James D Smithey, Author at I Live In Dallas

James D SmitheyJames Smithey is a teacher at a local DFW high school, father, and proud Texas native. In addition to these titles he could also be considered a "countrified geek". He enjoys anything outdoors in addition to gaming, movies, reading, and traveling. James also recently began a blog to document his travel adventures and celebrity interviews. You can read more at: globalgeek.wordpress.com

INTERVIEW: Meet The Biehns

INTERVIEW: Meet The Biehns

Do the titles Aliens or The Terminator ring a bell? These films are among a handful that have withstood the test of time and transcended generation lines. Most people would consider their career successful if they had been involved in one of these blockbuster hits, much less having major roles in all of them.

INTERVIEW: Behind The Voices Of Dragon Ball Super

INTERVIEW: Behind The Voices Of Dragon Ball Super

The Dragon Ball saga began over 30 years ago and is still going as strong as any Super Saiyan Fusion form. If you are not familiar with the show, it is an anime that has overwhelmingly infiltrated the American entertainment industry.

A Look Through Our Eyes – 2018 Gaylord Texan’s Lone Star Christmas

A Look Through Our Eyes - 2018 Gaylord Texan's Lone Star Christmas

Those that get annoyed by the fact that Christmas songs are infiltrating their radios in November obviously haven’t stepped foot into the Gaylord Texan’s Lone Star Christmas.

November Brings Turkey And Comic Talent To Dallas

November Brings Turkey And Comic Talent To Dallas

We are only weeks away from one of the year’s final comic conventions in DFW. Dallas Comic Show is being held at the Richardson Convention Center on November 17-18.

ICE! Discount Coupon For ILID Readers

ICE! Discount Coupon For ILID Readers

ICE! returns to the Gaylord Texan on November 9 and run through January 1. This year the theme is Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer. You will walk through the story amongst millions of pounds of carved ice

Gaylord Texas Prepares To Bring ICE! To DFW In November

Gaylord Texas Prepares To Bring ICE! To DFW In November

Santa's elves at Gaylord Texan Resort are busy building an enormous and magical winter wonderland for visitors to enjoy this holiday season! The resort’s 15th annual Lone Star Christmas will feature a variety of holiday activities, live entertainment, and grand décor to celebrate the season!

Cosplay, Celebrities, and More From Dallas Fan Days 2018

The monsoons finally parted this past weekend just in time for Dallas Fan Days 2018. The annual fall event was held at the Irving Convention Center and definitely did not disappoint. The convention brought actors ranging from Jaleel White to Karl Urban.

INTERVIEW: Breaking Free – Manu Bennett’s Rudis

INTERVIEW: Breaking Free - Manu Bennett's Rudis

Any actor can get in front of a camera and portray a hero or antagonist, but the best stories are those that are able to completely transform characters right before the audience’s eyes. These story lines develop a unique connection during the metamorphosis. Manu Bennett is one of the few actors that have successfully made […]

Screams® Returns To DFW

Screams® Returns To DFW

Temperatures in DFW are beginning to cool and fall is slowly creeping in, but fall isn’t the only thing lurking around the corner. There are only a couple of weeks left before terror strikes Waxahachie. Screams® is set to return on September 28th and they are doing it with a frightening new lineup.

INTERVIEW: Kevin Sorbo’s Journey From Demigod To God

INTERVIEW: Kevin Sorbo's Journey From Demigod To God

The name Hercules elicits images of sheer strength and power. For many of us that grew up in the 90s that image is also synonymous with Kevin Sorbo.