James St. Peter obviously needs more friends. This has to be the real reason he decided to start having Bingo Night every Wednesday night starting May 29. The press release quotes St. Peter: "Hypnotic is doing this because it is fun -- that simple. We will have bingo on Wednesday nights because it w ... More >>
I'm trying to think if there is a way the latest news about Plano-based JC Penney could be any more depressing. I was already pretty depressed when I read about the billion dollars in 2012 losses on a four billion dollar drop in sales this morning, and that was before I got to the story about the Ma ... More >>
Each week, Justin Bitner goes hunting for DFW's most interesting sandwiches. Only for the last few weeks he blew off this very important assignment to attend to way-less-important ones, including getting married. Apparently he was a little excited because he filed about 4,700 words about a chicken s ... More >>
After a year of playing second-fiddle to a bunch of pop stars, Pitbull is back in business with a new album, Planet Pit, which is an odd name for a planet. It sounds like the name of a Mad Max-like wasteland.
To be fair: I credit Pitbull with refining Latin pop music by abandoning the stale regga ... More >>
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I usually don't go after underage artists (har dee har, guys) in this column. Most of the kids you see on the charts are likely being paraded around by their parents and music industry captains with little artistic integrity on their part. So, it's not usually their fault they're making bad music. A ... More >>
Richardson's Shirn Askari, who's so in; and, behind her, Malvin Vien, who's so totally auf his rockerLast week, Project Runway welcomed as celebrity guest judge Lindsay Lohan, last seen losing $2 million in jewels. This week we got "film and television star" Rebecca Romijn, last seen losing two t ... More >>
The sketch and final red-carpet dress from Richardson's Shirin Askari, featured last night on Project Runway's returnDear Lifetime, thank you. I've really, truly missed Project Runway. Last night I was visibly excited to have it back. One thing though: Go high-def, for crying out loud. Not being ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, April 15, 2009...
Eminem is back, and he felt like hip-hop was going downhill during his absence like music was "lacking substance." Yeah, substance like jokes about Lindsey Lohan, Sarah Palin and Jessica Simpson. That's substance.
If you hav ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Monday, April 6, 2009...A hip-hop group named Smoke Jumpers has released a Chris Brown diss track. It's not that surprising--it's all part of "Hip-Hop 101" on how to raise your profile. I mean, did you ever hear of them before this? Didn't think so.Turns ou ... More >>