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Meat Loaf (Entertainer)

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    The 100 Best Texas Songs: The Complete List

    100. Tripping Daisy, "Sonic Bloom" Before this album, the band had a grunge-pop affectation, but this song, from 1998's Jesus Hits Like the Atom Bomb, was more heartfelt than anything they'd done before. - Daniel Hopkins 99. Pleasant Grove, "The Plaque at 16ft" Bret Egner wrote "The Plaque at 16ft, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    The Best Texas Songs of All Time: #100-80

    "Between the Hank Williams pain songs And Jerry Jeff's train songs And blue eyes cryin' in the rain Out in Luckenbach, Texas Ain't nobody feeling no pain" - Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson, "Luckenbach, Texas" With that introduction, welcome to the first in a five-part series, in which we attempt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    The Ten Biggest Dallas-Related MTV Moments

    ​As you've no doubt figured out by now, MTV turned 30 years old today. Indeed, that's a formidable amount of time -- enough, for sure, for almost entity to leave a mark.And, for sure, MTV has made plenty of marks. But beyond its ground-breaking debut as a music-centric cable station and past, eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Listomania: The 15 Most Unexpected, Unlikely, and Downright Awkward Collaborations of All Time

    Beck​Yesterday Beck announced that he had been "recording some tracks" with country singer Dwight Yoakam. And yeah, we guess we could kind of see that, as Beck has run the gamut of styles during his career, touching on hip-hop, electronic, folk, and mariachi. But, even though it makes sense when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Catch The End of the Lunar Eclipse While Jamming Out to Some Songs About Moons.

    ​Tonight's total lunar eclipse is quite the astronomical phenomenon, with totality lasting over an hour. Unfortunately, though, if you're in North America, you won't be able to see it. The eclipse will only be visible in parts of Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Australia. Thanks to the wonders ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 19, 2011
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    May 19, 2011

    Ten Songs To Get You Through Finals Week

    ​It's finals week. We know you're burnt out. You're most likely to respond to anything anyone says to you with unintelligible grunts. Your brain is full. So: How to keep motivated while cramming for that communications exam that you had the whole semester to study for, but didn't started getting c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Watch: Beware The Wrath of Meat Loaf...

    Meat Loaf!​We already knew that he could barely fit his dick in his pants, but on last night's episode of Celebrity Apprentice, Dallas' Own Meat Loaf -- born Marvin Lee Aday and educated at Thomas Jefferson High School and North Texas State University (now the University of North Texas) -- showed ... More >>

  • Music

    August 26, 2010
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    August 26, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Listomania: The 30 Best Songs About Genitalia

    The Caddyshack soundtrack is slightly phallic.​If Cee-Lo wrote the greatest song of all humankind with "Fuck You," which has sufficiently taken over the Internet this week, then Meat Loaf certainly deserves a firm No. 2 spot for his own masterpiece, "California Isn't Big Enough (Hey There Girl)," ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Meat Loaf Opens Up On His Latest Album: "I Can Barely Fit My Dick In My Pants"

    We admittedly let the April release of Meat Loaf's new album, Hang Cool Teddy Bear, come and go without much ado. But, considering the subject matter of "California Isn't Big Enough (Hey There Girl)," we really couldn't let the new album from Dallas native and Thomas Jefferson High School graduate M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    Six Flags Moving the Bossman to Dallas

    WFMU​Actually, if I'm not mistaken, Six Flags's corporate offices in the DFW are in Grand Prairie on Avenue J East. But today -- which marks the amusement park's return to the New York Stock Exchange following Chapter 11 reorganization -- Six Flags announced that Al Weber Jr., its president and i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    It's A Long Way From The Top, If You Used To Rock 'N' Roll...

    Why, yes, that is the Dallas-born, Thomas Jefferson High School-educated Marvin Lee Aday (aka Meat Loaf) in the above clip, singing out his love for A1 steak sauce. It's part of a new ad campaign where, no joke, A1 is asking people sing their favorite love songs to their, uh, beef. There's about a ... More >>

  • Music

    March 26, 2009
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    April 4, 2008
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    November 2, 2007

    Meat Loaf, Well Done?

    Marvin Lee Aday, graduate of the great Thomas Jefferson High School, is calling it quits. So reports The Times of London today, anyway. Says the paper, on Wednesday night the man known as Meat Loaf was performing at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne when, just before launching into "Parad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2007

    Look, It's The "Definitive 200" Albums of All Time. Sure, If You Don't Have Ears, Absolutely.

    Of all the locals and former locals on the list of the "Definitive 200" albums of all time, Norah Jones' debut ranks highest. That. Does. Not. Make. Sense. Well, here's something sure to generate comments -- I mean, it sure as hell oughta. And, blessedly, it's local-ish enough to merit mention here: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2006

    Reheated Meat Loaf

    In case you were wondering just what was going to happen with the next Bat Out of Hell album, fret no more. Meat Loaf and songwriter Jim Steinman are portrayed as surprisingly chummy in this not-too-informative post-lawsuit write-up...not that we're suspicious or nothin'. --Sam Machkovech

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2006

    Sliced Meat Loaf

    Yesterday, Unfair Park received a press release from the offices of legendary publicist Ken Sunshine bearing the, well, news that Meat Loaf has filed a federal lawsuit in Los Angeles. And what's bugging the former Marvin Aday, graduate of good ol' Thomas Jefferson High School? Seems his old pal and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2006

    From Funk to Punk, With a Side of Meat Loaf

    Something's fishy: The Nervebreakers made Rolling Stone after opening for the Sex Pistols at the Longhorn Ballroom in '78. So sorry, but it can't be helped; today's serving of homegrown hits and misses contains a side of Mama's favorite hamburger helper with plenty of extra cheese. But why deny the ... More >>

  • Film

    November 8, 2001

    The Look of Hate

    Arthur Miller fixes his Focus on prejudice in 1940s Brooklyn

  • Music

    January 20, 2000

    Please kill me

    A handy guide to the worst local records of the '90s

  • Film

    October 21, 1999

    Twice the insanity

    Crazy in Alabama is two movies in one, and both are knockoffs

  • Music

    October 22, 1998

    Korn holed

    It's Hard to Swallow, but Vanilla Ice goes...metal?

  • Music

    August 13, 1998

    Fake the money and run

    Steve Miller learned everything he knows about music while living in Dallas--but has he forgotten it all?

  • Music

    December 22, 1994

    Scene, not heard

    A few clubs and a few bands do not a "music town" make

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