Pete Freedman

Inside Job?

The Compelling Conspiracy Theories About Big Tex's Demise. By now, we've all heard the news: The 52-foot-tall Big Tex statue in Fair Park caught fire on Friday...

Talk Show.

The Allure of Dallas' Fast-Rising Storytelling Series, Oral Fixation. Maybe you're like me and, when you're nursing a hangover and listening to ...

Out of This World.

A Dirk Nowitzki Bobblehead Is Headed to Outer Space. Dirk Nowitzki is an amazing human. Last month, we found out that he dances to the "Cupid Shuffle." Today w...

Park Life.

On Friday, Downtown Dallas Parking Spots Became Downtown Dallas Parks. On Friday, for the second year in a row, Dallas participated in the Park(ing) Day event ...

Casting Shadows.

Scenes From Twin Shadow's Thursday Night Show at Trees.. Rocking a slicked back haircut and a copious amount of nonchalant swagger, George Lewis Jr. took ...

Wet & Wild.

Scenes From The Debut of 35 Denton's Hot Wet Mess. Well, this much is clear: 35 Denton's first-ever Hot Wet Mess was certainly hot. Held on Saturday ...

Splosh!

Previewing The Hot, Wet and Messy Factors of The Performers at Denton's Hot Wet Mess. This weekend, the folks behind 35 Denton are set to take a big step ...

Fair Play.

Meet Your 2012 State Fair of Texas Fried Foods, Bands and Competitive Eaters. The State Fair of Texas will open its gates a month from now on Friday, September...

Take Dat Wit Chew.

DJ Sober Describes Life Behind The Decks at Dirk Nowitzki's Wedding Reception. A few weeks back, DJ Sober, born Will Rhoten, got a call from his friend and fel...

Intern With Us!

We Promise, We'll Only Ask You To Get Us Coffee If You Were Already Getting Some Yourself. Yesterday afternoon, we said goodbye to the first of our three ...

Pete Freedman

Co-Founder, President, Editor

Pete is the founder, editor and president of Central Track. He is the former music editor of the Dallas Observer. His work has been published in The Daily Beast, Deadspin, LA Weekly, Village Voice, Spin Magazine, The Miami Herald and The Toronto Star, among other major publications. The Association of Alternative Newsweeklies has honored his long-form narrative writing and his blogging efforts alike. In 2008, NBCDFW.com named him one of the 25 Most Interesting People in DFW, a fact he remains all too eager to bring up at dinner parties.

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