John Henry

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Justin Townes Earle - Dada - 5/5/12

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Least Surprising Announcement of the Day: Liverpool FC Not Going With HKS's Stadium

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Maybe Tom Hicks Was Right?

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Live from the George Allen Courts Building in Beautiful Downtown, the Liverpool FC Hearing

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Rangers Win! Hicks Loses!​As 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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Wherein Ian McCulloch, That Guy from Snatch And an Angry Mob of Liverpool FC Supporters Offer Some Not-So-Kind Words to Tom Hicks

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2008
  • Music

    September 18, 2008

    Another Matter Entirely

    The members of The Theater Fire are as different as Lightness and Darkness

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2006

    Angus Wynne Remembers His Old Friend, James Brown

    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 >>

  • Music

    September 2, 2004

    Drive-By Truckers

    The Dirty South

  • Film

    August 19, 2004

    I Hate It

    This Spike Lee joint is a cockeyed, self-righteous and graceless diatribe

  • News

    April 8, 2004

    Godspeed, Goodspeed

    Plus: John Cocktoastin'; Kick ASSCAR

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003

    Best Actress

    Denise Lee

  • Culture

    June 5, 2003

    Harlem Nocturne

    In The Old Settler, sisters bicker over unsettling issues of race and romance

  • Calendar

    May 29, 2003

    Harlem Nights

    Single sisters shouldn't settle?

  • Music

    September 16, 1999

    Giant steps

    They Might Be Giants hopes that the revolution will be downloaded

  • News

    April 24, 1997

    Honky-Tonk Man

    He had 78 hits spanning five decades and revolutionized country music. Now, Fort Worth's Hank Thompson gets a new green light.

  • Music

    April 10, 1997
  • Music

    December 1, 1994