• Calendar

    February 13, 2014
  • Calendar

    July 18, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 4, 2013

    Paleo Diet Is "Half-Baked," Scientific American says. How Surprising.

    Whoa, whoa, whoa. What's this? Could it be that the ever-popular paleo diet, which encourages us to eat like our Stone Age hunter-gatherer forebears, is not based on a solid foundation of science? Wow, that's shocking. If we can't trust Internet-touted fad diets, then just who can we trust? But tha ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 28, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Texas Dominates Forbes' List of Fastest Growing Cities Thanks to "Robust" Economic Growth

    Every year, Forbes puts out a list. More accurately, the magazine puts out about a gazillion lists with varying degrees of credibility, one of which ranks the fastest growing cities in the nation. This year's results are in, and Texas managed to nab gold, silver and bronze, sweeping the top three s ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 17, 2013
  • Music

    September 13, 2012


    Saturday, September 15, in the Arts District

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Sarah Jaffe, Doug Burr Geek Out On One Another As Southern Living Discovers Denton.

    Sarah Jaffe and Doug Burr​ Like The New York Times and Paste magazine before them, it looks like the folks at Southern Living magazine have gone and discovered Denton -- or, as they and everyone else says when first writing about the college town, "maybe the next Austin!"Ugh.At least the folks at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    The Best Performer of All at This Year's SXSW? Seryn, If You Ask Paste.

    Seryn​ Regrettably, we didn't make it out to Paste's Thursday day party featuring North Texas' own Sarah Jaffe and Seryn (fellow North Texans Eisley played the magazine's Wednesday party), and, to hear Paste tell it, boy, did we miss out: The venerable and regrettably now online-only music rag cla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Super Bowl XLV: New York Jets Over Dallas Cowboys

    Super Bowl XLV preview?​Good news: Your Dallas Cowboys will play in Super Bowl XLV right here in our back yard, Feb. 6, 2011 in Arlington. Bad news: They'll lose to the New York Jets and - giggle - quarterback Mark Sanchez. So sayeth The Sporting News in its 2010 Pro Football Yearbook, whic ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 6, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Arlington's Obsessed With Sports, Apparently

    So says Men's Health in its July-August issue, in which the magazine ranks the top 100 major U.S. cities' "sports-obsessed citizenry" and puts Arlington at the very top o' the list with an "A " ranking. Says here that myriad factors went into the ranking -- everything from the number of folks who at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2009

    Joe Jonas Play Joke?

    Somehow I missed this when it first appeared on Gossip Teen, but apparently Jonas Brother and Westlake resident Joe Jonas is a big fat racist jerk. At least, that's what Us seems to imply in its item about the "controversial" photo. All Us magazine knows is that someone took a picture of him stretch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Strange Boys Get Stoned

    The Strange Boys got a little bit of love from Rolling Stone this week, though the small blurb mentions only Austin, neglecting to point out the band's Dallas origins. Writes Austin Scaggs in Smoking Section: "They are four kids from Texas who will blow you away with their Sixties garage-rock-reviva ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2008

    Because What Else Can You Do But Drink, Smoke and Screw?

    Newsweek this week follows in the footsteps of U.S. News & World Report and suggests the last sure bet in this crap economy is sin. Or vice, as Newsweek puts it -- specifically, the Dallas-based Vice Fund, which proudly "invests in companies, both domestic and foreign, engaged in the aerospace and d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2008

    Terrell Owens: Role Model

    T.O. vs. T.O. Cowboys’ receiver Terrell Owens will be on the cover of October's Sports Illustrated. SI for Kids, that is. The special video game issue will feature T.O. and the Madden NFL ’09 version of T.O. interviewing each other. So, twice as nice? Or double trouble? -- Richie Whi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2008

    The Cowboys' Seven-Month Ache

    Over at the Sportatorium this a.m., Richie has news concerning a certain ex-Ticket host who's got himself a new gig he's sure to like, which, I know, wasn't the question. Only, what is an "R.J. Choppy," and how much does it cost? Alas, in other sporting news, Tony Romo finally makes the cover of Spo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2007

    As Far as Simpsons Go, I'd Rather Be Writing About O.J.

    O dream of dreams, o hope of hopes fulfilled! For truly, Blonde Ambition is now available in its entirety online. Now we can all get educated on the issues and talk about the politics of gender and why everyone's shitting on Jessica Simpson for this embarrassment of a film and Luke Wilson gets off w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2007

    SMU Can't Pony Up a Single Coach Willing to Take On Its Football Program

    The Dallas Morning News and Sporting News say SMU wants June Jones as its next head coach. He says, "Nuh-unh." Very confusing news regarding SMU's hunt for a new football coach. According to The Dallas Morning News yesterday, the school was looking at University of Hawaii head coach June Jones to re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2007

    Dallas' Top-Ranked High Schools Not as High on U.S. News' New List

    Inside the hallways of the School for the Talented and Gifted at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center, which is either the best or 14th-best high school in the nation, depending Thomas Jefferson High School's the highest-ranked high school in the land, says the issue of U.S News and World Report hitting ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2007

    Craig Watkins on Death Penalty: No, But With a Yessy Aftertaste

    Craig Watkins is for the death penalty. Also, against it. Newsweek wonders in the new issue whether Texans have lost their taste for the death penalty. Yes, the state "still accounts for more than half of all executions in the United States," report Evan Thomas and Martha Brant, but "Texas prosecuto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2007

    Check, Mate: UTD Grad Is On His Way to Becoming Africa's Chess Ambassador

    So, lesse -- yesterday we featured a Zimbabwe-born Brookhaven College student about to become the biggest thing in rugby, and today we have a Zambian-born University of Texas at Dallas grad about to become the biggest thing in chess. How international of us -- as in Newsweek International, which thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2007

    Review: Jonathan Coulton at Club Dada

    Club Dada was filled with cubicle drones who looked like they came straight from Chotchkies. I would venture to guess a lot of code went unwritten last night. The geeks gathered to see their king: Jonathan Coulton. You’ve heard the story by now: He used to write software, quit to play music full ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2007
  • Music

    August 16, 2007

    Girl in a Coma

    Thursday, August 16, at Andy's, Denton

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2007

    Another Dallas Grub Rag

    Now there’s a place for your Loving Tex-Mex with Limburger recipe collection. Dallas has a new food and wine magazine: Culinary Concierge Dallas/Fort Worth, a Web-based magazine, plus a four-color dead-tree quarterly, founded by New Orleans cookbook author and food stylist Kendall Gensler in 2000. ... More >>

  • Music

    April 5, 2007

    MC Router

    Saturday, April 7, at Bar of Soap

  • Calendar

    March 29, 2007
  • Calendar

    March 1, 2007

    Shine Bright

    The Diamonds are looking for some new stars

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2006
  • Blogs

    November 2, 2006
  • Blogs

    August 22, 2006
  • Blogs

    July 18, 2006

    "Just Like a Drift of Blossoms..."

    A transcript of Lady Bird Johnson's account of the events of November 22, 1963, is available at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. The latest issue of U.S. News & World Report features a cover story headlined "Eyewitness to History," which is running in conjunction with an exhibit called "Eye ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 9, 2006

    Novel Idea

    Author Bible rocks his autograph

  • Culture

    January 26, 2006

    Electric Avenue

    Erwin Redl's light installation sits quietly next to Fahamu Pecou's in-your-face painting

  • Music

    September 22, 2005

    Micah P. Hinson

    Saturday, September 24, at The Cavern

  • Calendar

    March 3, 2005

    Modern Art

    MoMa's extreme makeover

  • Calendar

    January 27, 2005

    All Colored In

    Amon Carter's National Character

  • Music

    October 21, 2004
  • Music

    February 12, 2004

    The Metal Queen

    The Harder Beat's Linda Hollar rocks on for the boys

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003
  • Calendar

    March 27, 2003

    Furniture in the Raw

    Joy Christiansen fits in a bookcase

  • News

    July 25, 2002

    Sex Sales

    I know why the Morning News dropped sex ads--but why are we trying to?

  • Best of Dallas

    September 20, 2001
  • Best of Dallas

    September 20, 2001
  • Culture

    November 2, 2000

    What, Them Worry?

    As Mad celebrates its 400th issue, its editors wonder how to stay funny in a world gone mad

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000

    Best car wash

    Forest Car Wash

  • Culture

    September 14, 2000

    A Fan's Notes

    After Jerry Maguire, Cameron Crowe comes of age...finally

  • Dining

    July 30, 1998
  • News

    December 7, 1995

    Goofin' on God

    Trinity Foundation to acquire religious satire magazine

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