It's been over a decade since the Dallas Stars won the Stanley Cup and proved, six years after moving from Minnesota, that there was room for professional ice hockey even in football-obsessed, not-at-all-icy Texas. The team's popularity has flagged significantly in recent years, but a generation of ... More >>
"We're trying a new place for dinner tonight, honey."
"Oh really? What's it called?"
"Uhhh, Front Door. Or maybe Back Room. Lake House? I can't remember. Anyway it's near SMU."
-- excerpt from a scene from Forgettable Monologues from Inside Households All Over Highland Park
Though it first sounds n ... More >>
by Chris Kornelis
See also: All of the arguments about digital music, summarized
In the two decades since Nielsen Soundscan started to keep track of U.S. album sales in 1991, the company has seen the industry fold in half, digital sales catch up to physical, and vinyl mount a resurgence. But unti ... More >>
Via.Cuban in his passing out days.Yesterday we emailed Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban to ask why he decided to save the Greenville St. Patrick's Day Parade.
"I didn't want to see it go away," he wrote back.
A great answer. A noble answer, especially since he also cut a $25,000 check to a ... More >>
Soon as I stumbled across that News & Tech piece noting that The Dallas Morning News is set to begin charging for staff-generated online content, I asked the paper's publisher and CEO, Jim Moroney, if that was true. At 9:02 this morning, he responded via e-mail. This is what he wrote, in full ... More >>
According to Symantec, Dallas does rank fairly high on the list of American cities "under the greatest threat from cybercrime" -- 22 out of the top 50, which makes us the Adam Lambert to Seattle's Rihanna. There's one significant reason Dallas doesn't rank higher: We're not so connected to the Wi ... More >>
Late last year, Blockbuster introduced its first on-demand delivery system: the
2Wire MediaPoint Digital Media Player, about which critics weren't wild but oh well better than nothing and well at least the company's trying. Then came the TiVo deal in March, which did nothing to stop the company's s ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, June 12, 2009...
Prince is apparently refusing to get a double hip replacement because of his religious beliefs. So, instead of having the surgery, he's "popping pain killers and hoping it will all go away." I think that's the same thing my un ... More >>
The Friends of Unfair Park concerned with the state -- and fate -- of the newspaper business are no doubt aware that in a Chicago suburb yesterday, bigwigs, honchos and major-domos from most of the country's biggest news-gathering organizations huddled together to chat about monetizing online conten ... More >>