Jabba the Hutt

  • Film

    May 29, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 24, 2014

    Matt Schaub's Oakland Press Conference: This Is Why They're The Raiders

    I've always wondered what Han Solo felt like when he was melted out of his carbonite shell at the beginning of Return of the Jedi. If you recall, he had been in hibernation for an undisclosed (but not insignificant) amount of time when finally, the other meddling kids, Luke and Leia, hatched a pla ... More >>

  • Music

    June 6, 2013

    Best in Show

    A taste of the 2013 Houston Press Music Award nominees.

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2013

    Urban Dictionary's Top 10 Musician Slang Terms

    Fapulous 1. Orgasmic, amazing, awesome. 2. Really, really hot. "Did you see that ass?" 'Yeah. It was Fapulous!" "Urban Dictionary is flat-out fapulous." And it's true. Urban Dictionary is fapulous, always available to help a blogger out with a never-ending supply user-submitted definitions th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    The Astros May Be Changing Their Name? My 5 Suggestions

    Yesterday afternoon, Astros owner Jim Crane built up more good will with the Houston community in about eight minutes than the team on the field has in the last six years when he announced that the 2012 season will feature cheaper beer ($5 beers!), cheaper tickets and permission to bring your own f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Kris Kardashian Humphries Re-signs with the Nets

    So happy together.​It's Wednesday, December 21, and from a daylight standpoint, it's the shortest day of the calendar year and equally short on newsworthy events around the sports world (unless you count former Philadelphia newspaper columnist and part-time Jabba the Hutt stand-in Bill Conlin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    The 14 Best Halloween Costumes from This Weekend

    If there was an event this weekend, you better believe people went to it in costume. Darth Vader was in the crowd at the Rockets Game while a Roman Gladiator watched Agora burn. (How appropriate, that.) Houston Press's own Halloween Bash at House of Blues had some of the most creative costumes we've ... More >>

  • Music

    August 26, 2010

    Ranch Style Beans

    Local folk hero is well-rounded, to say the least.

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    RAW VIDEO!!!! (Of A Motionless, Bored Alligator)

    Here is RAW VIDEO of Houston police in a deadly face-off against a huge, vicious alligator.We dare you to sit through all four and a half minutes. You will not be able to.Not because it is filled with gnashing teeth and cops' arms getting snapped off, but because nothing happens. This alligator is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Game Time: Whose Overpaid Left Fielder Situation is Worse? Astros or Cubs?

    ​Baseball gods, I have to give you credit. You tried as hard as you could on Saturday to keep me from writing about it on Monday. You gave us Ubaldo Jimenez throwing the first no-hitter in Colorado Rockies' history. That was cool. Even cooler than that, you gave us the Mets and the Cardinals i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Talking With C-3PO Himself, Anthony Daniels, About Star Wars: In Concert

    A few weeks back, Rocks Off had the pleasure of speaking with actor Anthony Daniels, the man in the golden suit and the physical embodiment of one of the most iconic characters in popular science fiction. Since production began in 1976 on A New Hope, better known of course as Star Wars, Daniels has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Theme Songs for the Most Annoying Characters In the Star Wars Universe, Including Whiny Emo Bitch Anakin Skywalker you thought your office was annoying.‚Äč Jar Jar Binks, Pratfalling Mongoloid Looking like some kind of unholy cross-breed between a frog and a duck, Jar Jar was the earliest indication that The Phantom Menace was not going to be up to snuff. The Gungan's antics wer ... More >>

  • Music

    August 10, 2006

    Awesome Blossoms

    Are you sure that's an onion?

  • Culture

    April 13, 2006

    Trees and Rocks

    FotoFest takes on "The Earth"

  • Music

    June 17, 2004

    Beastie Boys

    To the 5 Boroughs (Capitol)

  • Film

    May 8, 1997

    Star Lard

    With The Fifth Element, Luc Besson swipes from science fiction past to create a slick, vacuous future