Last Sunday, Dallas lost a true beacon in the scene. Christopher Evans Kelly, a.k.a. DJ Quick Chris, died of pneumonia and congestive heart failure after a year-long fight with lymphoma. "Even through his ongoing stays in the hospital, Chris continued to create new and original sounds," says his si ... More >>
Dr. Meenakshi Prabhakar, an infectious disease specialist, probably wishes August would hurry up and end already. Earlier this month, we wrote about Prabhakar's receptionist, who sued the doctor for allegedly forcing her to get an abortion. Why? Tough to say. But someone from Prabhakar's office told ... More >>
Yes there's a question mark in that headline, because -- as always -- I'm a little confused. On Tuesday we got this press release from your Texas Rangers about star slugger and American League Most Valuable Player Josh Hamilton: Arlington, Texas--Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton was d ... More >>
You hear that Josh Hamilton has been hospitalized with pneumonia and what's the first thing you think? Yep, relapse. Can't help it. A guy with that kind of history of drug abuse who fell violently and infamously off the wagon two years ago and who still can't partake in a celebrato ... More >>
A former Mr. America, Dallas' Mike Scarcella died of GHB addiction four years ago this month. Mike Scarcella was a local bodybuilder who earned the titles of Mr. America and Mr. USA. He died on August 25, 2003, during gamma hydroxybutyrate (or GHB) withdrawal -- while he was hospitalized for a savag ... More >>
Department of Justice officials have concluded that conditions at the Lew Sterrett Justice Center amount to a house of horrors. It was even worse than anyone expected. Just more than a year after it launched its investigation of the Dallas County jail, the U.S. Department of Justice on Saturday sent ... More >>
The latest AIDS medications give life to the dying--but what kind of life?
Whiskeytown's last album is a rock-and-roll masterpiece. So how come you haven't heard it?