Lights All Night Fair Park Saturday, December 29 & Sunday, December 30 I remember when they were called raves -- not that I was ever old enough to attend one, but I remember when these types of electronic music fests were known as such. There was even a whole film subgenre in the '90s that document ... More >>
By Jason Roche Halloween is the time where it's acceptable to wallow in the creepy, the crawly, the dark, and the macabre. Sounds like the themes of heavy metal, year-round! Here then, are those most spine-tingliest metal album covers, for your All Hallow's Eve viewing pleasure. Step inside...
It's always unsettling when envelopes containing white powder start showing up in mailboxes, because even though it's probably baking soda, it could always be good ol' anthrax. The 20-plus powder-filled letters that showed up at schools, childhood development centers and aerospace-related businesses ... More >>
In the wake of yesterday's announcement that the FBI is offering $150,00 for information leading to the arrest of a local Scooby Doo lover who also likes sending white powder-filled envelopes to preschools and such, people are on their toes. Dallas Fire Department spokesman Jason Evans sends word th ... More >>
For the friends and family of Richard Hernandez, justice seemed imminent -- until his accused killer's medically induced competence slipped away.
Willie's PicnicBilly Bob's Texas in Fort WorthJuly 4, 2011Better than: A real picnic out in the blazing heat all day, with fire ants and dirt and things.Rachel ParkerIn a concession to July, Willie Nelson's iconic Fourth of July picnic became this year an indoor/outdoor affair at Billy Bob's ... More >>
10. Pretty sure the Sooners and Longhorns are just mediocre football teams. But I'm certain Texas was absolutely gutted -- in emotion and field-position -- by nine penalties. 9. The Longhorns will lose Oct. 16 at Nebraska, giving Texas three consecutive losses for the first time since 1 ... More >>
Welcome to Staff Trax, the weekly feature here on DC9 where we shed some light on the music we've been enjoying of late, regardless of the touring or album release schedules that tend to bear the focus of most of our coverage. Consider it a chance for you readers to get some more insight into ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, May 12, 2010...Woo hoo! Blur will make new songs together... prolly just not a whole album.What do Josh Ritter and Scooby-Doo have in common? They both involve stories that revolve around mummies.Tishomingo, Oklahoma's first couple of Cou ... More >>
You know the saying: "Too many chefs spoil the broth."Well, this week's The Problem With... is an example of a broth with a host of problems: It's too salty (or as all the cool foodies say these days, too umami) and doesn't have enough herb. And, dammit, I expect more herb out of Lil Wayne.
The only thing that could make this any more creepyweirdfunny is if it was hand-delivered by a cleaveage-baring dragon wearing a Jim Kern jersey whilst talking in a sing-songy Australian accent. I get some crazy stuff. Nothing beats this one. In my mailbox at the Dallas Observer yesterday I ... More >>
While most of my friends were busy working on their costumes for this weekend's Disturbathon, I spent my Saturday night with members of Vegan 101 at their annual Halloween Potluck. My costume: a gay vegan Mormon (black flat-front chinos, pink button-down, black poly tie, sneakers, and yes...a bi ... More >>
The Globetrotters return to the AAC
Murry Hammond has been part of the Dallas music scene for far more than 20 years. Stints in the Sleepy Heroes and the unheralded Peyote Cowboys preceded his more high-profile days as bassist for the Old 97's. Hammond's first solo CD comes out February 22, and Hammond is playing the Pine Knot Music C ... More >>
Everybody loves the Globetrotters
Democracy takes a look at mixing friends and politics
We know you'll catch that villain
The Harlem Globetrotters take Dallas to the hoop