Katy Perry: too hot for Elmo and Sesame Street?

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Sesame Street/PBS

We weren't very pleased when Sesame Street put Cookie Monster on a diet a few years back, and now da Street is turning our smiles upside down again. This time, for pulling a perfectly cute segment featuring Katy Perry and Elmo doing a riff on Perry's hit Hot N Cold. Read more

Monday TV ratings: Not good for DFW-filmed shows

Just got a look at the Nielsen overnight ratings for Monday, the "official" first night of the 2010-2011 TV season, which come to me via Variety. But the comments below are mine. Read more

Kim Jong Il bowls for dollars with 'The Dude'

Kim Jong Il bowls and 'The Dude'

There's at least one American export that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il has deemed suitable for his subjects' consumption, assuming you don't count hamburgers: It's The Dude. Read more

Tiffany Derry of Dallas: the new beast in the 'Top Chef' kitchen?

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Tiffany Derry is in it to win it, baby. In Wednesday night's episode of Top Chef">Bravo's Top Chef, Chef Derry of Dallas made a clean sweep -- she won both the Quickfire and the Elimination challenge. Read more

'American Idol' auditions head to Austin

American Idol auditions at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington

It's hard to believe Fox is heading into its 10th season of American Idol (somedays it feels more like the 25th). But here we are. The audition bandwagon bypasses the Metroplex this year, and heads down to Austin. If, per Austin's reputation, they keep it weird, the audition shows promis... Read more

Fanboy in Cowtown gives the skinny on this year's Comic-Con

This year's Comic-Con International in San Diego has come, gone and the migrating flock of over 125,000 nerds are returning to their nests exhausted and happy. As all accounts report, this year's big con had less of the comic-book industry involvement and much more Hollywood fan service. Read more

Holy lampshade! Critiquing the Gaga fashion

Lady GaGa brought her Monster Ball tour to Dallas' American Airlines Center on Thursday.

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DALLAS -- Most Lady Gaga fans bought tickets for her "Monster Ball" tour to hear their favorite songs -- Poker Face, Alejandro or Bad Romance -- performed live. While hearing the hits was the primary reason everyone piled into the American Airlines Center Thursday night... Read more

Get 'The Other Guys' to premiere in Dallas!

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Macall Polay

This summer, wouldn't it be cool to see a movie premiere in DFW? Well, it's a possibility. But it's all up to you. Read more

Contest: Enter to win a VIP Road Trip to Dia de los Toadies!

Calling all Toadies fans! We've got a contest with a heckuva prize package for a lucky winner. You could score a VIP Road Trip to see the 3rd Annual Dia de los Toadies show at Whitewater on the Horseshoe in New Braunfels, Aug. 27-28. The grand prize package includes: Read more

Fanboy in Cowtown: 'Danny Husk' fans lend me your ears

UPDATE: There's been a date change for Scott Thompson's appearance on Fanboy Radio; he'll now appear on the July 25 show. Read more

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