To be clear, turning franchises into video games is a scam to get people to buy them as presents. "Oh, you liked Buffy the Vampire Slayer? Here's the game they made about it. Happy Christmas." That sort of thing. For the most part the game designers are on a rushed deadline, and they generally resen ... More >>
Illustration from PopulousYou may be cold now, but soon enough you'll be baking as you try to watch the Dynamo.
Soon, though -- the 2012 season -- you'll be at least partially shaded, in the team's new stadium near downtown.
Official drawings are out from lead architect Populous and they sh ... More >>
Too much is too much, but way too much is perfect. Michael Lee is way too much.
Lee's made his name as an editor and Emmy-nominated producer on everything from E! True Hollywood Story to Super Bowl post-game wrap-ups, but the San Antonio native was suckled at the teat of Van Halen and Judas ... More >>
The Rocky Horror Picture Show turns 35 this week.
Rocks Off started going to the midnight queen of cult movies at the River Oaks Theater when we were just 15 years old, and has now strapped on high heels and corsets as part of the cast for the better part of a decade.
It's an experience so ... More >>
King Koopa has gone where Mario and Luigi cannot follow. Dennis Hopper, the Academy Award-nominated actor from films like Apocalypse Now, Blue Velvet, Easy Rider and yes, Super Mario Bros., passed away Saturday after a long fight with prostate cancer.
While Hollywood mourns the death of one of its ... More >>
What do you get when you throw a bar brawler and his pit bull at a lawman with a Taser and a gun?On Friday, at least, the answer was a dead man.It all started out at a sports bar along FM 1960 in northeast Harris County. A patron, Christopher Lee Brooks, had reportedly beaten a man unconscious, s ... More >>
With his 2009 film Sherlock Holmes, out on DVD today, Robert Downey, Jr. joins a long line of distinguished and, hmmm, sometimes odd, actors to play Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous detective. The first name that comes up is Basil Rathbone, who many consider the definitive Sherlock, making 14 ... More >>
I'm going to step away from the sarcasm for a minute and present you with an honest overture that will hopefully foster understanding and goodwill between yours truly and certain segments of the Hair Balls readership. To wit: can somebody -- anybody -- tell me what tell me what the big deal is a ... More >>