He's held up five North Texas banks in six months. Each time, he wears a plain ball cap and glasses or sunglasses and calmly hands over a note and demands cash. His preference is for bank branches tucked inside grocery stores and Walmarts, always in the suburbs. He's shown a weapon at least once and ... More >>
This particular announcement post stirs up some old memories: The last time Big Boi was in town, a handful of my friends--after dancing with him onstage--somehow made their way onto his tour bus, and proceeded to happily dance, smoke weed and partake in all sorts of fun, drunken debauchery. I was st ... More >>
It's a classic Valentine's Day dilema -- you've planned ahead, made the sweeping gestures, made eyes across a white tablecloth and now you're ready to express yourself with some good old fashioned parts-rubbing. Whatever you do, don't play any of these records.
Some of our notables showed great courage this year, others are simply notorious, but all 10 had a big impact in 2011.
OK, so just below this item is last night's Saturday Night Live sketch starring the best Rick Perry impersonator yet, Rick Perry. But a lot's happened since then as the Perry camp attempts to salvage the campaign. Like that tweet from the gov you see above. And: the hastily popped-up poll on the ... More >>
In an episode of 30 Rock from last year's fifth season, Tina Fey's alter-ego Liz Lemon walks the street, moping about the end of writing as career path. (I feel you, sister.) (Fistbump.)Eventually, she runs into a group of other bygone careerists living in a subway, ready to adopt h ... More >>
Stakes are high for comedy written by and starring women.
We spent a good chunk of time this summer talking up Dallas' own Symbolyc One and his production credits on Kanye West's song "Power" off the rapper's so-good-it's-sickening My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy album. For good reason, too: The song was everywhere -- all over the Internet, on Saturda ... More >>
It seemed like the biggest hindrance to Kanye West -- or "Conway" as Dubya calls him -- earning a wide-ranging pop music acceptance was his ego. Turns out a persecution complex may have trumped the producer/rapper/auto-tune aficionado's legendary ego, though.
Cyndi Targosz talks older women, younger men
Hang with amigos at the Inwood
Wyatt Cenac as Barack Obama Tina Brown's Daily Beast reports that four contenders are in the running to oust Fred Armisen as Saturday Night Live's Barack Obama -- and two of them, heyheyhey, happen to be Dallas private schools graduates. One we introduced back in June, when Jesuit College Prepara ... More >>
Holi-divas! premiere and Santaland revival make it the worst Noel at WaterTower
Catch some funny Errors at UTD
Follow your intuition to Psychic Drive-In
Jackie Chan takes a long trip, and it feels like déjá vu
Jim Jarmusch serves the perfect blend: Coffee and Cigarettes
50 First Dates is a patchy toss-off strictly for Sandler fans
Studios don't get the Upright Citizens, which isn't funny at all
Mr. Ferrell comes into his glory in Old School
The Kids in the Hall are the Same Guys, New Dresses
Skyscraper National Park (Hardwood/Badman) / Sleeping on Roads (4AD)
Ten new short plays explore the Santa season's troubling head games
The prize is $2 million, but the reward isn't worth the effort
In Osmosis Jones, a virus takes over Bill Murray. So that's his excuse.
Even in death, Terry Southern remains larger than life
Selected Notes on Music, 2000
The Kids (in the Hall) are still quite all right
Galaxy Quest is an exhilarating, affectionate parody of all things Roddenberry
Adventures at the bottom of the music trade
Cornell Dupree is the ultimate un-showoff
Undermain looks at the culture of business through a fun-house mirror