Comedian Jimmy Nelson discusses his start in the North Texas comedy scene

Dallas comedian Jimmy Nelson, 26, runs a monthly show called Third Thirsty Thursday Comedy Night at Tutta’s, a West End pizza restaurant in downtown Dallas. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byPRcdRxOqA Nelson will compete in the...

Tattoo artist Knarly Gav discusses the artistic development of his unique style

New York-based tattoo artist Gavan Daly, 42, has developed a significant following for his identifiable and edgy, surreal art. Daly, who goes by the artist name Knarly Gav, has...

He’s a Rebel: The Speedlights’ band leader Dwayne Ray discusses power pop’s revival and...

DENTON, TEXAS — Dwayne Ray, 42, is known for performing in Denton bands including the Jackson 8, the Denton County Revelators — a band “spreading the word of Denton County” —...
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Book Review: Trevor Noah’s ‘Born A Crime’

Stand-up comedian Trevor Noah, 32, has become a household name after he took over Jon Stewart’s beloved Daily Show in Dec. 2014. He had quite the pair of shoes...

Laughing at Police Violence: Brooklyn comic Kerry Coddett joins HBO docuseries ‘Problem Areas’ to...

HBO’s new show Problem Areas, hosted by former Daily Show correspondent Wyatt Cenac, joins the late night arena as a comedic docuseries created to confront and provide solutions for...

The Trump Movement: TV show ‘Black Mirror’ reminiscent of Donald Trump Campaign

The popular Netflix Original show "Black Mirror" has been a hot topic for its penetrative socio-political commentary since it came on the scene a few years ago. The release of...

Denton band The Southpaw Preachers nominated for Dallas Observer Music Awards, plans first album

DENTON, TEX. — The Southpaw Preachers, which considers itself “dirty, gritty soul-funk,” has been nominated in the Best Jazz Act category for the Dallas Observer Music Awards 2016, along...

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