I've been to every Fun Fun Fun Fest since its inception in 2006, back when it was a one-night event and Spoon played to a small crowd of very cold attendees. Since then, the fest has grown in scope and size, seen legends and up-and-comers grace its stages, and matured out of its original Austin loca ... More >>
You have always been able to walk from the site of the Convention Center Hotel over to, say, police headquarters, but why would you? That stretch of Lamar Street has never been particularly inviting to non-motorized transport, but some long-delayed street improvements designed to make the stroll les ... More >>
Saw this heads-up for the first time last night. As it turns out, according to DirecTV's website, the satellite provider and Belo Corp. are engaged in a tussle over broadcast fees. Belo, which signed its agreement with the carrier in February 2001, says DirecTV isn't paying enough for the rights ... More >>
This morning, Courthouse News directs our attention to a legal dispute playing out in Judge Carlos Cortez's courtroom: Country Music Television v. Time Warner Cable, filed by McKinney Ave. attorney Michael Raiff. The original complaint itself isn't available: All of the available filings in the D ... More >>
Once-in-a-lifetime events sometimes happen more than once, turns out. Next Tuesday night, when My Morning Jacket performs in its hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, to celebrate the release of their new album, Circuital, they will be joined on stage by one Erykah Badu, just as they so memorably were t ... More >>
If you don't want to miss The Razor, DISH-watchers, might wanna switch services now.Speaking of FOX ...By now even non-Dish Network-ers are aware of the ongoing spat between FOX and Dish over carriage fees, which resulted in FOX's yanking off the Dish its 19 regional sports nets on October 1, inc ... More >>
We'd been wondering when Erykah Badu would schedule a hometown performance in support of her new album, New Amerykah, Pt. 2: Return of the Ankh. Earlier this week, when Badu announced her tour schedule, we got our answer: She'll be playing the Nokia Theatre in Grand Prairie on June 14. After the ... More >>
It may take a while to get a response from DISH Network; a spokesperson tells Unfair Park most of its higher-ups are at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas. Till we get a response, then, this is Fox Sports Southwest's side of the story.This year, the network upped the number of Dallas Stars ... More >>
It's not the most surprising press release to ever arrive in the Unfair Park in-box -- especially given the fact that City Manager Mary Suhm's FY2009-2010 budget cut its funding ($246,000 for last fiscal year, about a third of its annual operating budget). But there it is: Dallas iMedia Network, ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End:
*If I were I am a betting man, and I am plunking down $1 that 105.3 The Fan and the Dallas Cowboys officially announce their flagship radio station partnership next week. Trust me when I say the ... More >>
Nothing like playoff hockey in North Texas in the spring.
Long, spirited series. Mysterious injuries. Clutch goaltending. Late nights melting into early mornings watching multiple-overtime classics.
And, of course, driving to North Richland Hills.
Because if you want post-season ice hockey this ... More >>
On Page 13A of Your Morning Paper is Dora the Explorer, crying all over a full-page ad that screams: "Time Warner Cable is Taking Dora Off the Air Tonight! Along with 19 of your favorite channels!" Which is a bit of a stretch. Spike? Please. MTV? Since when? 1985? TV Land? Since when? 1966? OK, thou ... More >>