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

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

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, […]

The Dallas Decoder Interview: Kristina Hagman

“The Eternal Party,” a biography of Larry Hagman written by his daughter Kristina Hagman, was published last month. I interviewed her recently about the book and her memories of her famous father. Let me start by expressing my condolences on the recent death of your mom, Maj Hagman. I enjoyed learning more about her in […]

Remembering Larry Hagman, the Life of the ‘Party’

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

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, […]

Dallas Decoder’s Summer Vacations Guide

Planning to hit the road this summer? To have the happiest of holidays, let the Ewings be your guide. Mix business with pleasure. Experts say you should unplug from work when you’re on vacation, but don’t tell that to J.R. Ewing. Did this man ever take a break? Not only did J.R. pursue multi-million-dollar oil […]

Our May 16 #DallasChat Will Leave You Hanging

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: […]

J.R. Ewing is Coming to Town this Christmas

You better watch out: J.R. Ewing is coming to town this Christmas. Hallmark will honor Larry Hagman’s “Dallas” character with a keepsake ornament this holiday season. Sheree J. Wilson, who played April on “Dallas” and was a longtime friend of Hagman’s, posted an image of the ornament on her Facebook page today. The 5-inch tall […]

The Mamas Will Bring the Drama to Our May 2 #DallasChat

Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat on Twitter will be Monday, May 2, from 8 to 9 p.m. Eastern time. Our theme: “Mama Drama II.” Like our previous discussion from two years ago, we’ll focus on the moms of “Dallas.” If you’re new to #DallasChat — or if you need a refresher — here’s how it works: […]

On April 18, #DallasChat Gets Down to Business

Dallas Decoder’s next #DallasChat will be Monday, April 18, from 8 to 9 p.m. Eastern time. Our theme will be “Down to Business,” and questions will be posted on Twitter and Facebook. If you want to participate on Twitter, here’s how it will work: I’ll tweet 10 questions from my Twitter handle, @DallasDecoder. You’re encouraged […]