Philip Wuntch

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2010

    Dennis Hopper Always Did Love Dallas, Even If He Did Try To Piss On It a Time or Two

    ​Upon hearing the news of Dennis Hopper's death from prostate cancer at the age of 74 this afternoon, I dug up a 1990 Daily Texan interview I did with the writer-director-actor upon his return to the USA Film Festival, where he was being feted as its Master Screen Artist. He spoke fondly of Texas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2007
  • Blogs

    September 11, 2006

    Mourning News

    We are not the only ones who get a little sick at the thought of a Dallas Morning News without Ed Bark in it. On Friday, all those who have taken The Dallas Morning News' buyout offer will be ushered out the door. I have no doubt it'll be the subject of much discussion here over the coming week. It' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2006

    How High? Very High.

    There is a very good explanation as to why so many arts critics are leaving The Dallas Morning News--or, at the very least, accepting the paper's buyout offer, which they have till 5:30 p.m. Wednesday to withdraw. They were told to go by editor Bob Mong and vice president-managing editor George Rodr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2006

    The Line Out the Door

    On Wednesday, Dallas Morning News staffers could begin accepting the newspaper's buyout offers, and they did so in droves; some 80 staffers have taken the parting gift, among them some high-profile arts critics, reporters and editors. They've been named here and here, but those lists aren't necessar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2006


    This afternoon, DallasBlog and FrontBurner began publishing the names of those staffers who have accepted the buyouts being offered by Dallas Morning News management. They sound about right from what we've been told over the course of the last two weeks; we have even more high-profile names to add, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 24, 2004

    Rock It

    Concerts in the Garden features rockets' red glare and the birth of rock and roll

  • News

    October 14, 1999

    Reel challenge

    Twenty-eight years after its creation, the once-proud USA Film Festival has lost its focus. Can, and will, two new area film fests fill the void?

  • Film

    May 11, 1995
  • Film

    February 23, 1995