Ever since the Ad Council introduced the "Rosie the Riveter" poster, public service announcements have either warned us of the dangers of such risky behaviors as having unsafe sex, as well as reasons you should vote, or even to spay and neuter your pets. As rock and roll became more popular, artists ... More >>
Thoughts: Is it really a "Healthy Choice" when so many of your frozen dinners are laden with preservatives and other chemicals? With that, we're hitting the road to Dallas, better known these days as a "dining nowhereville." Great choice, Bravo! Enjoy that! "When I think of Dallas, I think of t ... More >>
harleyslist.blogspot.comJohn Lennon and Yoko Ono in a happy pose in front of their home (and future site of Lennon's assassination).Celebrity homes will always be a source of fascination, offering a glimpse at the intimate, private side of those who live their lives in the public eye. And it' ... More >>
Photo illustration by John Seaborn GrayIn case you've been under a complete self-imposed total media blackout - how do those work, by the way? - you no doubt know this week is a pretty important milestone in the lives of two of America's most important cultural figureheads. Maybe the two most ... More >>
Just Wright is just wrong.
Actresses and vampire lovers Dakota Fanning and Kristen Stewart are on the big screen now as singer Cherie Currie and singer/guitarist Joan Jett in band bio The Runaways. But Currie's new memoir (on which the film was based, goes even way further than what's up there. What doesn't this book h ... More >>
If you're reading this, you're either on the Internet, or else you've mastered multi-dimensional thought-projection processes that would make Michio Kaku cry like a little girl. We'll assume the former, and just in case you don't already know, the Internet has decided that the word "failure" is too ... More >>
With apologies to Warren Zevon: Keep on riding, riding, ridingTiger and Jesse JamesKeep on riding, riding, ridingAll those tattooed dames 2010 is already proving to be a banner year in celebrity implosion. The continuing saga of serial philanderer Tiger Woods was good enough, but then the news bro ... More >>
Photo by Hallie JordanPreteens made a bum rush to the free Twilight-themed slap-bracelet table while waiting for an appearance of Daniel Cudmore, Felix in the movie New Moon, at a DVD release of the film Friday night. Cudmore's appearance, at the Borders Bookstore on Kirby, was part of a nationwi ... More >>
Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to email@example.com. At a recent Devin the ... More >>
You know how this goes: some movie comes out about a little kid who's not what he/she seems and every online wag has to throw together a list ranking each child that's given us the willies since The Bad Seed. Problem is, every one of these lists has the same characters: Damien Thorn (The Omen), Reg ... More >>
GWAR more important than you might expect.
Things are not as they seem in Henry Selick's stunning stop-motion fairy tale
How D-list is this?
From Dakota Fanning's rape to John Cusack's daddy issues, Sundance 2007 was all about the kiddie porn.
The year in review
This horse movie needs to be put down as soon as possible
Spielberg's War hikes up the gore, and that ain't a bad thing
In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, '05 may be a pleasant surprise.
An inventive documentary enters the imagination of a reclusive outsider artist
Snarky comedian Kathy Griffin stops by Houston to dish on Hollywood's elite
Close your eyes, count to 10, and hope this De Niro disaster disappears
Girls tries a tired lesson -- grow up, already
Sean Penn plays retarded for Oscar, and audiences aren't rewarded