• Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Finding the Common Ground Between Coheed & Cambria and Jane's Addiction

    Claudio Sanchez is incredibly pressed for time, but he has ten minutes to spare for an interview. Afterwards, he has to rush off for Coheed and Cambria's soundcheck. The band is in the midst of a long headlining tour with rocket scientist metallers Between the Buried and Me. Thankfully, Sanchez is w ... More >>

  • News

    February 28, 2013
  • Film

    January 31, 2013
  • Film

    August 9, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    Should We Celebrate Juneteenth?

    I had lunch with Rev. Peter Johnson yesterday. He walked into CT's Real Deal Barbeque in South Dallas, shook my hand, and smiled. "How was your holiday?" he asked me. "Great!" I said. It was. I told him I spoke to my father for about 15 or 20 minutes, and I had even gotten a few texts and congratu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Wayne Hancock: "The Whole Alt-Country Thing is Bullshit."

    Even though country singer Wayne "The Train" Hancock was born in the '60s, he comes across like a man from an entirely different generation. His look, mannerisms and style of music are much more akin to someone raised in the Roaring Twenties, though Hancock's first album was released in 1995. Speak ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 24, 2011
  • News

    November 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Joel Hodgson and Original MST3K Crew Return to Dallas with Titanic Live Show

    Hodgson, left, with his unsinkable comedy crew.Two decades since he made watching lousy movies on Comedy Central one of the funniest ways to waste a mid-'90s afternoon, Joel Hodgson has found a new, if similar, calling: a live touring show, Cinematic Titanic, with the original Mystery Science Theate ... More >>

  • News

    October 30, 2008

    Polygamy and Me

    Seven months have passed since the polygamist raid in Eldorado, but for one mainstream Mormon, the effects linger

  • News

    December 27, 2007

    Dallas Boxer is Chasing the Gold Ring

    Luis Yanez is ready to take on the world

  • News

    January 18, 2007

    Chicken Man

    Parting words from the greatest cockfighter who ever lived

  • News

    December 14, 2006

    The Hunted

    Minutemen train their sights on a new target: Hispanic day laborers

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2006
  • Film

    July 8, 2004

    The Real World

    The Dallas Video Festival shows all the news not fit for print

  • News

    April 8, 2004

    Party Pooper

    Arts celebration has some folks in a tizzy

  • News

    July 31, 2003

    Is the Pope Catholic?

    Mel Gibson's dad doesn't think so

  • Film

    March 20, 2003

    Eyes at Front

    At the 16th Dallas Video Festival, you cannot--and should not--look away

  • Music

    January 11, 2001

    Open to All

    Black Eyed Peas hope they're luckier in 2001 than they were last year

  • News

    August 24, 2000

    The Apostle

    The preacher who launched this century's longest-running revival, transplanted Texan Stephen Hill, spreads the word: Sinners wanted here

  • News

    June 1, 2000

    The kids aren't all right

    The Americanized culture of undocumented immigrants finds the doors to higher education closed

  • News

    April 20, 2000

    Sweating it out in Saipan

    While other major retailers settle sweatshop lawsuits, J.C. Penney insists everything's cool

  • News

    November 12, 1998

    Wayward son

    The Irving stepmother of a man linked to the shootings of abortion doctors wrestles with questions about his involvement

  • Music

    October 8, 1998

    Whiskey-bent and hell-bound

    With a monumental new boxed set, Hank Williams gets out of this world alive

  • News

    March 26, 1998
  • News

    February 19, 1998

    Our Man in Saipan

    Dick Armey thinks he's found a free-market paradise in the Marianas Islands, a U.S. territory where the workers never complain, the factories never quit, and wages are so low, even welfare mothers can hire a Filipino maid

  • Film

    November 20, 1997

    Love and death

    Kiss or Kill is a tense, eccentric little gem from Australia

  • News

    November 6, 1997

    Second Coming

    A jet-settin', Scotch-sippin' Robert Tilton washes up in South Florida--and he still wants your money

  • Film

    October 16, 1997

    Blurry vision

    Soderbergh operates far too much on Gray's Anatomy

  • News

    June 26, 1997

    Talk to the animals

    Veterinarian Norman Ralston favors acupuncture, herbs, and homeopathy instead of traditional animal medicine. He says pets speak to him through a channeler, and he lets them prescribe their own treatment. It's no wonder state regulators are keeping a clos

  • Dining

    June 26, 1997

    Found in the translation

    Don't let the name fool you--Mr. Max is authentic Japanese

  • News

    October 17, 1996

    'One, two, teeth, teeth, teeth!'

    If Dallas' rich and famous want to see their names in print, they better smile for Tom and Agness Robertson

  • Film

    September 14, 1995

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

  • Music

    June 8, 1995

    Keys to the kingdom

    Local new age piano sensation Danny Wright ponders the secret of his success