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    January 30, 2012

    Top Ten Kardashian Taglines For Khloe's New Show, The Mix-Up

    Dallas' most high-profile new resident, Khloe Kardashian, has seemingly had it with simply being your typical reality television star athlete's WAG. Her move to the Big D, precipitated by her hubby's reportedly heart-breaking trade from the Los Angeles Kobes to The Dallas Dirks, is finally about to ... More >>

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    December 1, 2011

    Top Chef: Texas Does Dallas at a Fancy Schmancy Highland Park Dinner Party

    Socioeconomically speaking, Dallas has a pretty damn diverse food scene. The Big D is chock-full of $1 taco stands (if you're of the financial status to seek them rather than pass with blinders), $2 slightly fancier tacos found at many bars (LaGrange's are tasty), barbecue shacks out the wazoo (hey, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Dallas Finally Does Dallas, or: They Started Shooting J.R. Ewing (and Family) This Week

    Photo by Zade Rosenthal, courtesy Turner Entertainment Networks, Inc.Father and son: Larry Hagman and Josh Henderson on the set of Dallas yesterday​TNT's crack publicity department sends word: Production began on that next-gen Dallas this week -- 21 hours ago, or thereabouts, from the looks of Jo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Five Ways Drunk Folk Justify Drinking

    ​As if you needed another reason to have a beer besides "It's Hump Daaaaay!" and "It's daytime!" and "I like beer!," here are five "facts" drunks will throw at you to convince you that getting hammered is actually good for you. "Wine is nature's sunblock!" -- your mom and these scientists&nbs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Good Christian Belles Lands On ABC's Schedule. But Not This Fall. It's a Midseason 2012 Show.

    Photos courtesy Disney|ABC TelevisionAnnie Potts and Leslie Bibb in Good Christian Belles​On the other side is the entirety of ABC-TV's fall schedule, sent by the network first thing this morning in advance of this afternoon's upfront announcement in New York. But, of course, there is that one sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Next Month, Dallas Returns to Dallas As TNT Decides to Shoot Pilot Here After All

    Looks like those old bumper stickers the city made finally did the trick.​We've been waiting since at least September to see whether TNT and Warner Horizon Television would be shooting that Dallas pilot here -- ya know, in Dallas? Larry Hagman, who will be among The Holy Trinity of original cast m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    American Family Association Gives ABC's Good Christian Bitches An Early Publicity Push

    ​We noted just last week that ABC has already changed the title of Sex and the City creator Darren Star's adaptation of Kim Gatlin's book Good Christian Bitches, about a divorced mother of two moving back to the Park Cities. Right now, the working title is GCB -- and that's likely to change, since ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    ABC Test Pilot Known (For Now, Anyway) As Good Christian Bitches Will Shoot in Dallas

    ​A couple of weeks back, ABC-TV publicist Erin Felentzer, who handles the network's drama schedule, told us she wasn't sure where Sex and the City creator Darren Star's adaptation of Kim Gatlin's book Good Christian Bitches would shoot. She also said it wasn't getting a full-blown tryout, only a p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    In TV Series News: Dallas Is Coming to Look at Dallas. And: ABC Gives Bitches an Order.

    Patrick MichelsLarry Hagman, Patrick Duffy and Linda Gray at Southfork Ranch at the Dallas reunion in November '08​The teevee networks, major and minor and cable and otherwise, are starting to slow-roll-out their next-season pilots. And two, very specifically, affect Dallas -- which would love to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Heads Up, Park Cities: Good Christian Bitches, Still Sans New Title, Is Headed to ABC

    ​That's the just-posted, very-latest exclusive from Deadline Hollywood, which earlier brought news that several networks were vying for Sex and the City creator Darren Star's adaptation of Kim Gatlin's semi(?)fictional tome about the Park Cities. Reports Nellie Andreeva:I hear ABC's new chief Paul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Sex and the Park Cities: Looks Like Good Christian Bitches Is Headed to Network TV

    ​Somewhere under a pile of books in the office is a copy of Park Cities author Kim Gatlin's Good Christian Bitches, which I may finally have to read based upon this Deadline Hollywood exclusive: Darren Star -- creator and exec producer of, among others, Sex and the City and Melrose Place -- has AB ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    If Dallas Is Starting to Feel Like One Big TV-Show Set, There's a Good Reason

    Woodrow principal Ruth Allen Vail and Jesse Metcalfe​Today's the day FOX's Midland starts shooting in and around Dallas, with (500) Days of Summer's Marc Webb directing, Up in the Air and Juno's Eric Steelberg shooting, Jon Voight and David Keith co-starring and In Good Company's Paul Weitz exec p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Not That You're Interested, But They're Shooting a Big Ol' TV Pilot By Woodrow

    One of these people is Jesse Metcalfe. One is not.​A good Friend of Unfair Park wonders:My daughter just texted me. She said they're filming something at Woodrow Wilson today, and she got an actor named Jesse Metcalfe to take a picture with her. You're the Movie Man ... what's going on up there? A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    With One TV Series and Two More Pilots Filming Here, Dallas Has Never Been Busier

    (500) Days of Summer director Marc Webb is scheduled to shoot the Midland pilot for FOX in Dallas beginning one month from today.​Seems not so long ago that then-Dallas Mayor Laura Miller and Dallas Film Commission director Janis Burklund were staging a press conference in the Dallas City Hall Fla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    10 Questions: EllynAnne Geisel

    You wouldn't think a book on aprons would stir up such a fuss. But when Geisel's The Apron Book hit the stands, it earned loads of critical praise ("the pattern of life remembered though a homely object," said Jackie Lyden on NPR) and reached best seller status.Her second volume, The Kitchen Linens ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    In One Book, Two Local Women Share Tales of Humiliation, Heartbreak and Hardship

    Andrea Buchanan didn't know when she began writing Note to Self two years ago that the book would be released during the country's darkest hour in decades. Not bad timing for a compilation of tales about women transcending tough times. The award-winning writer, producer and director -- best known f ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 15, 2008

    Songs of the Double-wide

    See trailer trash in McKinney

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    March 13, 2008

    Two-Death Minimum

    Solve a mystery at the Improv

  • Home Entertainment

    December 13, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    September 6, 2007

    What Else Is New?

    DVD releases for the week of September 4

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2007

    Tonight's Guests: Ahnuld, Naomi, Eva ... and Lupe!

    Now we know the answer to: "What do Eva Longoria, John Legend and Lupe Valdez have in common?" Carlos Watson has been around your TV dial for the last few years, popping up as a chat-show host on such outlets as CNBC, CNN and BET. Now, it appears he has some syndicated show about to bow in September ... More >>

  • Music

    June 21, 2007

    The Beat Goes On

    Stewart Copeland's been busy the past 25 years

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    May 25, 2007
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    December 28, 2006

    Sump'n Else

    Local rock legends reunite

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    September 21, 2006

    Seasoned Premiere

    See Desperate Housewives at Firehouse

  • Home Entertainment

    August 31, 2006
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    August 25, 2006

    EW Does Dallas

    It's been a good long while since we've had any news about the big-screen version of Dallas; I know, sucks, doesn't it? Well, the issue of Entertainment Weekly arriving at subscribers' doorsteps tomorrow has a short item about the movie, which seems to be moving along at a dead snail's pace. Because ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2006

    Summer Reading. For Dorks.

    BenBella's got a Star Trek book coming out, and it's awesome. Wait, did I say that out loud? Three years ago, I wrote in the paper version of Unfair Park about Glenn Yeffeth, a business consultant of some 15 years who one day chucked his profitable career to begin a new one as book publisher. I must ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2006

    WFAA: ABC's Guinea Pig

    In a move announced with little fanfare, on May 1 Belo Corp.-owned WFAA-Channel 8 became one of five ABC affiliates to offer a link to the mothership that makes available free videos of some of the network's bigger hits. It's part of ABC's attempt to drive traffic to its own Web site, and it's using ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2006

    When Movie Studios Attack

    When you don't see a review of the movie The Sentinel in the Dallas Observer next week--or any weekly newspaper, for that matter--it's not because we're ignoring it. It's because we aren't allowed to see it: 20th Century Fox, the studio releasing the Michael Douglas-Kiefer Sutherland-Eva Longoria th ... More >>

  • Film

    January 19, 2006

    Smiles to Go

    Felicity Huffman is desperately engaging in an off-kilter road movie

  • Film

    December 22, 2005

    Smiles to Go

    Felicity Huffman is desperately engaging in an off-kilter road movie

  • Music

    December 8, 2005

    The Beatdown

    Miguel Migs' organic house sounds go down easy

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    September 22, 2005
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    August 4, 2005
  • Culture

    May 5, 2005

    Mothers Milked

    Mambo Italiano's moms can't believe their boys are gay; Beauty Queen's is off her rocker