Charles Whitman

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2013

    Cross Canadian Ragweed, Drowning Pool and Kinky Friedman on Their Worst Gigs Ever

    When things go horribly wrong and then keep going that way, there's no better strategy to maintain your sanity than to think about the story you'll have. Music writer Jon Niccum has collected a bunch of those stories from musicians and published them in a book called The Worst Gig: From Psycho Fans ... More >>

  • Music

    November 24, 2011

    Kinky Friedman

    Tuesday, November 29, at the Aardvark in Fort Worth

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2010

    Because the Only Thing That Would Have Made Animal House Better Would Have Been Guns

    ​Trey Garrison, a writer I admire and a contributing editor at D, has an op-ed piece in The Dallas Morning News today suggesting that Tuesday's suicide at the University of Texas at Austin makes the case for allowing all students in Austin to pack heat when they go to class. Perhaps from personal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    More Frightening Cocktails For Halloween

    The Himmler No. 1 Cup​As if the Idi-tini and My Lai Tai weren't enough...We thought we'd stretched the boundaries of taste and "mixology" as far as we could with this week's Top 10 list. That is until several of you added some even more disturbing cocktails--all of which would be perfect for Hallo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 27, 2005
  • Film

    January 12, 1995

    B.S. 101

    John Singleton's college melodrama Higher Learning is a baffling misfire