Around Deep Ellum, Alan Keys is best known as "Alan from Reno's"...the guy who threw a hell of a party for many years at Reno's Chop Shop, bringing a pretty raucous and heathy-sized rock crowd in. Keys networked hard to get a lot of national touring acts to stop by for a drink or two as well: Avenge ... More >>
You'd think that there's no way that Firexbox could be the name of a restaurant, but you'd be wrong. When I first saw it, I thought, "Surely there's just a typeface issue here with their logo and they mean Fire Box with chopsticks in the middle and that design element just went wrong." But, nope. Th ... More >>
Maybe you've been following the saga of Lisa Chambers, the Dallas County homeland security director who was canned this week over who knows what. The only part of it I'm really personally interested in is the paranoid part, because I happen to be paranoid myself. It's like a club. We paranoid pe ... More >>
When you're 23 years old, it's all about smoking dope out of an empty beer can, having sex in the backseat of your car, and watching Soul Train the next morning with a hammer-to-the-forehead hangover. At least, it would've been for me, if I had actually owned my own automobile. That period of my lif ... More >>
Who would win in a fight: The Eagles or The Eagles of Death Metal? Let's go to the tape!
For a quarter-century Roy Abraham Varghese has been assembling God proofs. Along the way he won over the world's most influential atheist.
A B-actress, computer mayhem and families feudin'! Making a movie with your rich friends is just courting disaster.
The bill for the county's bad software gets bigger
In case of catastrophe, dial 1-800-UR-EFFED
Giving penny-ante politicians a say over lucrative affordable-housing developments seemed like a good idea--until the FBI came calling
They're not exactly Pixar, but a crew of Highland Park teens find fame--not fortune--making machinima movies on the Xbox
Barbarians, brain-eaters and beagles round out the best of 2005 in consoles
New copy-protected CDs screw over the only honest customers the music industry has left
Right, but not quite right, Dallas County Judge Margaret Keliher is reforming county government while infuriating her Republican colleagues
How far can a video-game champ go? Ask Matt Leto.
Computer game designers in Bedford re-create the greatest generation online
As president of Texas-financed Magnolia Pictures, respected indie-film vet Eamonn Bowles projects a bright future
Why are these Dallas high-tech hotshots chucking the action, gore and riches of the computer gaming world to hawk a genteel digital magazine?
CompUSA and Latin America's richest man get a $450 million lesson from a Dallas jury: Friendship and business don't mix.
"Aging hippies" team with the desperately ill and one lawmaker to fight for medical marijuana in Texas. Is that just a smoke screen?
Andrew Beal spent $200 million trying to launch rockets without Uncle Sam's help. His dream went down in flames
If Antitrust were written in computer code, it'd come up all zeroes
Three good bands + one great tour = rock-and-roll fun
Boiler Room serves up the sons of Gordon Gekko
With friends like this...
Leap-frogging through history with the Toadies
Henry Rollins is still taking care of business
Former NASA engineer Tom Moser dreams about launching the next generation of spacecraft from Texas soil
The classic children's story deserves better than this misconceived mess
A cadre of computer whizzes plans to expose DISD's finances to the world
Marilyn Manson's Long Hard Road Out of Hell is paved with one journalist's bad intentions
Kevin Massey is no 'cyberstalker.' But when he tangled with another bullheaded loudmouth on the Internet, their 'flame' war spawned a great publicity stunt.
For an up-and-coming Dallas multimedia company with a hot lawyer game, life imitates CD-ROM
Real-estate agents face extinction in an information-rich century 21
Zach Loafman, a gifted St. Mark's teen, fights an addiction to the Internet.
How a giant lawsuit against General Motors could leave lawyers with millions - and Texas truck owners breathing fumes