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  • Blogs

    October 17, 2014

    College and Pro Football: This Weekend's Best Bets

    If you followed my picks last season (and God forbid, used them as your own picks), then you know exactly how painful the hit was by the end of the year. In fact, you're probably cursing me and contemplating exactly how you can dismember me without getting arrested while you stand in the welfare lin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2014

    Man Gets 11 Years in Online Drug Ring Deaths Case

    A Houston man has been sentenced to 11 years in federal prison for his role in a synthetic drug ring that prosecutors say led to the deaths of two men in North Dakota and Minnesota in 2012. John Robert Polinski, 26, was sentenced for his role as a "computer specialist" for an online drug importer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: J. Cole, Avenged Sevenfold, John Fogerty, etc.

    J. Cole Reliant Arena, October 18 Perhaps it's the diversity of J. Cole's parental influences -- his mom raised him on folk and classic rock, while his dad added Tupac and Outkast -- that makes his style so diverse and insightful. Or perhaps it's the higher learning that Cole acquired while on full ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    The Worst College Football Weekend Lives Down To The Hype

    For me, college football is one of those things in life that gets the "pizza pass." You know, the old saying that "even bad pizza is still pretty good." Well, that's college football. Even a bad weekend of college football is still pretty good, because, hell, it's college football! Well, this past ... More >>

  • Music

    March 14, 2013

    Wonders Never Cease

    Houston promotes its present-day music scene to the national media.

  • News

    March 14, 2013

    Breaking Bad: Digital Drug Sales, Analog Drug Deaths

    The feds and a prosecutor say a Houston company selling synthetic drugs on the Internet is responsible for the deaths of teenagers in Minnesota and North Dakota.

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Houston Makes Great Strides In Selling Its Own Music Scene

    A few months ago, Rocks Off wrote an article expressing our surprise and disappointment at the paucity of musical content on the City of Houston's tourism site, visithoustontexas.com, the Texas-friendly smiling face it offically presents to the Web and thus the world. There wasn't much at all, just ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Cinco de Mayo As Celebrated in Five of America's Whitest Cities

    Cinco de Mayo is tomorrow, meaning restaurants and bars are all going Mexican-themed with their specials and events. The day has grown to be a big deal in the U.S., if not Mexico, where it's not Mexican Independence Day or anything. Everyone's hopping on the Cinco de Mayo bandwagon, including some ... More >>

  • News

    March 29, 2012

    In Search of Spring Break

    Looking for booze, babes and beach parties on Galveston Island

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2011

    Friday Night: George Strait & Reba At Austin's Erwin Center

    Photos by Marc Brubaker​George Strait, Reba McEntire Frank Erwin Center, Austin January 14, 2010 Friday night, Aftermath drove to Austin to catch one of the lone Texas stops on this round of tandem touring by the King and Queen of Country, George Strait and Reba McEntire, with Lee Ann Womack ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    In Honor Of Today's Weather: Five Best Snow Movies

    Hair Balls was so excited for today's predicted snowfall that we could barely sleep last night. Fortunately, a half-bottle of cheap gas-station gin and a bunch of Benadryl cured that little problem.The cozy concoction gave us a dream populated with characters and scenes from movies where snow played ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Aeros Are Back Home -- At Least Their Penalty-Killing Is In Good Shape

    ‚ÄčThe Houston Aeros are returning home tonight to face the Manitoba Moose at Toyota Center at 7:05 p.m. They spent the past week on the road where they went 0-3 while losing twice in Grand Rapids and once to  the Texas Stars in Austin on Sunday. But despite the team's inability to get its of ... More >>

  • Film

    October 15, 2009

    Bad for the Jews

    Self-hating or just everyone-hating? The Coen Brothers aim their contempt at MOTs.

  • Film

    January 29, 2009

    Fish Out of (Frozen) Water in New in Town

    Renee Zellweger as the anti-Norma Rae

  • Film

    September 11, 2008

    Intolerable Cruelty: Burn After Reading

    Remarkably consistent, the Coens make another mockery

  • Film

    November 15, 2007

    No Country for Old Men

    Coen Brothers transcend themselves with this West Texas tale

  • News

    March 23, 2006

    Hustle Time

    Damon Jones has traveled from UH to all around the NBA chasing stardom and a sound bite

  • Film

    November 24, 2005

    Common Cold

    Harold Ramis's Ice Harvest is just a reheated Christmas caper

  • Home Entertainment

    October 20, 2005
  • Film

    February 12, 2004

    A Real Wreck

    Highwaymen might drive you into a brick wall

  • Film

    April 10, 2003

    Sexual Healing

    In Laurel Canyon, a little erotic temptation proves good for the soul

  • Calendar

    November 29, 2001

    Risky Business

    ROI Films is aiming for the big screen

  • Film

    January 11, 2001

    Exiled from Main Street

    David Mamet satirizes the loose morality of small-town America with his latest

  • Film

    July 13, 2000

    Blueprint in Blood

    Restored and recut, the Coen brothers' debut film provides clues on the gruesomeness to come

  • News

    March 9, 2000

    Last Call

    Downtown loses a legendary bartender - and friend

  • Film

    March 2, 2000

    Redneck Mystery Theater

    Sneeringly funny Drowning Mona sleuths around backwater America

  • Film

    February 24, 2000

    Good Trouble

    John Frankenheimer influences a new generation of thrill seekers with Reindeer Games

  • Film

    January 21, 1999

    Wonderfully Wicked

    A Simple Plan spins gold from stark greed

  • Film

    January 7, 1999

    Class Action

    A true case offers testimony to the talents of Travolta and Duvall

  • Film

    October 1, 1998

    Backwoods Bin of Sin

    Powerful Clay Pigeons scores with country-style noir

  • Film

    April 23, 1998

    Money Changes Everything

    In The Spanish Prisoner, even David Mamet's dialogue falls flat

  • Film

    March 5, 1998
  • Film

    May 22, 1997

    Spielberg's Lost

    The Jurassic Park sequel isn't nearly nasty enough

  • Calendar

    May 15, 1997
  • Film

    April 24, 1997

    Prisoners of Bore

    Bruce Beresford's Paradise Road ends up leading nowhere

  • Film

    June 27, 1996

    The Lies of Texas

    In Lone Star, a modern border town confronts race, murder and history

  • Film

    March 14, 1996

    Murder, She Said

    Fargo gives us comedy, killing -- and an eight-month pregnant detective

  • Music

    August 3, 1995

    Northern Exposure

    Canada's favorites, The Tragically Hip, try to conquer the lower 48 without violence

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