The last time Vanilla Ice played a show in DFW at Grover's Bar and Grill in Frisco, an interesting, pop culture conversation popped up among my fellow concert goers in the men's room. We tried to recall one of the songs in Ice's repertoire that wasn't "Ice, Ice Baby." The pause that followed was in ... More >>
There's lots of pleasure, but it doesn't quite finish you off.
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 >>
What ever happened to the lovable underdog?
Guys, the weather forecast for this week is decidedly bad news. We know you all like to get out there, see things and do stuff (this is a very inclusive blog post). We would never discourage you from that. However, seeing as the weather can't even be bothered to get above fifty whole degrees, and I' ... More >>
Grease is the good word at the State Fair of Texas.
It's here! Fried Christmas!!! That delicious waft of funnel cake corny dog world's biggest Frito pie horse-ish ladyman stank you'll get when you walk through the turnstiles at the fair is gonna hit you like a Lisa Frank double food rainbow. And you will love it. See also: Fried Jambalaya, Fri ... More >>
While I was in Waxahachie a few months ago, I meant to stop by the Catfish Plantation, a Waxahachie legend, made famous because it's allegedly haunted. Eager to see some ghosts and possibly Dale Hansen, I headed back out to the 'Hachie to see what I could scare up. (See what I did there?) Before I ... More >>
"Mmm-mmmm, that is a tasty buger."Throughout movie and television history, there have been fake foods and drinks that have given us the urge to punch through our TVs and force-feed the goods into our faces. Here we stroll through of our favorite faux products.Big Kahuna BurgerScrew In-N-Out ... More >>
DIY fried cookie dough. Oh snap.Last week, my friend told me about a batch of cookies she made with Oreo cookies crumbled inside them. "It's a cookie in a cookie!" Pretty impressive. But what would obviously be more impressive? We had to fry it. (begin Ghostbusters parody) "Who you gonna ca ... More >>
Now that the calendar has official turned to September and the back-to-school fervor is over, we've come upon that special time once again when big-box retailers to start rolling out their Halloween merchandise. Since we here at DC9 love Halloween, we think it's never too early to begin planning ... More >>
Bobbie Wygant Interviews Harrison Ford for Star Wars 1977 from Atombomb.tv on Vimeo.First it appeared on The New York Times's Web site this morning, courtesy fellow nostalgist Dave Itzkoff (who actually stumbled across it on The Daily Wh.at); then, MTV's. This six-minute clip of Channel 5's Bobbie W ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsAt New York Sub they love anything about New York, or any other state.New York Sub3411 Asbury St.University Park214-522-1070Dude Factor: 7, or Ghost Busters on a scale of 1 (hunter green Slanket) to 10 (You'd Butter Believe It!)The ad guys who dreamed up that "Y ... More >>
He's a loner, Dottie. A rebel.
Tapes n' Tapes, Wild Light, Les AmericainsClub DadaFriday, January 30, 2009 Better Than: Watching Ghostbusters on the big screen at the Inwood? Maybe. Download: We had a couple photographers at this show, so expect a slideshow by Monday. Before the Minnesotan indie-band Tapes 'n Tapes sta ... More >>
There's something strange in your neighborhood
Not sure what to do on a lame Monday night? It’s cool, you can tell us. Well, thanks to a call from a little PR bird, we just got word that comedy man Dan Aykroyd will be holding court at Martini Park in Plano tonight from 8 to 11 in an effort to pimp his new vodka, Crystal Head. (Fingers crossed ... More >>
Snapped from Unfair Park HQ, right before it started raining. Someone call the Ghostbusters. --Robert Wilonsky
If you've been at all curious about the fancy digs nestled in the Ritz-Carlton that's been high-rising between McKinney, Pearl, Olive and Cedar Springs, and you've got some time to kill this a.m., perhaps you'll want to scan the for-sale Residences at The Ritz-Carlton. Turns out, according to today' ... More >>