Chris Anderson

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2014

    DC9 at Night Mixtape with M.Parks

    Houston ex-pat M. Parks has been making the rounds of area DJ nights as one of the only proper techno DJ's on the Dallas scene. Techno is often thrown around as a catch word to describe all dance music when it is actually a very specific genre. If you ever wondered what is the difference between tec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Police: Two Men Were Called Gay Slurs and Beaten with Bats in Northeast Dallas Yesterday

    Around 2 a.m. yesterday morning, two men were walking near the corner of Audelia Road and Forest Lane in northeast Dallas when, according to police, a dark four-door car, adorned with tinted windows and 24-inch rims, approached them slowly. There were five or six black men inside, all thought to be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2010

    Free Food for "Fiends" Who "Toil Not;"
    Count the Observer Staff In

    Odd, when we Googled a picture of bums, this came up, but these guys don't look like hobos.​The free food frenzy that's currently gripping Dallas could induce eaters to quit their jobs and loaf full time -- or so feared observers during the last era of widespread food giveaways. What's so sca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    Mavericks-Nuggets: A Requiem in 5 Predictable Parts

    No Jason Terry. No Gatorade dump. Hindsight, they say, is 20/20. Sometimes, unfortunately, so is foresight. On Friday, May 1 I picked the Denver Nuggets to eliminate the Dallas Mavericks in five games. Last night it came to pass, in the form of Nuggets 124, Mavs 110. Dirk Nowitzki was as grit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    Dallas v. Denver: Nuggets in 5

    I sincerely hope I'm wrong about this, but I have a feeling we're all about to get really pissed. Watching the most athletic - and by far the most animated and arrogant - team in the NBA knock the Dallas Mavericks out of the playoffs could be very painful. Get out your hate hats, Game ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2007

    It's the "Virgin" Part That Hurts

    Memo to Chris Anderson, "40-year-old Dallas marketing manager": If you're going to spend "$1,000 on games like Mattel's 1977 handheld Electronic Football," it's probably not wise to tell Newsweek -- especially when the game's going for just a few bucks. Oh, and when it's for a short story titled "Fo ... More >>

  • News

    January 19, 2006

    Lights, Camera, Play!

    They're not exactly Pixar, but a crew of Highland Park teens find fame--not fortune--making machinima movies on the Xbox

  • News

    January 29, 2004

    Sweet Tees

    Plus: Tight Wad; Hit Me With Your Best Shot

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003

    Best Way to Kick it Old-School

    T-shirts from Classic Sports Logos

  • News

    February 20, 2003

    Smells Like Defunct Team Spirit

    Plus: Sack of Kittens, Trade Bait

  • News

    February 24, 2000

    Diggin' dirt

    The Deep Throat secret of the Trinity River Plan is, "Follow the fill dirt"

  • Music

    June 3, 1999
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    August 6, 1998
  • Music

    July 31, 1997
  • Music

    June 20, 1996

    In search of the perfect melody

    The outer-space roots of Transona Five