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  • Blogs

    May 21, 2013

    Brek Shea Has Spent His Time in England Holding Bloody Pig Heads, Sucking at Soccer

    So far, Brek Shea's trip across the Atlantic has been rougher than he anticipated. The former FC Dallas forward, who enjoyed mild fame in the states as American soccer's young hope, Adidas pitchman, and, of course, alt-weekly cover story subject, has spent his first season in the English Premiere Le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    DJ Quick Chris was a Guiding Light for Dallas Hip-Hop: R.I.P.

    Last Sunday, Dallas lost a true beacon in the scene. Christopher Evans Kelly, a.k.a. DJ Quick Chris, died of pneumonia and congestive heart failure after a year-long fight with lymphoma. "Even through his ongoing stays in the hospital, Chris continued to create new and original sounds," says his si ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 16, 2012

    Rosemont: Tracy Miller's Latest Tries To Resurrect Breakfast

    Customers find nostalgia in a bowl of Cheerios.

  • News

    July 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 26, 2012

    UT-Arlington Students March for Trayvon Martin, Demand Gunman's Arrest

    Students, faculty and community members marched together today through the University of Texas at Arlington campus, demanding justice for Trayvon Martin's death and the arrest of his killer, 28-year-old George Zimmerman. Hundreds attended the rally organized by the UT-Arlington NAACP chapter, inclu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    City's Spending $40 Mil to Build Elm Fork Soccer Complex. Question Is: Who'll Run It?

    Via.​Speaking of items out for bid by the City o' Dallas ...Over the summer we noticed that the city was looking for someone to snap up the naming rights to the Elm Fork Athletic Complex off Walnut Hill and Stemmons -- you know, that 138-acre, 20-field soccer complex behind Malibu Grand Prix being ... More >>

  • News

    February 3, 2011

    A Field Guide to Dallas Wildlife

    For Fans Who Want to Belly Up to the Bars and Those Who Inhabit Them

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2011

    On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I Have A ... List. Of the Best Black Athletes in the History of Ever

    ​While a lot of you are off work today, take time to remember and refresh the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. The rest of us? Let's commemorate MLK Day with an impossible task: Selecting the world's all-time greatest black athletes. First step, choosing the criteria. Sheer athleticism? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Korn in Concert: My Top 10 Observations

    ​10. Never have I seen so many tattoos under one tent than at Friday's Mayhem Festival at the Smirnoff/Super Pages Whatever Starplex. One guy had "Lamb of God" inked on his right calf and a girl - swear - had "KORN", with a backward "R" of course, on her neck.  9. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    U.K. Reports Say Hicks Passed on Taking Money, Giving Up Control in Liverpool

    ​It's been three weeks since New York-based Rhone Group offered to take 40 percent Liverppool FC off Tom Hicks's hands for a lousy £100-million investment, which would have been enough to satisfy the Royal Bank of Scotland's demand for a pay-down on that huge hunk o' debt. Which means the 20-day ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    Re: FYI, Read This ASAP. OMG!

    The following is a prime example of my curse here on Earth. A fleeting thought sprouts into a mild observation, only to bloom into a thesis that eventually flourishes into a blog item with sports branches. My apologies ... Got a text the other day, the salutation of which was LOL. It ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2008

    Adidas Will Run, Not Walk, to Dallas With a New Regional Office

    What's bad news for Portland is good news for Dallas. Because this morning, word's come down that Adidas America Inc. is reorganizing its operations and laying off some 25 employees from the German-based company's U.S. headquarters. Says Adidas America President Patrik Nilssen, "A number of Portland ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 9, 2008

    Last Night: Wakarusa Winter Classic at Club Dada

    Wakarusa Winter Classic featuring Spoonfed Tribe, Snarky Puppy, Catfish Whiskey and others February 8, 2008 Club Dada Better Than: A 15-hour Young Life ski trip sing-along in the back of a mildewed church van. Download: See 20 photos from last night's show in our slideshow. Yeah, we get the jam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2008
  • Music

    December 6, 2007

    Ricki Derek Does It His Way

    Sinatra is dead. Long live Ricki Derek.

  • Music

    November 15, 2007

    Soulja Boy: Crankin' the Chain

    No one understands the world of major-label rap better

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2007

    Review: The Roots at House of Blues

    Allow me to preface this review by saying every Roots performance I've been to has been the best show I've ever seen. Last night's Hip Hop Honors tour kept the trend, but delivered a special dose of showmanship, because the Roots crew wasn’t there to play its own songs. The group wasted no time j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2007
  • News

    August 2, 2007

    Captain Casual

    Wade Phillips ushers in a kindler, gentler, better Cowboys era

  • News

    February 8, 2007

    Yo Soy el Army

    Uncle Sam wants you--especially if you're Latino

  • Music

    January 25, 2007
  • News

    December 14, 2006

    The Hunted

    Minutemen train their sights on a new target: Hispanic day laborers

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2006

    Livin' Too Strong?

    Earlier this year, Lance Armstrong and a local promotions company went to war over millions. The result: more doping allegations and a bunch of cash. Yesterday's Los Angeles Times contained a 4,359-word story that can best be summed up this way: Some bicycle racers say Lance Armstrong used performa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2006


    Until our corporate overseers pony up the cash for an elaborate, HD-ready, multi-angle camera rig, we'll have to concede defeat to the handheld camcorders at Texas Gigs. The latest in the site's ongoing video podcast series highlights this weekend's Final Friday concert at the Gypsy Tea Room. Once a ... More >>

  • Film

    October 6, 2005

    Something Missing

    Liev Schreiber adapts a best-selling novel, without the best results

  • Calendar

    October 28, 2004

    Reefer Sadness

    Dazed and Confused has a flashback

  • Music

    October 9, 2003

    Sneaker Pimp

    A lifetime of hip-hop and hoops comes together in Bobbito Garcia's new book

  • News

    July 17, 2003

    Four Kings

    Cleveland Street gunman doesn't "regret anything"

  • News

    March 6, 2003

    Faked Out

    Looking for counterfeit goods, sheriff's deputies go bargain hunting

  • News

    March 6, 2003

    The Buck Starts Here

    New Texas Rangers manager Buck Showalter makes the team much better. Problem is, he cant hit leadoff, play center field or pitch.

  • Music

    November 7, 2002

    That DJ Made My Day

    Jam Master Jay, 1965-2002

  • Music

    November 7, 2002

    The Thin Line

    Jurassic 5 knows the difference between hip-hop and rap

  • Culture

    July 4, 2002

    Ice Ice Maybe

    A decade after Vanilla Ice melted down, he's back with the man who made him

  • Film

    December 27, 2001

    Royal's Screwups

    Wes Anderson's film is like its characters: flawed genius

  • Music

    August 2, 2001

    Method Men

    The Crystal Method's Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland come back from their lost Tweekend

  • Music

    March 29, 2001


    Standards (Thrill Jockey)

  • Film

    August 10, 2000

    Private Defective

    Alan Rudolph's Trixie is happily stuck between a rock and the deep blue sea

  • Music

    April 6, 2000

    Get yer ta-ta's out

    Porn and Pimpadelic collide on the Southern devils' first video shoot

  • Film

    March 16, 2000

    Louder than bombs

    An emotional minefield lies beneath the jocularity of Beautiful People

  • Music

    February 17, 2000
  • Film

    September 16, 1999

    Pitcher's duel

    Schmaltzy and then some, For Love of the Game is still mighty persuasive

  • Music

    July 1, 1999

    My Adidas

    Limp Bizkit are the new kings of rock. Why?

  • News

    November 19, 1998
  • News

    October 22, 1998

    The Artful Bomber

    Graffiti artist Greg Contestabile grows up and grows respectable, but finds that the glam of the gallery can't top the lure of the street

  • Music

    October 22, 1998

    Korn holed

    It's Hard to Swallow, but Vanilla Ice goes...metal?

  • Calendar

    August 13, 1998
  • Music

    July 17, 1997

    The next generation?

    For Lollapalooza, this may be the last generation

  • Culture

    June 15, 1995

    Pole-tossers in skirts

    It takes a big man to make it on the pro Scottish Festival circuit