#DallasChat is Cooking Up Something Special for Nov. 21

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Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter will be Monday, November 21, from 8 to 9 p.m. Eastern time. This will be our second Thanksgiving-themed #DallasChat, so the topic will be “Talkin’ Turkey II.” If you’re new to #DallasChat or need a refresher, here’s how it works: During each hour-long discussion, I tweet 10 questions from […]

#DallasChat Will Bring You Thrills and Chills on Oct. 24

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Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter will be Monday, October 24, from 8 to 9 p.m. Eastern time. This will be our second Halloween-themed #DallasChat, so the topic will be “Oh, the Horror! II.” If you’re new to #DallasChat or need a refresher, here’s how it works: During each hour-long discussion, I tweet 10 questions […]

Coming Oct. 17: ‘The Great ‘Dallas’ Debate!’

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Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter will be Monday, October 17, from 8 to 9 p.m. Eastern time. Since it’s election season, our theme will be “The Great ‘Dallas’ Debate!” You’ll be asked to take sides on some of “Dallas’s” thorniest issues, so expect lots of passionate discourse. Of course, this is #DallasChat, so we’ll […]

Fall Into #DallasChat on Sept. 19

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Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter will be Monday, September 19, from 8 to 9 p.m. Eastern time. This discussion will begin a series of all-new chats after a summer of “best of” reruns. Our theme will be “Fall for #DallasChat,” which means we’ll talk about classic moments from the original show’s autumn premieres, as […]

You’re Invited to Another ‘Best of #DallasChat’ on Aug. 15

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Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter will be Monday, August 15, from 8 to 9 p.m. Eastern time. Our theme: “The Best of #DallasChat VII.” I’ll once again ask favorite questions from past discussions. If you’re new to #DallasChat — or if you need a refresher — here’s how it works: During each hour-long discussion, […]

Join Us For Another ‘Best of #DallasChat’ on July 18

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Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter will be Monday, July 18, from 8 to 9 p.m. Eastern time. Our theme: “The Best of #DallasChat VI.” I’ll once again ask favorite questions from past discussions. If you’re new to #DallasChat — or if you need a refresher — here’s how it works: During each hour-long discussion, […]

Remembering Larry Hagman, the Life of the ‘Party’

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I’ve always believed famous people are as entitled to their privacy as anyone else, which is why I hesitated to read “The Eternal Party,” the new biography of Larry Hagman written by his daughter Kristina. The pre-publication publicity made it clear the book would contain information that Larry might have preferred to keep private, and […]

Time for Another ‘Best of #DallasChat’ on June 20

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Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter will be Monday, June 20, from 8 to 9 p.m. Eastern time. Our theme: “The Best of #DallasChat V.” I’ll once again ask favorite questions from past discussions. If you’re new to #DallasChat — or if you need a refresher — here’s how it works: During each hour-long discussion, […]

30 Years Later, ‘Dallas’s’ Shower Scene Still Makes a Splash

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In so many ways, “Dallas” is the show that invented modern television. It’s not just that J.R. Ewing gave rise to Tony Soprano, Frank Underwood and the myriad antiheroes who now dominate dramatic TV storytelling. “Dallas” also changed how we watch TV. Before the series debuted in 1978, prime time was marked by episodic fare […]

Our May 16 #DallasChat Will Leave You Hanging

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Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter will be Monday, May 16, from 8 to 9 p.m. Eastern time. We’ll discuss one of “Dallas’s” greatest traditions — its season-ending cliffhangers — so our theme will be “Hang On, Darlins!” If you’re new to #DallasChat — or if you need a refresher — here’s how it works: […]