• Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    Screwing Up is What Kids Do, So Spare TCU QB Casey Pachall Your Self-Righteous Hypocrisy

    Hey, by any chance did you catch Dale Hansen last night on Channel 8 talking about that poor kid at TCU who got kicked off the football team for misbehavior? Man, I'm telling you: sometimes Hansen is my mullah. He was talking about somebody who had written him saying we should pass a law that any k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    The Virgin Wolves: "Led Zeppelin Is The Greatest Rock Band Of All Time"

    The Virgin Wolves recently took time out to discuss their backgrounds with the blues, their first shows, and The Song Remains the Same. Catch them Friday at Andy's Bar and Saturday at City Tavern. Which came first for you: hearing a blues pioneer play the blues, or a band interpreting the blues? C ... More >>

  • News

    July 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    Homegrown Fest Announces Its First Four Bands

    Sandy CarsonUme​In keeping with their goal of booking Texas-wide this year, the Homegrown Music & Art Festival has announced Austin's The Octopus Project and Ume, San Antonio's Girl in a Coma and Dallas' Mystery Skulls as their first round of bands. I seriously miss getting to see Ume on a r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Four Decades After L.M. Kit Carson Birthed Dallas's Modern Film Scene, His Diary Returns

    L.M. Kit Carson in David Holzman's Diary​From time to time we'll name-drop L.M. Kit Carson, perhaps the most influential local-born filmmaker, with good reason: The Irving-born actor (Running on Empty, great on Miami Vice) and writer (Paris, Texas with Sam Shepard; that Breathless remake) was co-f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2010

    Dennis Hopper Always Did Love Dallas, Even If He Did Try To Piss On It a Time or Two

    ​Upon hearing the news of Dennis Hopper's death from prostate cancer at the age of 74 this afternoon, I dug up a 1990 Daily Texan interview I did with the writer-director-actor upon his return to the USA Film Festival, where he was being feted as its Master Screen Artist. He spoke fondly of Texas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Top 25 Drink-Related Quotes Of The Decade

    Patrick MichelsAs a bouncer at Sambuca 360, Todd Wright's heard more than a few lines from people trying to sweet-talk their way inside.​One evening about six years ago, as I stood at The Republic's bar ordering bourbon, I caught a glimpse of a woman's face scrunching in disgust. So I turned to he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2009

    10 Questions: Laura Young

    As general manager of Maximo, she sets the tone. Her touch lends a sense of calm beauty and easy elegance--the stuff that helps make certain guests have a positive experience. Young learned to handle the front of a house from one of the best, handling maitre d' chores for Tristan Simon at Sense, Can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 7, 2007

    Oh, Yes, It's Ladies' Nights

    This is a photo from Ghostbar. Wow, that's surprising, isn't it? Yeah, totally. March is National Women's History Month! How exciting! How important! How this makes me want to employ gratuitous use of exclamation points! Hurrah, women! Despite the fact that we spend a good portion of our lives bleed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2007

    My Ex-Girlfriend's Husband is "Lead Consultant" For Sam Coats' Mayoral Campaign. That's Odd.

    Sam Coats is running for mayor. You knew that, right? Because I totally forgot. Well, we just got the press release from Sam Coats' folks informing us who's going to be running his mayoral campaign, and top o' the list is Jason Stanford, who used to call us all the time back when he was campaign man ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    November 9, 2006
  • News

    August 18, 2005
  • Dining

    July 28, 2005

    Burning Question

    Where are the best places to go if you're looking to get laid?

  • Music

    April 28, 2005


    Saturday, April 30, at Barley House

  • Film

    April 21, 2005

    Days of Thunder

    Some Dirt and a Crash highlight the eclectic 35th USA Film Festival

  • Dining

    March 10, 2005

    The Daily Show-Off

    Is Dallas really that pretentious?

  • Dining

    September 23, 2004

    Past Prime Time

    Where do people over 40 hang out?

  • Dining

    August 5, 2004

    Making the Connection

    Where are the best places to go if you're looking to get laid?

  • Music

    March 11, 2004

    The Misfits

    The fantastic, the majestic...the Decemberists

  • Dining

    July 17, 2003

    Scoring Board

    Where are the best places to go if you're looking to get laid?

  • Dining

    January 9, 2003

    Indo Hip

    Chef opening Indian restaurant in Addison

  • Dining

    October 24, 2002

    Gender Specifics

    Why do women and men drink different things?

  • Dining

    May 23, 2002

    Pickup Picks

    Where are the best places to go if you're looking to get laid?

  • Culture

    May 23, 2002

    The Prince

    At long last, the Godfather's son makes his first film, and it was not easy

  • Dining

    February 7, 2002

    Methuselah's Night Out

    This 40-year-old sets out to pick up a few babes

  • Dining

    December 6, 2001

    Chef George P. Loves Big D

    Former Voltaire chef speaks out. Read on.

  • News

    April 26, 2001

    Wim Wenders

    The Directors Cut

  • Dining

    March 8, 2001

    Scratch Shot

    Banquet-hall chic

  • News

    February 15, 2001

    The Sundance Kidder

    With his own movie in tow, Dallas' indie-film guru goes to Robert Redford's festival, falls in love with the First-Timer, and embraces the hype

  • Dining

    February 1, 2001

    On the Prowl

    What are the best bars in Dallas for those seeking to get laid?

  • Music

    December 7, 2000

    100 Bullets

    MTV and Rolling Stone pick the 100 greatest pop songs ever, "from The Beatles to the Backstreet Boys." We demand a recount.

  • Film

    November 16, 2000

    Well Dunne

    The Deep Ellum Film Festival returns, suffering from the Terrific Twos

  • Music

    June 1, 2000

    Pop tarts

    'N Sync's Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears live and love at the top of the pops. Or do they?

  • News

    May 11, 2000

    Last call

    Even the return of Kevin McCarthy probably won't save the once-proud KLIF-AM -- er, Big 570

  • Dining

    January 27, 2000

    Hash Over

    In the corner pocket

  • Calendar

    November 11, 1999

    Home movies

    Deep Ellum Film Festival debuts

  • News

    October 14, 1999

    Reel challenge

    Twenty-eight years after its creation, the once-proud USA Film Festival has lost its focus. Can, and will, two new area film fests fill the void?

  • Music

    May 27, 1999

    Whassup, Kennyman?

    You need to talk to MTV's Jesse Camp like he needs another head in his hole

  • News

    December 17, 1998

    Joe Bob in Bloom

    John Bloom has taken his alter ego, Joe Bob Briggs, and gone Hollywood. But watching America's favorite drive-in movie critic on television these days, a new character is emerging: John Bloom himself

  • Culture

    November 9, 1995

    Class act

    Dallas Theater Center snags four Leon Rabin Awards in inaugural contest

  • Music

    May 11, 1995

    Give up LeFonque

    Branford Marsalis does the 'unspeakable' once more