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Burton

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2013

    10 Frightfully Festive Goth Christmas Carols

    Note: In a new holiday tradition, Rocks Off would like to re-present to our readers this 2011 blog of the blackest Christmas songs we would find. Dude, religious Christmas is pretty macabre. All kinds of scandal, sex with a ghost, strangers bringing mystical gifts, and everyone predicting this youn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2012

    Christmas Past: Happy Gothmas! Top 10 Goth Christmas Songs

    While we celebrate the holidays, Rocks Off is resurrecting a few of our best Christmas-themed blogs from the past few years. (Wait... resurrecting is Easter. Never mind.) This blog originally appeared December 23, 2011. "Dude, religious Christmas is pretty macabre. All kinds of scandal, sex with a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Your Ultimate Batman Batsoundtrack Batplaylist

    No doubt some of you are sitting bleary and bloodshot from seeing an overnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises, and I am jealous of you. I didn't think to buy tickets early so now I will have to wait until like, next week to see it. First World Problems, dude. The ending of the Christopher Nolan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2011

    Happy Gothmas! Top 10 Goth Christmas Songs

    ​"Dude, religious Christmas is pretty macabre. All kinds of scandal, sex with a ghost, strangers bringing mystical gifts, and everyone predicting this young couple's baby's death like its glorious wonderful thing. Oh and a decree to slaughter all male babies the next day... what could be more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    WarBeast: Oh Fuck, They Have a Time Machine

    It's a well-known fact that most band names are essentially gobbledygook, but here at Rocks Off we're trying hard to find meaning in the oddest monikers. Beth Burton​We try real hard to avoid metal bands here in the old What's in a Name? column. We still haven't forgiven Owl Witch for the abs ... More >>

  • News

    June 23, 2011

    Debating Austin

    Residents respond to our cover story.

  • News

    June 23, 2011

    War Zoned

    Who knew historic preservation could ignite so much neighborhood drama?

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2011

    Four Comic Books That Would Make Better Musicals Than Spider-Man

    superpunch.blogspot.com​Rocks Off has gotten through our lives so far without watching a single episode of American Idol, and we are justly proud of that fact. However, even we had to view the clip of the show after we heard that the most murderous musical of the modern era was going to be fea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Get Your Passport Stamped Along the Texas Wine Trails

    ​While the trail riders rode into town last Friday, you could be riding out one weekend soon to hit one of Texas's 11 wine trails just as the bluebonnets are beginning to bloom this spring. The fifth most productive wine-producing state in the nation, Texas features more than 200 vineyards wi ... More >>

  • Music

    April 8, 2010

    Dark Tower

    Shooter Jennings enlists the occult and Stephen King on ­ambitious, eerie new album Black Ribbons.

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    This Week in Deliciousness

    The food is great and the service is fast, but sometimes the manager can be a little... prickly? BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA​ Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, the only food blog on the Internet that bothered to stencil obscene words onto our dyed Easter eggs. If you care enou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Headed to Round Top?

    Best known for its twice-a-year Antiques Fairs -- the largest of which takes place this weekend -- Round Top is a tiny pinhead on the Texas map, a laid-back country town with a picturesque square and sweet-as-pie people. There's even a sign posted (at Royer's Round Top Café) that says "If you're ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Headed to Round Top? Eat in Burton.

    ​This week and weekend is the annual Round Top Antiques Fair, a gigantormous event that draws tens of thousands of people from all over the country, all looking to score the very coolest in antique furniture, knick-knacks, jewelry, and finds. Thinking about heading up? With so many out-of-to ... More >>

  • Music

    September 25, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 25, 2008
  • Culture

    March 8, 2007

    Stage Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    March 1, 2007

    Stage Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Home Entertainment

    May 4, 2006
  • Dining

    March 2, 2000

    Eenie, Meenie, Minie...

    With a menu boasting so many treats, decision-making can be difficult at Leibman's

  • Music

    June 11, 1998
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