Freddy Krueger

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    Six Horror-Movie Soundtrack Essentials

    Friends, the greatest time of year is upon us once again. It's getting a little bit chilly outside (for Texas), the nights are getting just a little bit spookier, and the magic of Halloween is in the air! I don't know about you, but I get excited for it every year. One of my favorite parts of all th ... More >>

  • News

    October 3, 2013

    Everyone Says They Want the Best for North Forest Students, As Long As They Stand to Benefit.

    HISD didn't just absorb North Forest out of the goodness of its heart. There's some real benefits in the acquisition to the mega district and its superintendent. Hopefully for the kids as well.

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    Music's Five Dumbest Pseudonyms

    Have you ever wanted to change your name? I'm going to guess that almost all of us have at some point wanted to go by some cooler moniker, unless your given name was something like "Max Power," a name that sounds good in your ear. I'm going to also guess that whatever pseudonym you came up with as a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    The 25 Creepiest Heavy Metal Album Covers

    BY JEFF ROCHE, LA WEEKLY Halloween is the time where it's acceptable to wallow in the creepy, the crawly, the dark, and the macabre. Sounds like the themes of heavy metal, year-round! Here then, are those most spine-tingliest metal album covers, for your All Hallow's Eve viewing pleasure. Step insi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Digital Endorsement: 10 Artists Who Will Gladly Mention Your Business On Twitter

    As a culture it appears that we've stopped caring about the idea of selling out. Whether it's because we've learned that record sales don't always pay the bills, have started seeing artists as humans instead of paragons of creative integrity, or simply stopped caring, artists saddling up with corpor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Unscripted: Top 10 Actor/Musician Collaborations

    Johnny Depp and Marilyn Manson have been hanging out a lot lately. The actor joined the antichrist onstage a couple of weeks ago at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards show in L.A., and played guitar on "Sweet Dreams" and "Beautiful People." Depp also collaborated with Manson on a cover of Carly Simon' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Happy Birthday Paula Deen!: Great Butter-Stained GIFs

    ​Paula Deen is too easy of a target for the ire of the Internet. She cooks with copious amounts of butter, and has just that right mixture of cheerfulness and Southern sass to drive people crazy. Then, this past week we found out she has been living with diabetes. Not that having diabetes i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    Last Night: Boots Electric At Fitzgerald's

    Photo By Craig Hlavaty ​Nearly three years ago we wrote a breathless, hungover review of the Eagles Of Death Metal's last show at the Meridian. It was late November and the show had already been postponed due to Hurricane Ike and we had a gaggle of friends and girls with us who also saw EODM a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    ICP's "Echo Side": The Only Truly Spooky Rap Song Ever?

    ​Frequent visitors here will note that Rocks Off is not much of a rap guy... and Halloween is one of the reasons why. See, we grew up as rap and hip-hop grew did, and consequently we got to watch the genre go through an adolescent phase just as awkward and embarrassing as anybody else's. One o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    The Hot Seat: Pro-Choice, Pro-Flirting, Carolyn Rodriguez Is As Real As It Gets

    ​This past Monday was International Women's Day, and this week commemorates women and the issues that impact their lives. So it was probably important to get a woman in The Hot Seat. The first lady of Latino hip-hop, Carolyn Rodriguez, seemed like the perfect fit. Last time we saw Carolyn was at a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    Most Menacing Fugitive Ever On The Loose In Area: Really, Don't Try To Apprehend This Dude On Your Own

    Photo from Montgomery County SO​A lot of times when you read a report about a fugitive, that part about how "the subject should be considered armed and dangerous: do not attempt to apprehend" seems like a mere formality. That is decidedly not the case when it comes to 41-year-old Montgomery County ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    This Week In Deliciousness

    Ray's Franks' Freddy Krueger will haunt your dreams. But in a good way. Welcome back to the weekly round-up here at Eating Our Words, where we have gravy on tap. To start off with, Mike Giglio out-spent Robb Walsh $13 to $7, because Mike is a fancy man of top-shelf tastes. He seemed impressed b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    "The Mummy" at Ray's Franks

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttYou can't tell from here, but there's bacon under all that delicious cheeseWe knew bacon when he sat under the stairwell in high school between most every period talking about how awesome it would be to be the world's most revered and cherished meat candy. We knew bacon w ... More >>

  • News

    December 25, 2008

    Best Films of 2008

    Looking back at Che, The Dark Knight, Milk, Slumdog Millionaire, Wall-E and many others, and looking ahead to 2009

  • Music

    August 28, 2008
  • News

    June 26, 2008

    What Happens When Chronically Ill Kids Grow Up

    Physically disabled young adults who weren't supposed to live this long find themselves hemmed in by an unprepared heath care system

  • Music

    February 14, 2008

    Dream Warriors

    Don Dokken and Freddy Krueger straighten some shit out

  • Culture

    October 25, 2007

    2007 Halloween Guide

    Haunted houses, parties, festivals and other trails to terror

  • Culture

    October 18, 2007

    2007 Halloween Guide

    Trails to Terror

  • Film

    July 19, 2007


    Racing to reignite the sun -- and our souls -- in Danny Boyle's sci-fi collage

  • Film

    June 7, 2007

    The Torturer Talks

    Chatting with Hostel Part II writer-director Eli Roth.

  • News

    October 26, 2006


    They'll scare the crap out of you

  • Music

    March 30, 2006

    Clan Ferdinand

    It takes a true Scotsman to get to the bottom of this whole Franz Ferdinand thing

  • Film

    February 23, 2006

    Scared Stiff

    Wayne Kramer's latest casts a Paul over the proceedings

  • Film

    May 12, 2005

    Going Mental

    Mindhunters is truly stupid fun

  • News

    October 2, 2003

    Go, Baby, Go

    Behind the barricades with the Pro-Life Cougars and their dead-fetus pictures

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Comeback

    Downtown Convention Center Hotel

  • Film

    May 29, 2003

    Think Different

    Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies requires a brain cell or two?

  • Film

    May 1, 2003

    Violent Femmes

    Tenderhearted mutants kick significant keister in X-2: X-Men United

  • News

    January 9, 2003

    A Guarded Past

    Texas's impressive new prison museum engages in a little escapism of its own

  • Film

    April 25, 2002

    Jason Goes to Space

    You'll bust at the comic, cosmic carnage of Jason X

  • Film

    February 8, 2001

    Quid Pro Quo?

    More adversaries than partners, Silence and Hannibal actively work against each other

  • Film

    June 15, 2000

    Dream On

    Filmmakers responsible for the gimmicky Passion of Mind should have slept on the concept a little longer

  • Film

    October 28, 1999

    String Along

    Maudlin Music hardly matches the Craven image

  • Dining

    April 30, 1998
  • Film

    August 28, 1997

    Time to Kill

    Matthew McConaughey and Renee Zellweger take a Chainsaw to their careers

  • Film

    November 24, 1994

    Hollow Points

    Besson's bullet ballet The Professional is slick, but morally ugly

  • Calendar

    November 24, 1994
  • Film

    September 1, 1994

    Media Mad

    Combine TV, killing and crowds, and what do you have? Oliver Stone