Ed Koch

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: The Illegal Wiretaps, Listening to You

    Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? A long way from Edward Snowden's favor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    No Fences: Garth Brooks & the Fuzzy Math of 10 Mega-Concerts

    Fifteen years ago this week, the greatest country music artist of all time, Garth Brooks, made history by playing a free concert to a massive crowd in New York's Central Park. Now, not just anybody gets to play Central Park, but Brooks had the megawatt stroke in the entertainment biz back then to ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    Devil Killing Moth: Butterflies With An Attitude

    It's a well-known fact that most band names are essentially gobbledygook, but here at Rocks Off we're trying hard to find meaning in the oddest monikers. ​It has been a sad bastard and kill 'em all kind of week on Rocks Off's iPod. A little Blitzen Trapper's "Black River Killer" here. Some Ni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    More ParkerMania Continues: An Obama Phone Call, Roller-Skating Drag Queens

    Photo by Daniel Kramer‚ÄčThe media fallout from Annise Parker's mayoral victory continues to roll in.President Barack Obama called to congratulate her (he didn't mention the gay angle), but he called while she was giving an interview to Fox 26. And really, what's more important, Obama or Fox 26? So ... More >>

  • Film

    July 2, 2009

    Enthusiasm, Curbed

    Not even the great Larry David can salvage Woody's shtick.

  • Film

    June 11, 2009


    Kirby Dick outs closeted pols and the media that protect them.

  • Film

    October 12, 2006

    The Harder They Come

    The subversive mainstream friendliness of Shortbus

  • Culture

    September 7, 2006

    Heart Stopper

    Theatre New West presents Larry Kramer's revenge -- and his testament

  • Culture

    February 17, 2005

    The Art of Sex

    Straight, gay, group, solo -- pick your poison at DiverseWorks