The moment I became a believer came at 9:45 pm. The sticky, simmering sun had long since lowered, giving way to a clear night filled with cool gusts of wind. I had just sat through a few horrible sets at the Phoenix Rising Stage, deflated at how the festival had seemed to cater to the young, demogra ... More >>
Strawn's Eat Shop first opened in Shreveport in 1944 as a diner serving home-style burgers, fried chicken and strawberry ice-box pie. The latter has garnered national recognition and a slew of salivating fans from far and wide.
I didn't know about the pie hoopla of Shreveport until I got an email ... More >>
So many got to know former Dallas Cowboys assistant coach Joe Avezzano as a hard-nosed, foul-mouthed, award-winning special-teams coach during his days roaming football sidelines, which began in 1968 and ended yesterday, after Avezzano died of an apparent heart attack while in Italy coaching the Sea ... More >>
Alternative elementary schools used for discipline are a "pipeline to prison" and a drain on Dallas Independent School District's budget that should be closed, a group of DISD parents and activists said today.
Alternative school opponents waded across the unkempt lawn at NW Harllee Elementary schoo ... More >>
Roger CaldwellFrom the Fans of Iron Maiden: check out the full slideshow. While we're not going to go so far as to nominate a Person of the Year (boo, Zuckerberg, boo), we feel a picture show of the most memorable fans of the year would be appropriate. Thanks to our many photographers in the ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, June 9, 2010...Soccer moms and tender hearted dudes have something to look forward to next year... Snow Patrol will release their album!The best way to piss off a real DJ? Nominate Jersey Shore's Pauly D as one of "America's Best DJ's".Either Co ... More >>
Shut up, Jimmy Buffett.You know what really gives us the summertime blues? "Summertime Blues," not to mention other maddening summer hits like "All I Wanna Do," "Margaritaville" or the shotgun-in-mouth-inducing "Hot Hot Hot."
It's bad enough global warming is cooking the planet like a plastic cu ... More >>
Insane Clown Posse, CoolioPalladium BallroomMay 10, 2010Better than: being shot at by NBA All-star Dirk Nowitzki with a BB gun in an open field.Insane Clown PosseYou can watch as many YouTube clips and Saturday Night Live parodies as you like, but there is really nothing that can prepare you for ... More >>
Big Boi, Girl TalkSouthern Methodist UniversityApril 15, 2010Better than: Big Boi's set getting canceled as well.Mattie StaffordBig Boi played SMU last night. Girl Talk didn't.Many unsuspecting
local music fans had the same reaction upon hearing that there would be a free
concert on the SMU cam ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, March 11, 2009...
Looks like you won't be able to use a fake name to get 12 CD's for the price of one anymore: The mail-in BMG Music Service is done.
Washed up rapper-turned-reality star, Coolio, was charged with possession of crac ... More >>