Eugene (Oregon)

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Stephen Bishop's Tales of Angry Rastas, Animal House and Debby Boone's Missing Grammy

    In his career of almost four decades, singer/songwriter/guitarist Stephen Bishop has seen and done a lot. In a phone interview, fascinating stories come pouring out of him at such a rapid pace, it's a wonder the man hasn't sat down to write an autobiography yet. We spoke with Bishop about tonight's ... More >>

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    July 5, 2013

    Meet Sonny Jimenez, the Real Estate and Plagiarism King of Houston

    Let's say you want to be a real estate broker in Houston, but you're a bit of a fuckin' idiot. Relying on underhanded tactics online in the hopes that it'll drive traffic your way, you create a website called, oh,, and then, in a section of alleged client reviews and testimonia ... More >>

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    May 31, 2013

    Rice's Road to Omaha Begins in Oregon

    It's just kind of another ho-hum season for Rice Owl baseball fans. The team won the regular season C-USA title, and the team once again won the C-USA conference tournament. For the 19th consecutive season, the 41-17 Owls are taking part in the NCAA postseason. It's all something to which Rice fans ... More >>

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    October 7, 2011

    Duff: Speed Freaks Make The Best Chauffeurs

    Former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan is now, among other things, a columnist for Rocks Off's sister music blog in Seattle, Reverb. This month Touchstone Books will publish Duff's memoir, It's So Easy: And Other Lies, and he agreed to publish an excerpt on Reverb. In turn, Reverb agreed to share ... More >>

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    July 26, 2011

    Six Questions I Would Ask Chip Kelly About Will Lyles

    Chip Kelley back when he was answering questions​In the weeks leading up to the BCS Championship Game between Auburn and Oregon back in January, a lot of the game-related chit-chat centered on the controversy swirling around Auburn and the "pay for play" scheme that Cecil Newton, the father of ... More >>

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    December 16, 2010

    Yet Another Study Says Houston Traffic Is Horrible

    Cruising down the highway, Houston-style​If someone were to do a study of commuting traffic in 90 American cities, gauging cost and miles and hours wasted, where do you think Houston would rank? Would it be 90th? Maybe 89th? NO. We are not as bad as horror pits like San Jose (89) or Dallas ( ... More >>

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    August 18, 2010

    RJD2: A Day In The Life Of A Minotaur

    Every day Rocks Off trolls the tubes of you in search of videos to share. If you have something that you think deserves to be video of the day, send a link to jef_rouner at yahoo dot com. ​Your daily VJ's favorite mythical creature is without a doubt the Minotaur. Born from a bestial boinking ... More >>

  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    The Class of '03

    Grab your gift certificates and trade in your white elephants -- here's what you really wanted for Christmas

  • Music

    October 10, 2002

    Songbird Silenced

    Pioneering singer/songwriter and native Houstonian Mickey Newbury passes away

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    September 26, 1996
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    July 4, 1996