Welcome to a new feature here on DC9 called My First Show, where we give bands a chance to talk about the first shows they ever attended -- no matter how uncool and embarrassing those tales may be. Julian Ochoa Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow have (save for a couple years apart) kept The Posi ... More >>
Londoner's chicken and chips, as captured by the low-res spy camera hidden in our glasses. We need new glasses.The Londoner2909 Thomas Ave. 214-979-2333 Dude Factor: 9, or Clive Owen, on a scale of 1 (Daniel Radcliffe) to 10 (Keith Richards). I'm pretty much the exact opposite of an Angloph ... More >>
Wild About Harry's, winner of our dog fight for keeping good time.The boys and girls on Madison Avenue would have you believe that nothing screams America more than hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet. Not sure about you, but I prefer my pies in the George Washington-approved cherry variety. ... More >>
Hey Dad, need to put old Bob Seger back on the shelf. Dear Dad, First of all, Happy Father's Day. OK, now that that's done, we've got something to say. Our heads our going to explode, Scanners-style, if we hear you jack up the radio to ZZ Top's "La Grange" again. Maybe back in the day, when you ... More >>
Don McLean, you lied to us. Or, at the very least, you misled me. His "American Pie" hit the airwaves in 1971. How was a nine year-old listener supposed to know, first off, that good old boys really drink Bud--although maybe it was Schlitz back then--and, more importantly, that rye is a whiskey.B ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Last night I got a foot massage. By a guy. And thoroughly enjoyed it. Now, now. Settle down. It's not what you think. Friend of mine tells me of a place where at 11 p.m. you can get an hour-l ... More >>
Tom JenkinsEach week the Dude Food guys assess the 'masculinity' of Dallas area dives. The more fried meat and junk on the walls, the better the rating...Fireside Pies2820 N. Henderson Ave.Dude Factor: 6, or Warrant's "Cherry Pie," on a scale of 1 (Don McLean's "American Pie") to 10 (Led Zeppelin's ... More >>
We always thought Jones, food critic for the Dallas Voice, was a little on the strange side. After all, he selected a college not on the strength of their football program, but of their law school. After graduation from the University of Virginia (and all the exams one must endure to enter the legal ... More >>
What the hell happened with music in 2008? Well, let's see if you know.
Whilst doing a little MP3 blog trolling over the weekend, we stumbled across a pleasant surprise: The night after Unfair Park fave St. Vincent joined the likes of Peter and the Wolf, Doug Burr, Tame...Tame and Quiet and many other notables at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, music blog Lullabyes ... More >>
Whilst doing a little MP3 blog trolling over the weekend, we stumbled across a pleasant surprise: The night after DC-9 Park fave St. Vincent joined the likes of Peter and the Wolf, Doug Burr, Tame...Tame and Quiet and other notables at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, music blog Lullabyes posted ... More >>
Friday, August 13
Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest
Can you please solve all our alcohol-related mysteries?
Don McLean's career didn't end with "American Pie" -- or did it?
Adventures at the bottom of the music trade
Basquiat paints a stark portrait of the artist as a young misfit