The Alan Parsons Project

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2014

    Six Perfect Songs for Getting People to Leave

    It has happened to me a million times. I walk into a bar with the intention of sitting down for a relaxing beverage, and in between the time that I've paid and my first sip of beer, I realize that some 22-year-old asshole is having a birthday party. And that all they want to hear is Usher, Nelly or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2013

    The Dumbest Questions Asked in Song Lyrics

    Music, as a largely subjective medium, lends itself to some thought-provoking questions: What is the best concert you have ever seen? Which is the better band: the Rolling Stones or the Beatles? Did the career of Styx really happen? Sometimes, though, the questions are asked in the songs themselves. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Food Fight, or: Beginning Your Friday With a Chance to Get Iron Fork-ed For Free

    ​While awaiting several calls back about items forthcoming, allow me to dispense with these four VIP ducets to Wednesday's Iron Fork event at the Fashion Industry Gallery, where chefs John Tesar and Scott Romano will square off whilst attendees dine on samplings from the likes of Il Cane Rosso and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    "You're So My First Buddy."

    Courtesy the Obama-Biden Transition Project -- which I keep confusing with the Alan Parsons Project -- this photo from Friday's press conference during which the president-elect named former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk the chief U.S. trade representative. Already made it my wallpaper. And Valentine's Day ... More >>

  • Music

    January 9, 2003

    Cover Me

    The wave of local tribute bands isn't receding any time soon

  • Film

    June 10, 1999

    It's awful, baby, yeah!

    Austin Powers can go shag himself