After persevering through a driving regimen of fourteen consecutive hours through the middle of nowhere (and barely winning a race with an Oklahoma tornado) we finally arrived in Texas for Chaos in Tejas. Grown-up humans from every sub-genre of punk rock culture started checking into motels and wand ... More >>
If you watched tonight's The Taste, featuring Dallas' own Uno Immanivong, then you know that -- spoiler alert -- she was eliminated. If you didn't catch the episode, you missed some testicle pokes and quite a bit of drinking. You missed oxtail (my favorite of all the offals) and pig's blood. You m ... More >>
Chuck HughesWhen the Cooking Channel first debuted last year, I had heard that a fair chunk of its programming was imported from Canada. Well, if the Cooking Channel can be qualified as an emerging gastro-nation on the television grid, then its number one emissary of all around sweetness and ... More >>
Back in November in Cowboys Stadium, I went to the Manny Pacquiao-Antonio Margarito boxing match. In 2009 I went to UFC 103 at American Airlines Center. My judge's scorecard: UFC > Boxing. By embarrassing submission. Got to debating the other day what event -- other than Super B ... More >>
Eric Estornel, best known as Maetrik, is a formerly Dallas- and now Valencia, Spain-based producer who left the US for the northern Spanish beach city in 2009. After years of the same very legitimate complaints that many Dallas techno producers had about not being understood or appreciated in their ... More >>
In this week's paper, you may have seen a preview interview for tonight's Fresh & Onlys show at Sons of Hermann Hall. However, we'd be remiss to completely disregard the evening's headlining act, King Khan & The Shrines.And, no, King Khan & The Shrines shouldn't to be ignored--not that ... More >>
OK, so there's a clause at the bottom of the press release we just received--y'know "The list is subject to change" blah, blah blah--but lo and behold, here it is: The first round of announced performers for the 23rd SXSW festival, schedule to take place this year March 18-22. After the jump, the c ... More >>
I'm Not There and the changing face of Bob Dylan on film
Tobias Picker's suspenseful new opera is ready-made for the big screen
Dallas' T.J. Cloutier may be the best tournament poker player in the world--even though he's never won the "big one." You can bet on it.
With an army of fans behind them and a new album in front, the members of Chomsky are ready to take the next step. They're just not sure where it will take them.
Remember the Factory Press? Calla and Mercova do
The Kids (in the Hall) are still quite all right
Julian Lennon knows he sounds like his dad, thanks very much
With the new Jesus Hits Like The Atom Bomb, Tripping Daisy has made the best record of its seven-year career. So what took so long?
Barney's Great Adventure is enough to make you ask: Where's a killer meteor when you need one?
Why the classical world is sending love letters to Dallas guitarist Carlo Pezzimenti
Recruiting violations. Cutthroat competion. Big money. Larger egos. It isn't NCAA football. It's kids' soccer, Dallas style.
Kids and Love and Human Remains rattle us with apocalyptic sensuality