On Saturday, the world celebrated the birthday of the late master of puppets and all-around creative genius Jim Henson. Henson modernized the age-old art of puppetry by using foam rubber to coat the puppets' limbs. Previously, most TV puppets were made of carved wood. But Henson believed that fo ... More >>
Mike SimpsonThis Will Destroy YouThis Will Destroy You has always been kind of a polarizing band, whether for its ear-piercing doomgaze or the offensive onstage antics that were on full display at last year's NX35 Music Conferette. But its jaw dropping dark take on post-rock has garnered some rec ... More >>
Shut up, Jimmy Buffett.You know what really gives us the summertime blues? "Summertime Blues," not to mention other maddening summer hits like "All I Wanna Do," "Margaritaville" or the shotgun-in-mouth-inducing "Hot Hot Hot."
It's bad enough global warming is cooking the planet like a plastic cu ... More >>
Danny FulgencioCarlton and Susan Marshall, with Sgt. Andy Harvey at right, during today's press conference in advance of Sunday night's airing of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.Tomorrow marks the second anniversary of the day Dallas Police Lt. Carlton Marshall took a bullet in his neck during a n ... More >>
The weekend's finally here, boo-yah, and it's a deceptively crowded one music-wise, actually. You should already know about the weekend shows we've already discussed here and in the print edition, but, in case you forgot, well, let's recap. Well, now that I think of it, pretty much every show we've ... More >>
As part of Live Nation's continuing No Service Fee Wednesday (now going by the initials NSFW, which caused me to open the press release quite a bit quicker than I might have otherwise, I'll have to admit), Live Nation is once again offering tickets for select shows at an "all-in" ticket price of $29 ... More >>
Just as it did last Wednesday and the Wednesday before that, national booking/concert promotions conglomerate Live Nation is back today with another "No Servive Fee Wednesday" promotion, this time removing all service fee charges on its 4-Pack ticket bundles, which allow ticket-buyers to save 17 pe ... More >>
They're doing it again. Live Nation is offering $24.99 (and, in a couple cases, $19.99) lawn tickets for select Starplex (I still refuse to call it Superpages.com Center) shows today only during this week's installment of No Service Charge Wednesday. Until 11:59:59 tonight, lawn tickets purchased at ... More >>
Last week, Live Nation, the national concert booking and promoting conglomerate that books to Superpages.com Center and other large venues throughout the region, offered up the concert-going public what it thought would be a nice little respite to the recession: One day (Wednesday) in which service ... More >>
Lowlights from the final night at Texas Stadium:
*I know the Buccaneers and Eagles lost yesterday and there's still hope for the Cowboys making the playoffs. But what happened Saturday night was inexcusable.
*Safety Ken Hamlin, who played in the Pro Bowl last January, was unblocked and had b ... More >>