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Dennis Miller

  • Film

    August 29, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    The IRS Gave Us Lauryn Hill's Worst Song Ever

    You know the hardest conversation I've ever had in regards to music criticism? The one about Lauryn Hill. It feels as if every time the former Fugees star reappears into public form, there needs to be a hefty, long-form "think piece" about her and her 1998 album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. It' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    Shannon Marc McClure: Cops Say He Slammed Tot Head-First on Tiles

    Harris County sheriff's deputies say a Spring-area man intentionally dropped his common-law wife's three-year-old son on a tile floor. Shannon Marc McClure, 43, is charged with reckless injury to a child, a second-degree felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison. Investigators say that McClur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    True Blood: Care Bears on Fire & Some New Wallflowers

    Alan Ball was known for his masterful use of music in Six Feet Under. He's lost none of his touch when it comes to his current HBO series, True Blood -- which happens to be set in the Louisiana swamps, not terribly far from Houston. Have I mentioned that Tina Marjorino is running around True Blood ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Chamillionaire Comes Aboard BestFest Lineup

    Marco TorresChamillionaire at House of Blues, April 2010​Remember that announcement Rocks Off promised you about another addition to next month's Best of Houston® BestFest lineup lo those many years months days hours ago? Like, yesterday? Here it is: Chamillionaire. Sorry it took so long, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Bill O'Reilly, Battle Rapper: The Blowhard's Illest Beefs

    "I got dirt on you, doggy!" ​Pac and Biggie... Nas and Jigga... Bill O'Reilly and every rapper who has had some commercial success. You can't exclude O'Reilly from battle rap, he is a heavy-hitting contender in the hip-hop arena. Remember when he insisted that people boycott Pepsi products be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Idol Beat: I Do Not Like That will.i.am

    ​Only nine hopefuls remain in this, the 10th season of American Idol (AKA the Greatest Talent Competition Since the Battle of the Bands at San Dimas High School). It's time to separare the wheat from the chaff, the post-adolescents from the mere adolescents, those who are "in it to win it" fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    Comment of the Day: Right-Wing Talk Radio at Its Worst

    ​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

    December 16, 2010

    Beethoven Enters Year 241 Of Total Awesomeness

    ​Today is Ludwig Van Beethoven's 240th birthday. It's hard to adequately sum up the man's contribution to music because frankly no modern figure comes anywhere close. In honor of the undisputed master of all that is classical music, Rocks Off thought we'd put together some interesting tidbits ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    Why Aren't There Any Good Conservative Comedians?

    ​It's a valid question, even in light of the specter of Satanism rearing its seven heads over Delaware last week. Actually, maybe that's the quick and dirty answer to my question: the reality of the Tea Party is funnier than any airplane food joke Christine O'Donnell could tell at the Improv. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Five Fictional Pedophiles Who Could Teach The Vatican A Thing Or Two

    It's hard out here for a priest. The sex-abuse scandals rocking the Roman Catholic Church refuse to go away, with more cases coming to light and casting doubt on the actions of those in the highest offices of the Vatican, including Big Pope-a himself: Critics have charged that Pope Benedict XVI, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    The Curse Of Self-Loathing, Self-Loving Sportscasters

    ​So we're watching the ALCS last night, a couple of days after watching Sunday Night Football on NBC, and it just gets to be too much.We've had this feeling for a while, but now there's just no getting away from it.Since when has it been such a goddamn favor for announcers to deign to bring themse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 10, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    July 13, 2006
  • Music

    June 29, 2006

    Viva la Revolucin!

    A rogues' gallery of rock and rollers reflects upon the USA's big day

  • News

    March 23, 2006

    A Blog of His Own

    One analyst indulges his gonzo side

  • News

    May 5, 2005

    Urban Jungle Jim

    Downtown's alive again -- thanks in part to a pioneering artist named Pirtle

  • Calendar

    April 8, 2004

    Beating Around the Bush

    Bizarro's PolitiComedy-a-Go-Go aims to reclaim our country

  • News

    February 5, 2004
  • Music

    January 29, 2004

    Scoring the Super Bowl

    NFL Films' music may be stirring, but these songs tell the real story of the big games

  • Calendar

    January 16, 2003

    Norman Mitchell

    Friday, January 17

  • Music

    January 16, 2003

    Not So Complic8ted

    Our latest pop phenomenon, Avril Lavigne, deconstructed for your convenience

  • Music

    July 25, 2002

    Cyber Phantom

    DJ Spooky is a friendly digital ghost, unless you happen to be Tricky

  • News

    May 10, 2001

    Confidence Man

    Is the BBB's Dan Parsons the most honest man in Houston?

  • News

    January 4, 2001

    RV Xmas

    In which our intrepid reporter goes searching for the heart of America on a trailer pad. And finds disappointment, isolation, kindness and a great way to cook himself a turkey.

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    Houston Press Music Awards 2000

    Your guide to the Music Awards Showcase

  • Calendar

    August 5, 1999

    Mean Mencia

    Carlos Mencia and The Three Amigos Tour

  • News

    January 28, 1999

    Fighting the Power

    Alex Golubitsky was a high school revolutionary in search of a cause. Then he became his own cause.

  • Calendar

    January 21, 1999

    Night & Day

    January 21 - 27, 1999

  • Music

    January 21, 1999
  • Calendar

    May 23, 1996

    Beat the Heat!

    1996 Summer Guide

  • Music

    December 15, 1994

    Bill-bored

    At least Tom Jones left the mesh shirt at home

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