Robert Jones

  • News

    August 18, 2011

    Concussing Our Kids, One Hit At a Time

    While pro sports finally fess up to the dangers of high-impact athletics, trainers, coaches, parents and lawmakers struggle to curb head injuries that are even more dangerous for kids.

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    The Symbolyc One Powers The New The Social Network Spot--But He's Not The Only Area Musician Involved in the Facebook Film.

    If you've been paying attention, then you've long known that Dallas' own Symbolyc One is the man behind the beat of Kanye West's inescapable hit of the moment, the King Crimson-sampling "Power." And, sure enough, the hits keep coming for that track--it's currently being used in the as-seen-above-and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    X-Men's New Banshee, Caleb Landry Jones, Also Happens to Be a Very Good Local Musician

    DC9 in SPACE: Robert Jones from Dallas Observer on Vimeo.So much to get to before closing out this wet work week, including Elliot's recap of his day with the Westboro Baptist Church-folk and some legal matters concerning the wet-dry election. But first ...Only a few folks have been cast in X-Men: F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2008

    Boys Will Be Boys: He Said. He Said.

    Just like I said I wouldn’t, I finally got around to reading Jeff Pearlman’s new book on the ‘90s Dallas Cowboys – Boys Will Be Boys. Turns out the thing, which is getting rave reviews from all over, is indeed entertaining. Encyclopedic, even. I just found it a teensy bit hollow that ... More >>

  • News

    July 22, 1999

    Innocence Lost

    Railroaded onto death row, Kerry Max Cook endures rapes, beatings, and suicide attempts while waiting for justice

  • News

    July 15, 1999

    Innocence lost

    Prosecutors lied and cheated to put Kerry Max Cook on death row for 16 years. He's out of prison now, but still not quite free.

  • News

    January 28, 1999

    Caught in a Web site

    A Denton doctor finds herself on an anti-abortion hit parade

  • News

    February 15, 1996