Ever since sunshine acid saturated Woodstock back in 1969, music festivals and recreational pharmaceuticals have gone together like wine and cheese. Which is why we'd like to recommend a few pairings for those so chemically inclined, a fine list of musical acts coupled with good stuff sure to provid ... More >>
Deep inside Spotify headquarters, at this very moment, some poor marketing team is tasked with the idea of making Spotify gift accounts sound like a good idea for a Christmas present. I know this because I am too cheap to pay to make the Spotify ads go away. So far they've been wise enough not to ... More >>
The recent Big Four shows featuring thrash-metal kings Metallica, Megadeath, Slayer and Anthrax were massive, epic spectacles that were barely contained by the huge venues they were performed in -- legendary spots such as the Coachella-approved Empire Polo Club and Yankee Stadium, and some Europe ... More >>
Today's New York Times takes a close look at Next, a new dining concept in Chicago opened by Grant Achatz and his partner, Nick Kokonas. The restaurant is innovative not only in its changing menu, which bops around the globe chasing French then Thai then whatever's next (Italy?), but also ch ... More >>
Well, things sure are getting down to the nitty-gritty for Fair To Midland, who are now just about a month off from the release of their long-awaited, fourth full-length album release, Arrows and Anchors. And, as we approach that date, it's no surprise that more and more information is leaking out ... More >>
Over-hyped. Clap. Clap. Clapclapclap. Over-hyped. Clap. Clap. Clapclapclap. I know, I know. But hear me out. Michael Phelps, the U.S. Olympic golden boy, isn’t overrated athletically. He’s amazing, of course. In Beijing he’s 5-for-5. As in gold medals and world records. We’re all imp ... More >>
Saturday, March 17, at the St. Patrick's Day concert in Energy Square
No, this still isn't Jim Schutze. And God knows it ain't Rod Dreher. Yesterday it was "Schutzesque"; today, it's "Schutzism." Seriously, who ya gotta screw around here to get your name turned into an adjective? Anyway, I see the Crunchy Con himself has taken Jim to task for his cover story about the ... More >>
Friday, August 11, at Rubber Gloves
Her Cowboys spirit is willing, but her rhythm is weak
Believers say indigo kids are the next wave of evolution. Sort of like X-Men, but without the cool uniforms.
The Bellydance Superstars inspire us to get physical
Maybe it's time for this blade to stop swinging
Mike Mills' debut is smart, funny, and gorgeously sad.
Preston Hollow fight showed rich palefaces at their worst
Adrift in a sea of psychotropic pharmacology, it's easy for a kid to drown.
Learning can be a real workout
Henry Rollins takes no prisoners and wants no sympathy
Plus: (No) More, (Not) Now, (Never) Again; Sack of Kittens
Fading flashiness marked the year in Dallas dining
Olospo hits the road to Wu the Midwest
Iron Flag (Loud)
Brent Johnson returns to Cowtown with a different take on Tex-Mex
This small electrical device may be the last hope for the chronically depressed
Nirvana: The Day By Day Eyewitness Chronicle Thunder's (Mouth Press)
Mentally ill Texans used to go to hospitals. Now, increasing numbers of them go to prison instead.
Tim and Emilie Sherrod, parents of twin autistic boys, will do anything to find a cure -- even spend $14,000 to inject their sons with a hormone from pig entrails
Ron Howard fiddles with the question
Observer report prompts firing of Performance Nutrition founder
World-class embezzler Gary Lewellyn rebounds with a fast-selling treatment for A.D.D.
Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX