Like many men currently in their mid-to-late forties, Anthrax co-founder/rhythm guitarist Scott Ian was a huge, practically obsessive KISS fan growing up. "My KISS window was about '75-'78, when I was 11 to 14 years old," Ian says. "The older kids all hated KISS because they thought it was only ab ... More >>
Even with the darkness, the film is never less than joyful.
Even with the darkness, the film is never less than joyful
Back in March, I wrote my list of fantasy sports talk radio pairings based on the current hosts. One of them was long-time host at KILT 610 and Texans sideline reporter Rich Lord with KGOW co-host and Houston Press contributor Sean Pendergast. Someone must have been listening. Beginning the first of ... More >>
The writers at Rocks Off are huge fans of boners, and we look for every excuse we can to write about them. We love terms like trouser snake and meat thermometer, and we're not afraid to say so, because boners are awesome. Even with half of the writers of this list sporting only X chromosomes, we'll ... More >>
Schools are finally getting tougher on gay bullying.
Ed. Note: This article is about some of the more unusual, but perfectly legal, forms of behavior some people choose to do in the boudoir. Sensitive readers might want to keep that in mind. Everyone's got a fetish. Some are kinkier than others, but everyone has something they like about their partne ... More >>
Victoria Jackson went from the big leagues of comedy to the rabid right of modern politics.
Fascinating. And *fabulous.*Star Trek actor Zachary Quinto, in news that was apparently a surprise to absolutely no one, is now the second actor from the sci-fi franchise to come out of the closet (do they have closets in the 24th century? Maybe he was in a holodeck version): The 34-year-old ... More >>
While he's of course best known as the longtime front man for AC/DC, or perhaps the rocker with the most consistent wardrobe, Brian Johnson is also a very serious gearhead, a collector/tinkerer of classic cars and a competitive race driver who has seen the checkered flag on tracks all over th ... More >>
Animal psychic Sonya Fitzpatrick hears voices - the dog and cat kind.
Glenn Beck will be conspiratorially maudlin for youOn the night of March 25, Houston now has three choices. Do you go see Devo, the pioneering punk and New Wave group at Warehouse Live, or legendary folk offspring Arlo Guthrie at the House Of Blues, or spend an evening with powerhouse conserv ... More >>
Today, Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers are presumably on their way to Disney World, the Pittsburgh Steelers are praying Ben Roethlisberger did not do anything in the many, many strip clubs of the greater Metroplex to bring on a repeat of his season-opening four-game sus ... More >>
If they're taking their laptops and cell phones to bed with them, it's probably not to do homework.
Photos by Ray Mickshaw/ FoxMan alive! Jamie Foxx mentored last week, and now guitarist-celeb Slash is in the proverbial American Idol house for "Rock and Roll Week"! Okay, sure, these people have projects and albums to promote, but these still feel like coups. Lot to address, so today I'm skipping t ... More >>
Get on the bus, it's a family affair.
It is the Rodney Dangerfield genre of the art world: demeaned, dismissed and definitely not getting any respect with subject matter like crying Elvises, fang-bearing jungle panthers, Jesus with various apostles, and full-frontal nekkid Hawaiian girls. But for Caren Anderson and Carl Baldwin, there ... More >>
Priscilla Slade is the biggest gobbler of them all
Is Joel Osteen more than a conqueror? We hoped Babs would tell us. I can admit to buying into the hype surrounding Barbara Walter's The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2006, which aired last night on ABC. Specifically, I wanted to see what Babs could get out of Lakewood Church's Joel Osteen, and se ... More >>
We have a lot to forgive – and forget – about 2005; here's hoping local celebs do better next year
Protocols of Zion takes a hard look at those who fear Jews
50 Cent wants to be an actor...but he's not
Rock memoirs take us behind the music
One man, one jambox and four walls. For 24 hours.
Time again to honor the best in Houston
Gentile women defend their Jewish husbands against the Nazis in Rosenstrasse
Houston's new top cop may bring his own language barrier
Antwone Fisher would make a great role model, says Antwone Fisher
Out of financial and creative bankruptcy, Marvel Comics is mighty once more
Tim Burton monkeys around with the original Planet of the Apes, but is it evolution?
Without apology, Bob Crane's son shows the world Hogan's privates
KPRC kicks off another mind-boggling sweeps month
At Dan Patrick's KPRC talk-radio station, it's politics with a capital G
Bryn Tustin was an electrician from New Jersey who became a punk-music DJ in Houston, opened a record store and remade himself into Chuck Roast.
February 25 - March 3, 1999
Marilyn Manson's Long Hard Road Out of Hell is paved with one journalist's bad intentions
Every weekday from 3 to 7 p.m., KLAT's Carlos Martinez loves to talk about sex. Many in his Spanish-speaking audience adore him. But not everyone's happy with what he has to say.
Adam Ant is still dressed up, and now has somewhere to go