Sometimes a lack of tradition can be a tradition unto itself. I think there are people in my life who feel bad about that, but having no obligations during the holidays brings the same wild sense of freedom as having a vacation day while the rest of the world works. The day is your own, the streets ... More >>
Following an understated introduction, Black Milk's band appeared on stage and began to play, starting with an actual drum roll. Those drumstick snaps seemed to stretch for an impossible duration, each thump another block stacked atop a mounting tension that felt like it could topple at any moment. ... More >>
The corpse of the Bowl Championship Series, college football's much-maligned way of wrapping up each season in often incomprehensible fashion, has gone cold. The organization that will replace it now has a clever name -- the College Football Playoff -- that leaves plenty of room for a big-dollar cor ... More >>
When it comes to JFK, Dallas is stuck in the denial stage of grief.
Sometimes all you can do is take the win and move on. The Mavs were at home Monday night against the Suns, winning 93-87 in an ugly game in front of a seemingly disinterested crowd. It was the Mavs' second straight game without Dirk Nowitzki, who is sitting out at least four games (and maybe more) ... More >>
A Friend of Unfair Park directs our attention to GQ's round-up of The 40 Worst-Dressed Cities in America, and if there's one bit of good news, it's this: Austin and Houston are just a wee bit fuglier, coming at No. 18 and No. 21, respectively, on a list where Dallas ranks 23rd. But, really, the l ... More >>
Six years ago I wrote a cover story about Jamey Newberg, a Dallas attorney better known for being the namesake and main contributor to The Newberg Report, which covers the Texas Rangers "from top to bottom." Then and now, the Web site and the books Newberg publishes each season are well-regarded ... More >>
Another weekend's come and gone, which means, yup, it's time again to reminisce on your fuzzy memories with some help from Youtube.Animal Collective on Thursday, June 4, at the House of BluesDaniel Rodrigue already reviewed this show for us, which, sure, didn't happen over the weekend, but came clos ... More >>
Why is the DMN's mild-mannered columnist suddenly impatient about the Trinity River?
Adriano Moraes and his Brazilian buddies make a buck the hard way
Dallas dancers return from the big city
Why are these Dallas high-tech hotshots chucking the action, gore and riches of the computer gaming world to hawk a genteel digital magazine?
The worst of the worst
Reunited Who and Sex Pistols cheat death one more time