Christian McPhate is an award-winning journalist who specializes in investigative reporting. He covers crime, the environment, business, government and social justice. His work has appeared in several publications, including the Dallas Morning News, the Fort Worth Star Telegram, the Miami Herald, San Antonio Express News and The Washington Times.
3 months ago | Arts & Culture News
Former Pittsburgh Steelers coach Chuck Noll was a hard ass. He transformed his team from an NFL punchline into a powerhouse. He was known to chew out players after terrible games and inspired the kind of respect that would lead his team to four Su...
4 months ago | Arts & Culture News
On the night before St. Nick’s Day, on Thursday, a 7-foot-tall demonic Santa Claus will appear on the streets near downtown Denton, not to wreak havoc but to give toys to children who appear in his path on the Krampus Walk. Two days later, he’ll b...
Universal Rehearsal, Studio Where Dixie Chicks, Pantera and Badu Have Recorded, Was Destroyed in Dallas Tornado5 months ago | DFW Music News
Jesse Cohea, also known as Outlaw JACC, first noticed the gloom when he left Universal Rehearsal, a popular rehearsal and recording studio off Walnut Hill Lane, to buy cigarettes at the gas station around the corner. It was late evening on Sunday,...
6 months ago | DFW Music News
Clay Perry had never heard of Oscar Wilde’s comment, “Life imitates art far more than art imitates life.” An aspiring hip-hop artist from Fort Worth, Perry found his poetry in the words and rhythms of street poets like Dr. Dre from N.W.A., Snoop D...
6 months ago | Arts & Culture News
Todd Phillips’ new Joker movie has been generating buzz in the weeks leading up to its Oct. 4 release. But now the U.S. Army is warning that they have “discovered disturbing and very specific chatter (about a potential mass shooting) on the dark w...
7 months ago | Arts & Culture News
A friendless teenage girl with superpowers and an aversion to pig’s blood. A group of sociopathic children with an addiction to corn. A vampire who chills in a crate only to crawl out at night to spread a rare disease. A killer clown from outer sp...