Kendric Littles, 33, almost made it home safely last night. Just before 1 a.m., he was headed back to his Oak Cliff home when, less than a block from his house, he came upon a blue 2012 Hyundai parked in the middle of the street. The car was blocking the road, meaning Littles couldn't get home. So ... More >>
Early this morning, about 1:30 a.m., a 23-year-old Old East Dallas man found himself driving along an unfamiliar stretch of Singleton Boulevard in West Dallas. He pulled his 2009 Hyundai Sonata off the road near Bernal Drive to get his bearings using GPS. When he stopped, he noticed two men walking ... More >>
Or was it all three?
Tomorrow night sees the arrival of unstoppable force Gotye, as the Belgian-Australian singer and his cohorts take over a sold-out Verizon Theater to play a bunch of songs no one wants to hear till he closes the show with "Somebody That I Used to Know." The song plays on the radio every few minutes, ... 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 >>
Got two hours to kill? Then, by all means, give the above clip of Miss Erykah Badu talking to the folks at the Red Bull Music Academy a watch and hear her talk about her sonic evolution, her musical upbringing and the debt she owes to artists such as J Dilla. Alas, if you don't have two hours -- and ... More >>
Erykah Badu seems like a pretty awesome mom. I got a solid glimpse of as much first-hand about a week back when interviewing the famed Queen of Neo-Soul and proud Dallasite as part of a Dallas Observer Music Awards preview story that's going to run as the cover in this week's paper. About halfway ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Haven't received a return call all week from Greg Williams, which is weird if not troubling. Something's up. Maybe he's merely at his vacation condo in Colorado and temporarily out of pocket. Or m ... More >>
Mayor Tom Leppert, pictured here, spoke today at a media briefing concerning the Trinity toll road. Jim Schutze is in the car and on the phone, heading north -- to Oklahoma, most likely, where he likes to gamble with the missus' paycheck. Stuck in traffic, he phones in with this report from today's ... More >>
The New York Times this morning notes that for the first time in nine years, the Today show has decided to send its annual "Where in the World is Matt Lauer?" feature to the Interwebs, where it will have but a single sponsor: Hyundai Motor America. And while most of us around these parts don't give ... More >>
Can the Rangers' oldest rookie leave his diva days behind and deliver?
For her next trick, Carly Patterson attempts to trade in somersaults for singing
When I was in high school, the school participated in a program called Shattered Dreams just before prom season. It's meant to instill fear of drunk driving in the hearts of binge-drinking high schoolers who may imbibe on their magical evening. The point is to create a shockingly real, disturbing ca ... More >>
Richard Fullington is trying to make a fortune in a slimy business