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    September 25, 2013

    Craig James, Claiming Religious Discrimination, Preps for a Lawsuit Against Fox Sports

    Craig James' tenure as a college football analyst on Fox Sports Southwest was hilariously brief. It took all of one day for the station's corporate parent to learn of the hire, review James' comments on homosexuality from his failed U.S. Senate campaign, and show him the door. College football fans ... More >>

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    November 28, 2012

    Jon Stewart on What Really Killed the Twinkie

    The Daily Show with Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10cThe Employees Strike Back - Twinkie's Endwww.thedailyshow.comDaily Show Full EpisodesPolitical Humor & Satire BlogThe Daily Show on Facebook On The Daily Show last night, Jon Stewart took on Hostess, finally providing the definitive postmortem on ... More >>

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    July 27, 2011

    Top Chef To Cost Texas Taxpayers $400,000, Give Or Take the Bacon Budget

    "Mmm. Taxpayer-funded chocolate is delicious."​For several weeks now, as Top Chef crews have bounced around the state shooting next season's Texas-centric version of the popular Bravo reality show, journalists and food bloggers have wondered: How much, if anything, did the state pay for the sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    Wait, the U.S. Women's Soccer Team Did Lose, Right?

    ​Just looked up on TV to see the CBS trumpets proudly announcing that tonight on David Letterman the guests will be ... Abby Wombach and Hope Solo. Wow, this is going to be tense. Because surely Letterman will ask the obvious question, right: "How did you girls choke away a World Cup?" Of c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Yes, Top Chef is Shooting in Dallas; No, the City Didn't "Pay to Play"

    ​News broke a couple weeks back that Bravo's Top Chef, the king of reality food TV's very crowded hill, is busy shooting its next season in cities around Texas, including Dallas. And last week, things seemed to take a turn for the sinister, when Eater reported that a Dallas-based advertising c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Really, We Have to Wait a Whole Year Till Modern Family Cast Comes to Brinker Forum?

    Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet will be at the Winspear in April​Mixmaster Merritt has posted the lineup for next season's TITAS performances, which will be spread across the Winspear and Wyly beginning September 1. Here, we bring you the roster for next season's Brinker Inte ... More >>

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    April 18, 2011

    It's Official: Dallas Is A-List. So If You're Not in a Reality Series This Fall, What Gives?

    ​Bravo was first out of the box with its introduction of Most Eligible: Dallas, a reality series about the dating lives of Dallas's rich-n-pretty. Then came the Style Network, which last week introduced Big Rich Texas, a reality series from the same people responsible for Dallas Divas & Daught ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Chef Tell: Oh, the Lame Bahama Drama

    ​For the first round in a Top Chef final, this week left much to be desired. Due to that -- and a crippling stomach bug that had me wishing the show was not about food, but rather a blanket fort competition -- this is a truncated and belated recap. Apologies for that.The cheftestants arrived in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Bitchin' Cook Nadia Giosia Sexes Up the Kitchen

    ​It only took me seven seconds to fall for Nadia Giosia -- a.k.a.Nadia G., the fully-functional nutso charmer on her grunge-named Cooking Channel show, Bitchin' Kitchen. In those vital 7 seconds of Nadia G.'s promotional sound-bites, I was hooked: "If you were to ask me whether I'd rather make ... More >>

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    November 8, 2010

    Tre Wilcox Gets the Iron Chef-Style SmackDown at Le Cordon Bleu: For a Good Cause!

    Stephen MaskerTre Wilcox of Loft 610​There was no back-flipping chairman or electric-green squeeze bottle of Bobby Flay's signature sauce, but Iron Chef (or Bravo's Top Chef) food nerds got their fix of food competition with Chef SmackDown at the Le Cordon Bleu College for Culinary Arts on Sun ... More >>

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    July 22, 2010
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    July 21, 2010

    Get Wined, Then Watch Top Chef

    ​There's a little over an hour to get your Bravo-loving ass to Sigel's (5757 Greenville Ave.) to taste the latest in one of the few libations appropriate for a proper reality TV-watching Wednesday night: Top Chef wines. The swirl-fest features Quickfire Cabernet and Quickfire Sauvignon and is free ... More >>

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    January 28, 2010
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    January 4, 2010

    Picture Show: Nick Jonas Debuts The Administration In Dallas

    Dylan Hollingsworth​ It's been a big couple of weeks indeed for the Dallas-born, Westlake-dwelling Nick Jonas, the youngest and seemingly least bro-ish of the JoBros. On Saturday, his new side project Nick Jonas & The Administration made its live performance debut at the House of Blues. On Tue ... More >>

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    October 2, 2009

    Tre Wilcox Has Lofty Ambitions

    ​Loft 610 Urban Restaurant and Lounge recently named Chef Tre Wilcox their new executive chef--and announced plans to open a second concept driven by the popular cook.Yes, popular: You might know him as the former Chef de Cuisine at the five-star Dallas eatery Abacus, and he was on season three o ... More >>

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    September 3, 2009
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    August 6, 2009
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    June 10, 2009

    Kitchen Wasteland

    Just how many food shows do we need hanging out in and around Dallas, distracting our chefs and disrupting meals?Oxygen will be shooting the Naughty Kitchen at Central 214 for the next few months. The contest winner with the hair was back in the area--this time in Cowtown. A mom from Keller is vying ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    "To Those Texans That Want to Stay Part of the United States," A Wag of Colbert's Finger

    Some of the Friends just didn't care for David Letterman's secession bit late last week  -- or for David Letterman at all, aw. So, then, perhaps a dash of Stephen Colbert from last night's Report?The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30cTip/Wag - Texas Secession & ... More >>

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    March 19, 2009

    No Voting Required

    Dallas, these are your American Idols

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    November 20, 2008

    We'd Rather

    The reporting legend discusses JFK's final day

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    November 13, 2008


    See the stars of Last Comic Standing

  • Music

    July 10, 2008

    Still Wildly Childlike

    Tilly and the Wall singer talks gossip, trippy kids' shows

  • Culture

    June 19, 2008

    Blair Bitch Project

    Boys will be girls in The Facts of Life: The Lost Episode, a ribald triumph of low comedy and high production values

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    June 12, 2008

    Fear Factor

    Stupidity reigns at Nokia

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    May 9, 2008
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    April 28, 2008

    "Food Network Doesn't Have a News Show." But a Dallas Woman Could Be Its Next "Star."

    Breaking news for the Liz Lemons of the world, or at least the 30 Rock viewers who get the headline: Food Network today announced the 10 peeps competing for the title of The Next Food Network Star, and one of them's a local -- name of Lisa Garza. The series -- now in its fourth season, really? -- bo ... More >>

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    April 28, 2008
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    March 13, 2008

    Debbie Does Dallas

    The DSO welcomes a legendary song and dance dame

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    January 28, 2008

    Who Is a Dallasite on Jeopardy?

    Jennah Durant, Dallas' latest Jeopardy contestant A Friend of Unfair Park who works for Dallas County sends word that a pal of hers makes her bow on Jeopardy this week -- though whether she's a big winner, well, we won't say, lest it spoil the surprise, surprise, surprise. The contestant is Dallas' ... More >>

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    January 3, 2008

    Talk to Me

    Ferguson to cause swooning at Bass Hall

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    December 12, 2007
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    December 6, 2007
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    November 8, 2007
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    September 21, 2007

    American Idol Tryouts Aren't So Fun the Second Time Around

    As you no doubt are aware, Simon, Paula and Randy are in town today and tomorrow, putting second-round American Idol wannabes through the paces at the W Hotel. But re-auditions started yesterday, and this guy who made it past the first round found the second phase of hoop-jumping more than a little ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2007

    Casey at the Palate

    Anthony Bourdain thinks very highly of the "dangerous" Casey Thompson. After what felt like a two-month break between new episodes, Top Chef last night returned, offering a smörgåsbord of delights. Local girl Casey Thompson, executive chef at Shinsei, won the Elimination Challenge with what appear ... More >>

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    June 14, 2007

    Dallas' Own Tre Wilcox is the First to Top Top Chef

    Wow, that Casey Thompson is a Yeah, we'll go with that. One thing became perfectly clear during the Season Three premiere of Bravo's Top Chef last night: Head judge and the W's Craft-man Tom Colicchio has a man-crush on Abacus' Chef de Cuisine Tre Wilcox. After Wilcox fumbled t ... More >>

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    May 10, 2007

    Talking Head

    Bob Woodruff gets personal at Borders

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    January 15, 2007
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    December 1, 2006

    Modano Getting Married. Lucky Him?

    So it's official: Dallas Star Mike Modano is marrying Dancing with the Stars non-winner Willa Ford. But dunno if this bodes terribly well: "The couple has been dating on and off for four years, Willa told Access Hollywood." Or this: "During DWTS Willa was rumored to be dating her dancing partner M ... More >>

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    August 24, 2006

    Drowning in Camp

    The Aqua Rangers take Lakewood

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    August 3, 2006

    Star Struck

    Nashville's greenhorns hit Irving

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    May 4, 2006

    Canned News

    PR becomes "reporting" at WFAA

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    April 4, 2006

    So Nice They Aired it Twice

    Last night, I was watching my fave late-night newscast, MSNBC's Countdown with Keith Olbermann, during which the former ESPN'er twice aired the clip of WFAA-Channel 8 reporter Bert Lozano's close encounter with a streaker on Sunday night. The first time Olbermann aired the clip--unedited, yech and h ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 3, 2002

    Rescue 9/11

    This year, a handful of shows provided the healing power of laughter

  • Dining

    November 1, 2001

    Celebrity du Jour

    Big-name chefs saturate an uncertain market

  • Culture

    August 30, 2001

    Back to School

    Judd Apatow's Freaks and Geeks grow up, more or less, and move to a dorm

  • Culture

    May 3, 2001

    Shoot Straight

    Chris Carter considers the futures of X-Files and Lone Gunmen

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    March 23, 2000

    It's a Black thing

    Lewis Black is the smart guy as smart-ass

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    February 27, 1997
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