Punk rock has been a part of cinema ever since the music was created in places like Los Angeles, New York and London in the mid to late '70s. Aside from the music, either live or on record, the big screen provided another medium to convey what punk truly stands for: not giving a fuck what anyone els ... More >>
Leading up to our November 10 showcase, we'll be getting you familiar with some of our Dallas Observer Music Awards nominees, either via past features we've done on them, or new ones. You can vote for your favorite acts, venues and more right here. If you've ever wanted to employ the phrase "hardco ... More >>
Providence, Rhode Island's Deer Tick is all about John J. McCauley III. The singer/guitarist formed the band in 2004 and his warped wit and croaking vocal style define Deer Tick's sound. Speaking from a Pittsburgh restaurant and in anticipation of Saturday's show at The Loft, McCauley spoke about De ... More >>
Saturday, April 28, at The Loft
Coral Eugene Watts, who killed women he believed had "evil eyes" Fifty-three-year-old Coral Eugene Watts, who confessed to slaying 11 women in Texas -- two from the Dallas area -- died of prostate cancer on Friday in a Michigan prison. Watts was the poster boy for the unintended consequences of plea ... More >>
David Fincher's Type-A approach to filmmaking pays off in Zodiac
Forget what you think you know about serial killers and what cops do to nab them
Officer Terry Peters knows just about every hooker in town. And they love him--because he keeps them alive.
The infamous Zodiac killer inspires another dead-end film
Plus: Girls Wanted; The Eyes Have It; We Win
Confessed serial killer Coral Eugene Watts gets charged with murder--finally
Coral Eugene Watts is a serial killer. He says he'll murder again. Why can't Texas stop him?
The makers of Dahmer try their best to avoid sensationalism
How consummate con artist Henry Lee Lucas resurrected the dead and went looking for a sucker. He almost found one.
Murder, mayhem, and a whole bunch of hate
An unsolved string of cat mutilations in North Dallas leaves police and residents wondering who could do such a thing
November 19 - 25, 1998