Uber-Republican billionaire Harold Simmons is Dallas' biggest player in the presidential money game, having pledged to pump $36 million into the election by November. But Dallas has a well-heeled partisan on the other side of the aisle in Naomi Aberly, and she's doing her part to make this the most ... More >>
Zebra Katz was initially was one of seven characters in a performance piece by Ojay Morgan, a NYC-based performance artist and musician who studied at the British American Dramatic Academy in London, Parsons School of Design, and received his Bachelor of Arts from Eugene Lang College. His exhibition ... More >>
America loves hip-hop music, but we don't always understand the meaning behind the message. We love to dance awkwardly to "Rack City" in the comfort of our homes while throwing imaginary ones in the air, but seldom take the time to break down a song line by line to derive its true meaning. That's ... More >>
If I had to explain Madonna's Super Bowl performance in one word that isn't followed by question marks and exclamation points, it would be synergy. She was in a commercial before the event, and her new song, "Give Me All Your Luvin'" was featured afterwards. OK, fine, the Super Bowl is commerce, and ... More >>
HBO probes a food genius in A Matter of Taste -- Serving Up Paul Liebrandt.Chef Paul Liebrandt is one of those maverick foodies who elicits equal parts admiration and dissent, love, fear and loathing in his equally distributed coterie of fans and detractors. To his adherents, he is that proto ... More >>
With the international pop star and fashionista known as Rihanna currently being found glitzing up the cover of the April issue of Vogue, and stopping through Dallas for a gig at the American Airlines Center on July 8, we here at DC9 figured it high time to give the performer's career a much-needed ... More >>
Ann and Tyra!I learned my lesson. I'm not going to throw a spoiler in the headline or even in the first paragraph of this blog post -- not even if you already know who won. Some people have DVRs and were busy with Top Chef All Stars and Celebrity Rehab, and I respect that. But that doesn't keep m ... More >>
"Ren is from Grand Prairie." This will be the first line in our next novel.We knew at the end of the last episode that this week's America's Next Top Model would start off with some nakedness. So it was really no surprise when silver-haired "TV personality" Jay Manuel told the girls to choose one ... More >>
The enforcer brings his unique blend of ferocity and fashion to the Dallas Stars
Courtney Clenney Candace Bushnell, second from left, in what appears to be a touring company production of Sex and the City On Wednesday evening, the Garden Room at the Crescent Court Hotel was brimming with Grey Goose and twinkling with candles, Christmas lights and the setting sun as the crowd wa ... More >>
No doubt you've heard that Sean Avery, the latest and greatest (?) Dallas Star, is about to have his tenure at Vogue, where he served as an "intern" this summer, turned into a romantic comedy by New Line and the guys responsible for Journey to the Center of the Earth, m'kay. So, right, last night Ra ... More >>
Life as a young, hot, white, educated nanny in the city sure is a drag
Next on Unfair Park, we will review diamond necklaces, silk undergarments and European sports cars--in other words, all the important things. I have something of an unfavorable reputation 'roundabouts our little cubicle cluster. I am none too patient with publicists pitching irrelevant stories. Some ... More >>
The Devil Wears Prada slaps the latest duds on an infamous fashion editor
With The Women, CTD tests the Clare-voyance of a 1930s single-sex comedy
"We have mortgages, high cholesterol, and I swear I have arthritis in my fingers. Our sixth CD is due out this summer."
Plus: (No) More, (Not) Now, (Never) Again; Sack of Kittens
Texas' Valerie Mahfood--last seen getting clobbered by Laila Ali--could change the pretty face of women's boxing
N'Dambi doesn't need a record label. She just needs you to listen.
It isn't all puffery and self-indulgence out there, as Christopher Jagers' work attests
Inquiring minds; Leave 'em snarling
With psychobabble and Hollywood hoodoo, Mumford can't cure what ails ya
When an animal rights activist came up against Neiman Marcus, she had more than some dead fur to contend with
Dallas' Todd Oldham wants to take his colorful fashions from sassy to classy--and reap big-time profits. But MTV's fashion designer won't have it easy in his quest to transcend trend.
Virtue is never an easy thing for an actor to make exciting, and Brad Pitt doesn't even try
Her left hook is suspect, but Darla Johnson is a knockout. Ring rats at The Nuway Athletic Club think there should be more boxers just like her.
The documentary Unzipped introduces a new kind of screen idol
The truth about Cabaret Royale's blue-chip fantasy world