Welcome to Ask Willie D, Rocks Off's advice column where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D!
ROCK AND A HARD PLACE
Willie D, my wife becomes really negative when I talk on the phone with other g ... More >>
Though we had previously noted on Rocks Off that psychedelic prog-rockers the Mars Volta had gone on the dreaded "indefinite hiatus" last year, none of us foresaw how truly acrimonious the split would become a short time later.
For those who missed it, last week TMV front man Cedric Bixler-Zavala w ... More >>
This past weekend, Das Racist announced that they have broken up and, according to member Kool A.D., that they have been split up for two months now.
As an avid fan, I wasn't surprised at the news. I've been watching their demise on Twitter and YouTube. Thanks, Internet. In the past few months, Koo ... More >>
By now, we've all had a few days to digest the awful, shocking news that North America's sweethearts, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez, have decided to buck destiny and call it quits. We're not entirely sure how this could have happened, but Obama was just reelected. Clearly, our worst fears are alrea ... More >>
Is there really such a thing as a non-messy breakup?
Is there a breakup in which neither party turns to a tub of Duncan Hines frosting to muffle the yak-like sounds of their latest, mostly unprompted crying jag? Is there a breakup outside of Pennsylvania Dutch country that doesn't involve inappropr ... More >>
You Never Give Me Your Money: The Beatles After the Breakup
By Peter Doggett
It says something about the market for books about the Fabs that this is one of many dedicated to the group's breakup, financial story and legal battles. However, Doggett (Are You Ready for the Country?) not only pr ... More >>
For ladies dating dudes in bands, life can get rough. You are either seen as a trophy or a hindrance to his true rock and roll dreams, arm candy and not the actual real live human being you in fact are. Depending on how successful his band is, your man is constantly the focal point of dozens ... More >>
In the end, Ruffin McNeill never had a chance.Despite an Alamo Bowl week where he managed to keep his team focused and
united amidst the most bizarre circumstances and an Alamo Bowl game where he
made some gutsy calls to get Texas Tech past a frisky, albeit depleted
Michigan State squad, replacin ... More >>
He was the sun in your sky, the cream in your coffee, the spring in your step. When you awoke, your first thought was of his embrace, whether you were tangled in it or not. Every evening before you slumbered, he was the last image to cross your weary mind, even if his body wasn't suctioned ... More >>
She's no good, he's no good, you're no good, baby, you and your fizzled-out flame ain't no good. Face the music, friend. He tells you he wants you, yet he actually repositioned his nether regions away from your eager mouth when you tried to go bobbing for apples last evening. She says you' ... More >>
We've all been there, in the throes of a breakup so bad you fear you'll end up dying alone or in jail: Crying so hard your eyes are chapped and red, throat sore and aching from sobbing, hair matted from days without a shower and nails chewed to the quick. Your friends are tired of hearing you rehas ... More >>
Some basic facts that cannot be disputed. Our economy is in the shitter; parts of downtown Houston smell like a little boy's bathroom, puddles and all; and singing good country music is no easy feat. The next artist on Rocks Off's week-long visit through the HPMA Best Local Song nominees is Hayes Ca ... More >>