Because special forces training is hard. Because ground-based gunfire just isn't sufficiently soaked in testosterone. Because helicopters. Because this is Texas, goddammit. There have always been plenty of reasons for your average (non-G.I.) Joe to shoot assault weapons from a moving aircraft. What ... More >>
Make us believe you mean it, Mitt. Bring back the draft. For the better part of a week, I have been reading all these thinly veiled suggestions by Mitt Romney that President Obama isn't enough of an ass-kicker in the Middle East. His aides have been telling reporters that a President Romney right n ... More >>
Welcome to My First Show, where we give bands a chance to talk about the first shows they ever attended -- no matter how uncool and embarrassing those tales may be.That's Dan over there on the couch.As impressive as their 2008 self-titled debut was, expect plenty of good things to come from Tru ... More >>
SupertremendousNever heard of a store called Movies and CDs on Bruton Road till this morning. Then again, having someone burn me a bootleg of 27 Dresses for five bucks while I wait isn't exactly on my to-do list. The FBI, however, took a decided interest in the joint, and in February 2008, 26-yea ... More >>
Perhaps you've seen the above ad in the past couple issues of our dead tree publication about a new monthly happening down in Deep Ellum, brought to you by seven of the neighborhood's venue's, one of its art galleries and us here at DC9? Yeah? Well, as the above image implies, the deal's called D ... More >>
State Rep. Lon BurnamEvery local media outlet's been waiting for it, but KTVT-Channel 11 managed to get its hands on the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission's internal investigation concerning the raid on the Rainbow Lounge, and it isn't pretty. Right, Fort Worth State Rep. Lon Burnam? "I think t ... More >>
A real hole in the wall.Sure, I love the high life. But I'm kind of a sucker for the hole-in-the-wall, too. In fact, it's really just the middling places--the Golden Corral's of the world--that bug me. It's the Groucho Marx effect.You know: "I refuse to join any club that would have me as a membe ... More >>
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