Hedwig and the Angry Inch

  • Music

    October 24, 2013

    Ghosts In the Machine

    Are some popular Houston music venues actually haunted?

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2013

    Are Some Houston Music Venues Haunted?

    Halloween is right around the corner, and once again it's time to talk spooky stuff... for y'all, I mean. Here at the House With One F it's always time to talk spooky stuff, but today we want to look around the city to see which music venues might actually be haunted. First, let's define haunted, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Top 10 Soul-Destroying No. 1 Hits

    I don't like these songs. I feel it's ridiculous that hundreds of thousands of people actually paid out money and drove them to the top of the Billboard charts. While they might not necessarily be the absolute worst examples of the lowest common denominator's purchasing power, they quickly came to m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    5 Songs For International Day Against Police Brutality

    Police brutality is definitely a real thing. Cases range from synchronized actions by oppressive regimes to curtail the populace to isolated incidents of extremely poor decisions making by rage-based authorities. Distinguishing between and guarding against police brutality is as difficult as it is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Dude Looks Like a Lady: Hottest Movie Cross-Dressers

    Glenn Close is finally getting her dream of playing a man on the big screen. Her upcoming movie Albert Nobbs, now slated for wide release on January 27, features Close portraying a woman who dresses as a man in 19th-century Ireland in order to get a job as a butler. This has been a passion project o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    Jeremiah Clarke: Why You Shouldn't Play "Trumpet Voluntary" at Your Wedding

    Today is the 337th birthday of composer and organist Jeremiah Clarke. You have heard his most famous work dozens of times in your life and never really thought about it. Clarke composed the "Prince of Denmark March," which is usually called "Trumpet Voluntary." Due to a mix up in a famous songbook, ... More >>

  • Film

    December 23, 2010

    Hole in the Heart

    Hedwig creator John Cameron Mitchell switches gears, channeling his own grief into his latest project.

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: Puppet Wing

    Photos via WikipediaTMBG​Ladies and gentlemen, Rocks Off is pleased as rum punch to announce that The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has (not) added an official puppet wing to that fine institution. What's even better, they have (not) given us the opportunity to nominate some of the finest felt fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Tear Me Down: Five Songs About The Berlin Wall

    ​Today is World Freedom Day! The holiday was declared in 2001 by George W. Bush to celebrate the fall of the Berlin Wall and just how awesome he felt Ronald Reagan was. It was 21 years ago today that East and West Berlin were reunited, and the Berlin Wall remains a source of musical inspiratio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    The Houston Act We Most Wish Had Happened

    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. ​Several years back, your Daily VJ attended an open-mike event at Hollywood that combined three of Housto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Talking Rock Docs With All Tomorrow's Parties' Jonathan Caouette

    ​Jonathan Caouette (right) is a Houston success story. He turned home movies into the award-winning 2003 autobiographical film Tarnation, receiving some encouragement from Hedwig and the Angry Inch creator John Cameron Mitchell on the project. His latest film is All Tomorrow's Parties, a docum ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    Rocks Off Goes To Synth Central: Montrose's Fjardeson's Studios

    Photos by Jef With One F​Right in the warm, arrhythmic heart of Montrose is a convenience store on Richmond just east of Montrose Blvd. The D&Q Food Store has two things. First is the largest selection of beers in the Houston area. Seriously, they put Spec's downtown to shame. Plus the have a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Type O Negative's Peter Steele Dies Again, This Time For Real

    ​Rocks Off remembers a Houston Type O Negative concert from years ago. We were particularly excited because Type O had added a cover of "The Angry Inch" from Hedwig and the Angry Inch to their set list, and we had a T-shirt form the original off-Broadway run we were hoping to get signed. The notor ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 7, 2009

    Hedwig and the Angry Inch

    You’d be pissed too if all you got was a little lump where your vagina should be

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2008

    Aftermath: Asmodeus X at Numbers

    Photos by Jef With One F Though billed as a Halloween spectacular, there were precious few costumes on display at Numbers’ Underworld, the monthly Goth night that hosts some of Houston’s most entertaining performers and audience members. For a group of people whose chosen dress tends to be view ... More >>

  • News

    April 15, 1999

    A Star in Reborn, Again

    Former Houstonian Charles Kathryn McGuire has been a millionaire, a transvestite, a socialite, a political candidate and a woman. Now, with son James's first play on stage in New York City, she's Daddy Kathryn.