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 | Arts & Culture News
There's no secret formula to Paula Poundstone's comedy. In fact, there's not really any kind of formula to it at all. She just goes out on stage, talks to the audience and finds material in the moment. She trusts that every crowd will give her som...
Stephen Tobolowsky (BING!) Talks About Playing Ned Again from Groundhog Day with Bill Murray for Jeep Ad9 days ago | Arts & Culture News
Just a couple of weeks before Super Bowl LIV, actor and Dallas native Stephen Tobolowsky got the call from his agent that sounded a lot like the call he got when director Harold Ramis decided to cast him as the nosy Ned Ryerson in the classic come...
17 days ago | Arts & Culture News
Are you sad that the football season is done? I mean, besides the fact that you’re a Cowboys fan. These days, the words “Cowboys fans” and “lingering sorrow” are virtually synonymous. Let's talk about the XFL or the “Extreme Football League,” a fo...
24 days ago | Concerts
The sound of music will not only get louder in the Dallas Design District, but also a lot clearer and crisper. All thanks to Live Nation Entertainment's newest music venture: The HiFi will be a two-story, 25,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art conce...
Tim Heidecker Says the Hardest Part of His Latest Tim & Eric Comedy Tour Is Not Laughing with His Audience1 month ago | Comedy
Terry Jones, the founding member of the British comedy royalty known as Monty Python who passed away on Wednesday, said once in an interview about the team's comic mindset, "We weren't concerned with making anyone but ourselves laugh." The comedy ...
1 month ago | Kids and Family
Have you ever watched a movie like The Maze Runner or Labyrinth and thought — or even said out loud — that you could beat those challenges if you were in the protagonist's shoes? Now there's a way to prove it, and you don't have to risk getting co...