Welcome to the fifth installment of vintage photos mashed with its present-day locations. This time we leave our comfortable city of Houston, cross the Fred Hartman Bridge and venture into Baytown, Texas. Baytown was originally three separate towns: Goose Creek, Pelly and East Baytown. The three tow ... More >>
An old Mac Miller mixtape under his first moniker, EZ MacAs long as Mac Miller has been hot, we've been under the assumption that he only has shine because his indie labelmate Wiz Khalifa scored a radio hit. No one can actually like this dude because he raps well. No one could've possibly fol ... More >>
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 involving wit ... More >>
Not only is failure not an option, it's not an accurate quoteForty-one years ago Apollo 13 blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center, and things went swimmingly for a while.
Last year we listed our favorite dweebiest nit-picks about the movie; this year let's look at some favorite pieces of ... More >>
The first?Time marches on. There comes a point in all of our lives when the inevitability of our eventual demise goes from esoteric concept to concrete fact. There's no set schedule for when awareness will strike; maybe it's the first time your back gives out, or when you find yourself squint ... More >>
Photo courtesy of the Houston Livestock Show and RodeoMiranda Lambert
March 16, 2011
Shucks, ma. Our lil' ol' East Texas gal done all growed up.
Sugar and spice and definitely everything nice, unless you piss her off, Miranda Lambert is a different kind of crossover act. A r ... More >>
"Traditional radio is as dead as Joey Ramone."
Last year, Rocks Off's editor - who will be played by upcoming Celebrity Apprentice contestant Gary Busey for the duration of this article - hauled us into his office and said, "Dammit, With One F! This radio on the Internet thing is blowing up ... More >>
Photo illustrations by John Seaborn GrayClick image to enlarge (trust us on this one)When Rocks Off saw a press release with the subject line, "SNOOP DOGG RELEASES BRAND NEW SONG FOR PRINCE WILLIAM'S BACHELOR PARTY," we assumed perhaps April Fool's had arrived early.
Last week, you see, whe ... More >>
Tiffany Young-Hartley: Only Reese Witherspoon could do her justiceOkay, so it's time to get started on the script and casting for the movie about David and Tiffany's fateful Jet-Ski trip on Falcon Lake.
First, what to name this movie?
The Pirates of Falcon Lake will never do: it conjures Johnn ... More >>
[Ed. Note: Thanks to Craig Hlavaty for sparking this idea with his suggestion that Andy Rooney take over for Mr. Cowell.]
As most of you no doubt already know, American Idol returns tonight, which means a return to watching overly processed people performing overly processed versions of overly proc ... More >>