In "Shigging," we ask barbecue experts to give us some specifics about how they smoke their meats. In the spirit of barbecue secretiveness and competitiveness, they're allowed to lie once. This week I'm changing things up a little from the regular pit master path, and I'm asking Chef Brian C. Lusch ... More >>
Billboard, everybody's favorite trade music magazine, just put together a list of the 25 Most Popular Music Clubs is the U.S. There are many takeaways here, but the most pertinent one for Dallas music fans is that our local House of Blues was the fourth-most attended venue (222, 988) in the whole co ... More >>
Meet Linda Harvey, a talk radio host on a Christian station in Columbus, Ohio. In her free time, she's the founder and main opinion-spewer behind Mission: America, which promotes itself as "Christian commentary on the culture." Harvey is deeply concerned with pressing social issues like "paganism" ( ... More >>
With the announcement of 35 Denton's initial lineup, it was only a matter of time before you felt that tightening in your chest, aka the first round of SXSW acts. North Texas' Blackstone Rangers, Ronnie Fauss, the Relatives, Somebody's Darling, Sarah Jaffe and Tedashii are all represented. Thurston ... More >>
Photo by Mark GrahamKerry Max CookSpeaking of the wrongly imprisoned ...On Saturday, we stopped to take note -- belatedly -- of the passing of Randall Dale Adams, whose October death didn't reach newspapers till late last week. Adams, of course, was freed from prison in '89 following the release ... More >>
Via.Randall Dale Adams's mugshot for the crime he did not commit"It's an Everyman's story. It's the story of someone slipping through the cracks -- if you like, a nonfiction Twilight Zone episode." That was filmmaker Errol Morris talking, in 1988, about his documentary The Thin Blue Line -- other ... More >>
There was a piece in this morning's New York Times about how Austin's now the top destination for the young American, all right. So notes Brookings Institution demographer William Frey, who adds Dallas to the list of Top Five destinations for the highly coveted 25-to-34-year-old. Only a few years ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we'll be meeting some people behind the local music scene who aren't the musicians, but more behind-the-scenes folk.John GrahamRight before Pantera's major label debut, Cowboys from Hell, came out in 1990, John Graham went on the road with them and their op ... More >>
What's Favre's legacy? You tell me.10. Christmas came early for Mavs fans, as Dallas ended the Heat's 12-game winning streak with an entertaining 98-96 victory last night in Miami. My wrap-up is forthcoming, but until then, Wilonsky over at Unfair Park showed us the team's official Christmas gift ... More >>
Yo La Tengo, Times New VikingGranada TheaterJanuary 30, 2010Much better than: staying home watching the Mavericks lose to the Blazers.Will Von BoltonClick here for a slideshow from Saturday night's show.A sold-out crowd got out of the cold weather and into the warm confines of The Granada Theater ... More >>
Photos by Kimberly ThorpeA gathering of local religious leaders and Sojourners staffers kicked off last night's Justice Revival at Market Hall.It's not an uncommon scene: A Christian pop band plugs in and coos about Jesus's love to the faithful flock, which sways with arms raised to the heave ... More >>
You won't find any Justin Timberlake on this list, as we check the top albums for those who like it weird, noisy and experimental
How Plano pastor David Roseberry became the leading edge of a schism in the Episcopal Church over gays in the ministry
Corporate Tuscan fails to impress at Brio
Is FC Dallas star Carlos Ruiz ready to change, or is he telling a whopper?
Case Solved: Killer musicians captured, thanks to your tips
Adriano Moraes and his Brazilian buddies make a buck the hard way
Inside the mind--and suitcase--of Sandra Bridewell, religious charlatan
Death and rumors have followed Sandra Bridewell for decades. But no one could predict the strange turn her life has taken today.
Sometimes The Landmark misses
The girls love their horses. The parents love their girls. And they'll all do just about anything win.
Two decades do the music of Yusef Lateef and Rahsaan Roland Kirk a world of good
With Mavericks Coach Jim Cleamons and GM Don Nelson, life's a constant battle for position
Dwight Yoakam's the last great country singer left--and he doesn't need a twang to prove it
The City of Dallas could make a fortune from WRR-FM. But powerful friends don't want anything to change at their little radio station.
Laws to speed executions will make it harder to save Death Row's innocent