Andy Rooney

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2011

    Fun Fun Fun Fest: Danzig Cuts His Closing Set Short And Tries To Incite A Riot (VIDEO)

    Photos By Marc BrubakerDanzig last night at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin. ​Last night's Danzig Legacy set at the opening night of Fun Fun Fun Fest 2011 was marred by the short (LOL, right) set that Glenn Danzig turned in. The ex-Misfits and Samhain goth-rocker was scheduled to perform hits sets ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Andy Rooney Is Retiring. You Won't Miss Him.

    If a crabby, unpleasant nonagenarian who ceased being relevant 20 years ago retires from broadcasting, does the collective sigh of relief make a sound? Andy Rooney will announce on Sunday's "60 Minutes" that it will be his last regular appearance on the newsmagazine. Rooney, 92, has been featured o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    HBO's Game of Thrones Will Be Awesome.
    And It Will Never End.

    Winter is coming...​You may or may not have heard about the new miniseries gearing up to premiere on HBO in April. If you're in any way familiar with the epic fantasy genre, you've doubtless been anticipating Game of Thrones since the project was announced back in 2007. It's based on the first ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Go F*** Yourself, Andy Rooney

    Venerable windbag Andy Rooney took a break last Sunday from complaining about Hispanic ballplayers and the number of non-functioning typewriters he owns to address the problem of unemployment: Rooney understands your problem, because he's been out of work too...though apparently not since 19 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    Who Might Replace Simon Cowell on American Idol? Funny You Should Ask...

    [Ed. Note: Thanks to Craig Hlavaty for sparking this idea with his suggestion that Andy Rooney take over for Mr. Cowell.] As most of you no doubt already know, American Idol returns tonight, which means a return to watching overly processed people performing overly processed versions of overly proc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Vietnam Vet to America: Stick Veterans Day Where The Sun Don't Shine

    ​Dave Collins is a Vietnam veteran, and he wants to abolish Veteran's Day. "I would also like to see yellow-ribbon stickers outlawed along with 'We Support the Troops' signs in business and all the other feel good BS of that ilk," he adds in a personal commentary he e-mailed to his mailing list.Ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2008

    You Know What I Don’t Understand? Andy Rooney

    Miss Pop Rocks doesn’t understand a lot, she’ll be the first to admit. But tonight, on her blog, she’ll let you know about something she really doesn’t understand. Andy Rooney. (Now imagine my voice, all whiny like, punctuated by strange pauses. Okay, now read on.) You know what I don ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2006

    RE: Re: My Kid Is a Ten-Year-Old Curmudgeon

    Courtesy of The Family Lomax Today, John Henry learns that "teachers are people too." If you've followed us of late, you know that everyone's buzzing about our newest guest critic, John Henry Lomax, son of music editor John Nova Lomax. Some readers, such as Reg Burns, are comparing him to Andy ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 29, 2004

    Turntable Roundtable

    Hip-hop notables get together to rap about responsibility

  • Music

    August 8, 2002

    ¡Viva Compadre!

    Texas's greatest living songwriter signs with a Houston indie label

  • Music

    July 17, 1997

    Rooting Interest

    The Roots make rap for both your hips and your head