Dallas (TV Show)

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2014

    The 10 Best Bad Music Videos of the '80s

    One of my favorite things about looking back on the past is how things that were perhaps state-of-the-art at the time are now so cheesy and dated removed from their original contexts. It should probably come as no surprise that I'm a massive fan of the slasher genre, especially the later films in th ... More >>

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    January 31, 2013

    5 Bands Studies Show Make You a Bad Person

    We've been hearing for years that rock music makes us bad people. We've heard it from our parents, from teachers, from those goody-goody kids at school. AC/DC has probably written at least 100 songs about the subject. But what if I told you that scientists in the Netherlands have proved definitively ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
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    July 8, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part 3: Tommy Birdwell of TQLA

    Photos by Matthew DresdenBBQ Duck Tamale​After sitting down for a lengthy and fascinating conversation (recounted in parts one and two), Chef Birdwell brought out a few of the dishes on TQLA's recently revised menu. We began with the barbecue duck tamale, made with achiote masa and cascabel b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part 2: Tommy Birdwell of TQLA

    Photo by Matthew DresdenChef Tommy Birdwell in the kitchen at TQLA​In part one of our conversation with Chef Tommy Birdwell of TQLA, we covered his early career and his vision for TQLA. Today, we'll discuss Chef Birdwell's work on the Pappasito's menu, writing a cookbook with Stephan Pyles, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    George Harrison, Dedicated Dallas Fan

    All things must pass, but Dallas can't be missed​We're currently reading the second volume of the voluminous diaries of Monty Python's Michael Palin, a good potato chip read that, in this case, covers the 1980s. Among the things we learned: former Beatle George Harrison, he of the mystical in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Maybe This Will Distract Everyone From the City's Horrible Super Bowl Fiasco

    J.R.: Great Texan? Or *greatest* Texan?​Twenty years (!) after the original series ended, J.R. Ewing and company are set to return to the small screen...temporarily, at least. Larry Hagman (J.R.), Linda Gray (Sue Ellen) and Patrick Duffy (Bobby) are reportedly going to appear in the pilot for ... More >>

  • Music

    August 5, 2010

    Died and Gone to Houston

    City is ready for another honky-tonk close-up.

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    For Inception: Bad Dream Sequences In Good Movies

    Inception is getting good reviews as a dream-based thriller, but there are plenty of examples of perfectly good movies or shows being ruined, or at least temporarily harmed, by dream sequences.Among them:1. The Sopranos with that damn Kevin Finnerty Tony gets shot and then the wheels come off. We g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Blockbuster Disses Houston As A Movie Location

    Blockbuster has put out an interactive "Road Trip" map for the summer, listing locations where great movies have been shot.Sixteen of the listed films are in Texas. The number of those shot in Houston? Zero.Included are Bonnie & Clyde (Dallas) and Dazed and Confused (Austin), but even the TV sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2007

    The Franco-Texas Connection

    If you didn’t think the French were douchey enough, they held a charity auction Tuesday of memorabilia from the TV show Dallas. The money goes to a charity that hires clowns to entertain sick kids! So that’s a bunch of real douches bidding on stuff worn by fake TV douches set in a real douche ... More >>

  • News

    July 29, 2004
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    May 29, 2003

    Film Buff

    The naked truth about why Houston isnt the third coast

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    October 24, 2002

    On the Mark

    Plus: Equal Justice, Downtown SUV Alert, Needle Points

  • News

    August 6, 1998

    Going the Distance

    Houston's John Kelley has pursued his dream of bringing the Olympics to Houston for years, despite all odds. Now he's official.

  • News

    December 26, 1996