When it opened last month, the Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden received mostly glowing reviews, and understandably so. It's hard not to be at least a little awed by a $62 million science playground that packs more than 150 interactive exhibits into eight prime acres at the Dallas Arboretum. ... More >>
"Give us five minutes and we'll change the world."
When wife Richard and I learned we were moving to Dallas, we decided to watch some TV shows to bring us up to speed with the place. A European ideal of Texas is one of deserts, cowboys and mild racism. American TV is, of course, all-pervasive wherever you are in the world, and we figured that Dallas ... More >>
Here's the thing about Ted Nugent -- it doesn't matter what you think about him. Yeah, his insane political statements are moronic at best, but his shtick is so thoroughly thought out that he manages to be a punchline and ideologue and a hero, to some all at the same time. This is brilliant. He's bu ... More >>
With big-studio millions behind him, Genndy Tartakovsky still goes it alone.
The fine folks over at Indie-Verse had a severe lapse in judgment and offered myself, Mixmaster editor Jamie Laughlin and The Overserved columnist Deb Doing Dallas a weekly radio show, which will air on Friday evenings. It's called The Ladies Room, and we will serve as your guide to the weekend, off ... More >>
As you've no doubt figured out by now, MTV turned 30 years old today. Indeed, that's a formidable amount of time -- enough, for sure, for almost entity to leave a mark.And, for sure, MTV has made plenty of marks. But beyond its ground-breaking debut as a music-centric cable station and past, eve ... More >>
I'm starting to think the whole '80s retro thing has run its course. We've seen plenty of it in recent memory, and now Katy Perry's latest single "Last Friday Night" is the latest attempt to pull at your nostalgic side -- while referencing, of course, to the ABC sitcom block T.G.I.F. Ugh. So. ... More >>
So, odd coincidence. Was reading this morning about the governor making it a bit easier for out-of-state filmmakers to shoot in Texas when it occurred to me that Big D -- the Warner Bros. Television-produced would-be sitcom for CBS that's set in Dallas -- might ougtha be shooting its pilot right abo ... More >>
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According to this story, Dallas is about to be the subject of a half-hour HBO comedy series called 12 Miles of Bad Road, created and exec-produced by Linda Bloodworth-Thomason and Harry Thomason (Designing Women, Evening Shade). The Hollywood Reporter's reporting only that it'll be about "a Dallas m ... More >>
Last week, The Wall Street Journal ran a special car section exploring, among other things, alternative fuels, car recycling and the coming global traffic jams as the number of cars in service worldwide hits 1 billion by 2020. It also had an article on hybrids, stating that hybrid buyers tend huddle ... More >>
Bewitched delivers just what you'd expect. Absolutely nothing.
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Conway and Korman make themselves--and everyone else--laugh again
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Stay way, way out of Happy, Texas
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Love! Valour! Compassion! is boring! boring! boring!
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