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Boba Fett

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    "Tatooine" Discovery: Five Other Times NASA Has Drafted Off Star Wars' Heat

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    14 Things You Didn't Know About Rick Springfield

    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 >>

  • News

    April 7, 2011

    Play Ball, Baby

    A new season for the Astros, and hopefully a new team.

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Cover Story: For Love of the Game

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2010

    Five 80's Movie Scenes That Spurred Our Sexual Awakenings

    We're not ready for Boba Fett porn, but we are on board with slave girl Leia​Many 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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    "I'm On A Boat" Gets Steampunk Makeover, Boba Fett

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Saturday Night: Weird Al Yankovic At Verizon Wireless Theater

    Photos by Jason Wolter​Weird 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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Theme Songs for the Most Annoying Characters In the Star Wars Universe, Including Whiny Emo Bitch Anakin Skywalker

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    Five Decent Bands Named After Star Wars Terminology

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    WrestleMania: The Fans. Let's Not Forget The Fans

    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 >>

  • Music

    May 18, 2006

    MC Lars

    Saturday, May 20, at Walter's on Washington, 4215 Washington Avenue, 713-862-2513

  • Film

    May 19, 2005

    Sith Is It

    George Lucas at last delivers the Star Wars prequel we've been waiting for

  • Film

    May 16, 2002

    Shadows of the Empire

    George Lucas tries to reclaim his lost glory with Episode II

  • Culture

    June 29, 2000

    The Final Frontier

    Sci-fi conventions are where movie stars go to burn brightly one more time

  • News

    May 13, 1999

    Geek Force

    The Star Wars saga builds its power on the Internet with the help of Houston-based Webmeisters

  • Music

    May 13, 1999
  • Film

    February 20, 1997
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