Courtney Love

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2014

    The 10 Best Punk Rock Movies

    Punk rock has been a part of cinema ever since the music was created in places like Los Angeles, New York and London in the mid to late '70s. Aside from the music, either live or on record, the big screen provided another medium to convey what punk truly stands for: not giving a fuck what anyone els ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 19, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 3, 2013

    Six Musicians You Didn't Know Might Be Bigots

    Bob Dylan is being sued. For supposedly being racist. Could the harmonica enthusiast born Robert Allen Zimmerman -- the man whose ejaculate created national treasure Jakob Dylan of the Wallflowers -- truly be a bigot? Sure, he could be. Or maybe his comment likening Croatians to Nazis was misinterpr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    Ministry's Al Jorgensen on Mike Scaccia, the Grays and Why He Wrote A (Terrifying) Memoir

    Don't spend too many late-night hours reading longtime Ministry leader Al Jourgensen's memoir. It's a dark, dark nightmare. Ministry: The Lost Gospels According to Al Jourgensen is harrowing tale of drugs, sex and, of course, rock-n-roll, inspired by the artist who influenced a generation of musical ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    Ten Must-See Concerts in DFW This Week: May 30-June 5

    Hey guys, guess what. Scientists recently decided that the world could instantly turn into a solid state at any moment, so before that happens, go catch these 10 must-see concerts in DFW. Scroll down to make your bucket list, then find the link to this terrifying NPR article on page two.

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2013

    Courtney Love, Smash Mouth, Icona Pop, Bob Schneider and More Top Show Announcements

    More '90s bands are coming to town! The Dream is alive! Out of the bands below that I'm announcing are coming to town, a handful of them peaked a couple of decades ago. Now go watch that music video for the song "Good" by Better than Ezra to take you on a little trip down memory lane.

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Ten Signs Your Favorite Band Is Past Its Prime

    ​Earlier this week, Weezer announced plans to partner with Carnival Cruise Lines to arrange the first ever "Weezer Cruise." The four-night voyage from Miami to Cozumel will also feature sets by the likes of Ozma, Dinosaur Jr., Wavves and loads of others.Never mind how awesome we think all this sou ... More >>

  • Film

    May 12, 2011

    Bridesmaids: Still a Man's World

    Stakes are high for comedy written by and starring women.

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    A Lotta Cox! When You Need to Get Out of the House, Go Straight to Hell at Texas Theatre.

    ​I hadn't seen Alex Cox's Straight to Hell since forever, but Barak Epstein at the Texas Theatre was kind enough to provide a copy yesterday in advance of its re-appearance at the Oak Cliff movie house tomorrow night -- the first of four nights paying homage to the filmmaker. Well, technically, it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2011

    For Your Weekend Listening Pleasure: The Full-Custom Gospel Sounds of Arizona Dranes

    ​I've considered retiring this weekly feature many times in recent weeks; we're about out of the good stuff, I fear -- unless you're just dying for a ladies-choice between Linda Ronstadt at Reunion in '82 or Courtney Love and Hole at Deep Ellum Live in '94, which I'd briefly considered last night. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Over The Weekend: Edgefest 2010 at Pizza Hut Park

    Edgefest 2010Pizza Hut Park in FriscoMay 1, 2010Better than: watching the Kentucky Derby, although probably not if you were doing so from Churchill Downs' infield--because that's a party, folks.Phoenix headlined Edgefest's smaller stage on Saturday.​Believe it or not, there was music at Pizza Hut ... More >>

  • Music

    April 29, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 25, 2010

    Calhoun Returns From The Dead, Releases New Demos, Hits Studio

    Vishal Malhotra Calhoun's back, even if it's just those two on the left...​Over on the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's site today, a real treat for fans of Calhoun, one of the finest bands from that city: Seems the band, which called it quits last May, isn't done yet. And there's proof: A week ago toda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    And The Winner Is...

    ​It is truly weird when City of Ate stories pop up in other venues, often without context. For instance, our Top 10 on foods to fry for next year's state fair somehow ended up in a Baltimore paper's blog, where some people show surprising scorn for things Texan.These cross-posts, or whatever they' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Short Echoes: You Know You're Wrong

    It was 15 years ago last week when a landscaper found Kurt Cobain's body sprawled out on the floor of his garage apartment. Time flies when you're dead, huh? His suicide will always be a shining example of why an aspiration to celebrity is such a vacuous exercise in ego. The guy could never admit ... More >>

  • Music

    April 9, 2009
  • Music

    January 8, 2009

    Our annual Death Pool: Which artists will croak in '09?

    Who should fear the reaper this year?

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Dude Food: Grimaldi's

    Grimaldi's Pizzeria3636 McKinney, Suite 190214-559-4611 Last night my ladyfriend and I decided on a pizza dinner at Grimaldi's in the West Village. If you haven't been yet, Grimaldi's is the first Dallas location of the chain which has served famously delicious coal-fired pizza pies to dudes like F ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 24, 2008


    T-3 doubles your pleasure with House and Garden's interlocking production; not a lot of funny things happened at WaterTower's Forum

  • Calendar

    May 15, 2008

    The Roaster

    Jeffrey Ross visits the Lakewood

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2007
  • Blogs

    March 9, 2007

    Zzzzz...Huh? Oh Yeah. That Mayor Thingy.

    Have you heard? Tom Leppert is a businessman. There is the glamourous and consequential side of journalism: Covering a presidential race, writing about a war, detailing the side effects of a new cancer drug, profiling Maggie Gyllenhaal. And there is this: Attending a debate for Dallas mayor at 7:30 ... More >>

  • News

    June 29, 2006

    Helping the Healing

    Nothing like a little hardball to help the Mavs forget

  • Music

    March 30, 2006

    Yeah Yeah Yeahs

    Show Your Bones (Interscope)

  • Home Entertainment

    January 26, 2006

    Exit the Matrix

    The Matrix: Path of Neo is more chop suey than chopsocky.

  • Calendar

    December 1, 2005
  • News

    September 1, 2005

    Blame Game

    The Buck passes as Rangers go riches to rags

  • Music

    July 1, 2004


    July 4

  • Film

    November 6, 2003

    Big, Wet Kiss

    Richard Curtis is in Love with love, so what's new?

  • Music

    March 20, 2003

    A Sad Salvation

    At SXSW, you couldn't hear the bad news over all that music

  • Music

    February 6, 2003

    Off Our Soapbox

    Let SXSW stay in Austin. We're OK with that.

  • Music

    May 9, 2002


    May 15

  • Music

    November 1, 2001
  • Calendar

    September 20, 2001

    Say It, Don't Sing It

    IFC's new documentary, Crossover

  • Calendar

    May 4, 2000

    So real, it hurts

    Sandra Berhard is still here

  • Dining

    January 27, 2000

    Grungy sipping

    Il Solé's menu rocks. Unfortunately, so does the sound system.

  • Music

    January 27, 2000

    Smells like Leif Garrett

    Fifteen years later, The Melvins are still willing to provoke and confuse

  • Culture

    January 27, 2000

    By the book

    Julie Speed tells her viewers all they need to know about her art -- and her

  • Music

    January 13, 2000

    Freaks of the industry

    A guide to music on the Web that the RIAA isn't worried about

  • Music

    September 30, 1999

    Girl trouble

    Rock and roll is still a man's, man's, man's, man's world

  • Music

    February 11, 1999
  • Music

    May 28, 1998

    The great Pumpkin

    With Adore, Billy Corgan has finally made a record as good as he thinks it is

  • Music

    March 26, 1998

    Dream a little dream

    During South by Southwest, the harsh reality is always a free drink away

  • Music

    July 10, 1997

    Life is a carnival

    The musical midway of Citizen Lane

  • Film

    January 30, 1997

    Dead man acting

    Hollywood never realized that Tupac was always better than his movies

  • Music

    August 15, 1996

    Little mascara

    The wages of Lollapalooza's sin is Metallica and make-up

  • Film

    December 14, 1995

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

  • Music

    June 15, 1995

    Fading star

    Michael Jackson tells HIStory to whoever is left to listen to it

  • Music

    April 20, 1995
  • Music

    December 15, 1994

    Come, come

    The Go-Go's return - again - to finish what they began 15 years ago

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