Television's influence on our musical vocabulary is vast. These days, singing shows are determining new pop stars. A great TV theme can become iconic -- Sanford and Son, Friends, The Sopranos -- and shows like The Simpsons, Family Guy and Scrubs have become legendary for their in-show musical perfor ... More >>
Recently we wrote about the ramifications of KISS and Vince Neil buying their own Arena Football League teams and what it would be like if NFL teams were also themed around bands and musicians. We started by running down the AFC, including our hometown Houston Texans. This time we're going to exami ... More >>
2nd Haak Madeira Food Truck, Art and Culinary Festival @ Haak Vineyard & Winery Saturday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. 6310 Avenue T., Santa Fe Spend your Saturday at Haak Vineyard & Winery during the 2nd Haak Madeira Food Truck, Art and Culinary Festival. Angie's Cake, Mom & Eddie's, Foreign Policy and Speers ... More >>
You guys, it's finally here. Season 9 of It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia begins this Wednesday on FXX. If you're not a fan, you should be. Rumor has it that even the Game of Thrones creators are down with the gang, as David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have co-written an episode. This is like TV Incep ... More >>
Ever since getting word of the opportunity of interviewing Portugal. The Man, my mind has been on nearly nothing but them. I've basically been living in Portugal for the past two weeks. Finally, with the show in the bag, I can move on to other countries, such as my own pillow and blanket. I've had t ... More >>
Movie by movie, here's how to get the most out of this summer without having to cake on sunscreen.
This loud, folky six-piece likes to have fun.
Food and television. My two favorite things in life. I mean, besides family and friends, of course. Anyway, some of the greatest scenes in television are based around food, as evidenced by this season's rum-ham filled It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia episode. Feeling inspired myself, I made a list ... More >>
Photo illustrations by John Seaborn GrayEvery year-end Rocks Off prognosticates the likeliest trends in music for the upcoming year. So far, we've got a 100 percent success rate, although since the FBI made us take down all of our previous predictions, we have no way to prove it. So you'll j ... More >>
The Dr Pepper commercial can't be far behindNow that The Office has turned into a big, directionless mess, the title for Most Watchable Thing on Thursday night television (with apologies to It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia and The League) is the two-minute "Dr. Lou" segments that run at halftime ... More >>
I recently found myself wandering around the heights in search of a good happy hour where I could procure both delicious food and reasonably priced drinks. Somehow this led me to Washington Avenue, which turned into a chance encounter with a wonderful bartender named Jillian Fogarty, who was ... More >>
D&W Lounge takes the East End's sudden trendiness in working-class stride.
Marc Brubaker Aftermath didn't think it was possible to up the ante any more at this year's Summerfest until Girl Talk took the stage Saturday night. In our estimation, it was the biggest and baddest Summerfest party to date. We might even venture to say that achieved the biggest and baddest summ ... More >>
Paranormal Activity is this century's Blair Witch Project -- a horror movie whose budget couldn't even afford shoestrings, a horror movie with no stars to speak of, but one that is winning great reviews.Why is this important to you? Because you can see it before it becomes a cult hit. Remembe ... More >>
Halloween is coming, and that means many, many costuming mistakes will be made by normally sane adults. To help stop this scourge, each Thursday we will be offering tips and analysis of what to avoid, or possibly what to do. It seems that every year Halloween becomes less and less about scaring othe ... More >>
So, the boss made you come in the day after Thanksgiving, huh? Yeah, and we're guessing there isn't a whole lot to do seeing as how everyone else's boss gave them the day off. (Luckily for us, the news never rests! ... or something.) Well, nod off not, Internet friends. Hair Balls is here with link ... More >>
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