Neil Diamond

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2014

    The Five Worst Dave Matthews Band Songs

    Look, Dave Matthews seems like a great guy. I even like him as an actor. But the guy's music bores the living hell out of me. Maybe it's because he's basically a younger version of Jimmy Buffet just playing to a crowd partying with a different substance. Maybe it's because he jams too damn much and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    The 15th Anniversary of The Old 97's Too Far to Care and Rhett Miller's Solo Album: Does Anyone Still Care?

    Fifteen years ago this month, the Old 97's released their major label debut, Too Far to Care. Last week, frontman Rhett Miller released his latest solo record, The Dreamer. Darryl Smyers and Eric Grubbs sat down and talked about the legacy of Too Far to Care, and whether or not it's a bigger deal th ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 12, 2009

    Dallas's Most Authentic Dive Bars

    Pull up a stool, order some cheap whiskey and don’t forget to duck when the beer bottles fly

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    More Lasers, Closer Seats Await Jonas Brothers Fans When Their World Tour Kicks Off at Cowboys Stadium

    Patrick MichelsBehind them, the tattoo design teenagers everywhere will be looking at with regret years from now.Check out even more photos in our slideshow here.Two days after George Strait closed out the biggest show on the planet, there's still trash from the show under the seats of Cowboys Stadi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    Echoes and Reverberations: Liza Richardson's Infinite Axis of Influence

    Life has a way of dragging us off the charted path and into rather randomly obtuse trajectories. Sometimes you just feel like you're everywhere, all the time. Like you've got the whole world in the palm of your hand.It often comes down to an intangible law of attraction: Many of us have that one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2008

    Last Night: Roger McGuinn at McDavid Studio

    Roger McGuinnMcDavid StudioNovember 22, 2008Better than: Watching one of those Time Life infomercials about reliving the '60s though a 10 CD compilation featuring the likes of Hermann's Hermits and Ten Years After.Starting promptly at 8:00, Roger McGuinn treated the packed house in Ft. Worth's McDav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2008

    Dallas Out-Rocks Houston, Las Vegas and Seattle

    Radiohead's May 18 show was Dallas' top-selling concert of the summer, far as StubHub's concerned.(Michael Insuaste) StubHub just announced "America's 20 Most Rockin' Cities of 2008," and Dallas came in at a somewhat respectable tenth place, edging out Atlanta and Las Vegas but slipping three space ... More >>

  • Film

    April 3, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 9, 2007

    Wade Into Change

    Wade Phillips, kneeling, with a proud papa named Bum. Speaking of, wonder what Bill Parcells is gonna do now. I have the new Dallas Cowboys head coach's cell phone number. He knows Terrell Owens' name. And when he strode into the main meeting room at Valley Ranch for Thursday's press conference, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2006

    Practice. Practice. Practice.

    Roderick Carlton Demmings will perform at Carnegie Hall on Thursday for a PBS broadcast. Twelve-year-olds around the country begin cursing his name Friday. Something to do with "raising the bar." Roderick Carlton Demmings makes me feel like a total loser. At 12, I was in my middle-school choir in G ... More >>

  • Music

    March 30, 2006

    Cover Charge

    In 1994, Club Dada created a Beatles tribute band. In 2006, that very band recreated Dada.

  • Music

    November 10, 2005

    Burning the Faithful

    New copy-protected CDs screw over the only honest customers the music industry has left

  • Film

    December 2, 2004

    Boy Meets Whirl

    A lost lad longs for life in I Am David

  • Music

    May 13, 2004

    Truly in Love With Lionel

    It may be easy as Sunday morning to dis Lionel Richie. But why do that?

  • Calendar

    April 24, 2003
  • Music

    November 28, 2002

    OK Karaoke

    XPO Gold! gives its vocalists a chance to shine

  • Culture

    August 22, 2002

    Fallon Fast

    Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen

  • Culture

    August 22, 2002

    Family Outings

    New theater company explores life's terrible secrets in three one-act plays

  • Music

    February 28, 2002

    Norah Jones

    Come Away With Me (Blue Note)

  • Music

    September 27, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    Selected songs disappear from the playlists at Clear Channel stations

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    Crit and Shap 2000

    The worst of the worst

  • Music

    October 26, 2000

    Sandy Knox

    Pushin' 40, Never Married, No Kids (American Originals)

  • Music

    August 10, 2000


    What would the face of rock history have looked like if the British Invasion had been a Britney Invasion instead?

  • Film

    June 29, 2000

    Squirrel meat

    Animated duo return in a very Rocky road movie

  • News

    June 15, 2000

    Good fences

    Don't always make good neighbors, especially in exclusive Flower Mound, where a nasty feud between the mayor and a newspaper publisher has blossomed into all-out war

  • Film

    April 27, 2000

    Fest intentions

    USA Film Festival: Amargosa, Committed, The Devil's Swing, Dropping Out, Hamlet, Lush, The Natural History of the Chicken, Split Decision, The Target Shoots First, Steal This Movie

  • Film

    April 22, 1999

    Guy gets girl, unfortunately

    Spade's relentless shtick is oh-so-familiar and hardly romantic

  • News

    February 18, 1999
  • Dining

    February 11, 1999

    Say cheesy

    The Cheesecake Factory aims to please everybody. Blah.

  • Music

    February 4, 1999

    The great divide

    Levon Helm, the heart and soul of The Band, looks back in anger

  • Music

    September 24, 1998

    Baby, it's them

    Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach are not such unlikely partners

  • Music

    September 10, 1998
  • Music

    March 27, 1997
  • Music

    December 14, 1995
  • News

    February 2, 1995

    Building to a Crescendo

    Dallas Opera was once the toast of the nation. Now it is reaching for that high note again.

  • Music

    November 17, 1994

    Of Prince and spines

    It doesn't matter if you Ween or lose, it's how you play their game