Right now the world is full of Kennedy nostalgia and tons of stuff you can see linked to the day President John F. Kennedy and company drove past the Texas Book Depository in downtown Dallas. The 50th anniversary is upon us, and while it might feel a wee bit on the morbid side to be so focused on th ... More >>
But I haven’t given up on Sofia Coppola.
In the past year, the hip-hop scene has traded in a great deal of its diamond-encrusted Jesus pieces and record-label logo necklaces for items with a bit more "vintage designer" style. From coast to coast, we are now seeing entertainers and tastemakers flash their vintage Chanel and antique Versace ... More >>
Lucky for Lana Del Rey -- whose awkward-at-best Saturday Night Live performance last weekend left indie critics second-guessing her skill -- she has a backup career on which to fall, if needed. Last week, days before becoming a poor bundle of nerves on SNL, the up-and-(maybe)-coming songstress signe ... More >>
Muppets reboot can't quite get its act together.
www.trendhunter.comMuch like taste, fashion is subjective. And these days, it seems the crazier your outfits, the more attention you're likely to get. And if you can make that outfit out of anything but fabric, well, then that's just plain fun. Shows like Project Runway highlight the use of ... More >>
Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or not, have been swept aside. We'll examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Roosh Williams Common Struggles of a Modern Man (Self-released, 2011) Common Struggles of a M ... More >>
Ahhh Easter, a pastel-colored day filled with stale marshmallow candy, uncomfortable clothing, hard-boiled eggs and magical hares. And when the Easter Bunny comes to town, many of us go out to eat. So many, in fact, that Easter Sunday is currently the second most popular day for dining out (M ... More >>
Hans Gruber: You are most troublesome, for a security guard. John McClane: Eeeh! Sorry Hans, wrong guess. Would you like to go for Double Jeopardy where the scores can really change? It's double jeopardy of a sort for the remaining 11 Idol hopefuls, because thanks to the judges' save of Cas ... More >>
MerCheri's is at its best serving up no-nonsense Louisiana soul food.
Chanel's Facebook fan pageRocks Off was pretty much blown away by that video of angelic-looking YouTube user ChanelDizzle singing the dirty hits of members of the Screwed Up Click, which we posted about last week. So we decided to get in touch with her and find out if she had dreams of becomi ... More >>
UPDATE (1:42 p.m.): Chanel just got in touch. She's a 22-year-old UT senior. We'll have a full interview with her soon. We didn't set out for this to turn into "teenage girl week" on Rocks Off, but we're not complaining either. It's even kind of appropriate, since we're also celebrating the ... More >>
The times they are a-changin'. Gone are the days of musicians airing bad blood toward one another behind a lyrical veil a la Neil Young vs. Lynyrd Skynyrd, Dandy Warhols vs. Brian Jonestown Massacre, Ice Cube vs. N.W.A. In our brave new world, Rocks Off has succumbed to the instant-gratific ... More >>
Photo by Mark C. AustinA dapper trio of gentlemenâ€‹From the sublime to the ridiculous, there's no shortage of unique outfits at ACL. Below are some of our favorite fashions (no bikinis included this time) from the field so far.
Photo courtesy of VlastulaSeriously. Why do I torture myself? Why do I find myself creating an appointment television relationship with MTV's reality show, The Hills? And by reality I mean as real as Heidi Montag's tits. Frankly, I think it's pretty much basically sick to ... More >>
Various news outlets reported Wednesday that the Katy Independent School District received 10 reports of counterfeit bills passed in school cafeterias in the past couple of months. These include several high schools and an elementary school.Steve Stanford, district spokesperson for KISD, tells Hair ... More >>
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