Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy hasn't always had it as easy as he does now. After having a hit and miss high school career due to the effects of bi-polar disorder, Wentz played with several Chicago area punk acts before hitting the big time with Fall Out Boy. From his house in Southern California and ... More >>
This would have surprised me no matter who had turned it up, but there was a special irony in learning that illegal music downloads "aren't hurting the music industry" from a beleaguered print magazine's free-news arm: Illegal downloads aren't hurting the music industry, new study claims | ti.me/10 ... More >>
In 1974, DTC premiered its best show ever. Why was it never seen again?
Some bees in France are producing blue honey, and the bee people have traced the source of the Smurfness to a nearby biogas plant that processes waste from an M&M factory. The bees are producing blue and green honey because they're picking up the bright-colored, sugary waste. I believe it's called ... More >>
It's almost time to pop the cork on your favorite bottle of bubbly (and surely anyone reading this column will know that beer is bubbly too). That means it's time for Hophead's contribution to City of Ate's endless stream of Year In Review posts. While I may not have sampled all of them (some hav ... More >>
The Paulas and the Bobbys and the (ugh) Rachaels better watch their beaters. A new crop of food stars are shaking up the old "if you cook it, they will watch" formula with new concepts, insider tips and sheer, unadulterated gluttony. Oh, and one of these up-and-comers is even giving that blond guy ... More >>
A welcome touch of class this morning courtesy the Dallas Opera, which tonight bows its production of Gaetano Donizetti's lyric tragedy in three acts, Roberto Devereux. (Had plans to go, but, well, for those about rock and so forth.) Yet again, the Opera has smartly used YouTube to offer myriad prev ... More >>
Thirty years after Dallas, fans worldwide came, saw and were conquered.
Going greenboth environmentally and Irish-spirited
Following the film's lame-brained argument, we're all to blame for this massively dumb movie
Education and art mix for DCT's growing audience
Our guide to naming your band
The College Dropout rethinks his stance on education in the year 2010
At 76, flamboyant criminal lawyer Racehorse Haynes keeps doing what he does best--winning
In 1946, a serial killer haunted sleepy Texarkana, stalking his victims under the cover of night. Investigators wonder if he died decades later in a Dallas rest home--or simply disappeared.
Raisin stems and weary reporters
Forestwood Antique Mall
Bombing suspect Bobby Frank Cherry's sordid past trailed him to the shores of Cedar Creek Lake
Your devoted columnist -- the little ingrate -- sails off into the sunset
The Chieftains prove folk music can be popular -- as long as you record with Elvis Costello and The Rolling Stones
Another sign of the end of the Brit-pop invasion?
In Box of Moonlight, John Turturro finds himself...in a mediocre movie
Director digs up more dinos to prove--maybe--he's still a little playful
Haunted by his mother's suicide, Dallas-born artist barron Storey has won fame drawing the darkness
Hypercritical politics deliver nowhere politicians
Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX