• Blogs

    May 6, 2014

    Is the Whole Concept of Rape Just Sort of Going Away?

    What do you think? Should Dallas Judge of Criminal District Court #6 Jeanine Howard, now at least nationally famous if not internationally for her "You Ignorant Slut" ruling in a rape case, think about returning to private law practice? Or run for president? It's so hard to know these days. What i ... More >>

  • News

    April 25, 2013

    How Medicare Became a Thieves' Bazaar

    In Dallas and across the country, hospitals, doctors and dealers have made Medicare the nation’s sweetest crime. The feds are now trying to shutter the door.

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    I Hate Lance Armstrong

    Is it just me, or is there a great big hole in the Lance Armstrong story? When do we start talking about him as the one of the world's biggest dope pushers? When does Lance Armstrong's name get tied to child drug addiction? See also: Lance Armstrong Will Step Down as Chairman of Livestrong Not rig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Video: Dallas "Comedy Rap" Artist Dickward Codgers Decides The World Needs A Song About Bath Salts

    Just when you thought it was safe to look at the Internet without being pelted with another story about bath salts turning humans into empty husks, or reading a story about the drug that makes you not be able to sleep at night, Dickward Codgers, aka JReal, aka Dallas "comedy rap" artist Jared Kapavi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    Irving Doctor Who Botched Liposuction Also Injected MMA Fighter With Banned Drugs

    I wouldn't have known it by watching two over-muscled and under-clothed men pummel each other senseless, in a cage no less, but mixed martial arts has rules. Surprising, too, that one of the rules is that you can't have too much testosterone in your system. I learned these things from an article tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Las Vegas' Hangover Heaven Bus Brings the Hangover Cure to You

    Planning a trip to Las Vegas soon where you'll surely create your own version of The Hangover? Or have a nasty track record of hitting it hard the first night of vacation only to ruin subsequent days where even the smell of booze trips your gag reflex? (Rookie.) As our sister pub OCWeekly recently ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Six Ways to Super Bowl Rickroll Party Guests With Appetizers

    Patrick MichelsThe Taco Bell Six Ply Appetizer.​Super Bowl parties are awesome -- unless you're a fan of the team the host hates. You're a Packers fan but you're headed to a party that'll mostly be Steelers fans. Or you're a Steelers fan headed to a party that's going to be Packers-heavy. And ... More >>

  • Music

    November 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 22, 2009

    What It Was Like: Abe Vigoda, Monotonix, Circle Jerks, Todd Barry, Janeane Garofalo

    Jesse HugheyMonotonix singer Ami Shalev in a rare calm moment during his band's set at "Mess With Texas" in Austin's Waterloo Park Saturday. And yes, that's the same microphone he shoved up his ass earlier in the set.I've read again and again what a spectacular display Monotonix's live show is and f ... More >>

  • Music

    May 1, 2008
  • Blogs

    May 10, 2007

    Jaw-Dropping News from UT-Southwestern

    And you thought University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center docs were only into medicine. A study that appears in the latest issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association, which is required reading at Unfair Park, suggests otherwise: Three researchers there have discovered that you don ... More >>

  • Music

    July 6, 2006
  • Blogs

    March 2, 2006

    Sweet Greggo

    Lots of speculation on the mysterious absence of Greg Williams, one half of The Ticket's "Hardline," the most popular sports talk radio show in town. Seems ol' Hammer has been absent since last Wednesday. His partner, Mike Rhyner, has been extremely vague about the void on the air, and the rumors ar ... More >>

  • Music

    March 2, 2006


    Mr. Beast (Matador)

  • News

    May 19, 2005

    Generation Rx

    Adrift in a sea of psychotropic pharmacology, it's easy for a kid to drown.

  • News

    January 27, 2005

    The Understudy

    Avery Johnson will make a fine coach someday, but why today?

  • Culture

    February 20, 2003

    Natural Disaster

    Was Terry Gilliam the man who killed Don Quixote?

  • Film

    February 13, 2003

    Bloody Hell

    Daredevil is a grown-up adaptation, but still too two-dimensional

  • Music

    May 16, 2002

    Deadman, Walking

    Deadman finds the heart of Texas in Mexico

  • Music

    February 8, 2001

    Southern Comfort

    The Gossip returns to the land of Dollar Store culture

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    Listen Up

    Who says 2000 was a bad year for music?

  • News

    November 20, 1997

    Wrestling With Tragedy

    As the sole survivor of his family's ring dynasty, Kevin Von Erich struggles to keep a painful past alive.

  • News

    September 25, 1997

    One angry man

    After a long history of public drunkenness and allegations of slashing two men's throats, it is time to examine the troubled practice of Dr. John Hargett

  • Music

    April 10, 1997

    Hasta manana

    The sun's about to come out for the Tomorrowpeople