Rick James

  • Calendar

    June 5, 2014
  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    Chef DAT on What Dallas Needs, New Orleans and Underground Dinners

    Louisiana native David Anthony Temple (aka Chef DAT), a pioneer of sorts of for the local pop up dinner scene, has been hosting his Underground Dinners since January of 2009. He grew up cooking with his family, but honed his skills (both in terms of cooking and ingredients) while working at places l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Announcing The Libertine American Craft Beer Dinner Winner

    Optimator's a little darker than that, but you get the idea of how we'd like to celebrate a Mavs win tonight.​Thanks to everyone who contributed their suggestions on which beer to drink in toasting a Mavericks return to the NBA Finals in this item about three upcoming beer dinners. Nick made a val ... More >>

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    September 30, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    Watch: Erykah Badu Performs "Window Seat" For Wendy Williams, Flubs Lyrics

    Ms. Badu--at least, we think that's her underneath that Rick James 'do--stopped on by The Wendy Williams Show yesterday for a performance of "Window Seat," New Amerykah Pt. 2: Return of the Ankh's throwback of a lead single. It's a unique performance, if only because, as Badu herself admitted on Twi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Top Ten Pop Songs of 2008

    Pop music often gets a bad rap for being disposable or vapid, and in many cases that's true. (Katy Perry, Danity Kane and the Pussycat Dolls, step right up!) But every year, a few irresistible bits of innovative ear candy rocket up the charts and seep into our subconscious. The following ten singles ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 3, 2008

    Greed Machine

    Wall Street moves to Main Street

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2008

    The Big Caucus, Or: The Smell of Nachos and a Daytime Emmy-Winner

    Going on a voting Spree: At bottom, Julie Doyle and Tim DeLaughter stump for Hillary Clinton before Saturday's senatorial district convention on the SMU campus. I spent Saturday serving as a delegate at the Fightin’ 16th Senatorial District’s Democratic Convention at SMU’s Moody Coliseum, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 20, 2008

    More From the Obama Rally: The Waiting is the Hardest Part

    Noah W. Bailey Noah snapped this photo at 9 this morning -- about the time he'd usually be waking up. For most of my 27 years, Democratic rallies in Dallas have been -- how should I put this? -- rather intimate affairs, with maybe a few hundred people even at big events, the vast majority of them f ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 10, 2007

    Game, Blouses

    Charlie Murphy visits the Addison Improv

  • Music

    December 7, 2006

    Cred Sheet

    Stuff you need to know to avoid musical ostracism

  • Calendar

    October 5, 2006

    Laugh Factor

    Charlie Murphy visits Nokia

  • Calendar

    January 12, 2006
  • Music

    August 19, 2004

    Rock Star Olympics

    Snoop Dogg vs. Bob Marley? Ike vs. Courtney? Let the games begin.

  • News

    August 12, 2004

    Goodbye, Godboy

    Carter's gone. Now what do we talk about?

  • Music

    August 12, 2004

    Odds & Ends

    Plus: A tribute to Rick James

  • Music

    April 4, 2002

    Neil Young

    Are You Passionate? (Reprise)

  • News

    April 5, 2001

    Asphalt Jungle

    Understaffed and overworked, public works inspectors prowl the streets for potholes

  • Music

    October 19, 2000

    Out & About


  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000

    Best radio station

    Magic 102.1-FM "Jammin' Oldies"

  • News

    March 2, 2000

    Love unlimited

    KRNB-FM's Rudy V is the smoothest operator on the air, whether you're a man in trouble or a woman in love

  • Music

    January 20, 2000
  • Film

    April 15, 1999

    Hard time

    It's punishing watching Eddie Murphy waste his comedic talents in Life

  • Music

    December 17, 1998

    Redrumm is the case

    Local rap label gets no love at home and takes its show on the road

  • Music

    September 3, 1998

    Souled out

    After 25 years of Texas' best rock, Q102 bids a tearless farewell

  • Music

    April 30, 1998

    Risky business

    Seventeen years after its advent, sampling remains mired in legal and aesthetic controversy

  • News

    February 26, 1998


    When Kevin Abdullah wrote a rap song for his idol MC Hammer, he thought he was getting his big break. Instead, he got screwed.

  • Music

    November 6, 1997

    Rap gets puffy

    Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs fathers a return to hip-hop pop

  • News

    March 21, 1996

    The House of Cottrell (Part I)

    The untold story of bitterness and betrayal in black Dallas' royal family