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.
3 days ago | Comedy
Just like many American high schoolers or professional comedians, Shane Mauss did quite a few hallucinogens. Now he has turned it into a thriving and unique career. "I got into psychedelics as a teenager, the same as any other rebellious teen tryi...
4 days ago | Feature Stories
"Be nice." That's the text message my mom always sends when I'm heading into a situation that's controversial or ridiculous. A Twilight film marathon, a Logan Paul concert, even Fyre Festival II — it doesn't matter. She'll still send the text beca...
8 days ago | Celebrities
The classic British Broadcasting Company (BBC) sketch comedy series Monty Python's Flying Circus and the films built by Pythons including Monty Python & the Holy Grail, Life of Brian and The Meaning of Life may be required viewing for comedy n...
19 days ago | Comedy
Despite his well known temper, comedian Lewis Black says he doesn't hate President Donald Trump or any political leader on either side of the aisle. His comedy speaks to something much deeper. "I basically have yelled about both sides and I don't ...
26 days ago | Breakfast
You’ll know people who grew up in New Orleans the second you meet them. There isn’t some shared physical or genetic trait or even a discernible accent. You’ll know because we’ll constantly tell you we grew up in New Orleans. I know this because I'...
26 days ago | Science
The term "missing link" gets thrown around a lot in discussions about humanity's lineage, but it's incorrect for many reasons. One of the biggest misconceptions created by the term is that human evolution only followed one direction that never str...