Justin Townes Earle Dada Saturday, May 5 Justin Townes Earle looked dapper as he took the stage alone Saturday night at Dada. Whippet-thin, with a cleft chin that would make Travolta envious, he started the evening with nods to Woody Guthrie, first with "They Killed John Henry" and then with "Wande ... More >>
Seems like forever ago we were getting our first look at the then-£300-million Stanley Park stadium Tom Hicks was promising to build for his, um, beloved Liverpool FC; ah, the good ol' days -- January 2008, before the cracks gave way to the complete cave-in. Back then, though, Hicks gave the gig ... More >>
On Wednesday we noticed Tom Hicks's UK attorney was back in court, trying to convince the judge to lift the order keeping him (and his former Liverpool FC partner George Gillett) from suing over the soccer club's £300m sale to New England Sports Ventures back in October. Hicks, you'll recall, br ... More >>
Left: Rob Ashfield, a native-born Englishman with season tickets to the LFC. At right: Tony Godfrey of Burleson.Or perhaps not.When last we left this saga we were told that 'round about 8 a.m. this morning, 160th District Court Judge Jim Jordan would rule on that temporary restraining order Tom H ... More >>
TexasRangers.comAs last night's Game Five wore on, the damnedest thing began to happen: My neighborhood, in Northwest Dallas, began echoing with mighty, mighty shouts of joy. A few friends reported the same thing in other parts of town -- you didn't even need to have the Rangers-Rays game on to k ... More >>
Well, there's no Shaft of Austin Powers or James Bond after all. But filmmaker Mike Jefferies has, as promised, just posted to the YouTube his short film Dear Mr Hicks, aimed at you-know-who over you-know-what. There are some familiar faces mixed in there, not that that's important. But for some rea ... More >>
The members of The Theater Fire are as different as Lightness and Darkness
Were he not having elbow operated on Thursday morning, Angus Wynne would be attending James Brown's funeral -- not as a fan, but as a friend. Wynne, who began accruing his local legend in the mid-1960s as a show promoter who brought the likes of Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan to Dallas, has known Brown ... More >>
The Dirty South
This Spike Lee joint is a cockeyed, self-righteous and graceless diatribe
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In The Old Settler, sisters bicker over unsettling issues of race and romance
Single sisters shouldn't settle?
They Might Be Giants hopes that the revolution will be downloaded
He had 78 hits spanning five decades and revolutionized country music. Now, Fort Worth's Hank Thompson gets a new green light.