Corey Haim

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2013

    Last Night: New Year's Eve Cataclysm at Fitzgerald's

    Free Press Houston New Year's Eve Cataclysm Feat. Buxton, Infinite Apaches, Robert Ellis, Ben Godfrey Fitzgerald's December 31, 2012 Devil, your name be "Michelada." Who else could I blame for a New Year's Eve that seems to exist only as flashes and sounds and 11 pages of barely legible notes? Let' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Game Time: Texans Sign DeMeco Ryans, Their Dwight Shrute

    ​When a big sports news story breaks, my tendency is to spend about eight seconds internalizing it and wondering what it means to the subject of said news and what it means to me as a fan. From second number nine forward it's time to figure out other angles the news puts into play, what other pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Game Time: The Definitive Sports "How To" Blog Post

    ​In a week that saw me have to write my eulogy to Corey Haim and on the cusp of one of the best sports weeks of the year, I'm going to use this Friday post to breathe easy a little bit and let someone else do the heavy lifting. More on this in a second....First, a couple of housecleaning items:-- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Happy Birthday, Chuck Norris

    Amidst all the...sincere mourning for the death of Corey Haim (I'm sure you were all huge fans of 2007's Universal Groove) and renewed brouhaha over AnisBut and their celebrated W Magazine cover (in which the two look like survivors from The Hills Have Eyes), people seem to have forgotten the real ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Game Time: Slow Clap For Corey Haim (1971-2010)

    Deaths of `80's child stars. Two weeks ago, it was Andrew Koenig. This morning, it was Corey Haim. If these things happen in threes, Gary Coleman may want to look twice before crossing the street this week. Just saying.This morning, anyone whose formative pop-culture years occurred in the late 198 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Cry Little Sister: A Corey Haim Soundtrack Retrospective

    ​The last time we were visiting our parents in Friendswood, Rocks Off noticed a new DVD version of 1987's The Lost Boys at the sales counter of the local Hollywood Video (which must be one of the last remaining franchises in the Houston area, but we digress). We didn't buy it - it actually hasn't ... More >>

  • Music

    September 27, 2007

    Houston's Ten Worst Songs

    and we're still not as bad as Dallas

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2007

    Miss Pop Rocks: Crying for The Two Coreys

    Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, I ask you, is there anything more pathetic than spending an hour and a half watching three back-to-back episodes of The Two Coreys on A&E? The answer is, yes, there is something more pathetic. And that more pathetic thing is actually tearing up and crying while wa ... More >>

  • Music

    October 14, 2004
  • Music

    March 13, 2003

    The Fringes of Twang

    Calexico and Clem Snide stretch alt-country to the breaking point

  • Film

    April 25, 2002

    Jason Goes to Space

    You'll bust at the comic, cosmic carnage of Jason X

  • Music

    March 14, 2002

    Moment in the Sun

    Clem Snide's Eef Barzelay talks about God, Zionism and rock and roll manners