The other day I told you about all of the super cool unofficial house shows and day parties that this 35 Denton has to offer. Turns out they don't disappoint. Or, at least the one all-day house show at 1401 Bolivar St. yesterday didn't. It had all of the correct elements for a perfect Denton house s ... More >>
‚ÄčAs I cast about for a new cellphone and provider, I am considering the generally well-regarded HTC HD2 from T-Mobile, despite having once vowed never to return to T-Mobile after it dropped the call during which my wife informed me she was going into labor. The phone went on sale today, and I prob ... More >>
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