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    Doctor Who: "Last Christmas" Hits Every Mark Perfectly

    published Dec 29, 2014

    My apologies for the lateness of this review as I spent most of Christmas evening in the emergency room with my daughter, who is fully recovered now. The Doctor and Santa Claus...You have to be a lit... More >>

  • 10 Things You Should Be Buying at the Dollar Store

    published Dec 24, 2014

    Dollar stores don't get as much respect as they deserve. Yes, they are full to the brim with probably unlicensed toys and extremely cheap products with no craftsmanship. That said, I go to the dollar ... More >>

  • A Gloomy Gallery of Goth Christmas Songs

    published Dec 24, 2014

    Dude, religious Christmas is pretty macabre. All kinds of scandal, sex with a ghost, strangers bringing mystical gifts, and everyone predicting this young couple's baby's death like its glorious wonde... More >>

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    Doctor Who: The 3 Most Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey Moments

    published Dec 22, 2014

    The universe of Doctor Who is nowhere near the vastness of our own real universe, but it's still pretty damned big. Counting all media, the adventures of The Doctor number in multiple thousands. And... More >>

  • Top 5 Best Guesses for the Mortal Kombat X Guest Character

    published Dec 19, 2014

    When the last Mortal Kombat came out, fans got some real treats in the form of guest characters. The first was the Elm Street Slasher himself, Freddy Krueger. The Dream Master fit in nicely with the w... More >>

  • 100 Creatives 2014: Sylvia Narvaez Blanco, an Artistic Hired Gun

    published Dec 19, 2014

    What She Does: Sylvia Narvaez Blanco has been painting for the past four years. Drawing and doodling were always a part of her life, but it was painting that really drove her to where she is now, most... More >>

  • American Horror Story: Freak Show: Ladies and Gentlemen, Naomi Grossman

    published Dec 18, 2014

    I had seriously contemplated asking my editor if maybe covering American Horror Story this season was worth continuing. Since the end of the Edward Mordrake story arc, the show has stumbled through it... More >>

  • 10 Best Houston Cosplayers

    published Dec 18, 2014

    The rise of the Houston cosplay scene has been fantastic to watch. Every year at the increasing number of geek conventions, you find more and more people pulling out all the stops to bring characters ... More >>

  • The Five Best Houston Music Videos of 2014
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    The Five Best Houston Music Videos of 2014

    published Dec 17, 2014

    I feel bad that I don't make it to more live shows here in the city, but try very hard to make up for it with my lightning focus on the art of the music video. Houston produces extremely high-quality ... More >>

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    Why Do Disney Films Have So Few Women in Them?

    published Dec 15, 2014

    There's no argument to be had that women are in fact underrepresented in Hollywood. Dr. Martha M. Lauzen, the executive director at the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Dieg... More >>

  • PuraPharm Vox Tessa Kole's Top Five Desert Island Discs

    published Dec 12, 2014

    Here on Rocks Off, we ask local heroes for their top five absolute desert island discs, the records that made them the musicians they are today. This week; Tessa Kole, vocalist and guitarist of one o... More >>

  • Spectral Manifest's Wraith-Metal Will Haunt Your Dreams

    published Dec 12, 2014

    I have a soft spot in my heart for wraith-metal, because it always feels like I'm listening to someone else having a nightmare in a language I don't understand. It has a kind of throbbing madness that... More >>

  • American Horror Story: Freak Show: The Soft R-Rating Problem

    published Dec 11, 2014

    To give the show credit, American Horror Story gets away with things on FX that probably would have gotten them hauled in front of a congressional hearing 15 years ago. The show pushes the envelope li... More >>

  • My Day As a WatchDOG Dad

    published Dec 11, 2014

    One of the most interesting things about having a child entering the public school system for the first time is you get to see how different education is from how it was (or at least how you remember ... More >>

  • Gary Watson Semi-Retires Into Old-School Art Photography NSFW

    published Dec 11, 2014

    Houstonians might best know Gary Watson as the man behind the short film and brilliant comic book After Twilight, a dark, dystopian work in which Texas secedes from the union to create a religious dic... More >>

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    10 Best Places to Take a Date for Free in Houston

    published Dec 11, 2014

    The Great Recession may be over, but there's a lot of people for whom times are still pretty rough. However, just because you're broke doesn't mean that you don't have the need to take your significan... More >>

  • Reviews for the Lazy Gamer: Tomb Raider: Temple of Osiris

    published Dec 10, 2014

    Game: Tomb Raider: The Temple of Osiris Platform: PS4, Xbox 360, PC Publisher/Developer: Square Enix/Crystal Dynamics Genre: Action Score: 8 out of 10 Synopsis: Lara Croft has discovered the... More >>

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    Doctor Who: Are Weeping Angels Really Time Lords?

    published Dec 10, 2014

    The Weeping Angels remain one of the few significant contributions to The Doctor's rogue's gallery made in the revived series. Since "Blink" they've appeared in four episodes and a handful of short st... More >>

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    4 Arguments Anti-Feminists Use in Gaming (That Don't Work)

    published Dec 09, 2014

    The feminist movement in gaming over the last several years has been a fun one to watch. At least for me because I'm a guy and nobody threatens to drive a bomb truck through my house for talking abou... More >>

  • Why Sofia the First Will End in a Bloody Civil War

    published Dec 09, 2014

    My primary hobby in the world is overanalyzing the complex feudal politics of the kingdoms in Disney. It's how I relax. I've already explained before how Brave is not just the story of a plucky young ... More >>

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    10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About the Nintendo DS and 3DS

    published Dec 09, 2014

    The DS line of Nintendo handhelds is a monster. Not only is it the best-selling handheld gaming system of all time, it's the second-best-selling video game system period of all time. Only the PlayStat... More >>

  • Meet George West: Bang Bangz Drummer Plays First Solo Show

    published Dec 05, 2014

    Vik Montemayor is best known as the solid and smooth drummer for Bang Bangz, Houston's increasingly popular ethereal electronica act. Earlier this year, though, Montemayor began branching out with a s... More >>

  • American Horror Story: Freak Show: She Wants Revenge

    published Dec 04, 2014

    The glory of American Horror Story is that it's a network show like no other. The folly of American Horror Story is when it becomes a show like any other. After a week's break for Thanksgiving, we ch... More >>

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    Doctor Who: 10 Best Doctor Who Christmas Ornaments on Etsy

    published Dec 04, 2014

    The time has come to trim your festive shrub in order to have it shade the baubles and trinkets most desired by your loved ones! Christmahanakwanzika is upon us all, and for Whovians that means two th... More >>

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    10 Best Houston Commercials

    published Dec 04, 2014

    Some people watch the Super Bowl for the advertisments, but me? I always liked to lurk on basic cable near the end of the night when local businesses could afford commercial spots. Sure, they usually ... More >>

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