• Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 30: Dean Dillinger

    ‚ÄčChristian Dean Ward, perhaps better known around town as Dean Dillinger, got his start spinning records way back when, as a producer/board operator at WERQ-92.3 92Q Jams in Baltimore. "I used to play records for Reggie Reg and K-Swift (Rest In Power) when they went to the bathroom, or were on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Sampling the Fair Foods, Part 3

    Stephen MaskerAt the State Fair, you can win pigs...and eat them!​ The Observer this week set out to sample all the new fair foods that didn't make the Big Tex competition finals. Here, part three of our deep-fried review:

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2009

    SMU in a Bowl Game, a Christmas Miracle

    Robert Bobo/SMU‚ÄčThe SMU contingent stationed in Waikiki this holiday week appears to be having a fine time, judging by director of media relations Robert Bobo's ecstatic Aloha SMU blog. Tonight's the big game: the Hawaii Bowl, kick-off 7 p.m. Maybe not big to most, but huge to some -- say, SMU alu ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 3, 2007

    Deathless Tiki Tacky

    Kitsch is cool again at Trader Vic's

  • Music

    January 15, 2004

    Come Together

    Local bands unite!

  • Calendar

    November 20, 2003

    Island Records

    Get Tiki with it

  • Film

    October 17, 2002

    Sad Gilmore

    Adam Sandler plays Adam Sandler, and for once it's lovely