NASA: If only there was a movie about a two-sun planet....NASA officials hyped a press conference yesterday about a new discovery via the way they know best: Trot out the Star Wars references.
People connected with the movie and SFX gurus Industrial Light & Magic were on the panel to discuss ... More >>
2. Rick Springfield is a stone cold sex fiend...
In recent years, many musicians have put down their instruments (at least temporarily) and picked up the computer keyboard to produce some pretty revelatory memoirs. And in one case, perhaps too revelatory - Billy Joel recently pulled the plug ... More >>
When working on this week's feature story, I was surprised at just how much help my background as a musician would help me, especially since I was writing about a sports radio station.
Over the last 25 years, I've spent a lot of time in bars, recording studios and rehearsal spaces with other ... More >>
We're not ready for Boba Fett porn, but we are on board with slave girl LeiaMany of us at Hair Balls grew up in the 1980's. It was a formative time for us when we learned about love and life and how to drink from a funnel while standing on our heads, an innocent time. Several of us were havin ... More >>
Rocks Off is quite keen on steampunk, which is basically when you take a bunch of clockwork technology and shoehorn it into Victorian times. It's a small subset of geekdom, but growing quite a bit in popular literature.
So as long as we're transporting modern improvements into the past, why ... More >>
Photos by Jason WolterWeird Al Yankovic
Verizon Wireless Theater
July 17, 2010
Aftermath is probably not going to write very many, and you're probably going to read even fewer, concert reviews that begin by delineating the finer points of parody and satire. But this is Weird Al Yankovic we'r ... More >>
www.flickr.com/photos/fuzzcat/And you thought your office was annoying.
Jar Jar Binks, Pratfalling Mongoloid
Looking like some kind of unholy cross-breed between a frog and a duck, Jar Jar was the earliest indication that The Phantom Menace was not going to be up to snuff. The Gungan's antics wer ... More >>
www.myspace.com/aerosith"If this is a consular ship, where is the ambassador?": Aerosith Since the release of the first Star Wars in 1977, through the subsequent sequels and disappointing prequels, pop culture has been awash in Force-related mania. People name their children Luke and Leia, family ... More >>
Last Sunday's WrestleMania promised to bring the faithful to Houston,
and in that regard at least, it didn't disappoint (unless by "faithful"
you were expecting personages of some religious significance, in which
case you'd certainly be a little disappointed). Let's take a look back
at some of the ... More >>