Howard Stern

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2014

    Overly Sensitive Howard Stern Calls Jeff Van Gundy a "Douche Bag"

    Anybody who has watched Jeff Van Gundy broadcast an NBA game knows that over-the-top, borderline overreaction to certain ancillary aspects of the game (maybe a minor rules interpretation or the antics of a mascot) are part of his "gimmick," if you will. If Jeff Van Gundy were a heel WWE manager, pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2014

    Things You Can Do Until the Good Shows Come Back

    If you reach mid-month and feel the boredom begin to gnaw at your brain like some Lovecraftian monster, get to Reliant Center next weekend (January 18-19) for the America's Got Talent open auditions. You're sure to see something truly nightmarish there - particularly if Howard Stern shows up. Even ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    Shock Jerks: Atlanta Sports Talk Guys Fired for Making Fun of Former NFL Player with ALS

    I have gone on record numerous times saying I really do not care for the whole "guy talk" format in sports radio. I think mixing entertainment with sports talk is great, necessary even, especially in the long stretch between the end of basketball season and the beginning of football season. What do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    Top Five Totally Legit Porn-Star Music Videos

    So apparently actor Jonah Falcon is packin' heat in his pants. No, we're not talking about the kind of heat that the NRA and Ted Nugent endorse -- this is not that kind of blog. We mean packing heat in more of a "huge cock" kind of way. Unfortunately for Falcon, his 13.5 inches of man-meat can be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2013

    Artists Who Need Their Own Sirius/XM Channel Already

    I've had satellite radio in my life since Christmas. Nothing is better than falling asleep on the couch on a Saturday afternoon after a big fat lunch with Willie's Roadhouse playing; waking up every few hours to piss during a Ray Price cut and then falling back to sleep. What I love the most, besi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    Look Out, Sheyla Hershey & Your 38KKK Rack: Lacey Wildd Thinks You're A Member Of The Itty-Bitty Tittie Committee

    It was bad enough when Florida beat us in crazy-ass crimes, but now they're leaving us in the dust in breast enhancements? Texas, we don;t even know who you are anymore. For years, Lone Star residents have looked on proudly and in horror (well, mostly in horror -- jaw-dropping, WTF horror) at Shey ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Top 5 Ways EDM Is Now Mainstream

    1997 provides us with an interesting cautionary tale about the pursuit of the next big thing and how it doesn't always play out the way we expect. From MTV's Year In Rock: Music fans were restless, record sales were stagant... Then, a new music emerged... one that captivated listeners, created new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    Turn The Radio On: Top 10 Musicians Who Should Be DJs

    A few years ago, Van Halen front man David Lee Roth filled in for Howard Stern on his nationally syndicated radio show. Roth also served a stint as a deejay for New York's 92.3 Free FM. This is nothing new, because many artists have at some point served as DJs, such as Greg Kihn of the Greg Kihn ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2012

    The Hair Balls Super Bowl Live Blog: Remember To Piss

    In some alternate universe, the streets of Houston are currently bathed in Miller Lite, Reliant Stadium and every bar in town is a watch party, with even the homeless folks are wearing soiled Texans jerseys. But alas, our Houston Texans only made it into the second round of the playoffs, and here we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Pop Rocks: The Time Has Come, The Walrus Said, To Feed Hugh Hefner To Sharks

    Hef's gonna need a bigger boat.​As you may have heard, Shark Week kicks off Sunday on the Discovery Channel. The seven days of (decreasingly) informative marine documentaries and (increasingly) lurid reenactments of REAL LIFE ATTACKS and exposing DEADLY WATERS and what not provide a welcome br ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 2, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Stevens & Pruett Vs. The FCC: Beer Cans And Hershey Kisses

    Rocks Off is in the process of collecting stories about legendary Rock 101 KLOL morning team Stevens & Pruett as a tribute to Mark Stevens, who passed away Tuesday morning from complications of Alzheimer's disease at age 76. We're especially interested in hearing from the duo's colleagues at KLOL, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    Happy Father's Day! Loser Kids of Rock Star Dads

    We all aspire to honor our dads and hope that we've done right by them on Father's Day. Here's a list of offspring whose lives have served no useful purpose on earth other than churning out a never-ending source of disappointment for their rock star dads. ​Sean Lennon Yoko Ono is often credi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Quick Hits

    ​We're going to mix it up a bit on Pop Rocks today. Usually, I stick with one subject for the entire piece because I'd rather not depend too heavily on snarky line-item entries. But let's face it; sometimes there's just too much going on in the world of pop culture for me to focus on just one top ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2009

    This Week In Beyonce: Howard Stern Hoax, Obsessed Opens, Toyota Center Date and More

    Following the exploits of the world's most famous Houstonian is a full-time job - to say the least; that must be why her publicist never seems to return our emails - but here at Rocks Off we do our best. Because Ms. B is never very far from the headlines, we decided the best thing to do wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2009

    Michael Berry, Houston's Least-Likely Howard Stern Wanna-Be

    Anyone fortunate to be listening to "The Michael Berry" on KTRH 740 AM this past Friday night got to hear about an hour's worth of girl talk. No, Berry didn't change formats and start expressing his feminine side underneath his good ol' boy former city council member tandoori-chomping image. What we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    Whitney Casey, Giving It All Up For You

    Whitney Casey is fast turning into the gift that keeps on giving.We got an e-mail blast from "her people" today, touting the new book by the Houston Chronicle columnist and former Great Day Houston host."Relationships expert Whitney Casey, who has dated Lance Armstrong and Rocco DiSpirito, and was m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2008

    Things We Don't Get: Walton & Johnson

    Through no fault of our own, we stumbled once again on the Walton & Johnson radio show on 950 AM this morning. OK, it was our "fault," because we were trying to find something interesting to listen to. We had forgotten just how bad these guys are. We quickly remembered as we listened, struck dumb b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008

    A Howard Stern Wanna-Be, With A Somewhat Confused Dream

    Hair Balls got an e-mail from The Men’s View, a local podcast that models itself after, you guessed it, The View. Apparently the show has been picked as a finalist for Sirius Radio’s “I Want to be Howard Stern” contest, which will give one lucky winner a one-time, one-hour show on Stern’ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2008

    East Houston Musical Doesn't Wow LA Critic

    A campy musical set in East Houston, featuring a rebelling teen trying to deal with an emotionally distant dad who works at NASA, starring Howard Stern's daughter -- what could go wrong? Plenty, according to Variety. Earth Sucks is the name of the musical, which opened recently in LA. And even th ... More >>

  • Music

    March 20, 2008
  • Calendar

    March 13, 2008
  • News

    February 14, 2008
  • Culture

    February 7, 2008

    Special Sexy Edition

    Dick size, muff diving and dry humping

  • Culture

    September 6, 2007

    Mexican-American Culture

    What Do Mexicans Think of Speedy Gonzlez?

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2007

    Now the Question Can Finally Be Answered Once and for All: Jessica Alba or Jennifer Aniston?

    Guy talk has finally come to Houston!! Rejoice!! Or, better yet, change the channel. On Monday, venerable local station KPRC changed formats from right-wing blather 24/7 to a much more nuanced menu, one that seasons the right-wing blather with occasional forays into “guy talk.” This features s ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 25, 2006
  • News

    March 23, 2006

    Good Face Time

    Beth Ostrosky

  • Music

    November 10, 2005

    Low Ride, Take It Easy

    A trip to the Los Magnificos Car Show sets us to pondering why there cant be a local rock equivalent

  • Film

    August 11, 2005

    Working Blue. And Brown.

    Inside the dirtiest joke ever told is a nugget of unadulterated joy

  • Music

    December 23, 2004


    In a scandal-ridden election year, the year's top ten music stories were all about winning the popular vote

  • Year End

    December 23, 2004


    In a scandal-ridden election year, the year's top ten music stories were all about winning the popular vote

  • Music

    January 22, 2004
  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Fetishist

    Yaqi the Tickler

  • Calendar

    August 8, 2002

    Flirting with Disaster

    America, you deserve The Anna Nicole Show

  • Calendar

    January 24, 2002

    The Tickler

    Yaqi is pushing for tickling acceptance

  • Calendar

    November 16, 2000

    Practicing Judyism

    Funny Gay Men

  • Culture

    November 2, 2000

    What, Them Worry?

    As Mad celebrates its 400th issue, its editors wonder how to stay funny in a world gone mad

  • Music

    February 10, 2000

    Local Rotation

    "Mean" Gene Kelton Most Requested

  • Music

    August 19, 1999

    Howard's End

    Dallas ran Howard Stern out of town. Could Houston be any more hospitable?

  • Music

    July 29, 1999
  • Calendar

    June 24, 1999
  • Music

    October 22, 1998

    Action Incorporated

    Make way for Master P's low-end version of Hollywood

  • Dining

    July 30, 1998
  • News

    April 10, 1997
  • Film

    March 6, 1997

    Radio Daze

    Howard Stern shows off his Private Parts, and they're really quite nice

  • News

    January 2, 1997

    Two for the Road

    In which our man in Dallas joins Sofia Staks, Kayla Kleevage and other noted First Amendment activists on a mission to rescue Houston from the pashas of prudery. Or something like that.

  • News

    April 20, 1995
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    April 13, 1995
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    December 2, 1993

    Being There

    An interview with JFK -- more or less

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