Mike Tyson

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    The Black Keys Coming to American Airlines Center in November

    Ohio duo and multiple Grammy winners the Black Keys are preparing to drop a new album next week, titled Turn Blue. From the time it was announced, Blue, the band's eighth album together, has been the crux of a slightly bizarre promotional campaign: first, its release was announced via Mike Tyson's T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2014

    Six Bands I Would Fight if I Could

    In the most head-shaking article unleashed on the Internet in recent memory, it was revealed that rapper/necrophiliac/federal agent impersonator DMX has been in talks to fight George Zimmerman, the infamous idiot who gunned down young Trayvon Martin. Luckily for humanity and overall decency in gener ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2014

    The North Texas Hip-Hop Survey: Your Favorite Rapper's Life Lessons, Favorite Cereal and More

    We here at DC9 At Night are excited for Friday. In partnership with The Granada Theater, we're bringing you a showcase including some of the most exciting voices in Dallas' hip-hop scene. Everyone's favorite Nawfside duo, A.Dd will headline the bill with support from Blue The Misfit, Sam Lao, -topi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    Did Rapper Tim Dog Fake His Own Death? Arrest Warrant Says "Yes"

    As long as there have been celebrity deaths, there have been celebrity death sightings. A quick Internet search will turn up allegations of people spotting Elvis Presley in the steamy Memphis heat, or Jim Morrison in a Parisian cafe. There are those who would swear on a stack of polygraph machines ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    Hanson Has a Beer Called MmmHops

    An event yesterday caused my snark-o-meter to explode with such ferocity that it has taken me a full day to recover the ability to write with sarcasm. I spent all of yesterday genuinely wishing people well, and I think at one point I tried to argue that Christina Aguilera's career actually featured ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 14, 2013
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    November 7, 2012

    Title Fight's Shane Moran Totally Played Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!

    Pennsylvania's Title Fight come to Dada on Tuesday, November 13, with Pianos Become the Teeth, Power Trip and Single Mothers, in support of latest album Floral Green. Guitarist Shane Moran took time out to share the band's musical influences, his first show, and remind us Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! ex ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 3, 2012
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    December 1, 2011

    At Dude, Sweet, Fifteen Pounds of Bacon Fat, One Interesting Cookie

    Got home late Monday night and saw the following post on Facebook from the chocolate wizards at Dude, Sweet: After breaking the sound barrier on I-35, I arrived at Dude, Sweet and desperately asked: "Are there any bacon fat cookies left?" There were. Checking out, the Dude, Sweet worker referre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Entourage: Fitting Finale or Farewell Flop?

    ​I dunno, last Sunday night's finale to HBO's Entourage was a little too tidy for me. Vince finally got the girl. Eric was back with Sloan. Ari was reconciling with Mrs. Ari. Drama's show was a go and even Turtle was a trim, fit millionaire. What the what?!  I guess I prefer my bre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Ten Local Music Entities Ready for Reality TV

    ​Dallas has always been a wellspring of source material for reality show producers looking to put some squick-worthy drama on television. Along with the new Most Eligible: Dallas and Big Rich Texas shows that make up the crust on the bottom of the basic cable reality barrel, we've seen some me ... More >>

  • News

    July 14, 2011
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    February 14, 2011

    The Grammy Awards: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​10. Was it just me or did Puff Daddy/P. Diddy/Sean Combs sound just like Mike Tyson? 9. Acceptance speeches are always fascinating. Last night Lady Gaga thanked Whitney Houston and Arcade Fire thanked all of Canada. But strangest of all, Train lead singer Pat Monahan gave a shoutout to Howar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Watch: Man Factory -- "Balrog 24/7"

    Our hero, Balrog.​To most, Street Fighter is a nostalgia-inducing arcade game from the early '90s. But, to Arlington-based band Man Factory, it's musical inspiration. Clearly.Last March, the band released the second installment of their three-part Street Fighter-inspired power pop opera, Street Fi ... More >>

  • News

    November 18, 2010
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    September 16, 2010
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    March 12, 2010

    Whitt's End: 3.12.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *I said upon hearing the Josh Howard-for-Caron Butler trade during the NBA All-Star break that the Dallas Mavericks were not only re-shaping their roster but re-booting their playoff prospects. I h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Do You Believe in Miracles ... Ye ... Well, Do You?

    I was playing catch on a lazy Friday afternoon, warming up for a chilly practice as a sophomore second baseman on Duncanville High School's baseball team when our coach came running out of the field house: "We did it! We beat the Russians!!" Was an upset last night when the U.S. beat Canada, 5-3, ... More >>

  • Film

    May 7, 2009
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    May 7, 2009

    The Top 10 Bodyguards in Case of Zombie Apocalypse

    So you're having a beer at your favorite watering hole. Next thing you know, zombies. Through the door. Crashing in the windows. Falling from the ceiling. Purgatory-confined, blood-thirsty zombies. Everywhere. This hasn't happened to me in a while, but when it does I want an athlete to be my bodygua ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2009

    Robert Towne's Coming to Town to Get AFI Dallas Award. Also, More Films Added.

    AFI Dallas International Film Festival sends word this morning of further additions to its schedule as the fest prepares for its third year, which gets to commencing March 26. Also included in the release is the recipient of this year's AFI Dallas Star Award: the great Robert Towne, whose credits in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    The Top 10 Sports Zingers I Can Think of Off the Top of My Head

    Not saying Sean Avery isn't an asshole. Or a horrible teammate. Or, for that matter, a room-wrecker the Dallas Stars should consider dumping.I'm just saying he shouldn't have been suspended - or worse, pending this afternoon's meeting with NHL poobah Gary Bettman in New York - merely for his "sloppy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2007

    Top 5 Songs About Thanksgiving

    Compared with other holidays, Thanksgiving hasn't inspired bards all that much. There are no traditional hymns, no instantly identifiable music associated with the day, save possibly various football broadcast bumpers. Nevertheless, here and there we find certain songs that -- in lyric or in spirit ... More >>

  • Music

    March 1, 2007

    Cred Sheet

    Stuff you need to know to avoid cultural ostracism

  • News

    August 24, 2006

    Fight Club

    The first rule about Evander Holyfield's age is that you do not talk about Evander Holyfield's age

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2006
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    August 7, 2006

    The Real Deal Needs to Quit. Really.

    Heidi Klum takes a bite out of The Real Deal and realizes he tastes a little past the expiration date. I can't remember the exact moment I became an Evander Holyfield fan. Maybe it was when a young Snoop Dogg claimed that he was "realer than real deal Holyfield." Maybe it was when Holyfield fought, ... More >>

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    May 4, 2006
  • Home Entertainment

    March 16, 2006

    A Real Knockout

    Fight Night Round 3 comes out a winner, despite taking punches.

  • News

    November 17, 2005

    Pot-bellied Cowboy

    Finally catching up with the late, great Nate

  • Film

    September 23, 2004

    Indecent Disposal

    James Toback wastes an uninhibited Neve on a cheesy Adrian Lyne ripoff

  • Calendar

    November 13, 2003

    Tough Glove

    Ayala tries for Comeback King

  • Calendar

    April 24, 2003

    Just Jump

    Pack your parachute for a good cause

  • Culture

    January 23, 2003

    Patriot Acts

    Three actors, two hours, 700 years of old jokes in Complete History of America (abridged)

  • Film

    February 7, 2002

    Damage Control

    Schwarzenegger takes on terrorists in Collateral Damage

  • Music

    November 29, 2001

    Mission Accomplished

    Wrapping up the North Texas New Music Festival; plus, The Beat turns one

  • Film

    April 6, 2000

    Hip hope

    Celebs and poseurs mix-a-lot in this surprisingly effective look at rap, race, and sex

  • Film

    January 13, 2000

    Coming to blows

    Play It to the Bone prances, staggers, then goes down for the count

  • Music

    May 27, 1999


    Leap-frogging through history with the Toadies

  • Dining

    January 7, 1999

    Bare-knuckle steak

    Sullivan's isn't a knockout, but the points add up

  • Calendar

    March 12, 1998
  • Culture

    February 12, 1998

    The madness of King Jerry

    What a surprise--the owner of the Dallas Cowboys is nuts

  • Dining

    September 11, 1997

    Noshing around the world

    Barcelona Tapas Bar offers eclectic, if mediocre, grazing

  • Dining

    July 17, 1997

    All shook up

    Doolittle's barely emerges from a martini-induced culinary fog

  • Music

    January 2, 1997
  • News

    November 7, 1996

    Babes in Boyland

    Her left hook is suspect, but Darla Johnson is a knockout. Ring rats at The Nuway Athletic Club think there should be more boxers just like her.

  • News

    August 8, 1996
  • Culture

    June 6, 1996

    The dude is all right

    Kitchen Dog's Oleanna wages an ugly, brilliant battle of the sexes

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    June 15, 1995
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    April 13, 1995
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