After four years of waiting, the world's biggest soccer party kicks off on June 12. Usually most parties consist of good music. This year's official World Cup song, "We Are One," performed by Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez and Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte, is terrible. Yes, the music gets catchy after y ... More >>
You might know Jennifer Tyrell as the mother from Ohio ousted as den leader of her 7-year-old's Cub Scout pack not because all the other kids were jealous that her son is named Cruz Burns, which is undoubtedly the awesomest name a second grader could have, but because she is a lesbian. She was devas ... More >>
See also *My Ten Minutes in Heaven with Australian Heartthrob Chef Curtis Stone *Craft And Ghostbar Are Gone, But Are The Next Concepts Dead On Arrival? *Private Social May Multiply, but Will People Come if Tiffany Derry's Not in the Kitchen? I know what you're thinking. First chef Curtis Stone and ... More >>
Welcome to Dear Audra/Dear Hunter, where Audra Schroeder and Hunter Hauk correspond through a series of dramatic letters about pop culture that flummoxes us, like we're Marlene Dietrich and Noël Coward. Dear Audra, I don't know if I can handle it again. I've been seeing headlines to the effect o ... More >>
Ricky Martin was "Livin' La Vida Loca" there for a while.There was a time in the late '90s when Ricky Martin was an inescapable superstar. His hit, "Livin' La Vida Loca," was omnipresent, on every radio station at all times. People were so obsessed with Martin's south-of-the-equator style that he ... More >>
Quittin' time gives you the lowdown on local happy hours. Where: Barbara's Pavilion, 325 Centre St. When: 4-8 p.m. Monday through Friday, What: $3 domestics and wells Why: Because it's just like Cheers, where everybody knows your stage name, and Ted Danson lip syncs Lady Gaga in drag. Barba ... More >>
Those Darlins perform at Rubber Gloves tonight.We've already had a busy week of shows, but that doesn't mean the weekend's shows will be spare. There's actually quite a few nice choices this weekend. Let's start by re-capping the oneswe've been mentioning all week.Tonight, Those Darlins will brin ... More >>
Ricky Martin will be performing at Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie tomorrow night. And, yes, that kind of has our mouths watering. No, not because we have a thing for the recently outed Latin singer, but because, gluttons that we are, our stomachs have always growled when we hear his song "Shake ... More >>
10. Was it just me or did Puff Daddy/P. Diddy/Sean Combs sound just like Mike Tyson? 9. Acceptance speeches are always fascinating. Last night Lady Gaga thanked Whitney Houston and Arcade Fire thanked all of Canada. But strangest of all, Train lead singer Pat Monahan gave a shoutout to Howar ... More >>
Fleet FoxesTwo years ago, Fleet Foxes blindsided indie-rock fans with a self-titled debut record full of four-part harmonies and folk songs that were both melancholy and triumphant. The self-made record, which was done on a shoe-string budget, went on to sell over 300,000 records worldwide. ... More >>
Photos by Andrea Grimes and Man O' The HourMenudo! Donde esta Ricky Martin? Il n'est pas ici. Nein.Like many of my fellow Dallasites, I spent this weekend in Central Texas. But I never gave a single Flo-Max laden Eagles fan directions to the Port-A-Potties. Nor did I cut any rugs to LCD Soundsyst ... More >>
Shut up, Jimmy Buffett.You know what really gives us the summertime blues? "Summertime Blues," not to mention other maddening summer hits like "All I Wanna Do," "Margaritaville" or the shotgun-in-mouth-inducing "Hot Hot Hot." It's bad enough global warming is cooking the planet like a plastic cu ... More >>
*Ron Washington's first and only experience with cocaine came at age 57? Of course I believe him. Why wouldn't I? *Okay, I admit it. I secretly, desperately wish I wrote for the Dallas Morning News and talked for 1310 AM The Ticket and admit that my jealously bleeds through into my sub- ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, March 30, 2010...Ricky Martin coming out of the closet is like Lost finally revealing their secrets in it's final season: I'm glad I finally know, but, I'm also disappointed because I already pretty much knew it.Did Cleveland police really n ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, March 30, 2010...Ricky Martin coming out of the closet is like Lost finally telling us their secrets in it's final season: I'm glad I finally know, but, I'm disappointed because I already pretty much new it.Did Cleveland police really need 50 ... More >>
Thursday, October 30, at House of Blues
Spanish is malleable, but a love of midgets lasts forever
Hear a Latin Explosion survivor
Save the bump and grind for strippers. Let's do some dancing.
Michael Jackson vowed to raise millions for 9/11 victims. And he hired a gay-porn producer pal to help.
There's much to learn -- and forget -- about TNT's All-Star Tribute to Brian Wilson
Unwrapping our annual roundup of musical season's greetings--and beatings
Britney Spears opens up and says, "Duh"
The Chieftains prove folk music can be popular -- as long as you record with Elvis Costello and The Rolling Stones
1999, the year Bill Rojas brought panic and paranoia to DISD. But was there any other good news? Buzz takes a look back.
All we want for Xmas is Jessica's two front teats
Barley House crams it in with Gramfest; Gypsy Tea Room swings; Curtain Club opens nationwide; Liquid Lounge keeps it real
After years of financial neglect, the state is hoping a shot of privatization will cure Dallas County's addicted and mentally ill population
Fifteen years later, the reissue of Stop Making
Sense opens old wounds ... and heals them
Rock and roll is still a man's, man's, man's, man's world
Saturday Night Live and DreamWorks Records team up for two not-ready-for-prime-time compilations
A "rock star" writes an open letter to Britney Spears
Dead Kennedys, Alternative Tentacles, and the lawsuit that proves there isn't always room for Jello
Or: What do cake walks, the Backstreet Boys, and Jon Cunningham have in common?
You gotta be cruel to be Jennyanykind
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