Jessica Simpson

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2012

    Hey, People Writing New Christmas Songs: Stoppit

    I love Christmas. It's awesome. Baby magic-types being born, giant trees in your living room, socks full of socks brought to you by an old man stranger -- what's not to like? Welp, there's just this one thing: the thing that sucks about Christmas is that people keep writing songs about it. And jus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Flip the Double-Bird to Swimsuit Season with Nosh's Croque-Monsieur

    Each week, Justin Bitner goes hunting for DFW's most interesting sandwiches. Have a sandwich suggestion? Leave it in the comments and he'll check it out. Venue: Nosh Sandwich: The Croque-Monsieur ($11) Bread: Empire Baking brioche sliced thicker than pre-natal Jessica Simpson Toppings: Bayonne h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    The Ten Biggest Dallas-Related MTV Moments

    ​As you've no doubt figured out by now, MTV turned 30 years old today. Indeed, that's a formidable amount of time -- enough, for sure, for almost entity to leave a mark.And, for sure, MTV has made plenty of marks. But beyond its ground-breaking debut as a music-centric cable station and past, eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    The Daily Fail: Jessica Simpson

    It's that time of year again, when you forget that Christmas was once a celebration of a possible son of an invisible man in the sky and only care about whatever is wrapped up for you under the tree. And, of course, there's the Christmas songs, too.

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    Last Night: Smashing Pumpkins at The Palladium Ballroom

    Smashing PumpkinsPalladium BallroomSeptember 22, 2010(A Little) Better Than: Staying home and listening to the first four Smashing Pumpkins' albums.The last of the Smashing Pumpkins.​This show at the Palladium last night, featuring Bill Corgan and a whole new cast of Smashing Pumpkins behind him, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Is That Bodybuilding Lady Gaga?

    Patrick MichelsWho knew Lady Gaga was into hemo-rage?​ While Patrick Michels was out photographing the bronzed men of the Europa Bodybuilding Expo at the Dallas Convention Center, which included arm-wrestling and martial arts, it appears he caught Lady Gaga 'bout to do some pull-ups. We'll att ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 13, 2009

    The Dumbest Video I've Ever Seen. Shame on you, Fox. Shame.

    Since I'm usually on 105.3 The Fan as part of the Dallas Cowboys pre-game show, I no longer get to partake in Fox NFL Sunday. My reaction: Praise Allah. Because after seeing this video and learning that this "The King and Us" series is now a weekly staple, I'm embarrassed for Curt, Terry ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    PETA's Leaving the Naked Women at Home and Bringing Cuddly Stuffed "Sea Kittens"

    ​Speaking of aquariums ... If you're looking for something to do with the kiddos on Friday, and you're particularly fond of the free stuffed animal, may I recommend a trip to the Dallas World Aquarium? At noon on Friday, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals will be in front of the Griffin S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    The Top Ten Smuttiest Food Ads

    You probably remember the moment you first saw Jessica Simpson slink into a Pizza Hut and, quite seductively, feed some dorky tween an oh-so-cheesy popper while moaning the line "one of these days these bites are gonna pop right into you." Yeah, it was pre-the now post- Tony Romo and she might have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    Tony Romo And Jessica Simpson Immortalized Like Carson Daly and Fred Durst, Others

    I guess congratulations are in order this morning for Jessica Simpson and Tony Romo? Sure, why not? Dallas' most famous glossy rag pair are slammed right from the get-go in the new Eminem video that premiered at 6 a.m. EST today on MTV. And the hating, I guess, is kind of funny... but the video it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    Today In Music News: 50 Raises Some Eyebrows, Jessica Simpson Earns Some Boos, Kanye West Gets In Character and The Stone Roses Get Back Together?

    Your daily dose of national music for Wednesday, March 18, 2009...50 Cent is releasing not one, but two albums this year--and he's joining Fall Out Boy on tour for selected dates. Who woulda thunk it? Hopefully he'll be able to find time to take unnecessary jabs at Rick Ross...Jessica Simpson can't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2009

    National Signing Day: Precious or Preposterous?

    Wanna do something really dangerous today? BASE jump. Try to steal the Valentine's chocolate from Jessica Simpson. Or, if you're really feeling frisky, buy some stock in 18-year-old boys. At best, it's a risky proposition. Today is National Signing Day (the first day high-school players can make the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2008

    Whattup, Brad Johnson?!?!!

    Tony Romo's giving Your Dallas Cowboys the finger. Which is to say: His pinkie's broken, and he's out for a month. At least, that's what ESPN is reporting. (And Entertainment Tonight is reporting he's not engaged to Jessica Simpson.) Next up: The dude who hasn't started a game since the 2006 season. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2008

    "Tony Always Performs Well"

    Last night, David Letterman devoted 14 minutes of his Late Show to Jessica Simpson, and most of that was spent talking Tony Romo -- how they met, the jinx, whether or not he wears a cup. Not discussed: Whether or not she wears panties on live morning television. An epic in two parts. --Robert Wilons ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2008

    Q&A With Gymnast-Turned-Would-Be-Pop-Star Carly Patterson

    (John Cheng) Dallas' own Carly Patterson, best remembered as a 2004 Olympic medalist gymnast, is attempting to reinvent herself as a musician, as Richie Whitt explained in 2006. So how has her career come along in the two years since she last talked to the Observer about her ambitions? Her first s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2008

    Hard Knocks? Eh.

    I expected a little more from the HBO crew. You? The boys at Deadspin have condensed last night’s first episode of Hard Knocks into four minutes. I, however, can name that tune in 40 words: T.O. on the beach. Witten changing diapers. Pacman dumps water on Felix Jones. Jason ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2008

    Tony Romo Connects With Jessica Simpson -- Like, "Spiritually," Of Course

    Richie, who's at Cowboys training camp in Oxnard, noted the other day that Jessica Simpson (or maybe it was Little Girl Greggo) is supposed to roll into town, like, maybe today? No matter, because she's already making the virtual rounds today courtesy the cover of the September Elle, in which she ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2008
  • Blogs

    May 27, 2008

    Jerry Jones Still Drinking Miller Lite

    Those wondering which beer you'll be guzzling at Jerry Jones' new billion-dollar stadium in Arlington come the 2009-'10 season and way beyond, wonder no more: Courtesy The Landry Hat, we now know it'll still be Miller Lite, blech. So says Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal, which brings news o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2008

    Jessica Simpson Writes A Song For Tony Romo? Apparently.

    Gossip site Showbiz Spy quotes the June issue of Glamour, revealing that Jessica Simpson is not only "in love" with Tony Romo--she's written a song for her man. The song's called "Back in My Old Boots," and apparently it's about how "comfortable" Romo makes her feel... Interesting. Of course, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2008

    Jessica Simpson is Great Success in Ukraine, Like Barbie Doll

    Nothing refreshes the taste buds like a little Jessica Simpson ... um ... news? Like, see, yesterday we mentioned her forthcoming trip to Kuwait, where she's to perform for the troops (like they asked). Well, today comes "news" that, like, the Ukrainians would love for Tony Romo's girl to pay 'em a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2008

    Oscar Overhaul

    If nothing else, Jon Stewart certainly ranks as one of Oscar's ... um ... sportsiest hosts. Maybe? At the risk of offending our nationally acclaimed film connoisseur, I poked around a little on all my Internets today and realized I haven’t seen any of the flicks up for Best Picture in this year’ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2008

    Jessica and Tony Nomo? Whatever.

    So, maybe we're done here; maybe this is the last we'll ever write about Tony Romo and Jessica Simpson. Because, maybe, they're finished. As in: "Tony is now starting to blame her himself," says an alleged buddy of the Cowboys QB. "Before dating Jessica, he was Texas' golden boy. Now he's become a j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2008

    John Mayer Has a Message For Dallas, Surrounding Areas

    John Mayer -- Jessica Simpson's ex and, apparently, some kind of musician -- wants you to lay off Tony Romo's galpal. And, yes, I mean you. Why else would he lead off a blog item yesterday -- one titled, no less, "DON'T EX WITH TEXAS" -- with the salutation, "Dear Dallas and Surrounding Areas"? Appa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2008

    "Forget About Eli Manning When You and Jessica Are Tanning."

    Kentucky's Ryan Parker is the ... um ... um ... Ryan Adams of sport-song parodies. Perhaps you're already familiar with his hits: 2006's "Why The Cowboys Stink," 2007's A-Rod ballad "Been Caught Stealing" and so, so many more. Well, he's got another Cowboys jam this week: "Don't Worry Be Happy Tony, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2008

    Um, People? That Ain't Tony Romo.

    Fine, so Tony Romo might have been watching the New York Giants-Tampa Bay Buccaneers game from Los Cabos, Mexico, where the Cowboys QB and Jessica Simpson allegedly spent the weekend. But that ain't Antonio Ramiro Romo in that People mag pic smuggled off the patio -- not unless he grew three inches, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2007

    The Quarterback's Girlfriend

    You remember Cowboys-Eagles, December 2006, right? No? Here's your complete recap, most notably: Tony Romo goes 14 for 29, adding up to 142 yards, one touchdown and two picks. And one singing girlfriend, sitting in a Texas Stadium box. Which was bad, but not as bad as 13 for 36, resulting in 214 yar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2007
  • Blogs

    February 9, 2007

    Free Pair o' Tix to Craziest Concert Line-up Ever

    Exactly a week ago, we mentioned a fundraiser taking place tomorrow night at the Nokia Theatre at Grand Prairie featuring Willie Nelson and Jessica Simpson performing gospel songs with the Fort Worth Symphony, a performance by the Dallas Black Dance Theater and an emcee duties provided by Kinky Frie ... More >>

  • Resolution Guide

    January 11, 2007

    New Year's Resolutions

    Resolution Guide 2007

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2006

    Lookin' Fer Love In All The Wrong Places

    In my column this week, I audition for ABC's The Bachelor, joining thousands of women across the country in the quest for true love in prime time. With my love antennae particularly attuned to the plight of the modern mating woman, I noticed that, this year, we're really getting the shaft. (No, not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2006

    Man Crushing on Tony Romo

    Last night wasn't an easy one for Tony Romo. He has to endure KTVT-Channel 11 sports anchor Babe Laufenberg's cheap-ass come-ons during "The Score": graphic gags involving Romo's head being Photoshopped onto Mount Rushmore and a Hall of Fame bust. (Only days earlier, during a 10 p.m. newscast, ancho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2006


    Today, subscribers to Sports Illustrated will get the new issue. In there, they will find the Scorecard. Turns out, Tony Romo may, in fact, be putting the "score" into Scorecard after all: "BEING DUMPED is never fun, but Tony Romo seems to have landed on his feet after his girlfriend gave him t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2006

    Lost No Longer

    No longer just another pretty face, Elizabeth Mitchell is an Other. Which is a whole other thing entirely. At the moment, there are a handful of entertainment-industry celebs considered hometown notables: Jessica Simpson, Kelly Clarkson, Erykah Badu, anyone named Something-or-Other Wilson, maybe An ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2006

    It Was All a Dream

    Morgan Fairchild, being honored by Woman in Film next week, was the Jessica Simpson of her day. But smarter. And prettier. And more talented. For what it's worth, Patrick Duffy--the guy who played Bobby Ewing and, even better, the Man from Atlantis--is against the remake of Dallas, which is on hold ... More >>

  • Music

    March 2, 2006

    Star Factory

    At Septien Vocal Studio, anyone can make it in music. But you've got to be cute. And a million bucks would help too.

  • Home Entertainment

    December 8, 2005
  • Film

    August 4, 2005

    White Trash

    There's nothing good about this remake of an awful ol' show.

  • Dining

    January 6, 2005

    Hitting the Mark

    Visit the Landmark and give credit where it's due

  • Music

    December 23, 2004

    Season's Bleatings

    Thanks to these CDs, it's beginning to sound a lot like Christmas

  • Music

    November 18, 2004


    Denton's Rock Lottery trumps the American Music Awards

  • Music

    September 16, 2004

    Oh, Olivia

    Britney, Jessica, Mariah: They learned it from watching you!

  • Music

    August 26, 2004

    Odds & Ends

    The Polyphonic Spree on MTV, a benefit for Deep Ellum beating victim,and Snooping the Snoop

  • Music

    July 15, 2004

    Rock and Roll High School

    An honest critic is your best friend, and other lessons from a teenage Battle of the Bands

  • Culture

    December 11, 2003

    A Fan's Notes

    Ideas that were forgotten but not gone in 2003

  • Music

    November 27, 2003
  • Calendar

    August 7, 2003

    Minority Report

    Hispanic Expo offers diversity, free stuff

  • News

    June 29, 2000


    Feel a draft?; Like a virgin

  • Music

    November 4, 1999

    Scene, heard

    Barley House crams it in with Gramfest; Gypsy Tea Room swings; Curtain Club opens nationwide; Liquid Lounge keeps it real

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