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Hanabi Album Release Show

According to quantum mechanics, there are an infinite number of universes that exist at the same time. Somewhere in the multiverse, 90s Britpop didn’t fade away, but is alive and well and out doing...

Reruns: MEL SHARPLES

This is part of the reruns series of guest posts by guest writer Jason Sparks MEL SHARPLES Vic Tayback, “Alice”, CBS, 1976-1985             Had he been the kind of man who did genealogy, he would have known...

Outtake from my column today

Today in the Dallas Morning News is the story I wrote about going to SXSW just after my father’s death. It’s a looooong story, but it was longer earlier. This is a section that...

Reruns: Carl Kolchak

This is part of the reruns series of guest posts by guest writer Jason Sparks CARL KOLCHAK Darren McGavin on Kolchak: The Night Stalker, ABC, 1974-75.             He’s still alive, actually, and can be...

Remembering Anthony Bourdain

I was a little surprised when back in the summer, Tribeza magazine called and asked if they could use my picture of Anthony Bourdain in their next issue. If you missed it earlier, you...

Boston Traffic and The Equalizer 2

In the 80s The Equalizer television show was one television show that I watched with my father. On Sunday nights when I was in high school, my father and I both enjoyed Edward Woodward...

Jad Fair/ SXSW

For a story in the Dallas Morning News during SXSW, I went to see Jad Fair play a set at Hotel Vegas. After the story, I kind of forgot about taking all these pictures....