Chris Tucker

  • Calendar

    August 28, 2014
  • Blogs

    July 28, 2014

    The Continuing CSN Houston Fiasco Makes Luc Besson Films Seem Sane and Logical

    Luc Besson's movie teeter on the edge of insanity. They're full of stylized violence, shouting, slow motion, and visual effects. They're full of bright colors, big stars, fancy camera moves, and flashy editing. Yet his movies usually make zero sense, appear to have no script, don't follow the rules ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    J.Cole at House Of Blues, 6/24/13

    J.Cole House Of Blues June 24 A dollar. At 11:30 AM Monday, someone took a photo of the marquee at House Of Blues, focused squarely on five letters with a singular space in between them. J.Cole. The North Carolina golden child had his fans and more going on a literal hunt for the whereabouts of hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    KTSU DJ Myron Anderson on Life Support Following Brain Aneurysm

    Myron Anderson, a veteran DJ of Texas Southern University's KTSU (90.9 FM), is on life support at an undisclosed hospital following a brain aneurysm suffered during a Super Bowl Sunday cookout. Chris Tucker, a former KTSU DJ and a close friend of Anderson's, confirmed the news. Says Tucker, "He w ... More >>

  • Film

    January 3, 2013

    Defending Tarantino

    What critics who attack the director's borrowings miss.

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2012

    Wait a Minute! Who Is That? Top 10 Videos With Famous Actor Cameos

    When you are an actor, you take basically whatever will feed you just as long as you get to perform. Many actors either got their start in music videos or they will appeared in one after they got famous. Oftentimes, they are pretty memorable.

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Music

    January 5, 2012

    All That Jazz

    Critics say KTSU has lost its listeners, not to mention its soul, by ditching its cutting-edge music and many of its veteran DJs.

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    Local Man Claims KTSU Plays "Concentration Camp" Jazz

    KTSU on FacebookChris Tucker finds KTSU's smoother direction hard to swallow.​Rocks Off has heard smooth jazzer Kenny G compared to rusty nails in the eyes, and what wallpaper might sound like if it boasted sonic properties. However, this is the first time that we've heard the soprano saxophon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    Houston Emcee Calls KTSU a "Concentration Camp," Station's Assistant General Manager Responds

    ​Somebody hearing Diana Krall's interpretation of "Body and Soul" on KTSU may not associate the jazz standard, immortalized by Billie Holiday, with a "concentration camp." But according to a longtime Houston entertainer, that's exactly what's going on behind the scenes at the local radio stati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Upcoming: NKOTB/BSB, No Age, Robyn, Willie Nelson, Etc.

    ​Eluveitie, 3 Inches of Blood, Holy Grail, Subdivide: Tue., Feb. 22. Warehouse Live. Alpha Rev: Wed., Jan. 12. The Bronze Peacock Room @ House Of Blues. Alter Bridge, Taddy Porter, Like A Storm: Sat., Jan. 8. Warehouse Live. Andy Dick: Thu., Dec. 16. Fitzgerald's. Back In Black (AD/DC Tri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Rappers Vs. Uncle Sam: N.W.A., Eminem, Kanye...

    ​Mike Myers will probably go down in history as the most uncomfortable white guy next to a black guy in TV history, thanks to Kanye West's unscripted outburst during that infamous Hurricane Katrina telethon. It began with Myers reading his part of the script verbatim. Two-thirds into the PSA, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    The Top Five Saturday Night Live Musician Impressions

    ​In the wake of the recent news that feted comedian/actor/YouTube sensation Jay Pharoah - above, known for his spoofs of A-list bait like Drake, Chris Tucker, 50 Cent, Jay-Z, Eddie Murphy, and President Obama - will join the cast of Saturday Night Live when its 36th season premieres September ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2009

    Turning the Screw: Archie Lee & Coota Bang, R.I.P. Michael, Lil Jon, Jae Millz, Drake, 50, Tupac, Chris Brown and More

    Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: "Down For My Block," Archie Lee and Coota Bang Wire To Wire Michael passed. Three thoughts: 1. Michael ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 4, 2009

    Fifth Element

    Web exclusive!

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2008
  • Film

    January 10, 2008

    First Sunday

    Ice Cube and Tracy Morgan get religion

  • Film

    August 9, 2007

    The Popcorn King

    Rush Hour 3 director Brett Ratner has been called a fauxteur, a womanizer and, worse, over budget. Why you should take him seriously anyway.

  • Film

    August 9, 2007

    Rush Hour 3

    The third time's the guilty pleasure for Tucker and Chan's buddy-cop franchise

  • Film

    June 14, 2007

    Get Inside. It's Summertime!

    Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)

  • Calendar

    January 16, 2003

    Norman Mitchell

    Friday, January 17

  • Film

    November 21, 2002

    After Schlock

    If only Ice Cube's freaky Friday films could switch places with better movies

  • Culture

    December 27, 2001

    Sly Foxx

    He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?

  • Film

    August 2, 2001

    Tucker-ed Out

    Noisy Rush Hour 2 mistakes volume for humor

  • Film

    July 13, 2000

    Living in a Scream

    Scary Movie aims for all the obvious horror targets - and actually nails some

  • Film

    March 23, 2000

    Prepare for Landing

    The appropriately named Jet Li may prove Americans are finally primed for Far East mayhem

  • Film

    December 31, 1998

    Year of Yearning

    The old were bold in an era of Hollywood mainstream misses

  • Film

    May 8, 1997

    Star Lard

    With The Fifth Element, Luc Besson swipes from science fiction past to create a slick, vacuous future

  • Calendar

    August 18, 1994