• Film

    June 20, 2013
  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    First Round of SXSW 2013 Acts Announced, Including Blackstone Rangers and The Relatives

    With the announcement of 35 Denton's initial lineup, it was only a matter of time before you felt that tightening in your chest, aka the first round of SXSW acts. North Texas' Blackstone Rangers, Ronnie Fauss, the Relatives, Somebody's Darling, Sarah Jaffe and Tedashii are all represented. Thurston ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    The 100 Best Texas Songs: The Complete List

    100. Tripping Daisy, "Sonic Bloom" Before this album, the band had a grunge-pop affectation, but this song, from 1998's Jesus Hits Like the Atom Bomb, was more heartfelt than anything they'd done before. - Daniel Hopkins 99. Pleasant Grove, "The Plaque at 16ft" Bret Egner wrote "The Plaque at 16ft, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Can Mormons Be Trusted? A Shallow Guide to Managing Your Most Ill-Informed Fears.

    Mitt Romney CampaignConcerns have been raised over Mormonism's decision to move to Cleveland. Because, you know, it's Cleveland.​Last month evangelical leaders gathered in D.C. for the Values Voter Summit, where disciples of the Pissed-Off Jesus harrumphed and yammered about how much America sucke ... More >>

  • Music

    March 10, 2011
  • Culture

    September 23, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Craft's Jeff Harris on East Texas Barbecue
    And The Delights of the Offal

    Photo by Robert BostickCraft's Jeff Harris​(Yesterday, we brought you a profile of Jeff Harris, executive chef at Craft in the W Hotel. Today, we throw a few questions at the chef and tomorrow bring you a how-to on one of the restaurant's dishes.) CofA: What is your ideal meal? Harris: Somet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Tom Colicchio Coming to Cook at Craft

    Tom Colicchio​Sorry about throwing up a publicist's raw e-mail, but those of you who've been following our interview with Craft's Jeff Harris might want to jump on getting a reservation before they're booked up. That's right, Mr. Top Chef himself, Tom Colicchio, is coming to town, and he's gon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    Glory Be: Dallas to House a "National Bible Museum"? Sure Sounds Like It.

    Scott Carroll​Very strange thing going on right now in New York and Europe about a "National Bible Museum" to be created in Dallas -- strange in that there has been no mention here in the city's only daily newspaper. But people elsewhere seem to know all about it. The National Bible Museum, as it ... More >>

  • News

    December 4, 2008

    Dallas' Inland Port of Gall

    Old boys act like a bunch of hicks over the inland port that could mean progress in South Dallas

  • News

    July 31, 2008
  • Music

    April 24, 2008
  • Film

    April 17, 2008
  • News

    May 3, 2007

    God in the Details

    For a quarter-century Roy Abraham Varghese has been assembling God proofs. Along the way he won over the world's most influential atheist.

  • News

    August 24, 2006

    Fight Club

    The first rule about Evander Holyfield's age is that you do not talk about Evander Holyfield's age

  • News

    February 24, 2005

    BBQ Sauce for the Soul

    When he's not catering for the president, barbecue maven Eddie Deen caters to the spirits of the indigent

  • News

    September 9, 2004

    The Right's Stuff

    A Texas-based band of conservative warriors tackles the left on its own turf--the street

  • News

    February 26, 2004

    In the Wolf's Mouth

    SMU's Bryan Mark Rigg uncovers the story of Hitler's Jewish soldiers

  • Film

    February 12, 2004

    The Family Guy

    A son goes looking for his late father and finds some buildings

  • Film

    August 14, 2003
  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Making Waves

    Denton's Midlake inks record deal, prepares debut LP

  • Dining

    April 17, 2003

    Camp Ernie

    Do the time warp at Ernie's of Dallas

  • Music

    April 10, 2003

    Dixie Down

    When does a benign anti-war comment become the death of open discourse?

  • News

    March 13, 2003
  • Culture

    February 13, 2003

    The Bleeding Edge

    A decade ago, Vertigo started a revolution by making comics for adults

  • News

    November 14, 2002


    In another holy war, the battle plan is to turn Muslims into Bible believers

  • Music

    June 13, 2002

    Doom Patrol

    High on Fire's Matt Pike talks about Earache and stoner rocket science

  • Music

    January 10, 2002

    Hear Here

    Local music was better than ever in 2001

  • Dining

    December 13, 2001

    Pot Melt

    Ethniko swimming in mediocre waters

  • News

    August 30, 2001

    Absentee Minded

    Hey, Mr. Zillionaire Developer, got a big public project you want to sell? Black Dallas has the votes you need--dirt cheap.

  • Music

    March 22, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    Dallas-Denton-Forth Worth bands make their biggest impact yet at SXSW

  • News

    March 8, 2001

    Tale of the Tapes

    With headliners like Mike Judge and an impressive list of films, the Dallas Video Festival once again wins by knockout

  • Music

    February 1, 2001

    Waiting to Hit

    Lift to Experience finds its way at The Texas Jerusalem Crossroads

  • Music

    July 13, 2000

    Critics' Picks


  • News

    July 6, 2000

    New-time religion

    Meditation, Buddha, and baby wipes. You call this being Jewish? Oy vey.

  • Music

    June 22, 2000

    Flanagan's wake

    VH1 vice president's novel about the music business mourns an era just since passed

  • Music

    May 4, 2000

    Across the Bar

    Raise the Curtain; Experience Lift to Experience; Mazinga's Dissatisfied Customers ...

  • Culture

    April 8, 1999

    Resurrection redux

    Didymus makes you a true believer in the talent of its playwright

  • News

    June 4, 1998

    Party like it's 1999

    Three wide-eyed promoters and the almighty A.H. Belo Corp. plan to boldly carry Big D and the rest of the world into the new millennium

  • Music

    December 4, 1997

    Deck the malls

    This season's Christmas album offerings

  • News

    November 6, 1997

    Second Coming

    A jet-settin', Scotch-sippin' Robert Tilton washes up in South Florida--and he still wants your money

  • News

    July 11, 1996

    Charity Gall

    Crippled children are the latest fund-raising ticket for a controversial Palestinian foundation

  • News

    May 2, 1996

    Scam Without A Country

    For con men the world over, there is no place like the Dominion of Melchizedek because it is no place

  • News

    December 7, 1995

    Goofin' on God

    Trinity Foundation to acquire religious satire magazine

  • News

    October 5, 1995


    In a tiny Middle Eastern country, government officials have accused Dallas oilman Ray Hunt's company of cheating them out of millions.

  • News

    July 27, 1995

    Mr. Retardo

    The making of a messiah: David Koresh's twisted road to Waco