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    October 17, 2013

    Houston Gets Pizza Hut's New Three Cheese-Crust Pizza Early! We Are Special

    Cheese-stuffed crust is nothing new. Pizza Hut introduced the original stuffed-crust pizza way back in 1995, and since then the food giant has experimented with different iterations of the stuffed crust, bewildering chefs and foodies and sending potheads into fits of glee. Then came the "ultimate ... More >>

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    October 16, 2013

    Forgotten Houston for Kids: Watercoaster

    When I was in middle school, I was not the cool, studly vision of awesome I am today. I was a nerdy kid, who struggled to be popular even if I was hilariously funny and devastatingly handsome even then. Ahem. But, what helped raise my status among my fellow middle schoolers were my annual birthday ... More >>

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    September 25, 2013

    Forgotten Houston for Kids: Peppermint Park

    When you are VERY little, way too short to reach the hand of the wooden cutout that says you must be "this high" to ride a roller coaster, there aren't a lot of options for you. But, in the '60s and '70s, there was a place that could accommodate you called Peppermint Park. A micro-sized amusement p ... More >>

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    December 26, 2012

    10 Reasons to Be Pissed Christmas Is Over

    Is there anything more depressing than hearing a Christmas song the day AFTER Christmas? It makes me want to punch Nat King Cole in the face. When we reach the moment that is literally the furthest away from Christmas we will get every year, there's a sort of resigned melancholy that resonates with ... More >>

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    November 29, 2012

    Austinite Videos Himself Being Rejected Every Day for 100 Days

    Anyone who owns a business or, for that matter, lives on planet earth, has had to face rejection. It might be from a potential business parter or a potential romantic partner. You think you are offering a great deal. You get your pitch together and it all goes thud right in your face. It's horrifyin ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
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    February 2, 2012
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    December 4, 2011

    RIP Hubert Sumlin, Legendary Blues Musician

    ​Hubert Sumlin, former guitarist with Howlin' Wolf and member of the Blues Hall of Fame is dead at the age of 80. Sumlin was ranked at number 65 in Rolling Stone's greatest guitar players of all time and has been cited as an influence on a wide range of blues and rock guitarists. He was born ... More >>

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    September 15, 2011
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    January 6, 2011
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    September 30, 2010


    Here’s a musical for the littlest busy bees in your life

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    May 8, 2009

    Last Call For Art: Shows Closing This Weekend

    The drama Orphans, by Lyle Kessler, has its final performance this weekend. The stage is set when two young men, getting by pulling petty crimes, kidnap a drunken businessman. Things don't go as planned, however, when the three, all of them orphans, form a pseudo-family. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. ... More >>

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    March 19, 2009

    BooTown’s “Not So Gala” Gala

    Charity event trades inflated egos for inflatable castle

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    January 7, 2009

    Happy Birthday Screech

    Rocks Off would like to say happy birthday to former Saved By the Bell actor, reality-show regular, stand-up comedian, mortgage-crisis harbinger and sometime musician Dustin "Screech" Diamond, who turns 28 today. Just be glad Rocks Off posted this video of the SBTB gang's "cover" of Billy Idol's "Mo ... More >>

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    September 10, 2008

    The Voice Of Hurricane Reason

    Expect office productivity to plunge in Houston around 2 p.m. today, when the Houston Chronicle's Eric Berger holds another live chat. Berger has emerged as the voice of reason in this hurricane-obsessed town, an anecdote to the frothing TV guys who blather on about how they're not hyping anything ... More >>

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    August 15, 2008

    Weekly WTF: Dude Bathes in a Burger King Sink

    Figured it's Friday morning, so everyone could probably use a laugh. Just try not to spit your coffee all over your monitor. Too late. I bet you $100 this guy is in a band. Hey, it is his birthday. Shout out to Byron Crawford, the wrongest blogger in the whole sphere, which is where I found this. ... More >>

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    September 6, 2007

    Guitar Shorty’s Birthday Party

    The bluesman spends his b-day on stage

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    August 15, 2007

    Miss Pop Rocks: Crying for The Two Coreys

    Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, I ask you, is there anything more pathetic than spending an hour and a half watching three back-to-back episodes of The Two Coreys on A&E? The answer is, yes, there is something more pathetic. And that more pathetic thing is actually tearing up and crying while wa ... More >>

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    February 22, 2007

    There Are Some Real Creeps on That Site

    So I was verifying the license status of a private investigator on the Texas Department of Public Safety's website, when lo and behold, I discover that someone over there is a big ol' Radiohead fan. Check out the name they use as a search example: Thom Yorke — you know, the carrot-haired, perp ... More >>

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