Entertainment Weekly

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    Bro Country's Sexism is Ruining Country Music

    In the past few years, it seems like everyone has been picking on country music. As the genre becomes more and more dominated by good ol' boys looking for a good time, the term "bro country" has increasingly been used by music critics to pejoratively describe some of the most popular artists in coun ... More >>

  • Film

    December 5, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    It's Looking Good For Good Christian Bitches As a Fall ABC Series. But Will It Shoot Here?

    ​ABC won't announce which pilots it's turning into full-blown series till May 17. But late last night, Deadline's Nellie Andreeva wrote that it's all but certain that exec producer Darren Star's adaptation of Kim Gatlin's book Good Christian Bitches -- set, of course, beneath The Bubble -- is a go ... More >>

  • Film

    September 9, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    Watch: Erykah Badu's Matt & Kim- and JFK-Inspired Video For "Window Seat"

    At 3:33 a.m. on Saturday morning (Eastern Time), Erykah Badu debuted the above Matt & Kim-inspired video for her new single, "Window Seat," on her Web site. The single is the first off her New Amerykah Pt. II: Return of the Ankh album, which will be released for purchase tomorrow.And, just two d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    On Saturday Night, Erykah Badu's SXSW Show Was Delayed in Dallas By an "Obsessed Fan"

    Saturday morning, from the South by Southwest shindig down in Austin, Pete wondered over on DC9 whether Erykah Badu would be playing Auditorium Shores, as expected, or Malaysia, as pictured. Turns out, she was heading to Austin after all -- but only after being delayed in Dallas, where police were d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    Nerd Alert: No More WizardWorld Texas

    That's the word from, which says that come November, the Arlington Convention Center will no longer be cram-packed with action figures, comic books and other fanboys favorites brought to the DFW courtesy the annual WizardWorld comic convention. Which comes as little surprise: Attendees ... More >>

  • Music

    October 9, 2008

    The Magnetic Fields Turn Down the Volume

    Stephin Merritt uses Distortion to protect the Magnetic Fields from mothers everywhere

  • News

    May 1, 2008

    Forget Me Not

    In his debut novel, Plano's Stefan Merrill Block makes peace with a family curse

  • Film

    April 17, 2008
  • Film

    November 1, 2007

    You've Got to Bee Kidding

    No wonder all the bees are dying—Seinfeld's movie is embarrassing

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2007

    The Penn is Mightier

    At least I didn't run into Sean Penn in the bathroom ... So, which you like to hear about first -- what the AFI Dallas International Film Festival people are doing at the Toronto International Film Festival, or what I said to Sean Penn in the bathroom Saturday night after one of us had clearly had ... More >>

  • Film

    January 18, 2007

    Snow Business

    Two Dallas filmmakers recall Sundancing as fast as they can

  • Music

    November 9, 2006

    Dixie Doc

    In an instant, the Dixie Chicks went from country darlings to America's goats, and two filmmakers caught it all.

  • Calendar

    October 20, 2005
  • News

    September 22, 2005

    Calling All Film Geeks

    Plus: Dallas Floats

  • Film

    December 30, 2004

    From Major to Minor

    Why the best films of 2004 look like indies but aren't

  • Music

    May 27, 2004
  • Music

    April 22, 2004

    Misty Watercolored Memories

    The Dallas Observer Music Awards, remembered. Kind of.

  • Film

    December 11, 2003

    Victor, Mature

    Middle-aged Diane Keaton wins Jack Nicholson away from the young 'uns in Something's Gotta Give

  • Music

    November 20, 2003

    Fade to Black

    Jay-Z previews his latest opus, The Black Album

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    Get a Clue

    Steve Burns doesn't worry about his TV-show past, so neither should anyone else

  • Music

    June 19, 2003

    Idol Worship

    From Kelly to critics: I ain't going nowhere, darn it

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Off the Hizzle

    Plus: Double D'oh, Bolly Wanna Poppadum?

  • Culture

    December 26, 2002

    Fear Factor

    But just think, no one hates TV more than Trent Lott

  • Culture

    June 20, 2002

    Duh Press

    Fear and self-loathing at the Minority Report junket

  • Music

    June 6, 2002

    Hack Factory

    Do the DMN music writers even like music? Hard to tell.

  • Culture

    May 30, 2002

    Dr. Strange

    Grant Morrison's the best writer in comics--and maybe the oddest

  • Music

    October 18, 2001

    Are They It?

    Yes, The Strokes are as good as advertised

  • Music

    August 16, 2001

    Did It Themselves

    To Daniel Sinker and those who live on Punk Planet, punk is more than a musical genre

  • News

    July 19, 2001

    The Player

    Dallas' T.J. Cloutier may be the best tournament poker player in the world--even though he's never won the "big one." You can bet on it.

  • Music

    January 18, 2001

    Still the Rage

    Even at 73, Patti Page isn't ready to fade away just yet

  • Music

    August 17, 2000

    Lame Old Song

    Proof that today's popular music is just as good -- and bad -- as it's always been

  • Culture

    August 3, 2000

    The talking penis

    Basic Instinct author crawls up Bill Clinton's pants and hangs on tight

  • Film

    June 15, 2000

    Getting the Shaft

    Singleton's bad mutha is just that, so shut yo' mouth

  • Music

    June 8, 2000

    The other F-word

    Eminem's mind-blowing Marshall Mathers LP promises to spark feverish free-speech debates

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    Mr. Smith arrives

    Texas Monthly's new man has plan: long stories, pop culture, and don't suck

  • Film

    December 30, 1999

    Blurred vision

    What will 1999 be remembered for -- Malkovich's head or Cartman's ass?

  • Music

    June 3, 1999

    Cardboard tombstones

    In the wake of the Ellington 100, lesser zombie boxed sets walk among us

  • News

    May 7, 1998
  • Music

    April 23, 1998

    Everything old

    Rockabilly queen Kim Lenz moves ahead by looking backward

  • Film

    December 25, 1997

    Punch drunk

    With the overlong, sometimes funky Jackie Brown, Tarantino looks for direction

  • Film

    July 18, 1996

    Keep out of reach of children

    The Hunchback of Notre Dame offers a dangerous Disney innovation: authentic emotion

  • Film

    June 20, 1996

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

  • Film

    April 11, 1996

    Kid in a Candy store

    Brain Candy's Scott Thompson charts the strange evolution of the Kids in the Hall

  • Music

    December 14, 1995

    Silver linings

    Rainmaker Records gets the credit line it deserves

  • Film

    July 27, 1995

    Fashion plate

    Trivial and proud of it, Clueless is an improbably entertaining time-waster

  • Calendar

    June 22, 1995
  • Film

    April 6, 1995

    Stupid Dave tricks

    Letterman's hijacking of the Oscars reveals his limitations

  • Music

    November 24, 1994

    The language of lite

    Everything But the Girl's Ben Watt laments the duo's adult alternative fate

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