After a seven-year stint at Cave-In-Rock, Illinois, the Gathering of the Juggalos moves this year to Legend Valley Campground in Thornville, Ohio.
For a band that tours fairly often, it's amazing how much the members of the Mountain Goats are able to pop up in so many other areas of pop culture. From writing books to appearing on podcasts, frontman John Darnielle, bassist Peter Hughes, and drummer Jon Wurster keep busy in their spare time cons ... More >>
In honor of the Texas hero's 80th Birthday celebration and legendary 4th of July Picnic, we're celebrating Willie Nelson Week here on DC9 at Night. Check back for interviews, retrospectives and more. Texas's greatest treasure, Willie Nelson, has been popping up in films since 1979, playing everythi ... More >>
Drunken yoga does not equal female empowerment. Show of hands: Who remembers when cable TV's A&E channel featured real art for entertainment? Been a long time, right? Back in the 1990s, the Arts & Entertainment channel, as it was known then, specialized in high-culture programming. Ballet. Opera. ... More >>
It's finals week. We know you're burnt out. You're most likely to respond to anything anyone says to you with unintelligible grunts. Your brain is full. So: How to keep motivated while cramming for that communications exam that you had the whole semester to study for, but didn't started getting c ... More >>
Meat Loaf!We already knew that he could barely fit his dick in his pants, but on last night's episode of Celebrity Apprentice, Dallas' Own Meat Loaf -- born Marvin Lee Aday and educated at Thomas Jefferson High School and North Texas State University (now the University of North Texas) -- showed ... More >>
And his name is Alan King. My mom'll be thrilled -- she's a big fan of the late comic. Ah, wait. Wrong one, of course. No, this is the current deputy superintendent of the Lewisville Independent School District, who replaces the headin'-back-to-Austin Larry Throm. Before he was up in Lewisville, ... More >>
Try: Rat Bastard root beer Don't try: spending less than 10 bucks here I was on a mission to find Henry Weinhard's root beer. I know that some shmancy grocery stores in town sell six-packs, but they're always sold out by the time I get there (because Weinhard's is the shiiiiiiit), so I nee ... More >>
Among the short films selected to screen during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, is one from a local filmmaker: writer-director Jesus "Chin" Beltran's debut, The Grass Grows Green. The Sundance Web site says of the movie only this: "A Marine's complicated relationship with life and dea ... More >>
There was a time, seems like it was about five seconds ago, when I didn't think it would ever get below 100 degrees in Dallas. My bike rides around White Rock were put on hiatus. Friday nights on the porch with a cold one were moved inside with six fans and a gallon of ice water. Sweating became a w ... More >>
Monday, August 28, at the Gypsy Tea Room's "Tea Room"
The Spree set off fireworks, Corn Mo might be a giant and more
Willie brings his picnic north
The career of Dallas sportswriter Jim Dent was skyrocketing, then booze and bad behavior caused a hard landing
The Deep Ellum Film Festival grows up--nicely
Corn Mo left D-FW for NYC, but he didn't leave his talent behind
Buddy! The Buddy Holly Story showcases the important thing--the music
If it is a joke, the Reds are doing their best not to laugh.
A near encounter with Reverend Horton Heat's fists
Or: What do cake walks, the Backstreet Boys, and Jon Cunningham have in common?
April 8-14, 1999
Mary Lou Lord nears the end of her 15 minutes
In the rockin' '80s, Bill Brosseau's sexy success story put his face in Money and Cosmopolitan. Times and fortunes change. Now he's a broke former cocaine addict facing a stint in federal prison.
Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX
Free Willy 2 and Under Siege 2 try to recapture the magic of their predecessors