Climb the Ladder of Success.

Yes, it was reported by a ton of actual supposedly legit news organizations over the weekend but, no, CNN didn’t air 30 minutes of hardcore porn to viewers in Boston. I guess there really isn’t anything good on TV.

But out in the land of the living, things are still hustling and bustling. Even fighting the turkey-induced post-Thanksgiving week hangover, there are many quality ways to spend your time out in the real world of Dallas and beyond this week.

Monday (11.28)
Pop-Up Shop at Blank Slate
Custom stuff, made while you shop.

New Math Mondays at Off the Record
With Convextion.

Tuesday (11.29)
Ultimate Painting, EZTV at Double Wide
Bury your heart.

KISS-FM Jingle Ball at American Airlines Center
W/ Meghan Trainor, The Chainsmokers, Fifth Harmony, Backstreet Boys, Alessia Cara, Charlie Puth, Daya, Lukas Graham, Hailee Steinfeld.

Deathgasm at Alamo Drafthouse (Richardson)
The road to hell is paved in metal.

Wednesday (11.30)
Special Lecture w/ KAWS at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Where the end starts.

Nonpoint, Escape the Fate at Trees
One for the money.

Yelawolf at The Bomb Factory
Pop the trunk.

Nothing, True Widow at Dada
The dead are dumb.

Where’s Waldo Pub Crawl in Deep Ellum
Find him at Twilite, High & Tight, Brick & Bones and Wits End.

Thursday (12.1)
Magic Men at The Bomb Factory
Work all day. Work it all night.

John Cleese & Eric Idle at Majestic Theatre
Always look on the bright side of life.

Brew-Haha Comedy Series at Community Beer Company
Laugh until Snickerdoodle Ale comes out of your nose.

Lupe Fiasco at Gas Monkey Live
The show goes on.

Bonnie Bishop at Magnolia Motor Lounge
She ain’t who she was.

Friday (12.2)
Shinyribs at Dan’s Silverleaf
Who built the moon.

Guster at Granada Theater
One-man wrecking machine.

Fat Nick at Trees
Drop ‘em off.

The Mystery Lights at RBC
What happens when you turn the devil down?

Broncho, Sports at Dada
Stay loose.

The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou at Texas Theatre
The deeper you go, the weirder life gets.

Always Something Comedy Show at Dallas Comedy House
Isn’t it, though?

Saturday (12.3)
Tweed Ride at Union Station
Get on your bikes and ride.

Seu Jorge Presents: The Life Aquatic, A Tribute To David Bowie at Texas Theatre
O Astronauta de Marmore.

Dallas Observer Music Awards Showcases in Deep Ellum
More than 50 of the best local bands.

BrickUniverse Lego Fan Convention at Fair Par
Everything is awesome.

Dallas Krampus Walk at Wits End
He sees you when you’re sleeping.

Dolly Parton at Verizon Theatre
Here she comes again.

Nobunny at Double Wide
Ain’t it a shame?

Hook at Alamo Drafthouse (Richardson)
With Dante Basco and James Madio!

Sunday (12.4)
King Dude at Three Links
Be free.

Metalachi at Trees
Go off the rails on un tren loco.

Complete, Muuy Biien, Sealion, Party Static at Lola’s Saloon
Your cat doesn’t like that.

WWE TLC at American Airlines Center
Tables, ladders and chairs, oh my!

ATB Car Club Festival at Pennington Field
Start your engines.

Maxo Kream at The Green Elephant
Take a smoke break.

Cook Like a Texan at Klyde Warren Park
Throw it on the grill.

Jingle Bells on Bishop
A Bishop Arts mimosa walk.

To find out what else is going on today, this week and beyond, check out our event directory.

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