Hannah Montana

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2013

    Vote or Die: The Last VJ's Top Five Videos of the Week

    Welcome back to The Last VJ, music fans. It's another week of plumbing through the depths of the Internet trying to find the true art of the music video hidden under the mainstream and ignored by the once-proud MTV. Your votes count, so let us know which of these five videos deserves to have their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    Houston Elementary Schoolers Tell Us Their Favorite Songs

    Tonight, Australian children's band The Wiggles premiere their "Taking Off!" world tour at Bayou Music Center. The group has been performing together for more than 20 years, and tonight reveals a brand-new cast, as well as their first female member, Emma Watkins. That's a waste of time, as a recent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2013

    Miley Cyrus' VMA Performance: The Definitive Zapruder

    Back in 2008, my daughter Judy Anne was ten years old. Like most young girls between the ages of 5 and 12 back in 2008, she was an avid fan of the television show Hannah Montana. Like a BIG fan, to the extent that I would find random Hannah Montana songs in the "Purchased" folder on my iPod every ti ... More >>

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    August 29, 2013
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    June 28, 2013

    Five Things You Grown Folks Should Learn From Big Time Rush

    The Rocks Off Lesson of the Day: You can learn a lot from a boy band-er, if you put your mind to it. If you've never taken life advice from the likes of a guy with a Gold album, a starring role in a sitcom, and a gaggle of Tween fans, here's your chance. Don't blow me off just yet; you might be su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    Five Artists Who Have Grown Up Too Soon

    Most child stars go through a ton of things being in the spotlight and hitting puberty in front of America. We've all seen it from Britney to Lindsay, their going from Disney to "Daaaamn" way too fast. Although I love it -- and at 24, I grew up with some of them -- I still have a hard time hearing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Miley Cyrus Smokes Weed! Pot Party in the USA!

    OMG y'all, Miley Cyrus smokes weed, according to this video from the multimillionaire pop and TV star's 19th birthday party last Wednesday. Okay, she's not really a music star, but that whole Hannah Montana dual personality stuff was pretty popular. Truth be told, we think Cyrus has more than earn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Zigga Zig Ah: 10 Girl-Powered Facts About The Spice Girls

    ​Today, November 4, marks 15 years since the Spice Girls first album, Spice, was released. Closing out 1996 with a titanic dose of girl power, the album would go on to sell almost 24 million copies and spawn countless imitators like B*Witched, All Saints, and later on, the Pussycat Dolls. Ob ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Musical Dads & Daughters: The Good, The Bad & The Awkward

    OK Magazine​Blood, they say, is thicker than water. When Matthew Knowles and Beyonce ended their business relationship earlier this week, both stressed the fact that family is still family. "He is my father for life and I love my dad dearly," Beyonce said in her statement. "I love my daughter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Tweens Shrug Off Influence Of So-Called Slutwave Singers

    Purple Apple's Olivia, age 13, prefers Joan Jett to Katy Perry.​Earlier this year, Rocks Off took a curious delve into the bewildering appeal of today's successful female pop singers. When such artists are aptly and comfortably categorized into a subgenre called "Slutwave," it makes us wonder ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Pre-Bieber, Five Memorable Musician Interview Gaffes

    ​Remember in the days before "Bi-winning," when Twitter was all up in arms about Justin Beiber's interview with Rolling Stone? Was it really a surprise that some of the pop star's opinions, as told to the magazine last month, would be half-baked and maybe even a bit ignorant? Put aside for a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    15 Gets You 20: Rock & Roll Jailbait Through The Years​Friday night, The Pretty Reckless (above) pulls into town for a gig at House of Blues. The band, led by Gossip Girl star Taylor Momsen, is known largely for the 17-year-old singer's penchant for wearing something resembling lingerie, chain-smoking and basically being a te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    It's Good To Be Old(er)

    We've all been there, sweetheart.​I'm sure you've been busy with your familial obligations this past week, but just in case you missed the Big News, Miley Cyrus has gone and done it again: Racy new photos of Miley Cyrus were leaked online last night including a shot of her assistant pretendin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Island Of Misfit Christmas Albums: Teen Pop Meltdown

    ​It happens like this: You are in charge of a major teen-pop act who can sell anything with their face or voice on it, be it training bras, shaving cream, or caskets. You have a week off in the summer from touring. Do you let the talent go home and sleep in their own beds or do you shove the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Aeros Battle Fergie's Humps and Screaming Kids

    Screaming kids and Fergie's girlie parts make for a strange day of hockey​Toyota Center was packed with screaming kids and befuddled adults yesterday. But the kids weren't there for a Hannah Montana concert. And Justin Bieber was nowhere to be found.Instead, they were there for a strange day ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Sunday: Girls Rock Camp Showcase At Walter's On Washington

    Photos by Brittanie SheyHouston's Girls Rock Camp 2010 alumni join together to close out Sunday's showcase with their self-penned anthem, "Don't Be Afraid to Be Weird."​Girls Rock Camp Houston 2010 Showcase Walter's on Washington August 15, 2010 Sunday evening, Walter's on Washington was the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2010

    The Internet's Freakiest Fan-Drawn Musical Art

    Lady Gaga​Rocks Off scoured the Interwebs for at least an hour Thursday looking for the worst musical fan art we could find. Aside from being mildly sidetracked by pictures of Katy Perry and Britney Spears, we also found plenty of ghastly fan-made visages of their favorite rock and pop stars. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Twilight Eclipse: Five Questions From A Newbie

    So this is about Frankenstein or something?​Tonight, at midnight, it begins. Another round of Twilight madness.Teens, tweens, moms who are the female equivalents of old dudes going to Hannah Montana movies, all will be there. For the premier of Twilight: Calypso.Set in the bouncy Caribbean and fea ... More >>

  • Film

    April 1, 2010

    No Sparks

    Hannah Montana gets upstaged by sea turtles in The Last Song.

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Rocks Off's Rodeo Concert Guide: N'Sync Backstreet Boys O-Town Rascal Flatts

    Date: March 10 Name: Rascal Flatts AKA: "No Talentt Ass Clowns" Genre: Pop-country Best Known Song(s): "What Hurts the Most," "Bless the Broken Road," "I Want it That Way Key Demographic: Hannah Montana fans looking to butch up their image, people who've never heard the name "Waylon Jennings" Previ ... More >>

  • Music

    October 29, 2009
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    August 13, 2009

    Maybe Miley Would Be Better Off Dead Like Selena, Kurt and These Others...

    In case you missed it - and if you value your immortal soul, we're sure you did - Hannah Montana star/future tell-all memoir author Miley Cyrus unveiled a newer, more "mature" look last weekend at the only venue appropriate for such things: the Teen Choice Awards. Nothing says "successful transitio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    Idol Beat: The Top Ten

    Man, Sarvernator! What happened? When first we met, you were so dope, flexing serious white-soul chops - minus a soul patch - and you had the sort of blue-collar backstory that seemed to make you a lock for the Top Seven or Top Eight. But it turned out that you had an Achilles heel: the audience. W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    Aftermath: The Jonas Brothers at RodeoHouston

    Photos by Mark C. AustinI didn't want to go the Jonas Brothers at the Houston Livestock and Rodeo, but I had no choice. My 10-year old granddaughter did want to go, and I owed her. For two years of the Hannah Montana craze, Jade had the wig and the poster and never missed a rerun. So every tim ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 27, 2008

    HEB Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Hannah Montana star Mitchel Musso leads the entertainment for this year’s Turkey Day extravaganza

  • News

    May 29, 2008
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    April 3, 2008
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    March 10, 2008

    Over the Weekend: Fotos, Dogs and Sausage. And Hannah Montana Too.

    SXSW Film kicked off this weekend. We were too busy hanging out down here to bring back any reports, but just wait till next weekend. Oh, just you wait. We'll have beaucoup coverage of SXSW Music. Promise. Opening Night of FotoFest 2008 Friday night brought out socialites Lynne Wyatt and Carolyn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2008
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    March 7, 2008

    Weekend Music: Help Save the Houston Music Scene

    With a record number of Houston artists accepted into SXSW this year, sold-out crowds at shows like Hootenanny at the Mink and Bun B at Warehouse Live, and everyone from Fatal Flying Guilloteens and Karina Nistal to Hearts of Animals and Indian Jewelry raising eyebrows well beyond the Harris County ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2008
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    February 28, 2008

    Free First Sundays: Family Flicks

    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston hosts four kid-friendly films

  • Calendar

    February 28, 2008

    Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Parade

    Watch downtown turn into cowpoke heaven

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2008

    Drenched in Blog: Weird SXSW Alert: Care Bears on Fire

    For every breakout band that hits Austin this year, there will be hundreds that trudge back to Omaha and get their jobs back at the video store. Something tells me if this band doesn't hit it big, they may just try out for the 8th grade volleyball team and record a noise record. This is Care Bears ... More >>

  • Music

    February 14, 2008
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    January 7, 2008

    Giddyup!: Full RodeoHouston Lineup Announced

    John Fogerty: Hannah who?!? After teasing the thousands of Houstonians left out in the cold by Hannah Montana and her mysterious alter ego Miley Cyrus’ November concert at the microscopic Toyota Center, RodeoHouston confirmed this morning that the duo, who for some reason have never been photogra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2008

    My Daddy Died…Now Give Me Hannah Montana Tickets, Damn It!

    Okay, so now’s the time when someone explains to me two things: 1) Why the Hell is the tween set so captivated by the daughter of Billy Ray Cyrus? and 2) What kind of a world do we live in when a mother helps her daughter fake an essay about a dead dad (who does not exist) only to get concert tick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2007
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    November 29, 2007

    Drenched in Blog: Bindi Irwin, Rapper

    So I’m thinking about starting another blog dedicated to people who should not rap. With the recent rash of rhyming math teachers comes the news that Bindi Irwin has entered the rap game. Yes, Bindi Irwin, the late Steve “Crocodile Hunter” Irwin’s daughter. Ever since Bindi’s dad’s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2007

    Miss Pop Rocks: More Pop Culture Items To Be Thankful For This Year

    As promised, Miss Pop Rocks is back with more 2007 Pop Culture Moments To Be Thankful For. So wipe that leftover turkey off your chin and settle in for another round. Dr. Jan Adams Walks Off Larry King: This one is fresh off the Pop Culture pipeline. Miss Pop Rocks can’t quite understand why so ... More >>

  • News

    November 22, 2007

    2007 Turkeys of the Year

    Priscilla Slade is the biggest gobbler of them all

  • Music

    November 15, 2007

    Hannah from Heaven

    The Rodeo saves local parents from a winter of sulking. But what's this whole Miley Cyrus thing about, anyway?

  • Music

    November 8, 2007

    Hannah Montana, Miley Cyrus, Jonas Brothers

    The hidden agenda of Hannah Montana

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2007

    First Rodeo Performers Announced: Houston Just Can’t Get Enough Hannah

    How many times did you see this costume this Halloween? Everyone fretting because you couldn’t get tickets to Sunday’s big Hannah Montana screamfest at Toyota Center, or hesitating to lay out $300 or more to someone on Craigslist, chill. RodeoHouston announced today that Hannah and her real-life ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2007

    Houston Rap: Kicked to the Curb?

    It hasn’t exactly been a banner year anywhere in hip-hop nation, and Houston is no exception. The Class of 2005’s lackluster sales have spurred every hip-hop rag and blog from here to Brooklyn to bust out its own unique variation on the evergreen “Houston, we have a problem” headline. Chingo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2007

    The Night Before Last: The Houston Press Music Awards Showcase, Part Four

    Jonathan Welch and the author bury the hatchet. Here’s what the Houston Press Music Awards must look like to downtown’s club owners and merchants: The most dreaded of plagues, a horde of drunk, smelly, and sweaty musicians and their fans heeding the call of beer and loud amplification. Let’s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2007

    (White) Girl Power

    Your preteen daughter may worship her Bratz Dolls and dress like an off-duty call girl, but on the bright side, she probably doesn’t perform in a white-power folk group. After the jump is a trailer for a new UK documentary chronicling one summer in the lives of hate-folk duo Prussian Blue. Lynx an ... More >>

  • Music

    March 29, 2007

    The Music Critics Dictionary

    Translating critic-speak

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2007

    Of Course, Then You'd Have to Admit You Went to the Show

    Hannah Montana might've whooped the previous record for rodeo ticket sales, but some technical difficulties prevented more than a few fans from hearing the, um, whatever you call the music produced by Hannah Montana. Says a rodeo release: Um, yeah, you're keeping quiet. We get it. Now w ... More >>

  • News

    March 1, 2007


    Fried Twinkies, $5 bumper cars, Hannah Montana and the hardest working kids in Texas

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