Aereo, an online television streaming service backed by Fox television network creator Barry Diller, launched in New York City on Valentine's Day 2012. Two weeks later, the major networks -- ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, CW, Univision, and, yes, PBS -- banded together and asked a federal judge to shut down t ... More >>
While making of a list of the greatest Music Documentaries of all time would be an exercise in futility that would probably drive us insane, we can capably give you dear reader a list of six great documentaries made in the last five years. This list also includes a rash of great films made in the la ... More >>
As another season begins, MLB faces an unsustainable future -- and you’re picking up the tab.
From 35 Denton to SXSW, Snoop to Spillover, traversing Texas in search sonic bliss.
Yes, we were there for the music, but if you weren't a local, you were also had a town to explore. The Denton trip is a short one, but for a Dallas lady like me it's generally just for a show. Maybe from the window at Paschall's I can sit and day dream about an afternoon spent roaming the charming D ... More >>
Saturday, February 9, at Club Dada
The xx Wednesday, February 13, and Thursday, February 14, at The Granada Theater Achingly hip Londoners the xx have a two-night stay at The Granada this week, meaning twice as many Dallasites will be swept away by songs from their now-ubiquitous debut album and the recently released Coexist. We're k ... More >>
TEXANS CELEBRATE AMERICA - Neither of the pre-game patriotic performances achieved Whitney Houston-level kudos, but both were delivered tastefully and capably. Lindale's Miranda Lambert did some nice harmonizin' with her hubby on "America the Beautiful," and Burleson's Kelly Clarkson shared her Nati ... More >>
T'was the night(s) before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring 'cept you and your mouse. Click, click, click to these 11 merry moments of TV Christmas specials past -- some classic, some bizarre -- preserved online and ready to be rediscovered on YouTube and Hulu. Prese ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Been meaning to get to this, but The Ticket is so dominant in Metroplex sports talk radio that at this point it's like digging up Barbaro for another kick to the ribs. In December 1310 AM The Tick ... More >>
Much obliged to Tim Rogers and Uncle Barky for the reminder: Earlier this week WFAA-Channel 8 yanked A Charlie Brown Christmas to run Good Morning Texas After Dark, which, as Ed describes it, is "basically is a collection of mini-infomercials sharing space with actual non-paid program content." Whic ... More >>
After paying only $5 to park near the Majestic Theatre last night, where Eddie Izzard was performing for the second time in three months, my sis and I strolled into a packed house of lines -- lines for the bar, lines for the restrooms, lines for merch. And lines, of course, ready to see the comic kn ... More >>
Fine -- sheets of rain, bolts of lightning, hail the size of newborns. Of course the local TV affiliates had to ax their respective networks' prime-time programming -- because there's nothing more captivating than the site of bat-shit meteorologists tracking the slow crawl of the apocalypse. Only, s ... More >>