Danny Gallagher has been a regular contributor to the Dallas Observer since 2014. He has also written features, essays and stories for MTV, the Chicago Tribune, Maxim, Cracked, Mental_Floss, The Week, CNET and The Onion AV Club.
4 days ago | Film and TV
The sequels that followed the first RoboCop to the theaters, including the most recent remake, were meager attempts to capitalize on its success. But they ignored the parts that made it work so well. Ed Neumeier and Michael Miner, the screenwriter...
5 days ago | Tattoo Artists
Every Friday the 13th, the staff and artists at Elm Street Tattoo, a Deep Ellum tattoo parlor, spend 24 straight hours tattooing people who line up to a "13" themed tattoo for a rock-bottom price. The place opens at midnight every Friday with a nu...
7 days ago | Film and TV
Your kids have been cooped up in the house all summer. Why would they go outside? They've got their Xboxes and Nintendo Switches and VR headsets that can simulate, down to the nearest pixel, what it's like to be outdoors. The only ironclad excuse ...
12 days ago | Media
TheBlaze, the conservative cable media company established in Dallas by former Fox News host and chalkboard enthusiast Glenn Beck, seems to be struggling to stay afloat. And based on Beck's recent CNN interview, that's starting to get to its found...
1 month ago | Comedy
You should always be careful what you tell a comedian. You could become more than just a clever bit in an act. Comedian George Redd learned that lesson when he told fellow comics Joel "Junebug" Runnels and Flo Hernandez about an old parking ticket...
1 month ago | Food News
Opening a new themed bar and pizza restaurant can be quite an adventure. Uncovering a secret Easter egg can upgrade it to the Atari 2600 video game classic Adventure. The crew working on the new Regeneration Arcade Bar and Pizzeria on Dallas Parkw...