Billy Madison

  • Film

    July 11, 2013

    Adam Sandler’s Laziness: Why Nothing Changes in Movie After Movie

    Adam Sandler is successful because he’s lazy.

  • Film

    June 13, 2013

    This Is the End: Joke Book of Revelation

    It all ends not with a whimper, but a dick joke.

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    Pop Rocks: How Do You React To The Proposed Grown Ups Sequel? With Animated Gifs.

    ​It's a busy time of year for movie critic types. Many of us are butting up against deadlines for award nominations, watching lots of year-end screeners of some pretty memorable films by the likes of Terence Malick, Steve McQueen, and Lynne Ramsay, among others. But everyone needs a palate cl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    This Week in Deliciousness

    "Raw" veal isn't actually raw; it cooks in its own tears!​Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where this week we've had a difficult time convincing people that a) Goat Cheese & Dill Kettle Chips existed, and b) they were really, really good. Discontinued, alas. I guess ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    The Seven Worst Back To School Soundtracks

    Sorry Kanye, Twitter is over capacity.​Going back to school sucks, and Rocks Off feels the pain of students far and wide. We've got another two semesters left before we graduate from college and get to move out of our parents' house. Yay! In the meantime, there are a few songs/albums/artists ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Why You Should Be Watching The Good Guys

    ​We're in the doldrums, people. Nothing but baseball until August, craptastic "blockbuster" movies for the next two months...hell, even the World Cup is a bore now unless you're lucky enough to have an ancestral connection to one of the remaining teams (go Germany!). What we need is a decent s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Dancing With the Stars: Gridiron or Iron Chef, Your Times Have Come

    Last night was the seventh elimination round of this season's Dancing With the Stars, and the second one to see two people go home. I guess at this point in the season the gimmick is starting to wear off? In which case, why not just have fewer contestants to start? Then again, when 16.4 million pe ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 1, 2008

    Norm MacDonald

    This former SNL cast member continues his comedy — sans his greatest hits

  • Film

    June 22, 2006

    Pause and Effect

    A truly universal remote leads to Sandler's best movie in years

  • Music

    August 4, 2005

    Houston's Gone Gaaga for Haaga

    A former king of the Texas metal world unites Houston's warring rock tribes and wins a passel of Music Awards

  • Calendar

    December 16, 2004

    Hail to the King

    SNL writer-comedian T. Sean Shannon pays tribute to a local comic legend: his brother

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Rock You like a Hurricane

    The Press Music Awards Showcase brings a category-five storm of tunes

  • Film

    June 27, 2002

    Dirty Deeds

    Someone oughta put a Capra in Sandler's ass

  • Music

    July 5, 2001

    A Punk Looks at 50

    Billy Idol's mind is still the devil's workshop

  • Culture

    May 31, 2001

    Skip It

    Why the best teen movie of the year, based on a beloved novel, won't be in theaters

  • Film

    June 24, 1999

    Perfect Pop

    Sandler shines in the clever comedy Big Daddy

  • Film

    March 12, 1998

    Blond Leading the Blind

    In Tom DiCillo's new movie, it's not the blonds who are dumb