Late Show with David Letterman

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    June 18, 2014

    Future Islands Top First Round of Index Festival Bands

    What a production. The folks at Index Festival have gone out of their way this year to build up anticipation for the show, now in its third year, which will happen in late September. Case in point was last night's announcement party at Trees, which was sponsored by Chicago brewer Goose Island and fe ... More >>

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    April 21, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in Dallas this Week, April 21-27

    It's Monday morning after a holiday weekend, and we're all just trying to get through the day. Whether you spent the weekend record shopping, bleeding from your eyes, or observing the Sabbath-- you're probably moving a little slow today. Get caffeinated, because this week is full of shows that are g ... More >>

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    May 9, 2013
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    January 10, 2013
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    September 7, 2012

    Six Korean Pop Artists To Watch After "Gangnam Style"

    Korean comedian/musician PSY's track "Gangnam Style" became a global viral hit over the summer and served as an example of the Hallyu, or Korean wave. This week, Schoolboy Records (the crew behind Justin Bieber and Carly Rae Jepsen) picked PSY up for releases in North America, the most high-profile ... More >>

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    April 11, 2012

    Nathan Nicholson of The Boxer Rebellion: "If I Made Music In The U.S., I Probably Would Have Met People Who Were More Like Me."

    Moving from Tennessee to London proved fairly easy for Nathan Nicholson of The Boxer Rebellion. After losing his mother in 2000, he hightailed it across the pond and quickly formed a band. Speaking from a tour stop in Austin and in anticipation of tonight's show at Dada, Nicholson talked about his ... More >>

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    February 15, 2012

    Better Than Any Trailer (or Coffee), Badu and Ronson Re:Generate on Late Show Last Night

    This is absolutely within the purview of Unfair Park's more musically inclined sibling; my apologies in advance, Audra. But for months I've had this song stuck in my head; the same goes (and then some) this morning, following Lady of the Lake Erykah Badu's appearance on The Late Show with David Lett ... More >>

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    July 11, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain's Coming to the Majestic

    ​This just in: Chef, novelist (and Bone in the Throat is highly recommended) and TV-show host Anthony Bourdain's booked a gig at the city-run Majestic Theater in October, with tickets going on sale this Friday. The full release follows, but long story short: "Bourdain will spend the evening sharin ... More >>

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    June 17, 2011

    Josh Hamilton Hits Home Run on Letterman, Featuring a Cameo by Samuel L. Jackson

    Oh, right -- the Texas Rangers, now but half a game up on Seattle in the American League West after losing five straight and eight of their last 10, three of those to the New York Yankees, including yesterday's gut-punching 3-2 loss in 12. The local sports spotlight is all theirs now, and almost as ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011

    Roddy Beaubois, Caron Butler Get Into Mavs Starting Lineup For Letterman's Top 10

    Some of the staff's already downtown for the parade -- along with the thousands already on hand both at Victory Park and behind the barricades stretching back to the Dallas Convention Center starting point. And, this just in from Dallas City Hall:Accommodations will be made for people who are handic ... More >>

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    June 15, 2011

    Forget Demi: It's Grand Prairie's Own Selena Gomez That Disney's Pushing Now.

    ​Can you smell it? That intoxicating blend of corporate America, young Hollywood and mall food courts wafting around town today -- that's from one Selena Gomez, who is indeed back home in Dallas today, promoting the two fairly major projects on her immediate horizon, her FOX studio film called Mo ... More >>

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    December 9, 2010
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    May 11, 2010

    Thanks to Dave Letterman: Dallas in Arlington!

    Your First-Place Texas Rangers take on the one-game-back Oakland Athletics tonight at the Ballpark in Arlington -- first pitch in, oh, 15 minutes. After the game, you can switch it on over to CBS for the Late Show with David Letterman, where perfect-gamer Dallas Braden's throwing out the Top 10 list ... More >>

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    May 6, 2010

    Turn On Your Television: There's Local Music Everywhere!

    ​The normal rule of thumb is that you need three examples of something happening before you can call it a trend. Well, how about four? SUPER TREND, DUDES. And, in this case, the super trend is all about your TV. Specifically: Area products and songs on TV. Like, for instance, did you know that DFW ... More >>

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    March 11, 2010

    Jessica Simpson Talks Romo and Why, Yes, She May Indeed Be "Sexual Napalm"

    Tony Romo's been all over the place this week: on Jimmy Kimmel Live, in that what-the Super Bowl video and, last night, on the Late Show With David Letterman. Well, actually, Romo wasn't on Late Show -- he was just the topic of conversation. The Richardson native was ostensibly visiting Letterman to ... More >>

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    June 24, 2009

    Set Your DVR: St. Vincent To Appear On Letterman Tonight

    Dylan HollingsworthLast week, the Granada. This week, Ed Sullivan Theater. Speaking of media blitzes, St. Vincent's recent tear of publicity continues tonight on The Late Show with David Letterman, where she'll make--get this--her national television debut, and where shell perform after Dave spends ... More >>

  • Music

    March 12, 2009

    Ra Ra Riot, Tokyo Police Club, Ruby Coast

    Saturday, March 14, at the Granada Theater

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    February 13, 2009

    Today In Music News: U2 To Stay Late For A Week, Limp Bizkit To Reunite

    Your daily dose of music news for Friday, February 13, 2009... Beginning on Monday, March 2, you can see Bono preening for five straight nights. Yep, U2 will be the lone musical guest on Late Show With David Letterman that whole week long.  Fred Durst will once again lead his army of thic ... More >>

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    January 26, 2009

    Ben Kweller To Play Letterman Tonight

    Greenville native Ben Kweller's new full-length album, Changing Horses, will see the light of day next Tuesday (February 3), and, as we already told you, those excited about the release can go ahead and pre-order that sucker to get some extra goodies from the shaggy-haired redhead. Oh, and those fol ... More >>

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    November 12, 2008

    At Least No. 3's Kinda Funny

    Sam, you forgot to pour this into your pot: Terrell Owens presenting the Top Ten list on the Late Show with David Letterman last night. Little T is not amused. --Robert Wilonsky

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    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 >>

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    March 21, 2008
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    September 20, 2007

    M.I.A., LCD, ACL

    The Sri Lankan lady starts the dance, dance revolution

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    June 28, 2007

    The Female Pee-Wee

    Poundstone makes a comeback in Fort Worth

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    May 17, 2007

    Sibling Ribaldry

    David and Amy Sedaris preach the gospel of satire in a perspiring Book of Liz

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    May 2, 2007

    Ben Kweller Can Be Your Excuse For Watching David Letterman Tonight

    Yeah, yeah, we know: You stopped watching David Letterman round the time you were suckin' on your first bong in college some time in the mid-1980s. Now you're all Colbert this and Olbermann that. Too good for late-night network talk shows. Got it. But before we head out to brave the forthcoming torn ... More >>

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    February 16, 2007

    Ahoy There, Baby Gramps Ahead

    One of last year's most interesting music compilations was Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys, a double-disc compilation (dreamed up by Johnny Depp and Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski) that included performances by Nick Cave, Jolie Holland, Bono, Lucinda Williams ... More >>

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    January 15, 2007
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    December 19, 2006
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    November 2, 2006

    So Very Beck-cellent!

    This is either a pic of Beck of Police guitarist Andy Summers. One of them was in town last night. If the last-minute, sold-out "Beck Jam" at Gypsy Tea Room last night proved anything, it's that Scientologists know how to party. (But only within reason: A female roadie pulled double duty as a bodyg ... More >>

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    June 16, 2006

    Heat Don't Fail Them Now

    Why is this man smiling? Oh, right. Because he is kicking the Mavericks' collective ass. Did think briefly this morning about recapping the results of my swim team's meet last night; turns out we lost too, but at least the kids tried, which is more than I can say for the Dallas Mavericks as they dro ... More >>

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    June 15, 2006
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    June 14, 2006

    Wading into Rough Waters

    Looks like Dwyane Wade did not forget his balls last night. What, you didn't think your Dallas Mavericks were going to sweep the Miami Heat; who are you, anyway, Tim Cowlishaw? And weren't you getting just a little bored with this series? Wasn't that the kind of game you wanted and expected--a thril ... More >>

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    July 21, 2005
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    January 27, 2005

    Love Song

    Dance like an Egyptian

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    November 11, 2004

    Lost in America

    Davy Rothbart found Found and other weird things

  • Music

    June 24, 2004

    Anatomy of a Buzz

    With the proper machinery in place, a band could remain a Secret no more

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    July 24, 2003

    You Too & Stuff

    Regan laughs at language, life and stuff in between

  • Music

    May 8, 2003

    Reconsider Him

    At the end, Warren Zevon's past is finally unearthed

  • Culture

    December 26, 2002

    Fear Factor

    But just think, no one hates TV more than Trent Lott

  • Film

    March 28, 2002

    Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

    The loving and loathing of a poofy rhino informs Death to Smoochy

  • Culture

    January 3, 2002

    Rescue 9/11

    This year, a handful of shows provided the healing power of laughter

  • Music

    August 16, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    It doesn't matter what we say or think

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    March 8, 2001

    Tricks and Treats

    These are not your parents' magicians

  • Culture

    December 28, 2000

    Blow Up the Box

    TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched...and watched

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    August 24, 2000
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    April 6, 2000

    Critics' Picks

    Warren Zevon

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    March 23, 2000

    Best Case scenario

    Rhett Miller makes Wilonksy's shit list

  • Film

    April 6, 1995

    Stupid Dave tricks

    Letterman's hijacking of the Oscars reveals his limitations

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    November 10, 1994

    Black and white

    Madonna isn't a failed icon; she's a failed artist

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