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  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    BREAKING: 311 is still 311'ing.

    311 released a new album in March. To answer your question: Yes, they're still doing that. They played a concert last night at South Side Ballroom. To answer your second question: Yes, people actually still go see them play. In fact, many, many people were in line at South Side anxiously waiting to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    Snapple Press Release Is Stupid. I Am Sad/Angry.

    Plano's Dr Pepper Snapple Group sent us a press release today because they had nothing to say. No, really. This is their new marketing push. Celebrate nothing, because nothing is better than Snapple. Philosophically, this is a confusing proposition at best. While the press release steers clear of De ... More >>

  • Music

    March 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    A Sucker For Your Marketing: A Conversation

    When Observer Web Editor Nick Rallo and I shuffled down to SXSW last week, we both noticed the same thing: The somewhat icky marketing that seems to have inundated the Austin music festival, to the point where even the fans themselves were part of the brand. Here's an excerpt of a conversation we ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Dr Pepper Boycott Spreads to the West Coast

    Facebook​Over the weekend I dropped into the office to jot down some thoughts on a recent meal and checked out the #boycottdrpepper feed I've been keeping an eye on. This tweet popped up just as I was watching: ​DrPepper @Galcos pulls all Dr. Pepper/Snapple products from shelves after @ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Ten Food Commercials Featuring...Pandas?

    Never Say No to Panda's stares​Seems everybody loves a big tubby panda. Like, everybody. All over the world. They pop up in commercials for many kinds of cuisine and with all sorts of attitudes. They can be lovable, they can be stoners, they can be full on bullies. But it seems like panda bears ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Dear Snapple: An Open Letter Concerning the Abandonment of Soda

    A Snapple soda bottle. The CLR is elusive.​Dear Snapple, You produce beverages -- allegedly with the best stuff on Earth -- with which many are satisfied. Some might say they even crave your drinks. Even 30 Rock has been generous with Snapple's product placement, with character Cerie going so far ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 15, 2010
  • Culture

    August 28, 2008

    Your Show of Shows

    Theater Too stages explosively funny Big Bang; Stage West goes Japanese with a sexy puppet play

  • Film

    April 12, 2001

    You Will Love It

    Josie doesn't pussyfoot around: You're being brainwashed by pop

  • Music

    December 21, 2000

    Malicious Vinyl

    After a sad and bizzare ride, the Pharcyde comes clean on how it lost five years and two members

  • Music

    November 19, 1998

    Carry that weight

    While Fugazi continues to rage against the machine, it really just wants to be a regular ol' band

  • Dining

    November 16, 1995

    Pie-eating contest

    Two pizzerias--one new, one ancient--are legitimate contenders for Dallas' best