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  • Blogs

    October 3, 2014

    Iggy Pop vs. Iggy Azalea: Two Legit

    It's been a hell of a year for Iggy Azalea. Behind a few monster singles, the Australian hip-hop chanteuse has finally broken out of the novelty-rap ghetto and into the gated community of the mainstream. Sure, she may have accumulated a guerilla army's worth of haters along the way -- No. 1 hits wil ... More >>

  • Film

    March 27, 2014

    Mass(acre) Appeal

    The Raid 2 offers more, more, argh.

  • Articles

    March 20, 2014
  • News

    August 29, 2013

    The Dark Wall: Legendary Tornado Chaser Tim Samaras's Last Ride

    The story of Tim Samaras and the largest tornado ever documented.

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2013

    Houston's Top 10 Bro Bars, Clubs & Ice Houses

    As our sister blog Eating...Our Words does, from time to time Rocks Off will be giving your our picks for the top taverns in various Houston-area neighborhoods. Of course, the lines can be porous, but here anything with a TABC license that cannot reasonably be considered either a restaurant, coffeeh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    I Don't Get the Controversy Over Marc Anthony's "God Bless America"

    I have to admit that when I saw the words "Marc Anthony," "God Bless America" and "controversy" in the same sentence, I wondered for a moment if Pit Bull showed up with J Lo and it threw Anthony into a tizzy. Anthony sung the song before the MLB All-Star game Wednesday night in New York City, but it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    Steve Aoki at Stereo Live, 5/16/2013

    Steve Aoki Stereo Live May 16, 2013 According to the World Black Belt Bureau, the term "Dim Mak", also called the "Touch of Death," is defined as "the ancient martial art of striking vital points of an opponent's body... engineered to cause a knockout, death, or delayed reaction in the opponent." I ... More >>

  • Film

    November 22, 2012

    Path of Khan

    Life of Pi star Irrfan Khan forges a cross-cultural career.

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Eat It: Restaurants Owned by Musicians

    ​Hotlanta is so hot that they can even turn their airport into a club. Stay with us. A few days ago, Ludacris announced that he will close his Asian/Singaporean restaurant, Straits, and embark on a new "restaurateur" opportunity: opening a "Chicken and Beer" restaurant inside of Atlanta's Hart ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Don't Worry Longhorns, There Have Been Worse Beatdowns

    It was ugly, brutal and painful to watch. As a movie fan of some 40 years, I could be describing any number of lopsided fight scenes. But as a UT fan, I'm of course referring to the horrific pounding Oklahoma put on my Longhorns last Saturday. The Sooners dominated every aspect of the game, trounci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Cy Fyre: Mega-Producer Builds Big Beats, Never Sleeps

    Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to ​What we have here is the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 26, 2011
  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Puke-Tastic "Animal Abuse" Flick to Be Shown Outside Schools, Malls

    A scene from Farm to Fridge​It's probably safe to say that this film won't garner a G rating. Mercy for Animals (MFA), an animal-rights organization that has exposed some of the behind-the-scenes goings-on in factory farms, has recently released the film Farm to Fridge - The Truth Behind Meat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    Black Queen Speaks Checkmates Other Funk-Rockers

    It's a well-known fact that most band names are essential gobbledygook, but here at Rocks Off we're working to find some meaning in the monikers. ​Black Queen Speaks' own description of itself is better than any other we could possibly come up: They sound like Jane's Addiction and Soundgar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    Has 50 Cent Jumped The Shark?

    Photos by Marc Brubaker / Click here for a slideshow​9:24 p.m.: While waiting at the box office to get our tickets a kid walks up and asks, "Excuse me, how much are tickets?" He looks absolutely crushed when he hears that they're about $50. It's super sad to see. I mean, he just wanted to see ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    New On DVD: Did You Hear What Happened To The Morgans? If Not, You're Lucky

    ​A quick look at the DVDs being released today once again proves that there's no accounting for taste. The box office money makers are Disney's The Princess and the Frog, which raked in more than $102 million, and Ninja Assassin, which pocketed just over $38 million. Then there's Did You Hear Abou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Buff, Sexy Werewolves Descend On The Galleria, And We Talk To Them

    Alex Meraz and Kiowa Gordon. Howl.​How do you get yourself cast in the blockbuster Twilight series? Throw a rager, get in trouble with Dad, and move in with Mom. Maybe you'll end up going to church with Stephenie Meyer; she'll suggest you audition to play a werewolf in the series's second in ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 3, 2008

    The Crow

    This film made Brandon Lee a star — and a conspiracy theorist’s wet dream

  • Music

    March 27, 2008
  • Film

    January 17, 2008


    The Islamic revolution, and puberty, through the 2D eyes of Marjane Satrapi

  • Calendar

    October 25, 2007

    Shaolin Warriors

    Kick it up a notch with these Chinese monks

  • Music

    April 6, 2006

    Number of the Beeyotch

    The Iron Maidens encourage you to bring your daughter to the slaughter

  • Home Entertainment

    October 20, 2005
  • Film

    June 23, 2005

    Dance, Dance, Revolution

    Hip-hop, clowns and war dances meet on the street in Rize

  • Calendar

    November 7, 2002

    Velocity = Size + Sound

    Velocity Games has changed the face of arcades

  • News

    May 3, 2001

    Racist Radio?

    A rights group forms after local airwaves flow with anti-Chinese sentiments

  • News

    June 10, 1999

    The One and Only

    A fiddler gets a leg up on the competition

  • Film

    March 19, 1998

    Japan's Tough Guy

    In Fireworks, Takeshi Kitano mixes Dirty Harry with Zen

  • Film

    May 30, 1996

    Buddy and the Beast

    A pair of unlikely allies trade wisecracks and fight evil. The twist: one's a dragon.

  • Film

    July 20, 1995
  • Film

    July 13, 1995

    Sugar High

    The Power Rangers movie is sweet, junky fun