Paul Johnson

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    DC9 at Night Mixtape with DJ Jon Doe

    In this day and age where everyone is a DJ (or at least thinks they are), guys like Joe Walker are a rare treat. Performing under the moniker of DJ Jon Doe, he's coming up on 25 years of DJing and the experience and passionate dedication to the art of mixing vinyl shows in his sets. He can mix circl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2014

    Denton County Won't Have to Pay For Prosecutor's Lynching, KKK References

    In June 2012, attorney William Trantham was riding high. He'd just scored a half-million-dollar jury award on behalf of his client, a black Denton County prosecutor named Nadiya Williams-Boldware who was outraged by racist remarks from colleagues and superiors. Two days after the verdict, District A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2012

    Denton County DA Fires Four After Deputy Wins Racial Discrimination

    In April 2009, assistant Denton County District Attorney Cary Piel walked into the office of his colleague, assistant DA Nadiya Williams-Boldware, to discuss a case he was preparing for trial. He had just watched video of the crime that showed a black woman drive drunkenly through a cemetery, then f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 22: DJ INDO

    ​DJ INDO, born Ricky Roe, grew up with music as an integral part of his life, and it was his love for music, alongside inspiration from his father and brother, that led him to DJ. When he first got started, nearly four years ago, DJ INDO explored a wide variety of sounds: "I would try spinning all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2008

    Bomb Detector: SEC Goes After Irving-Based Maker of Stinker Sniffex

    Does this device look like it could sniff out "more than 90% of the explosives used worldwide"? Looks like the Securities Exchange Commission has finally sniffed out the stink bomb called Sniffex, a worthless and utterly useless product being sold by Irving-based Homeland Safety International in ord ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2008

    SMU and June Jones: They're Both Back From the Dead

    The real question is, what will June Jones do with his no doubt estimable collection of Hawaiian shirts? New SMU coach June Jones is the 15th highest-paid coach in college football. Fifteenth. Let that sink in for a second. At five years and $10 million, the Mustangs are paying for -- and actually e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2007

    Cotton Pickin’ Crazy

    I can only sum up the college football season thusly: WTF?! Capping a year that was crazier than Evel Knievel, No. 1-ranked Missouri and No. 2 West Virginia lost over the weekend to send the sport into utter chaos. After the humans and computers digested and translated a season in which four No. 1s ... More >>

  • News

    April 26, 2007

    Jesus in the Jailhouse

    Old-time religion confronts 21st-century Texas prisons: Does it work, and is it constitutional?

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2007

    Gay Friendly Denton?

    On Monday, a case goes to trial in Denton County that might answer a question brought up last year: Can a crime against a homosexual be successfully prosecuted there? The case involves Christopher McKee, a mental health caseworker who, on December 3, 2005, was badly beaten outside a Denton club b ... More >>

  • News

    February 8, 2007

    Mud Wrestling

    Denton County's new district attorney challenged on his claims to be Mr. Clean

  • Culture

    May 31, 2001

    Kiss 'em, Cowboys!

    Pegasus Theatre serves up a gay romp on the range

  • Film

    July 25, 1996

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX