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". James has a strong passion for gaming, movies, reading, sports, the outdoors, and traveling. He also began a blog to document his travel adventures and celebrity interview transcripts. You can read more at: globalgeek.wordpress.com

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Dallas Event Changes Amid Covid-19

It has gotten hard to keep up with the countless changes that the virus has brought to Dallas. Between continuous new legislation being created, economic issues, and cabin fever from weeks stuck at home, many of our plans have slipped through the cracks. The wavering schedules have also wreaked havoc on many companies in the […]

FAN EXPO Dallas to Flash North Texas With Enormous Star Power from March 27-29, 2020

FAN EXPO Dallas to Flash North Texas With Enormous Star Power from March 27-29, 2020

The stream of guest announcements began in November for this year’s mega-hit weekend at FAN EXPO DALLAS, March 27-29, 2020 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.

[INTERVIEW] Dominic Monaghan: Taking The Shire to Galaxies Far, Far Away

[INTERVIEW] Dominic Monaghan: Taking The Shire to Galaxies Far, Far Away

Sci-fi fans who have seen The Rise of Skywalker might have noticed something familiar about Beaumont Kin, Rose’s new ally in battle against Palpatine’s star destroyer fleet. Dominic Monaghan took the role for the final installment after he won a soccer bet against director JJ Abrams. While the wager makes for a fun anecdote, Dominic […]

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Jobs Available At Scarborough Renaissance Festival!

What better place for a part time job than in the Renaissance! The Job Faire for Scarborough Renaissance Festival® 2020 takes place on Saturday February 22, 2020 at the Festival’s main offices located at 2511 FM 66 Waxahachie, TX 75167.

Fan Expo Dallas 2020 Spans Middle Earth To Outer Galaxies

Fan Expo Dallas 2020 Spans Middle Earth To Outer Galaxies

The folks at Fan Expo Dallas are assembling a wide array of talent (yet again) to bring to DFW in March. This year’s lineup includes 90s icons, trending characters, and legendary actors. Get ready to run, ride, fly, or beam into Fan Expo Dallas to see some of your favorite stars!

[INTERVIEW] Troop Zero Marches Into Amazon Prime Video

[INTERVIEW] Troop Zero Marches Into Amazon Prime Video

If you haven't heard, an Amazon Original film titled Troop Zero made its viral debut earlier this week. The movie focuses on a young outcast named Christmas who is obsessed with the possibility of extraterrestrials. When she learns that the winners of an upcoming Birdie Scouts contest will be featured on NASA's Golden Record to […]

INTERVIEW: Look out Santa, Rob Lake is Coming to Town

INTERVIEW: Look out Santa, Rob Lake is Coming to Town

Master illusionist Rob Lake will be bringing Christmas magic to Dallas, literally. Rob is arguably the world's top magician and has a stash of accolades to support this statement. In 2008, he was given the "Merlin Award", which is bestowed to the International Stage Magician of the Year.

Charlie Brown Headlines Gaylord Texan’s Lone Star Christmas 2019 [REVIEW]

Charlie Brown Headlines Gaylord Texan's Lone Star Christmas 2019 [REVIEW]

We may not have freezing temperatures in the forecast, but that hasn’t stopped the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine from bringing a frozen wonderland to North Texas. Tons of carved ice sculptures, tubing down snow covered lanes, and outdoor ice skating are just a small peek into what Lone Star Christmas has in store. We […]

[INTERVIEW] Cowabunga! Ft. Worth’s Kenn Scott Partakes In Some Turtle Talk

[INTERVIEW] Cowabunga! Ft. Worth's Kenn Scott Partakes In Some Turtle Talk

It is a well-known fact to fans of the franchise that the Ninja Turtles call New York City home. What many people might not know is that one of them has migrated to Texas. That’s right, Raphael is a resident of Fort Worth. While you won't find the mutant reptile in the sewers of Cowtown, […]

INTERVIEW: Avengers Star Lexi Rabe Visits DFW (And Yes, We Love Her 3,000)

INTERVIEW: Avengers Star Lexi Rabe Visits DFW (And Yes, We Love Her 3,000)

At seven year’s old, most children right now are busy looking forward to celebrating holiday breaks from school and getting to spend a bit of time at home. Most, but not all. Lexi Rabe is one of these exceptions.