Our 2013 Best of Dallas award winner, and Observer writer, Michael "Grubes" Gruber, is renowned for nicknaming Rangers players. In fact, if you follow him on Twitter (@tweetgrubes) like thousands of other people do, then his Diamond Tweets covering the Rangers games are largely incomprehensible with ... More >>
Weezy F. BabyLittle Wayne emerged from Rikers Island late last year. Now, owing to the terms of his probation, he must lay off drugs and liquor for three years or return to prison. And, by all accounts, he's kept kosher. And yet something doesn't quite sit right. For the man who once composed a l ... More >>
You might want to sit down for this news, Green River Ordinance.Not sure if the following news will create as big of a ripple in the music world as the time that Fat Joe left Atlantic Records, but it looks like Fort Worth-based pop-rock band Green River Ordinance has parted ways with Capitol Reco ... More >>
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