    If Mitt Romney won't tell you which need to be closed, we will

  • News

    January 12, 2012

    Price Corruption Probe: You're All Black. Go to Jail?

    Do black politicos get harsher treatment in the courts? Let's talk about it.

  • Music

    September 24, 2009
  • Music

    October 19, 2006


    From Now On

    Older, wiser, and

    with a longer beard,

    Doug Martsch spills his "Conventional Wisdom"

  • Music

    September 22, 2005

    Built to Last

    Doug Martsch runs the biggest little band on Earth

  • Music

    March 14, 2002

    Just a Suggestion

    South by Southwest comes to Austin, but why can't Dallas get in on the action?

  • Music

    January 11, 2001

    Out & About


  • Music

    September 28, 2000

    Modest Mouse

    The pros and cons

  • Music

    April 20, 2000

    Sound mind

    Calvin Johnson isn't a musician. He just plays one onstage.

  • Music

    October 7, 1999

    Out There

    Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

  • Music

    March 18, 1999

    Perfect, now

    Built to Spill makes a record too good to Keep It Like a Secret

  • Music

    October 29, 1998
  • Music

    August 27, 1998

    Something about Jonathan

    Jonathan Richman helped invent punk and geek rock. Now, he comes pogo-sticking back into your life with There's Something About Mary