Larry King

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2014

    10 Bands Who Retired and Then Changed Their Minds

    On Saturday George Strait is supposed to play his last live show ever, with the caveat that while he won't be performing live any longer, he does have a five-album deal to fulfill for his record label, MCA Nashville. This is the sort of "retirement" we constantly see in the music world, as acts who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2014

    SMU Inexplicably Taps ESPN's Stephen A. Smith to Give Black History Month Lecture

    There's an argument to be made that Stephen A. Smith, one of ESPN's more voluble talking heads, is qualified to talk about sports. Reasonable people can (and do) disagree, but Smith has spent two decades as a professional sports journalist and his continued employment by the country's biggest sports ... More >>

  • Film

    January 17, 2013
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    March 2, 2011

    Robert Wuhl Assumes the Position at WaterTower's Out of the Loop Fringe Festival

    Robert Wuhl​Robert Wuhl is bringing his solo show Assume the Position to the Out of the Loop Fringe Festival at WaterTower Theatre in Addison next week. The two-week festival opens tomorrow with a lineup of more than 20 different performances of drama, dance, music and comedy. It's an enjoyably fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    Whitt's End: 12.17.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Tony Romo took girlfriend Candice Crawford to the top of Reunion Tower last night to celebrate her 24th birthday. And then, yep, he popped the question. Very cliched and Dallasy of him, but cool. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Larry King, At Least, Salutes Craig Watkins

    ​As mentioned yesterday, several of the Dallas County exonerees appeared on CNN's Larry King Live last night, where they were joined by the stars of the movie Conviction, The Innocence Project's Barry Sheck and Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins. On the other side you'll find King's int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    It's Official: The Wheels Have Finally Come Off in the Race For Dallas County District Attorney

    Photos by Sam MertenRepublican DA candidate Danny Clancy chats with a DPD officer this morning after reporting the theft of four tires from his black Ford Expedition.​Much like everyone else in Dallas media, I received a call this morning from Dallas County Republican Party chair Jonathan Neer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Dorothy Budd, Daughter Have Written Big Book About 12 of the Wrongly Imprisoned

    Deborah LusterThomas McGowan, who served 23 years for a burglary and sexual assault in Richardson he did not commit​Their names are, or should be, familiar by now, among them: Thomas McGowan, Entre Nax Karage, Johnnie Lindsey, James Giles, Eugene Henton and Stephen Brodie. Certainly, by now, you k ... More >>

  • News

    June 10, 2010
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    June 2, 2010

    LeBron James Gives Cleveland an Edge. Dallas, Your Move.

    ​In an interview -- strangely enough -- with CNN suspendered-geezer Larry King, the most coveted free agent in the history of sports is alluding to a hometown advantage. And while LeBron James says the Cleveland Cavaliers have an edge, Dirk Nowitzki's best friend in basketball ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    Southwest Taking Its Kick in the Nuts Today

    ​So, let's see ... Larry King now wants Kevin Smith to come on his show to talk about getting booted off a Southwest flight Saturday. Smith would rather go on Jon Stewart with a row of Southwest seats to prove, yeah, he can fit just fine, thanks. Meanwhile, the locally based airline is taking a po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Dude Food: Gordon Biersch

    Jesse Hughey​Gordon Biersch 8060 Park Lane 214-369-2739 Dude Factor: 5, or David Hasselhoff, on a scale of 1 (Adolphus Busch) to 10 (Charles Bukowski)I can almost imagine the German-American (I'm guessing) restaurateur who founded this chain irately shouting down a customer who asks if they serve ... More >>

  • News

    November 5, 2009
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    June 19, 2009

    Whitt's End: 6.19.09

    Whether you're at the end of you're rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *If you saw the abortion that was Joe Buck Live on HBO Monday night, know this: It could have been much worse. How's that? Guess who Buck begged and pleaded to have on his virginal voyage? That's ri ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 16, 2009

    Mo Money

    Rocca brings the laughs for a good cause

  • Culture

    February 5, 2009

    Say Amen.Somebody?

    Inspired by Genesis, DTC's In the Beginning makes Eden into a land of confusion

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Whitt's End: 1.16.09

    Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *My summation of Thursday's dramatic plane crash/rescue in New York's Hudson River: It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Superman!! *Found it funny that, although the crash happened at 2:30, Larry Kin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2008
  • News

    July 24, 2008

    Reason to Believe

    Quick, someone call Mulder. We have a sighting.

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2008

    Tracy Rowlett: "We're Not Chumps Jumping Into the PR Side."

    Late yesterday I had the pleasure of hearing Tracy Rowlett say the word "vajayjay." And, no, he wasn't using it as a pejorative. We were talking about the changing face, or something, of news and how it's all one big commercial nowadays anyway. "Anything who's accusing me of selling out hasn't looke ... More >>

  • Film

    December 13, 2007

    Jimmy Carter Documentary Full of Good Intentions

    Demme follows Carter's controversial book tour and ends up with the same old narrative

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2007

    Moore Love Letters to Sicko

    I just got off the phone with Tom Polston, who sells medical equipment in Plano. The reason for the call: I (like every film critic in town) was forwarded by the local Weinstein Company representative a letter Polston sent to Michael Moore after he saw his health-care doc Sicko at the Angelika in Pl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2007

    Wounded Soldier, Healing Warrior

    In 1967, Allen Clark received his first pair of artificial legs, after having them amputated following a mortar attack in Vietnam. Next month, Army veteran Allen B. Clark will celebrate the 40th anniversary of his “alive” date. On June 17, 1967, Clark was serving as a combat medic in a Special ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 5, 2006

    Teutons of Fun

    Uptown Players romp through uber-gay Valhalla; CTD stages laid-back Whorehouse

  • Calendar

    August 3, 2006

    Divine Veto

    Who gets the presidential pass?

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2006
  • Blogs

    July 19, 2006

    Leaving Beirut

    I was watching CNN this morning and spotted my son's Woodrow Wilson High School classmate and fellow alum, George Hale, being evacuated from Beirut. Called the Hale house, and George's mom, Clare, told me the kid will be on with Larry King tonight. George's father, Harlin D. (better known in Lakewoo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 16, 2006

    Straight Man

    Kevin Nealon visits the Addison Improv

  • Home Entertainment

    December 1, 2005
  • Film

    May 20, 2004

    Nice Pussy

    A killer cat steals a wonderful movie from a kindly ogre

  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    Holiday Jeer

    For a joyous holiday, Christmas sure has some bloody awful music

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2003

    Funny Face

    Ellen Degeneres has a point

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    Play Ball

    Plus: Spring Fever, No Sheet

  • Dining

    October 31, 2002

    Democracy Inaction

    Rotgut responses to questions from the discard pile

  • Film

    August 1, 2002

    Who Cares?

    No one's likely to tout Cletis, whoever he is

  • Culture

    March 14, 2002

    Misery Loves Company

    Addison's Out of the Loop Festival stages some strange, dark, wonderful works

  • Film

    November 29, 2001

    Dross in Space

    The American Astronaut trashes the galaxy

  • Culture

    July 19, 2001

    Klinky Sex

    Without apology, Bob Crane's son shows the world Hogan's privates

  • Music

    December 14, 2000

    Scene, Heard

    New Chanukah songs

  • News

    October 5, 2000

    Good Vibrations

    Disputed Reform Party candidate John Hagelin thinks he can change the world with the power of positive thinking. Does that make him nuts?

  • News

    June 29, 2000

    Killing machine

    It is 6:07 p.m. John Albert Burks salutes the Oakland Raiders and says goodbye to his friends. Minutes later, he is a dead man. This year's 21st execution.

  • News

    May 25, 2000

    Howard's End

    Carlton Stowers goes in search of the dark muse that inspired pulp-fiction legend Robert E. Howard, the West Texas recluse who created Conan the Barbarian

  • News

    February 3, 2000

    Raise high the roof

    A battle Uptown targets the city for bending its own rules

  • 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.

  • Film

    May 14, 1998

    Out of time

    Narcissism drives Warren Beatty into the 'hood

  • Calendar

    May 7, 1998

    Night & Day

    May 7 - 13, 1998

  • News

    February 5, 1998

    Poop on the scoop

    DMN editors spin the truth until it wobbles rather than come clean on how they blew their big story

  • Calendar

    May 29, 1997
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    February 20, 1997
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    March 2, 1995
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