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.
Jeff Goldblum and The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra’s Playful, Touching Sound Made It OK for Stars to Start Bands Again1 day ago | Celebrities
When an editor gives one of their writers the task of covering a concert fronted by a celebrity who isn't known for their musical talents, it's either because they know that it will suck and the writer can turn such torture into something hilariou...
3 days ago | Arts & Culture News
Talking to actor, jazz pianist and a being of radiating light Jeff Goldblum is never a one-way conversation. He's so genuinely interested in people and being alive in the moment that he can turn a simple press interview around on the person talkin...
Found Footage Festival’s Nick Prueher Says the VCR May Be Dead But the Art of Videotape Cinema is Alive and Well6 days ago | Arts & Culture News
July 22, 2016, is a date that will live in infamy for pop culture geeks, film fans and tapeheads. It's the day that could be the first step of the long, slow death of the videotape. This was the day Japan's Funai Electric manufactured the world's ...
Local Singer, TCU Professor and Daughter of SMU President Says Opera Star Plácido Domingo Groped Her10 days ago | Arts & Culture News
The ongoing investigation into the alleged inappropriate behavior of opera star Plácido Domingo hit home again over the weekend when a Dallas singer, college professor and daughter of Southern Methodist University's president stated publicly that ...
11 days ago | Arts & Culture News
Opera star Plácido Domingo was scheduled to perform in Dallas next year, but after an Associated Press story revealed that nine women accused him of sexually harassing them over the last four decades, the Dallas Opera pulled his tour date from the...
13 days ago | Arts & Culture News
The first Plano Comedy Festival made quite an impression on Dallas' comedy community. Comedian and founder Wes Corwin and his crew put together one of the year's most impressive festivals with a list of local comedians and even some seasoned comic...