Welcome to Dear Audra/Dear Hunter, where Audra Schroeder and Hunter Hauk correspond through a series of dramatic letters about pop culture that flummoxes us, like we're Marlene Dietrich and Noël Coward.
I don't know if I can handle it again. I've been seeing headlines to the effect o ... More >>
By now you're no doubt well aware that Monkees lead singer Davy Jones died today at the age of 66 following a heart attack. His bandmates have each posted their goodbyes: Peter Tork, Micky Dolenz and Mike Nesmith, the Monkee with deep Dallas roots.The Thomas Jefferson High School graduate didn't ... More >>
From Mike Nesmith's T.J. Document in 1961While we wait for some return calls, and a council meeting, allow me to direct your attention to these two separate but quite related items. First off: A Friend of Unfair Park -- and long-ago Thomas Jefferson High School classmate -- points out that someon ... More >>
At the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards, Justin Timberlake got on the mic and pleaded with MTV to "play more videos!" Timberlake's sentiment was hardly a new one. The station switched from heavily playing music videos to being a reality TV-based network in the early 2000s -- shortly after the old for ... More >>
Dylan HollingsworthErykah Badu does know how to make the dramatic entrance, performing a capella before cracking the curtain to reveal the full band behindState Sen. Royce West was there; so too Cindy and Howard Rachofsky, former mayoral candidate and "homeless czar" Tom Dunning, Arts District ex ... More >>
The Austin Film Society just sent word: After inducting the likes of Morgan Fairchild, Rushmore, the director of Twilight and most everyone else who's ever made a TV show or rented a movie in Texas, it's getting around to putting Mike Nesmith in the Texas Film Hall of Fame come March. Per the pre ... More >>
About a year ago, Rich Williams became president of the Thomas Jefferson High School Alumni Association, at which time he tried to corral his counterparts 'round town for a little brainstorming session. The reason being, Williams says, the TJ group had started strong some five years back but began t ... More >>
The Cole Brothers, famous from the pizza boxi Fratelli Pizza
6109A Greenville Ave.
Promised delivery time: 45 minutes
Actual delivery time: 40 minutes
The ScoreSincere and easy ordering process uncharacteristic of most pizza joints in my neck of the woods: 15
Altering their flagsh ... More >>