Why millions of fans have felt a great disturbance in the Force.
A rough and inevitably incomplete guide to the taxonomy of spoilers.
If you guessed that Danyele McPherson would get kicked off of Top Chef for flipping the double bird at Gail Simmons and punching Joshua Valentine in his Valentines after Hulk-smashing the entire Top Chef kitchen, you'd be almost right. The scene actually went like this: She made a dish using bluebe ... More >>
In the great tradition of made-up holidays (oh, today is also No Pants Day), May The Fourth Be With You may be the most insular, but have you ever seen the look on a Star Wars fan's face when someone tells them they've never seen any of the movies? Or when they say they've only seen Star Wars Episod ... More >>
There's no doubt that by now you've either: A.) invested in an arsenal of cute & cuddly and/or chocolate-covered paraphernalia to lovingly smother your significant other with come Tuesday (yes, that's when Valentine's Day is in case you weren't aware) or B.) are currently scrambling to find the mo ... More >>
And why are cholos always wearing such white shirts, shoes and socks?
At a record $3 million for 30 seconds, seemed like most of the Super Bowl XLV ads were cars and movies and Fox promos. As I watched a run-of-the-mill On The Border commercial, I had to wonder if those folks really see $3 million in increased chips 'n hot sauce 'n margaritas. Doubtf ... More >>
From a KXAS-Channel 5 video that follows after the jumpA Friend of Unfair Park forwards some raw, silent footage from KXAS-Channel 5 of an experimental plane that landed the hard way at Love Field earlier this afternoon. The video follows, and given the markings, odds are the pilot was shot down ... More >>
After you pick up your Wookie Cookbook, shampoo with R2D2!Convention season is upon us. San Diego Comic Con, where comic book companies and movie studies give fans just enough of a taste of upcoming releases to elicit a collective geekgasm, concluded yesterday. Next month, Lucasfilm is holding th ... More >>
Sir Anthony Daniels: The Unfair Park Interview from Dallas Observer on Vimeo.The 6-year-old who lives in my house has spoken: We will be attending Star Wars: In Concert tomorrow night at the Cowboys Stadium, where, one prays, The Force will be with the sound system for a change. So, then, what to ex ... More >>
Local painter Christine Smith's Leia's Tea Party, on display at The Soda Gallery (and quite the bargain)Just as I was getting ready to post photos from last night's Star Wars art shindig at The Soda Gallery, a Friend of Unfair Park sent word this morning: The Star Wars: In Concert tour is schedul ... More >>
Jonathan KimbrellBeen spending quite a bit of time in Oak Cliff of late, and if you need me 'round 6 tomorrow eve, no doubt I'll be accompanying the 6-year-old who lives in my house to The Soda Gallery for the Star Wars Fan Appreciation Art Show -- otherwise known as "These Aren't the Droids You' ... More >>
Gloria LevarioCheck out our slide show for a look behind the scenes on race day.Now in its eighth running, Dallas' 24 Hour Video Race is built on harnessing that special brand of creativity that only surfaces under extreme deadlines. This year's racers had no idea what theme or elements will be requ ... More >>
Consider this today's unicorn chaser: Bruce Campbell! Because, like, Brisco County hisself will be at the Plano Convention Centre on Saturday as one of the many guests attending Star Wars Fans Days II. Sure, he'll be signing your Evil Dead collectibles -- no doubt, the highlight of his week. But he' ... More >>
Locals aim to strike it rich on Antiques Roadshow
The Dallas Center for Architecture -- no, really The Dallas chapter of the American Institute of Architects has announced the name of the architect chosen to design the interior of the Dallas Center for Architecture, scheduled to bow in September at 1909 Woodall Rodgers Freeway -- overlooking the th ... More >>
Roger and Marc Andres would like to discuss their proposal for 1800 Henderson Avenue with you, if you have 45 minutes. Roger and Marc Andres have taken their proposal for 1800 Henderson Avenue -- otherwise known as the site of the empty Carnival grocery store -- to the YouTubes, where they've posted ... More >>
Conan slays at the Inwood
The man who gave us Young Vader returns with a Young Indy boxed set
Club Dada was filled with cubicle drones who looked like they came straight from Chotchkies. I would venture to guess a lot of code went unwritten last night. The geeks gathered to see their king: Jonathan Coulton. You’ve heard the story by now: He used to write software, quit to play music full ... More >>
The FWMSH will hypnotize your Jedi mind
Saturday, May 20, at J&J's Pizza
Hated Spurs have beloved Dallas roots
Jones, We Are Your Fans
Wolf Creek rings in Christmas with a band of butchered tourists
The fourth Harry Potter rushes through its paces
George Lucas at last delivers the Star Wars prequel we've been waiting for
Why Episode III isn't the movie it should have been
Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest
Reign of Fire somehow makes dragons and Matthew McConaughey entertaining
Grant grows from a badly drawn Boy to a man in charming fashion
The Others goes bump in the night
Former employees of The Studios at Las Colinas say their ex-boss fudged facts
The Phanton Menace is everything a Jedi could have hoped for
Don't believe the hype -- oh, like it even matters
Living on the sidewalk for a month. Sleeping with Wookiees. Thousand-dollar action figures. Think the new Star Wars is just a movie? You poor fool.
Are Virgin and Tower really the enemy, or can the indie stores fight back?
Mo Wax founder James Lavelle tries to explain UNKLE, the sort-of band behind one of the year's most flamboyant albums
The Empire Strikes Back betters the original
After two decades, Star Wars has become the cult film for the rest of us