John Anderson

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    Chris Knight on the Women of Modern Country: "They Seem to Be Way More Talented Than the Dudes."

    With his deep, southern drawl and plainspoken nature, Chris Knight's first impression is not one of a literate singer/songwriter. But for over 15 years, Knight has produced some of the finest songs in the Americana genre. Tough and to the point, Knight's weary tales of losers on the wrong side of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    Climate Scientists Predict a Texas Drought "Worse Than We Imagined" And a Changing Coast

    Localizing the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's most confident, depressing predictions yet is no mean feat for journalists. Which is why it helps when actual experts do it for you. Texas Climate News sought out the state's finest climatologists, oceanographers and public-policy experts. I ... More >>

  • News

    September 6, 2012

    You Can't Handle the Truth

    Not if you're willing to listen Paul Ryan and his cronies, that is.

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Jon Anderson and Tim DeLaughter - Kessler Theater - 2/28/12

    ​John Anderson, Tim DeLaughterKessler TheaterTuesday, February 28Tim DeLaughter took to the Kessler Theater stage on Tuesday night like a guy about to meet his girlfriend's parents for the first time. He was struggling to keep himself together in front of a sold-out crowd of mostly grey-haired dad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Film Critical of Komen, Pink Ribbons, Inc., Opens in Canada Today. No U.S. Date Set Yet.

    ​Amidst all the ruckus, resignations and double-talking over Susan G. Komen for the Cure's politically charged move to pull its breast-cancer screening funding from Planned Parenthood, you should also be aware: Dallas-based Komen's actually the subject of a documentary that opens in Canada today t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Whitt's End: 7.23.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *OK, OK,  I get it. So I write that Dez Bryant almost assuredly wouldn't be signed by Day 1 of Dallas Cowboys' training camp. "Barring an 11th-hour agreement ... " I think I penned. Never wish ... More >>

  • Music

    July 26, 2007

    Chris Knight

    Thursday, July 26, at Suede Bar & Grill

  • Music

    May 17, 2001

    Ode to Billy Joe

    Billy Joe Shaver has a stunning new album in stores. But he can't enjoy it.

  • News

    August 19, 1999

    Ross on the ropes

    Ross Perot inspired his Reform Party followers to throw the hypocritical rascals out of politics. They did.

  • News

    May 6, 1999
  • News

    March 19, 1998

    Dr. Bombastic

    Dallas oncologist Dennis Birenbaum claims he's been given a bad rap by the state and media. Now he's going to make them pay.

  • News

    August 29, 1996

    Thank Heaven for Little Country Girls

    She's only 14, but child star LeAnn Rimes knows what she wants. Can Nashville handle it?