There was a time when going out to dinner was an indulgence. A thing you did when you really wanted to treat yourself. Now most of us head to restaurants out of necessity, or at least we tell ourselves that: We're either too busy or too lazy to actually prepare food for ourselves. Professional che ... More >>
We missed a fascinating SBOE campaign forum in Fort Worth Monday night. It didn't start when Tea Party candidate Eric Mahroum kicked off the evening with some fringe buzzwords like CSCOPE and Common Core, and an invocation of the former President Ronald Reagan's "are you better off?" speech. Nor did ... More >>
I heard a rumor that they were closing. Instantly, all the best pizza parties of my youth flashed before my eyes and I said, "Bullshit." It was bad enough when the Crystal's Pizza across the street from Jesuit closed, but the one in Irving was supposed to exist forever. Forever and ever and ever. In ... More >>
See also: Jaret Reddick is the new voice of Chuck E. Cheese Colter Hall wasn't really looking for anything when he happened upon his current gig with Fancorps. He's also helping out Jaret Reddick of Bowling for Soup and People On Vacation, who just happens to be Hall's uncle. After a stretch at Col ... More >>
Over on Unfair Park earlier this week, we told you about Duncan Brannan, the God-fearing voice actor behind the Chuck E. Cheese mascot, who was let go after close to 20 years of service to the Irving-based chain. How did he find out? He heard "Chuck's Hot New Single," which featured the voice of som ... More >>
If you've ever been serenaded by an animatronic mouse while eating terrible pepperoni pizza and fending off hordes of screaming 5-year-olds, you know Duncan Brannan. For the past 19 years, the Dallas-area voice actor has been the nasal whine behind Chuck E. Cheese, the whiskered face of the eponymou ... More >>
Brackets has closed. The restaurant that earned a scathing review from Hanna Raskin just over a year ago clearly never solved its identity issues. Raskin trashed nearly every dish, likening the crust on a passable pizza to Chuck E. Cheese's, referencing a bloody and cold steak and calling nachos li ... More >>
Dating advice. Everyone: books, shows, friends, animals, parents, tries to give it to you, but it never works. "Just be yourself," "Play hard to get," "Wait three days" are all about as useful as anger management tips from Meat Loaf. Since most first dates involve eating something, and City of At ... More >>
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