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  • Blogs

    June 26, 2014

    How Bob Marley Was Sold to the Suburbs

    By Chris Kornellis At the time of his death, in May 1981, Bob Marley was 36 years old, reggae's biggest star, and the father of at least eleven children. He was not, however, a big seller. For Dave Robinson, this presented an opportunity. Two years after Marley's passing, Chris Blackwell, the fou ... More >>

  • Film

    March 6, 2014
  • Culture

    September 15, 2011

    Gypsy Comes Up Roses

    Lyric Stage's production has brassy bawls; lots to see at Uptown Players' Pride Fest.

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    2010 ALCS Game 4 - Rangers 10, Yankees 3: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    This guy is the Yankees' only hope. In other words, 'tis over.​10. And that, my friends, is why I wanted the New York Yankees. Between CC Sabathia and Mariano Rivera, this is a flawed pitching staff. Just ask the Rangers, who in this series have posted 5, 7, 8 and 10 runs in building a comm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    If Nothing Else, Dallas Urban Lab's "Visionary Proposals" Will Make a Very Nice Art Exhibit

    UT School of Architecture/Dallas Urban Lab​Over on DC9 yesterday, Pete posted the latest Smile Smile video, "Truth on Tape," which is a very naked, guest-star-laden clip shot entirely at the Rachofsky House. So, then, funny thing: When Pete passed along the clip, I went to the Rachofsky House's we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Smoke Burns Their Brunch Competition

    Photos by Andrea GrimesTwo Bloody Marys, twice the perfection.​Yesterday, I made love to Don Draper.He was gentle when he needed to be gentle, and he was rough in all the right places. We talked. We caressed. And as I laid there in his 3,000-thread count sheets and watched him pour me another Scot ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 20, 2008

    Love and The Goat Get Messy Onstage

    In The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?, a man throws himself on the horns of a romantic dilemma

  • News

    September 4, 2008

    Toll You So

    The Trinity River Project should be floating right along. Instead it's sinking under the weight of its own folly.

  • Film

    January 17, 2008

    Cloverfield is a Disaster

    Cloverfield is a big, dumb monster movie about nothing

  • Culture

    December 27, 2007

    Review: The Goodbye Girl

    Mean guy moves out, nice guy moves in—now everybody sing!

  • Film

    July 12, 2007

    The Parent Trap

    Joshua gets it: Your kid is a monster

  • News

    November 9, 2006
  • Culture

    June 29, 2006

    Puck Rock

    Under the stars, a disco-era Dream; unpleasant peasants mar murky Les Miz

  • Music

    June 22, 2006


    Stranger Things have happened to Edie Brickell & New Bohemians

  • Home Entertainment

    January 19, 2006

    Monkey Shines

    Peter Jackson's King Kong earns its crown.

  • Film

    December 15, 2005

    Monkey Business

    Peter Jackson spares no expense for a Kong that's just too long

  • Film

    June 2, 2005

    Broke, But Not Broken

    With Cinderella Man, Ron Howard finally scores a knockout

  • News

    November 13, 2003

    Show Me the Lake!

    City Hall talks fast, hides lake up sleeve

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    What's That Smell?

    The stink of broken promises in the last big bond election

  • Culture

    March 14, 2002

    Misery Loves Company

    Addison's Out of the Loop Festival stages some strange, dark, wonderful works

  • Film

    December 20, 2001

    Duke, Where's My Car?

    Meg and Hugh travel through time to find gooey love and good manners

  • News

    November 29, 2001

    The Thing That Ate Downtown

    Downtowns real estate barons are terrified that Perot-Hicks slick Victory project could wreak havoc on their own tax-funded plans to fix the citys core

  • Culture

    September 27, 2001

    Law & Disorder

    As one of TV's best and best-loved series launches a new spin-off, its creator grapples with the aftershocks of terror

  • Culture

    May 24, 2001

    Look Ahead

    D.A. Pennebaker doesn't make history, but he's captured so much of it

  • Music

    January 11, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    Holiday schmoozing

  • 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?

  • Culture

    May 25, 2000

    Inside the soapbox

    Michael Moore gets out of his La-Z-Boy to find The Awful Truth

  • Film

    January 27, 2000

    Valley of the dull

    Susann biopic isn't Great, not by the longest shot

  • Music

    January 27, 2000

    Rave on

    For Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Joe Ely, and Butch Hancock, The Flatlanders is more a bond than a band

  • Film

    December 16, 1999

    Mice try

    If you take your sweetness straight, have at Stuart Little

  • Film

    September 16, 1999

    Pitcher's duel

    Schmaltzy and then some, For Love of the Game is still mighty persuasive

  • Music

    June 3, 1999

    New world disorder

    Tom Z's restless experimentalism has earned him adoration from music's cognoscenti everywhereexcept in his native Brazil

  • Film

    April 8, 1999

    Don't it make that white hair gray

    Steve Martin plays middle-aged not-so-crazy

  • Culture

    September 24, 1998
  • News

    February 5, 1998
  • News

    January 2, 1997

    Grateful Dead

    Holly Mullen explains how a massive paupers' graveyard barely survived greedy landowners and a stealth real-estate deal