Tom Brokaw

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    One Week From Today, Today!

    So, wait, none of these people are on the Today show anymore? Been a while, I guess.​Far as I knew, Tom Brokaw and Jane Pauley were still hosting the Today show -- apparently not. Nope, says this NBC press release, a couple of gentlemen named Matt Lauer (who I thought hosted HBO's entertainment ne ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 14, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Prez Says Freedom Institute Won't Be "George Bush's Wonderful Place"

    Regrets, he's had a few: President Bush has done a lot of navel-gazing in recent days -- on CNN earlier this month, followed by a sit-down with his sister Doro Bush Koch on behalf of StoryCorps, excerpts from which began appearing Friday. Tonight comes the former and future Dallas resident's latest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    How ‘Bout Them Knockers: Bangkok City

    Patrick Michels A great night for America and its Thai delivery food. Bangkok City 4503 Greenville Ave. 214-691-8233 Promised in: 60 minutes Delivery time: 72 minutes The Score A. Order 1. Degree of Difficulty: 2 2. Minutes spent on phone (subtract from 10): 7 3. Ease of communication: 5 B. Food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2008

    Texas Ain't No Toss-Up, Says NBC Producer Following Mix-Up

    From Sunday's Meet the Press, the battlegrounds? This morning, CNN's Roland Martin takes a look at Dallas County and, sorta-kinda Harris County, and comes up with this conclusion: "Democrats may soon make Texas a competitive two-party state." Martin's analysis, I think it's called, comes a mere thre ... More >>

  • Music

    November 9, 2006

    Dixie Doc

    In an instant, the Dixie Chicks went from country darlings to America's goats, and two filmmakers caught it all.

  • Film

    December 30, 2004

    Lean Sideways

    In a year when small movies came up big, picking the best was a Payne

  • News

    November 11, 2004

    Democracy Inaction

    Mr. Gonz doesn't go to Washington

  • Culture

    January 3, 2002

    Rescue 9/11

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

  • Culture

    November 22, 2001

    War on War Books

    Donald Miller has (re)written one of the best books on World War II, but will anyone care?

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    2001 Dallas Observer Music Awards

    Narrow margins remind us that everyone's a winner

  • News

    December 5, 1996

    The Hare, The Tortoise

    Channel 5's Marty Griggin and Channel 8's Robert Riggs race for ratings as their stations struggle for dominance of local television news

  • Film

    September 21, 1995

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX