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Carrot Top

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    Fan Fighting League! Philly Fan Invades Tampa (w/ VIDEO)

    A few bad apples spoil the bunch. For the last three weeks, as a collective fan base, Houston Texan fans have been labeled as a bunch of delusional, intrusive, bloodthirsty animals. And why? Because a few idiots burned a Matt Schaub jersey, a couple kids put a FOR SALE sign in his yard, and finally ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Blue Hate Special: Loving to Loathe Guy Fieri

    We've all seen this spiked, peroxide-dyed Food Network star eating his way across America's heartland. We've all heard him choking out limp catchphrases around mouthfuls of food, wheezing out airy, hyena-like whinnies of laughter while wiping grease and mustard off of his perfectly manicured, bleac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    15 Things Rocks Off Learned Watching The ACM Awards

    Sunday nights, I usually like to watch The Amazing Race after 60 Minutes. I don't usually watch much reality television at all, but something about the combination of total incompetence, vicious backstabbing and exotic locales as several, two-person teams race around the globe is completely intoxica ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Toby Keith's "Red Solo Cup" And Other Household Items That Need Theme Songs

    ​OK, we've never been devout Toby Keith fans. At all. Our image of him changed though as we heard more of his politics, post-"Courtesy Of The Red, White And Blue" and he came out as a fan of gay marriage and gays in the military. Who says all country guys have to be right-wing torchbearers any ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    Ginger Rap Song Fights Spread Of "Rojophobia"

    ​If you're like Rocks Off you woke up this morning hung over with a broken hand and not enough Cadbury Crème Eggs, and while that is not the most promising start of a day we took comfort in the fact that no one was going to make us stare at the pixilated image of orange-tinted naughty bits. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    What Rhymes With Anahuac? We Ask The Rapping Weatherman

    Nick Kosir, Beaumont's Rapping Weatherman, has a posse​We wrote about Beaumont's rapping weatherman Nick Kosir last week, and as we mentioned then, we weren't the first to do so. ESPN2's Sports Nation, The Huffington Post and the ever-illustrious Ryan Seacrest have all recognized Kosir for his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Rocks Off's Picks for This Weekend's Fun Fun Fun Festival

    You can think of this weekend's Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin as the indie, metal, and hip-hop little brother of the more staid Austin City Limits Music Festival. The fourth edition of the two-day event held in Waterloo Park in Austin starts tomorrow afternoon. Per our stated life path, Rocks Off will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    Is Nickelback Really Worth Hating So Much?

    Somewhere over the past five years, Nickelback was deemed the unofficial "worst band in the world," usurping Creed as the rock snob's go-to reference for "awful." How did this happen? To date, the British Columbian quartet has sold close to 20 million albums, sell out arenas in every city, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 27, 2007

    Q&A: Greg Giraldo Talks about Carrot Top, Carlos Mencia, Ray Romano, Lewis Black, Patton Oswalt, Dick Cheney and, of course, Paris Hilton

    Greg Giraldo drops into the Improv this week, but last week Assistant Night & Day Editor Dusti Rhodes talked to him on the phone about roasting celebrities, stealing jokes, being a dad, and his upcoming show on Comedy Central. Houstoned: You’re kind of known for being really good at roasting peop ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 27, 2007

    Greg Giraldo

    Comedy Central’s darling drops into The Improv

  • Music

    September 27, 2007

    Houston's Ten Worst Songs

    and we're still not as bad as Dallas

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2007

    I Want My MP3

    If you haven't noticed, all hell is breaking loose right now in online digital music sales. On the main stage: Last month Amazon announced its intention to enter the fray at the end of the year, challenging iTunes' hegemony in the market. Two weeks ago, after much hand-wringing anticipation, Apple d ... More >>

  • Music

    November 16, 2006

    Never Opening Near You

    Music biopics Hollywood won't make

  • Calendar

    August 12, 2004

    Writing in Circles

    A new book looks at the drunk, drugged genius of six Texas scribes

  • Film

    June 17, 2004

    Feels Like 80 Days

    Jackie Chan takes a long trip without going anyplace new

  • Calendar

    April 8, 2004

    Unearthing Kitsch

    Media Archeology digs up some quirky film relics

  • Music

    December 18, 2003

    Acid Test

    Enter the warped world of the Linus Pauling Quartet at your peril

  • Film

    January 16, 2003

    Toss It Outback

    Kangaroo Jack is a real punch in the pouch

  • Music

    October 24, 2002

    Greg Wood

    Ash Wednesday (Stag)

  • Film

    February 8, 2001

    Dumb and Dumbest

    Saving Silverman takes Hollywood's juvenile craze to a new low

  • Calendar

    April 14, 1994
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