Dan Aykroyd

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    August 23, 2012
  • News

    January 26, 2012

    Victoria Jackson, Tea Party Princess

    Victoria Jackson went from the big leagues of comedy to the rabid right of modern politics.

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    Ten Musicians' Ghosts That Still Stalk The Earth (And How To Dress Up As Them For Halloween)

    ​Now that the calendar has official turned to September and the back-to-school fervor is over, we've come upon that special time once again when big-box retailers to start rolling out their Halloween merchandise. Since we here at DC9 love Halloween, we think it's never too early to begin planning ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Please Help the Learning Process

    As Dan Aykroyd knows, small-mouth bass plus food processor or blender equals a delicious smoothie.​My apartment has less counter space than Barbie's Dream House. It's not uncommon for me to balance a cutting board on a hot burner, or on my lap as I sit cross-legged on the floor, or even to fin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    New School of Seven Bells Song Included On Benefit Album For Recovery in Japan

    ​Musicians releasing songs to benefit those in need is not a new phenomenon -- look no further than 1985's "We Are the World" charity single, by the supergroup USA for Africa, featuring Tina Turner, Cyndi Lauper, and strangely enough, Dan Aykroyd. And let's not forget the awesomely awful Haiti rem ... More >>

  • Film

    December 16, 2010
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    September 14, 2010

    If You Ever Wanted to Own a House of Blues ...

    Club Zone​... now's your chance. I was browsing LoopNet this afternoon and noticed that Holliday Fenoglio Fowler is shopping 2200 N. Lamar Steet, which is where Dan Aykroyd helped plant the Dallas House of Blues outpost back in '07. Asking price is awful steep: $19,120,000 for 61,876 square feet t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    A Vintage Clip of Bobbie Wygant Interviewing Harrison Ford in '77 Is Making Rounds Today

    Bobbie Wygant Interviews Harrison Ford for Star Wars 1977 from on Vimeo.First it appeared on The New York Times's Web site this morning, courtesy fellow nostalgist Dave Itzkoff (who actually stumbled across it on The Daily; then, MTV's. This six-minute clip of Channel 5's Bobbie W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Into the Great Outdoors and Back in Time for a Proper Sub Sandwich

    Patrick MichelsNo big-city ad executive signed off on this one. But it sure makes you want a cookie.​The Great Outdoors Sub Shop 6918 Greenville Avenue 214-739-1928Dude Factor: 7 (or Smokey the Bear) on a scale of 1 (Winnie the Pooh) to 10 (this guy)In 1988, John Candy and Dan Aykroyd finally unit ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 24, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 14, 2008

    Thanks for Standing Me Up at the Bar, Dan Aykroyd

    Courtesy MCA Public Relations Big Dan, working the crowd. Working it. Missed Connections Me: The guy in the corner with a snap-button shirt, jeans and a camera. You: The Canadian star of Saturday Night Live, Spies Like Us and this incredibly weird promo for your new vodka brand. Thanks for stand ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2008

    A Wild and Crazy Monday Night? Sure. It's Dan Aykroyd and Vodka.

    Not sure what to do on a lame Monday night? It’s cool, you can tell us. Well, thanks to a call from a little PR bird, we just got word that comedy man Dan Aykroyd will be holding court at Martini Park in Plano tonight from 8 to 11 in an effort to pimp his new vodka, Crystal Head. (Fingers crossed ... More >>

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    October 9, 2008
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    February 7, 2008

    Stud Farm

    See SC's future legends

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    January 15, 2008
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    June 7, 2007
  • Music

    May 10, 2007

    Blues News

    Dallas music heads for the House

  • Calendar

    March 29, 2007


    Dynasty causes a ruckus in Bass Hall

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2007

    Dan Aykroyd Came to Town, Poured Some Concrete, Left. But He'll Be Back With...Jim Belushi.

    Dan Aykroyd was in town long enough to talk to reporters, do a little manual labor, promote the House of Blues and git. This morning at the House of Blues in Victory Park -- well, the construction site that will be the House of Blues come May -- Dan Aykroyd stopped by to, well, shovel some mud into ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2007

    Random Notes

    A couple of things. First, the House of Blues sent out a notice today that at the end of February, us press types are invited to come down to tour the joint, which will open in May in the White Swan Building in the West End...pardon, Victory Park, my bad. Normally, we'd skip an event like this; noth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2007

    Newspapers are Worthless. Wait, That's News?

    Belo Corp.'s stock has suffered significant declines in the last two years. Seems the public doesn't wanna hold that stock. Yesterday, newspaperman-turned-Interweb entrepreneur Alan Mutter posted to his blog Reflections of a Newsosaur this item about the beatings publicly held publishing companies a ... More >>

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    December 7, 2006
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    June 1, 2006
  • Film

    March 23, 2006

    Bland Illusion

    A filmmaker plays the son of Kirk Douglas, but not that one

  • Home Entertainment

    September 8, 2005
  • Film

    November 25, 2004

    Skip It

    This holiday movie will make you very, very Krank-y

  • Calendar

    October 7, 2004
  • Film

    September 16, 2004

    Vile With a Smile

    Stephen Fry masterfully transcribes the wit of Waugh to the big screen

  • Calendar

    August 7, 2003

    Salad Days

    Star chefs host a toss-up

  • Culture

    August 22, 2002

    Fallon Fast

    Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen

  • Film

    February 21, 2002

    Why Did Britney Cross the Road?

    To find her long-lost mother--and sing a few songs along the way

  • Film

    August 23, 2001

    Allen Town

    Scorpion is fun if familiar, one of Woody's typical Manhattan riffs

  • Film

    June 7, 2001

    Old Ghosts

    Evolution ain't afraid of no aliens, but you should be

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    2001 Dallas Observer Music Awards

    Narrow margins remind us that everyone's a winner

  • Calendar

    March 29, 2001

    Second to None

    The famous Second City alumni may be missing, but their wit isn't

  • Film

    February 1, 2001

    The X Factor

    Gillian Anderson gives a dazzling performance in The House of Mirth

  • Music

    November 23, 2000

    Out & About

    R.L. Burnside

  • Film

    November 2, 2000

    Flash Fame

    A supermodel flies high and falls fast in Arcand's witty, stylish Stardom

  • Film

    April 27, 2000

    Fest intentions

    USA Film Festival: Amargosa, Committed, The Devil's Swing, Dropping Out, Hamlet, Lush, The Natural History of the Chicken, Split Decision, The Target Shoots First, Steal This Movie

  • Film

    February 17, 2000

    Coal mining

    Douglas' post-stroke performance adds some life to the formulaic Diamonds

  • Music

    October 21, 1999
  • Calendar

    October 7, 1999

    Totally baked

    Julia Child returns to Dallas

  • Film

    October 1, 1998

    Workers' compensation

    A way underground film with a cast of millions!

  • Music

    May 7, 1998

    The Truth is out there

    Erykah Badu profits from her role as soul music's last, best prophet

  • Film

    April 10, 1997

    A killer

    Grosse Pointe Blank aims high and hits its target

  • Music

    January 16, 1997
  • News

    October 31, 1996

    Bread and Circuses

    When food legend Julia Child came to Texas spreading her gospel of good eating, no one was spared. Not even Big Tex

  • News

    March 14, 1996