Saturday Night Live

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    August 12, 2014

    A Woman's View of Tilted Kilt

    In this occasional series, Teresa Lensch provides a woman's view of area "breastaurants." She previously filed dispatches from Twin Peaks and Wild Pitch. Here we are in our third week. We've seen some interesting things together. Some tame, some a little vulgar. What did you expect, waitresses brai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2014

    Here's Dallas County Constable Beth Villareal in a Weird Christian Rap Video

    Dallas County Constable Beth Villareal is in the middle of a tough reelection bid. She knows this. You can tell she knows because she sued challenger Susan Lopez-Craig because her name was too Hispanic. It would seem prudent, then, at least until the March 4 primary, for Villareal to avoid doing du ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2013

    Cross Canadian Ragweed, Drowning Pool and Kinky Friedman on Their Worst Gigs Ever

    When things go horribly wrong and then keep going that way, there's no better strategy to maintain your sanity than to think about the story you'll have. Music writer Jon Niccum has collected a bunch of those stories from musicians and published them in a book called The Worst Gig: From Psycho Fans ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    Kanye West's Dallas Screening Didn't Go Exactly as Planned: Recap, Photos and Video

    This past Friday, Dallas rap fans got to experience a moment in pop culture together. In crowds upwards of 300, they took to the streets to watch Kanye West's latest experiment in new media marketing: guerilla public screenings of the video for his single "New Slaves." Deb Doing Dallas & Vanessa Q ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    Sweet Ballz Brand Cake Balls Are a Real Thing

    I was sure it was a parody. A news release touting Sweet Ballz, a Dallas-based company specializing in marble-sized confections read like a Saturday Night Live sketch. Co-founders of the company had been making cake balls for friends and family for years and had recently found a way to manufacture t ... More >>

  • Film

    August 9, 2012
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    January 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Guilty Pleasures of 2011: Robyn's "Call Your Girlfriend"

    Over the next couple weeks, we'll be trotting out our 2011 music lists in print and on the blog, but I've been thinking a lot about guilty pleasures this year. Songs that get stuck in your head whether you like it or not. Foster the People's "Pumped Up Kicks" fell into that category, though it's re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Ben & Jerry's New "Schweddy Balls" Flavor Gives New Meaning to Ice Cream Social

    Ben & Jerry's​Our favorite hippie ice cream makers from Vermont might have lost their minds, but they have not lost their sense of humor. Today they announced their new flavor: "Schweddy Balls." According to B&J's, the Saturday Night Live inspired dessert has "vanilla ice cream with a hint o ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 7, 2011
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    April 28, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    The Burger Stampede Grows Bigger

    ​National chains are apparently racing to win over area burger eaters before In-N-Out reaches Dallas. Elevation Burger, which bills itself as the "only organic burger franchise in the U.S.," is readying to open an outlet at the Hillcrest Crossing shopping center. And, according to Business Jo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Flying High With Southwest

    Back in March, CNN and The Wall Street Journal profiled David Holmes, at right, otherwise known as the rapping Southwest Airlines flight attendant -- and one of the stars of Saturday night's SWA employee banquet at the downtown Sheraton, where, from all appearances, the airline spent far more than p ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 11, 2008

    Jimmy The Giggler

    Fallon prepares Addison for late-night change

  • Calendar

    November 27, 2008

    Gender On A Bun

    Let your eyes bite into a Manwich

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2008

    Look, If Al Maysles Is Going to the Dallas Video Festival, So Should You

    As we mentioned yesterday, the Dallas Video Festival kicks off its 21st, um, festival tonight at 7 at the Angelika Film Center in Mockingbird Station -- and, as always, founder Bart Weiss and his crack staff have assembled an eclectic, exciting lineup. It's truly a best-of-the-best this year, as Wei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008

    Why Not Spend Saturday Night With SNL Writing Great Alan Zweibel?

    No doubt you recognize the man at left in the photo above -- that's Dr. Evil. The guy to his right? That's Alan Zweibel, among the finest, funniest writers in the history of Saturday Night Live, where, during the first (and, natch, best) five seasons of the NBC late-night series he co-created the li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2008

    Thanks for Standing Me Up at the Bar, Dan Aykroyd

    Courtesy MCA Public Relations Big Dan, working the crowd. Working it. Missed Connections Me: The guy in the corner with a snap-button shirt, jeans and a camera. You: The Canadian star of Saturday Night Live, Spies Like Us and this incredibly weird promo for your new vodka brand. Thanks for stand ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 9, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 15, 2008

    So, What Did I Miss?

    So, just at kickoff, the Internet in our Texas Stadium press box broke. Or something. Let's catch up: *Cowboys' fans started an "Eagles Suck!" chant before kickoff. Proud of you guys. Really. *Terence Newman did start after all. But so did Pacman. Roy Williams, notsamuch. Hmm. *Kicke ... More >>

  • Film

    April 24, 2008
  • Blogs

    April 10, 2008

    Oh, So That's What Happened To Eve 6!

    In case you were just dying to see the full line-up for Richardson's 16th Annual Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival, well, we've got the goods for you. And, by "goods," we clearly mean early 2000s flashbacks, celebreality stars and jokes from Saturday Night Live:

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2008

    The Daily Show, "Live" from "Plano"

    Last night, Daily Show correspondent Rob Riggle was in Plano covering Indecision '08. OK, fine, not really. Nonetheless, here's the clip for those who spent the better part of the night watching the "real" news -- during which NBC's Brian Williams actually said Hillary Clinton's victories in Texas a ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    December 6, 2007
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    November 29, 2007
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    September 6, 2007
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    August 30, 2007
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    May 31, 2007
  • Blogs

    April 30, 2007

    Tom Leppert, You're So Great, Why Are You So Great?

    I thought this was a Saturday Night Live sketch, till I realized, nope, it's just accidentally funny: On Friday, Tom Leppert posted to YouTube a handful of videos in which a few Regular Folks -- by which I mean hand-picked lifelike Leppert supporters who might be reading off cue cards or merely list ... More >>

  • News

    January 25, 2007
  • Music

    January 11, 2007

    Spanic Boys

    Sunshine (Self-released)

  • Calendar

    December 7, 2006
  • Music

    November 23, 2006

    Holiday Sellout

    Stuff your stocking with Nirvana

  • News

    September 28, 2006

    Déjà Boo

    Another Rangers season ends in a familiar Hunt for Dead October

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    April 6, 2006


    LBM sings in full color

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    April 21, 2005
  • Music

    April 14, 2005

    In Memoriam

    The career of Ashlee Simpson, 2004-2005

  • Music

    October 28, 2004

    Odds & Ends

    Reverend Horton Heat has a guitar named after him, the Necro Tonz arebreaking up and When Pop Music Goes Bad, Part 2

  • Film

    July 8, 2004

    Good News

    Will Ferrell's Anchorman is dumb, and funny, as hell

  • Calendar

    July 1, 2004

    Happy Campers

    Summer lovin' with Wet Hot American Summer

  • Film

    April 29, 2004

    Teen Spleen

    Talking smack wreaks high school havoc in Mean Girls

  • Film

    September 4, 2003

    Sucks, Dickie

    Or: Just how does David Spade keep getting work?

  • Calendar

    May 22, 2003

    Kiddo Culture

    Museum offers a world of young art

  • Music

    April 18, 2002

    Tenacious D

    April 20

  • Calendar

    March 29, 2001

    Second to None

    The famous Second City alumni may be missing, but their wit isn't

  • Calendar

    March 8, 2001

    Tricks and Treats

    These are not your parents' magicians

  • Calendar

    September 21, 2000

    Kander, Ebb, and Flow

    Cabaret returns

  • Film

    August 10, 2000

    Don't Cheer, Don't Tell

    Homosexual "reparative therapy" gets a mild drubbing in But I'm a Cheerleader

  • Calendar

    October 7, 1999

    Totally baked

    Julia Child returns to Dallas

  • Film

    April 11, 1996

    Kid in a Candy store

    Brain Candy's Scott Thompson charts the strange evolution of the Kids in the Hall

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