The last time Vanilla Ice played a show in DFW at Grover's Bar and Grill in Frisco, an interesting, pop culture conversation popped up among my fellow concert goers in the men's room. We tried to recall one of the songs in Ice's repertoire that wasn't "Ice, Ice Baby." The pause that followed was in ... More >>
Airport Freeway in Bedford is not a likely source of breakthroughs in consumer electronics and medical technology. But there, in a nondescript office building overlooking a Twin Peaks and Super 8 motel, is the world headquarters of iLife Technologies and Solutions. So far, the company has solved sle ... More >>
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 >>
As distributors flee the Far East, Dallas' Asian Film Fest keeps fighting.
As a marketing campaign for its new art show, Vinyl Thoughts, local Munny-esque toy makers whose last exhibition reached capacity almost immediately, launched a scavenger hunt. The quest? Find two guys dressed like Mario and Luigi painting a Nintendo mural in Deep Ellum. "Somebody snapped a pictur ... More >>
A very cryptic voicemail was placed in the Observer's inbox yesterday. A man -- possibly truthful, certainly stoned -- left an anonymous tip. He alerted us that a pair of guys, dressed like Mario and Luigi will be painting murals around Deep Ellum throughout the week. He gave no further specifics an ... More >>
All photos by Taryn WalkerMore photos from a night of epicness belowThe Dallas Symphony Orchestra Plays The Legend of Zelda Music The Meyerson Symphony Center Tuesday, January 10 Better Than: Playing the games in 1998. Also, the childish "in your face, in your face!" chant I'm going to throw ... More >>
Seems like, far too often, show posters are straightforward -- an image, some words detailing the show information, and, well, that's pretty much it. So it's nice to see a designer thinking outside of the (video game) box for a change.
I had wanted to write a review of the limited-edition taco-flavored Doritos when Frito-Lay released them for the Super Bowl. Alas, I wasn't quick enough and missed out on the special. Or so I thought until my wife came home with a bag of the stuff. Splashed across the top left corner are the ... More >>
Thursday, January 13, at PM Lounge
[At the end of each of the last two years, we spent the final few weeks of the year counting down the best music that the local scene has had to offer. This year's no different -- well, except that, this year, our original list of songs to be included for consideration was significantly larger than ... More >>
Danny FulgencioSeryn onstage at Hailey's Saturday night.Telegraph Canyon, Matthew Gray Delves Into the Humanity Pools..., Seryn and other Denton acts welcomed the students back to Denton Saturday night, at Spune's Back To School Ice Cream Social.The party, though its bring-your-own ice cream and ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Thursday, August 20, 2009...Pete Doherty is this close to getting The Libertines back together. All that's left is the pesky business of convincing the front man you won't steal his equipment (again) and sell them for drugs and to go along with the pl ... More >>
Dagny PiaseckiDepends how good the acid was, really...People still can't get enough of Neon Indian, the sun-drenched VEGA side-project that has still yet to make its live performance debut (that comes on Sunday, September 13, at the Monolith Festival in Morrison, Colorado), including the folks at ... More >>
Don't Worry (Slanty Shanty)
Tuesday, September 16, at Granada Theater
...or that's how it went down in my head. First, check Tahiti's very Nintendo-like take on Lil Wil's "My Dougie." Then hop over to Big Tuck's Myspace page and hear the newest remix to his fabulous "Not A Stain On Me," which features Paul Wall and Slim Thug among others. (There's a Dallas Remix to ... More >>
Just don't vomit, Bryan Lipchitz. On Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., a Sam’s Club in Plano is hosting Dallas’ first ever qualifier for the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest held each year in Coney Island, New York. Broadcast on ESPN and sanctioned by Major Lea ... More >>
House of the Dead returns for the Wii, stiff as ever.
The combat's cuddly in Super Smash Bros. Brawl
How yesterday's games spawned today's best-sellers.
A breathtaking journey through space revives Super Mario
It's five great games for $60 — shoot first and ask questions later.
Ghosthustler's sound leaves you nostalgic for the future
Metroid Prime 3 is the best you can get for the Wii
The Wii's Big Brain Academy makes summer school cool
Stuff you need to know to avoid cultural ostracism
There's more than one way to play with your Wii
Twilight Princess is the best Zelda ever.
Nintendo finally gets 1-Up on the competition.
Like the anime, Naruto: Ultimate Ninja is goofy fun
The five biggest attention-getters at E3.
Can Nintendo really make you smarter?
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney is guilty of being bizarre fun.
Thursday, May 19, at The Casket Factory
Arts and Letters Live hosts some free speech
Ronald Reagan was president, Michael Jackson and Phil Collins ruled the charts, and a bunch of little rock bands were changing lives
Gop Ist Minee (5RC)