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David Hasselhoff

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2014

    The 10 Most Memorable '80s TV Theme Songs

    Oh, how we miss the '80s. It was a happy time, when life was full of neon spandex, leg-warmers and high-top Reeboks as far as the eye could see. Sure, there were too many dudes sporting man-perms, but they always threw in an accompanying mullet for good measure, and the beloved beard was always an ... More >>

  • News

    September 5, 2013

    Texans Chemistry: Do the Texans Have the Formula to Win a Championship?

    Head Coach Gary Kubiak and quarterback Matt Schaub are cooking up another season together

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    Ultra Music Festival's 10 Best Inflatable Animals, Blow-Up Dolls and Other Party Props

    Ed. Note: This post comes to us from our friends at Crossfade, the music blog at sister weekly Miami New Times. Miami's Ultra Music Festival is a zoo. From land sharks to killer whales, pink flamingos to African zebras, UMF 2013 is starting to feel a lot like a World Wildlife Foundation fundraise ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Jan Hammer and the Top 10 TV Theme Songs of the '80s

    Not a lot of television shows win multiple Grammys. Then again, not a lot of television shows ever sounded (or looked) like Miami Vice. The cutting-edge series perfectly captured the pastel zeitgeist of its time when it debuted in 1984, influencing film, fashion, design and music in a way that few T ... More >>

  • Film

    May 24, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Feliz Navidad: A Christmas Playlist En Español

    photo by Marco TorresNavidad en el Barrio​We here at Rocks Off love our Christmas music, except when we don't. Seriously, big box retailer and car commercials? Why must you always try to force the Christmas spirit on us a full two weeks before Thanksgiving? But then, about a week before the big da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Twilight vs. Harry Potter And 9 Other Geek Throwdowns

    Still the only crossover I'd pay to see.​Anyone watch the MTV Movie Awards? Anyone? I didn't think so, mostly because I suspect the majority of Hair Balls/Art Attack readers are over the age of 12. And while I have no intention of revisiting the whole "'Music?"Television line of jokes, I did ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    The 10 Biggest TV/Music Crossover Fails

    kimkardashian.celebuzz.com​Kim Kardashian's release of her new single, "Jam" makes Rocks Off sick to our stomachs. It's been our philosophy that while an ass can sell a TV show or low-budget porn, it can't sell an album. You can't mute a CD and still "watch" it. So in lieu of Kardashian's sic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Medical Alert: Alcohol Is Turning Our Celebrities into Anti-Semites

    How drunk celebrities see the world​Time was, a celebrity with negative opinions about "ze Jews" could opine about the threat they posed to Western culture until he/she was blue in the face, and many did (Henry Ford and Charles Lindbergh, to name a couple). Then World War II and the Holocaust ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    Comment of the Day: Hasselhoff Was a Jerk in Lake Jackson

    ​We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them. So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even. This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    David Hasselhoff Was in Lake Jackson. And Lake Jackson Apparently Survived

    Due to what sounds like the most original, thought-provoking, incisive reality TV show of all time -- D-list celebs trading places with normal people who have the same name (pause to let the genius of it sink in) -- David Hasselhoff apparently spent some time recently in Lake Jackson. Lake Jackson ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Idol Beat: Say Goodbye To Hollywood

    ​You know, I had my misgivings about covering Season 10 of American Idol. I've already mentioned my concerns that, contrary to what David Hasselhof would have us believe, American doesn't necessarily have talent. At least, not enough to fill ten seasons worth of programming. I also feared the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    The Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp From Hell

    Rocks Off recently got invited to cover something known as Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp, which works a lot like baseball fantasy camp, except none of the participants can field a line-drive grounder. Among the idols rock campers will meet include 3 Doors Down, Mark Farner, the drummer from the Hooters a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2010

    Top Ten Celebrities This Decade Who Crashed and Burned with Video Evidence

    And a partridge in a pear tree...​Last week, we gave you our list of celebrities who manage to save their careers after difficult times. This week, we go a different direction. If we have learned anything from TMZ, it's that people love celebrity scandals and the more salacious it is, the more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Vote Quimby Bristol

    ​Is it really almost over? Why, it seems like only yesterday we were bidding farewell to "The Hoff" and Michael Bolton was taking offense at Judge Bruno's harsh comments about his "jive" dancing (while remaining curiously unaffected by similar criticisms of his music). But it's true: tonight s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Party Like A Rock Star at House of Dereon

    Brittanie SheyKaty Perry look-alike​The Hoff was there, chatting with Katy Perry. Lindsay Lohan was there too, in her sexy orange jumpsuit. Ziggy Stardust danced with members of Run DMC.As predicted, there were multiple Elvii (Costello and Presley) and a whole lot of people dressed like Bret Micha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Game Time: Jim Rome Smack-Off 2010, A Five-Time Champ Weighs In

    The Rome show may have mellowed, but the Smack-Off still delivers​If you're a sports fan in the Year 2010, you probably know who Jim Rome is. If you read my blog posts each day, you almost definitely know who Jim Rome is.For those who don't, I'll be brief with the history lesson -- Rome is a syndi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    Alley Theater To Produce Yet Another Frank Wildhorn Musical; Stunned World Asks "Why?"

    The Alley Theater has announced its 2009-10 season; it includes productions of recent Broadway comedies Boeing, Boeing and Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps, which should be fun.But the announcement also contains much more ominous news, consisting of just five words: Yet. Another. Frank. Wildhorn. Mus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    Things That Make Us Feel Old: The Year 1989

    "Hey Ladies" As another year begins, record labels start unleashing commemorative editions of classic albums to take advantage of anniversaries of release dates and more importantly, yo' money. We already got wind of the impending Pearl Jam reissues a few weeks back. Now we get word that the Beastie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2009

    Carl's Jr. Coming to a Corner (and TV Screen) Near You

    From the Houston Business Journal comes news that burger franchise Carl's Jr. will be opening over 100 stores in Texas, with several planned for the Houston area.  Although it's not yet known how many Carl's Jr.'s will be opened or where they'll be located, hamburger enthusiasts are already sta ... More >>

  • Music

    October 30, 2008

    Music's Ickiest of the Icky, Circa 2008

    Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

  • Music

    July 31, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 2, 2008

    Resolutions of the Rich and Famous

    While the rest of us are trying to drop ten pounds, stop living at Target, and cut back to just drinking in the evening (or maybe that’s just yours truly), it seems to me that a certain number of celebrities out there need to make some resolutions as well. So here are my suggestions for the ric ... More >>

  • Music

    September 27, 2007

    Houston's Ten Worst Songs

    and we're still not as bad as Dallas

  • Film

    June 22, 2006

    Pause and Effect

    A truly universal remote leads to Sandler's best movie in years

  • News

    June 1, 2006

    Holy Sh--!

    The most-hyped hurricane season ever is upon us

  • Calendar

    August 18, 2005

    Hotter than Hasselhoff?

    Maybe not yet, but Koufax is on the way

  • Music

    December 30, 2004

    New Angels in Rock Heaven

    Scoring the grim reaper's 2004 harvest

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Fahrenheit 2004

    Remembering the movies that heated up cinemas this year

  • Film

    November 25, 2004

    Hip to Be SquarePants

    There's nothing absurd about the appeal of SpongeBob's first movie

  • Calendar

    July 15, 2004

    Ball Bangers

    The North Houston Bocce Club keeps on rolling

  • Culture

    July 13, 2000

    Win, Lose, or Draw

    Or: How do you bring a comic book to life without killing a superhero?

  • Film

    May 7, 1998

    Deja Vu All Over Again

    The cocktail party never ends in le cinema du Henry Jaglom

  • Music

    September 12, 1996

    The Tesh Touch

    So John Tesh was a TV star? Hey, don't blame him -- he didn't want it.

  • News

    August 31, 1995
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