• Calendar

    October 16, 2014
  • Blogs

    May 30, 2014

    Casey Donahew Band's Foolproof Anti-Theft System

    Plenty of Texas country bands sing about people on the wrong side of the law, a tradition that goes back at least as far as Willie and Waylon. But recently the Casey Donahew Band did their peers one better when several members foiled the attempted theft of one of them's expensive ice chest - and wen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    When Dead Big Foot Came to Houston and Five Other Hoaxes

    So, if you paid cash to see An Evening With Big Foot when the tour stopped in Katy last month you maybe left a firm believer that the body supposed to be Bigs was real (after pounding several beers) or you took it all in fun. Self-proclaimed Big Foot master tracker, and hunter Rick Dyer revealed o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2014

    Five Songs for Tonight's Bigfoot Visitor

    As we've previously reported, Rick Dyer is coming to Houston bearing what he claims is the corpse of the legendary Bigfoot. Dyer assures us that he shot the beast outside San Antonio and is avidly awaiting DNA confirmation from a university to verify his outrageous claims. It's all chupacabra poop, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2011

    Loch Ness Radio: The Wind Cries Nessie

    It's a well-known fact that band names are essentially gobbledygook, but here at Rocks Off we're trying to find meaning in the oddest monikers. ​Well friends and enemies, your faithful name-gamer is back after spending some time locked in a windowless room being questioned by three guys with ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 17, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Beware the Chupacabra!

    ​We know Craig Hlavaty swears by the Mummy at Ray's Franks at the corner of Richey and Nance on the East End of downtown. But we stand firmly behind the deep-fried Chupacabra, a chili dog topped with goat cheese and jalapeƱos. Ray will make your dog any way you want it -- get it topped with ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 6, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 12, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 8, 2007

    Re: The Curious Incident of the Frog Head in the Diet Coke

    Last week we hipped you to the tale of Mario Lopez, a Shepherd resident who claimed he'd found a frog head in a bottle of Diet Coke (and who, for the record, is not the same guy as this fellow). We've just received photos of the alleged frog head. As you can see from the, um, quality of these pics ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 22, 2005

    Chupa Thrills

    Blood! Booze! Goats! It's Theatre Illuminata's Cabaret show

  • Calendar

    June 26, 2003
  • News

    March 13, 2003

    Wrestling with Bigfoot

    Bobby Hamilton hunts the hairy beasts that he swears haunted him as a kid

  • Music

    October 25, 2001

    Shanty Irish

    The Flying Fish Sailors hoist anchor on a sea of Irish ballads and salty songs