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  • Blogs

    October 6, 2014

    Benjamin Booker at Three Links, 10/03/14

    Benjamin Booker Three Links, Dallas Friday, October 3, 2014 There's a man scalping tickets outside of the venue. A sold-out show can bring out that type of "entrepreneurial spirit." Yes, of course, scalpers pacing about, hollering about tickets with their deep voice ain't anything special. Nor is i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    Dr Pepper Be Damned, Dublin Bottling Works is Striking Back Against Big Soda

    Leslie Minora​Jeff Kloster, owner of Dublin Bottling Works, didn't sit on his ass and sulk after his company's settlement with Dr Pepper Snapple stripped him of his top-selling product, Dubin Dr Pepper. The day after the news hit, he says, he picked up the phone and did the same thing he's don ... More >>

  • News

    May 13, 2010
  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    Over The Weekend: Nick Jonas & The Administration at the House of Blues

    Nick Jonas & The Administration, Diane BirchHouse of BluesJanuary 2, 2010Better than: covering a Jonas Brothers show.Dylan HollingsworthNick Jonas, swaggering away. Check out more photos here in our slideshow.​The smell of hundreds of competing perfumes and shrill shrieks, squeals and screams ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    And The Winner Is...

    ​Such a week--people congratulating us, berating us, questioning the sexual orientation of those who post and comment, and pausing with us to praise shit on a shingle. Wouldn't have it any other way.A good prize this week would have been some bottles of that Texas whisky. Unfortunately we couldn' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Handle The Proof: Things I Just Won't Drink

    ​We can all come up with a list of drinks we deeply regret trying. Some of them were probably part of our repertoire at one point in time. For example, back when I was a high school n'er-do-well, groups of us sneak bottles of Cold Duck or, worse, Malt Duck for weekend bashes. If you're not familia ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 23, 2006

    I Smell a McRat

    McDonalds serves up a rodent, then scurries for cover

  • Film

    June 10, 1999

    It's awful, baby, yeah!

    Austin Powers can go shag himself

  • Culture

    April 15, 1999

    No man's land

    When you're out of options, look no further than the USBL

  • News

    April 23, 1998


    The Dallas bounty hunter's arsenal includes the pizza scam, the utility-clerk hustle, and the occasional M-1 rifle. Now who's the crook?

  • Film

    August 15, 1996

    Ready to scorn

    Kansas City is Robert Altman's best movie in years--but does anyone care anymore?

  • News

    January 18, 1996

    Evil's triumph at Texas Stadium

    Blesses are the Cheeseheads - even if they didn't make it to the Super Bowl

  • News

    December 14, 1995

    The Last Days Of Mickey Mantle

    Booze, baseball, and broads: A tarnished hero's deathbed regrets--and final redemption Exclusive Observer excerpt from David Falkner's new biography

  • Music

    July 20, 1995

    Unsung diva

    R&B great Etta James ponders the fame that got away

  • Culture

    July 6, 1995

    Draft day menu

    A sleepy Kidd--and unhappy fans--greet an underwhelming NBA pick

  • Culture

    May 25, 1995

    Attitude adjustment

    Fan fury prompts Rangers' owners, players to make nice