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Sep 9, 2016

Dallas Park Board member Paul Sims and Bobby Abtahi, chairman of the Friends of Fair Park, debate the merits of the proposed plan to privatize the management of Fair Park. 

 

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Record

Sep 1, 2016

D Magazine editors Kathy Wise, Holland Murphy, Nancy Nichols, and Catherine Downes are joined by actor-comedian Baron Vaughn and restaurateur Jack Perkins to discuss the Dallas comedy scene, barbecue, and the new look at iconic bar Ships Lounge.

Aug 26, 2016

Coalition For a New Dallas executive director Matt Tranchin stops by the Old Monk to talk about how decisions on transportation and a movement toward greater walkability are vital to the future of the city.

 

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Record

Aug 19, 2016

Legendary newsman Dan Rather makes another visit to the Old Monk, with his grandson Martin in tow, to talk about the state of this year's presidential election, his respect for Mark Cuban and David Hasselhoff, and why he always totes peanut butter while on assignment in exotic locales. Plus, Tim and Zac surprise him with some old friends.

 

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Record

Aug 5, 2016

D Magazine executive editor Kathy Wise sits down at Table No. 1 at the Old Monk in East Dallas to explain why the Dallas Cowboys' new star acquisition, Ezekiel Elliott, holds a special place in her heart even if she doesn't give a damn about football.

 

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Record

Jul 14, 2016

D Magazine staff editors Kathy Wise, S. Holland Murphy, and Catherine Downes invited mixologist Eddie "Lucky" Campbell and real estate agent John Murray for a tiki- and housing-market-centric conversation. Be sure to hang around for the thrilling third act: "What's Catherine Putting in Our Mouths?"

May 27, 2016

Julia Heaberlin, thriller author of Playing Dead and Black-Eyed Susans, stops by the Old Monk to talk about the rich rewards of the book business, her days a newspaper editor at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the time she was briefly Tim Rogers' boss.

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Record

May 13, 2016

Skip Hollandsworth, former D Magazine writer and now executive editor of Texas Monthly, stopped by the Old Monk to talk about his newly published book, The Midnight Assassin, about the unsolved mystery of a serial killer in 19th-century Austin.

 

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Record

Apr 29, 2016

LeeAnne Locken of Bravo's The Real Housewives of Dallas was game to appear at the Old Monk to chat about the show and her own carny past — plus play a game of iPhone roulette.

 

 

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Records

Mar 25, 2016

Fort Worth lawyer Bryan Wilson, aka the Texas Law Hawk, stops by the Old Monk to talk about how his outrageous commercials went viral and led to a Super Bowl ad appearance.

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Records)

Feb 25, 2016

Dwaine Caraway, former Dallas city councilman and current Dallas County commissioner candidate, stopped by the Old Monk to talk about what went down recently between him and political rival John Wiley Price at a Dallas radio station.

 

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Records)

Feb 12, 2016

Dallas Morning News reporter and UT-Dallas professor Dr. Seema Yasmin returns to the Old Monk to explain just how worried we should (or should not) be about the emergence of the Zika virus in Dallas. Plus, Tim and Zac talk about the city's recent decision to ban a porn convention and the announcement of the cast of Real Housewives of Dallas

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Records)

Jan 8, 2016

On today's show, in lieu of a guest, Tim and Zac reveal behind-the-scenes details of how Michael J. Mooney's January 2016 story in D Magazine, "My Brother, the Murderer," came to be published. Plus Tim plays iPhone Roulette.

 

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Records)

Dec 18, 2015

This week on EarBurner, a chat with Donna Denise, "house mom" at Dallas gentlemen's club the Lodge. Among the topics discussed are the Lewisville Lake Dam, to which country Zac would flee to escape extradition, and what Tim likes best about strip joints.

 

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Guest: Donna Denise
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Records)

Dec 11, 2015

Lawyer Bobby Abtahi, who's also a member of the Dallas Plan Commission, stopped by the Old Monk to talk about the recent national-news-making incident in which he was kept off a Virgin America flight from New York to Dallas for murky reasons. Plus, Zac Crain goes unplugged on the Lower Greenville Neighborhood Association.

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Guest: Bobby Abtahi
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Records)

Dec 3, 2015

Harrison Edell, senior director of living collections at the Dallas Zoo, makes a return visit to Table No. 1 at the Old Monk to talk about the controversy over the zoo's plans to relocate six elephants from southern Africa to southern Dallas. Plus, are dolphins rapists and murderers?

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Guest: Harrison Edell
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Records)

Oct 26, 2015

Former 60 Minutes producer Mary Mapes stopped by the Old Monk ahead of the nationwide release of Truth, the new film about the 2004 events that led to the departures of Mapes and longtime anchor Dan Rather from CBS. 

 

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Guest: Mary Mapes
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Records)

Oct 16, 2015

Sock-of-the-month club operator Bryan DeLuca of Foot Cardigan returns to the Old Monk to talk about what it was like to appear in his underwear on national television for a recent episode of Shark Tank.

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Guest: Bryan DeLuca
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Records)

Oct 2, 2015

Dallas entrepreneur Matt Alexander returned to the Old Monk on Friday afternoon to talk about the Dallas tech and startup communities — and his hot sports opinions.

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Guest: Matt Alexander
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Records)

Sep 25, 2015

The Dallas Observer‘s own Cheap Bastard, Alice Laussade, stopped by the Old Monk to talk about her upcoming Meat Fight fundraiser, and she brought plenty of salty language with her. Consider this your mature-content warning. Maybe skip this one if you’re listening with the kids.

 

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Guest: Alice Laussade
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Records)

Sep 4, 2015

Feargal McKinney — proprietor of the Old Monk, Idle Rich Pub, and Blackfriar — talks about how an Irishman wound up in Dallas, and his plans for a new Henderson Avenue bar, The Skellig.

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Guest: Feargal McKinney
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Records)

Aug 28, 2015

Michelle Rodriguez, a DJ for country station KSCS, stopped by the Old Monk to talk to Zac and guest co-host Eric Celeste about how she got started in Dallas radio, the Susan Hawk saga, and her soccer fandom.

 

Hosts: Zac Crain, Eric Celeste
Guest: Michelle Rodriguez
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Records

Aug 13, 2015

Longtime TV newsman Dan Rather stopped by the Old Monk, along with his grandson Martin, to talk about his time covering the JFK Assassination, his professional relationship with Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, the new movie about his downfall at CBS, and a prize he's offering for great ideas to improve Texas education.

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Guest: Dan Rather and Martin Rather
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Records

Aug 7, 2015

Former Dallas TV news anchor Brendan Higgins stops by the Old Monk to talk for the first time about the details of the arrest in Aspen, Colorado, that led to his firing by CBS 11. 

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Guest: Brendan Higgins
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Records

Jul 31, 2015

The co-owner of Goodfriend Beer Garden and the Blind Butcher stopped by the Old Monk to talk about his early days as a bouncer at Trees and his plans to open a new package store that also serves incredible sandwiches. Plus the most amazing round of iPhone roulette ever.

 

Hosts: Tim Rogers, Zac Crain
Guest: Matt Tobin
Theme music: Shibboleth's "The Bavarian," from the 2008 album Experiment in Error (Idol Records

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