In Game of Thrones, the ominous line "winter is coming" would be far more terrifying for a Dallas resident if it said "summer is coming." With the arrival of May, the mercury is rising, as the temperatures swiftly approach triple digits. Lucky for us, even when our cars run out of coolant, theaters ... More >>
What a week for omens. At this point, the only way we'd top the amount of doomy metaphors is if Nostradamus were resurrected onto a 100 tortillas and the tortillas all rolled, upright like tires, to Stonehenge and burst into flame under a gaggle of crows. Here's a quick snapshot of the past mont ... More >>
It is now known that the Socal burger at Ten Bells Tavern comes with two omens. The first came in the form of a kind waiter, who warned me of a possible doom: "Leave the wrapper on as a long as you can." I thought, "the prophecy of the meat juice is real!" The other came in the form of a black cat. ... More >>
By now you know which Game of Thrones character and politician and root vegetable your Facebook friends would be, or at least which one they would like people to think of them as. And we appreciate that sort of information here at DC9 at Night. After all, that's why we're on Facebook: To truly get t ... More >>
Metal has always had a natural fit with fantastical landscapes that look like they were crafted by the hand of Frank Frazetta. The Fort Worth metal group The Hack and Slashers, however, don't live in a world that looks perfectly suited for a custom painted van in the '80s or the cover of an early R ... More >>
The long, hard truth
Formed in Austin nearly a decade ago, The Sword is one of the heaviest bands to emerge from that scene. Full of monstrous guitar riffs and typically bombastic sci-fi themes, the four Sword albums are intense, thought-provoking and filled with good humor. The band's most recent effort, Apocryphon, is ... More >>
The Danny Balis (maybe-your-favorite-radio-talking-guy from 1310 The Ticket, King Bucks tambourinist, new-bar-haver) and his partner The Jess Barr (Slobberbone guitarer, new-bar-haver) have recently opened Twilite Lounge, a bar in Deep Ellum. You've probably already heard of it because you're tapped ... More >>
The producers of the Holy Grail proudly present The Life Of Bri ... no, no that's not right. It says here "FM Smokehouse". I don't remember that one being part of the canon, but then I guess no one really watched The Meaning Of Life either, despite that whole song and dance routine about contracept ... More >>
Warning: This discussion is thick with spoilers.
The first time Iain Cook came to the States for South by Southwest with his band Chvrches (playing tonight at Granada Theater), he was surprised by their first American audience's reception. "In America, people are more about dancing and singing along to our music, even when we only released a coup ... More >>
This week, recently re-documented alien Gavin rolls with the chaps in Lewisville, where he recovers from his Dickey's experience with some deliciousness at Dat's Good BBQ. For those of you who haven't ventured up into the frozen northern reaches of the metro area (it's like how I imagine life is no ... More >>
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Photos by Kristy YangFilipino-style pigs feet. Yes, you will love them.(Walk the Wok correspondent Kristy Yang has been taking some very long walks lately, so we thought we'd have her tell us about Asian food elsewhere. Presumably, City of Aters do step out of the In-N-Out line now and then a ... More >>
Want some Ice Cream? Sure -- OH WAIT, IT'S MADE OF BREAST MILK. Seriously this ice cream is made of breast milk.Remember when we first discovered the Internet and all we used it for was pretending we were dudes and asking dudes who were pretending to be chicks if they wanted to cyber? Well, the I ... More >>