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.
2 days ago | Gaming
Ask any hardcore gamer who grew up in the 1980s to name what they believe to be the first portable gaming console. They'd probably answer with the Entex Electric Baseball game or those tiny, white Tiger Electronics LCD games that their parents tho...
2 days ago | Film and TV
When filmmaker Todd Jenkins released his independent horror comedy film Cherokee Creek last summer about a group of horny bachelors whose party in the woods gets crashed by a furious Sasquatch, he released it on his terms. He controlled the s...
8 days ago | Festivals
The Dallas film festival scene has exploded in a short time. It's gotten so big that occasionally they occupy the same space on the calendar. "A few years back, we had a situation where a couple of festivals fell on the same date, which of course ...
29 days ago | Commentary
You've been ignoring the fact that Christmas is only a few days away, and you've still got nothing for that family member or friend in your life who consults crystals instead of a gastroenterologist and believes non-homemade toothpaste is equivale...
2 months ago | Comedy
Actress and comedian Amy Sedaris doesn't have a lot of time to herself, and that's not necessarily a bad thing. "I look at my calendar and I can't believe it," Sedaris says. "I'm busier than I want to be right now." She's not only starring and wri...
2 months ago | Gaming
There's only one way to open the largest esports complex in the country, and the city of Arlington christened its new esports complex with a virtual competition on a massive screen. The Arlington Esports Stadium hosted its official opening Monday ...