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  • Blogs

    July 31, 2014

    Blaggards' 10 Favorite Drinking Songs

    Year in and year out, no matter what trends may come and go, Houston's stoutest Irish rockers will always be those battlin' Blaggards. Since July 2004, Patrick Devlin, Chad Smalley, Mike McAloon and now Brittany Johnson (the newest Blaggard) brandish a three-pronged rock trident of AC/DC, Social Dis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    The Best Things We Overheard at ACL Fest This Weekend

    Angelica Leicht and Marco Torres report back with the most outrageous sound bites they overheard at Weekend 1 of the 2013 Austin City Limits Music Festival. "I think Bigfoot just copped a feel!" "Um, these guys are a little bit weird..." -- a very confused chick to her very confused boyfriend du ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    Fact: Pop Songs Always Give Brilliant Parenting Advice

    I'm not sure who thought to film the fabulous display of parenting that is documented in the video below, but after watching this hot mess for exactly two minutes and 39 seconds, I've decided there's nothing quite as disturbing as a six-year-old rapping about how he can make my "booty pop." I refus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    Chef Chat, Part 2: Dagan Lynn of 024 Grille on His Upcoming Tasting Menus, Wine Dinners and More

    Dagan Lynn 024 Grille at the Westin Memorial City 945 N. Gessner Rd. Tel: 281-501-4350 This is Part two of a three-part Chef Chat series. Read Part 1 here and Part 3 in this same space on Thursday and Friday. EOW: So, being an executive chef in a hotel, how is that different than being one in a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    The Top 5 Artists Written Off By "Serious Music Listeners"

    One of the weirdest things to happen in music in 2012 was the revelation that Ke$ha might be, gasp, a talented singer with ambitions beyond brushing her teeth with Jack Daniels. I'm pretty sure when she debuted in 2009, none of us "serious music listeners" appreciated anything about her. I mean, she ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    Is Wine as American as Apple Pie?

    The enoblogosphere is reeling today in the wake of a French researcher's report published this week (and circulated today on the Internets). According to the survey (conducted by FranceAgriMer, an independent agricultural industry observer), the French are now more likely to drink fruit juice than w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    Last Night: Scarface & Digital Underground's Shock G at Warehouse Live

    Arts, Beats & Lyrics feat. Scarface, Shock G, DJ Lord, Clyde "The Funky Drummer" Stubblefield & Mansions on the Moon Warehouse Live September 27, 2012 How to guarantee a successful event: Step 1: Select an appropriate venue to accommodate your guests. Step 2: Diversify your guest list to include ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    Have A Drink On Us: AC/DC Sells Wine Now, and We Had a Tasting

    Shout-out to the oenophiles out there, there is a new kid on the wine block these days, with the introduction of two varieties of vino geared towards fans of classic-rock band AC/DC. Now, I know what you are saying: Since their music goes so well with the hard stuff, shouldn't AC/DC be making their ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
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    May 22, 2012

    10 Things Musicians Have Been Buried With

    Everyone dies eventually, even rock stars, and when they go it's not uncommon for them to take beloved personal items with them, or to have such things placed there by grieving friends and family. That is of course unless they're cremated and have their ashes snorted or smoked. For those who went th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    Veronica of Reserve 101 Has Been Featured in Playboy, Is a Sucker for '80s Hair Metal and Wouldn't Mind a Shot of Jack When She's Done with Her Shift

    When you walk into Reserve 101, you're immediately greeted by a wall of whiskey bottles. Like, so many whiskey bottles. I grabbed a spot at the bar and ordered one of their house signature cocktails, the Hemingway, because honestly that wall o' whiskey was kind of intimidating. Behind the bar was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    A Clusterfucken of Turducken, with Seafood, Lots of Bacon & Some Peeps

    At this point in our meaningless lives, we should all know about the monstrosity that is a turducken; I mean, the thing is over 30 now, for Christ's sake, get with it. If you haven't been living on this planet, welcome! it's a turkey (tur) stuffed with a duck (duc) stuffed with a chicken (ken), beca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    Top 5 Old Musicians Actually Using Twitter

    Like youth itself, Twitter is wasted on the young. But not everyone over 35 has completely tuned it out -- after a recent upgrade to a smartphone, even I'm using it now after years of Twitterphobia. (Hit me up at @ThePhantomTX.) Since I've been on, I've learned that most musicians have handed off t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Reviews For The Easily Distracted:
    The Grey

    Title: The Grey What Exactly Is "The Grey?" The movie's title could refer to either the bleak Alaskan weather conditions, the alpha wolf stalking the downed plane's passengers, or the pervasive helplessness felt by one contemplating suicide. Sounds Cheerful. Put it this way, I wouldn't watch The G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Ten Cruises We'd Rather Take Than the KISS Kruise

    ​Imagine a vacation where made-up members of your favorite glam rock band wander the decks of a cruise ship. Does that sound like heaven on earth? Well, glam boy, you're in luck as the second annual (yes, they've done one before this) KISS Kruise sets sail this October featuring that cuddly '7 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    Last Night: Zac Brown Band at the Woodlands

    Photos by Marco Torres​Aftermath has heard a decent amount of entertaining segues at concerts. Most concert segues are awkward and some are funny, but this one from Zac Brown's last night was the most country shit we've ever heard: "Sometimes you have to fight the chicken when you're a man." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    Wednesday Open Mike at Blanco's

    The seating area next to the dance floor and stage. ​Guitarist Chet Akins, the Country Gentleman, would describe the Nashville sound by jingling some the change in his pocket and saying, "It's the sound of money." Mainstream country's lucrative turn toward pop in the late 1950s eventually blos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Spooky Booze: 5 Creepy Cocktails To Get You In The Halloween Spirit

    Ahh, October: the time of year when we head to Frankel's/ Party Boy/ Stripper Depot to find our Halloween costumes, fat orange gourds sit outside at Kroger baking in the Houston sun, and every awful (by awful, I mean awesome) '80s horror movie is on AMC. I love everything about Halloween -- falling ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2011

    An Evening at Philippe Restaurant Lounge

    Berkshire pork ravioli.​Chef Philippe Schmit's Philippe has been getting serious buzz. Eating Our Words spoke with the chef himself as the opening days approached, and Katharine Shilcutt's first look proved that the wait was well worth it. Then Mai Pham went to the restaurant's glitzy opening ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Odd Pairs: Ten Upcoming Nights of Music Bring Wild Variations

    Photo by groovehouseTry to guess who's playing the same night as Toadies.​Diversity is a big deal in H-Town. In fact, our cultural diversity creates such a wide variety of musical styles, it is hard to figure out just what kind of music town we are. In places like Memphis, Nashville, Seattle a ... More >>

  • Music

    March 24, 2011
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    October 19, 2010

    One Live Humpback Whale: Local Fantasy Tour Riders

    ​Everyone probably knows that top-selling bands like Van Halen routinely demand everything short of the moon and stars for their tour contract and rider, but specifically No Brown M&Ms. Some bands have a schedule for required nourishment, or in Rush's case, for booze. The "Weekly Booze Schedul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    Game Time: YouTube Rewind -- "Ram It", By The 1986 LA Rams (The Godfather Of Awful Team Videos)

    Try to forget. Just try​The year is 2010, and our society has advanced in so many ways. In a scant 20 years, we've gone from the ability to even own a cell phone being a luxury to being able to do everything from watch television, stream music, play games, and download porn on those very phones. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Shelby Lynne Needs No Alibis On Excellent New Album

    ​Anyone who went to see Shelby Lynne at Warehouse Live two years ago and didn't come away with a case of drop-jaw respect for both her talent and her presence just isn't dialed into the right human frequency. The multitalented Southern woman who now calls Los Angeles home just dropped a new album, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    The Night BYOB-Packing Jason & The Scorchers Fans Trashed The Fabulous Satellite Lounge, And 3 Other Great Shows

    [Part 1 of a three-part series.] ​ Houston International Festival Director of Performing Arts Rick Mitchell's recent remembrance of great shows he saw at Rockefeller's got LOM to thinking about great shows next door at the funky old Satellite Lounge. We spent way more nights in the Satellite, our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    American Idol: Later, Lacey

    We w@nt t* punch Ke$ha !n the f@ce.​Last night was my first real elimination round of American Idol. Sure, they've been thinning the ranks for weeks, but that was a rapid-fire bloodletting that sent home four bad singers a week. This is the big show, the top 12, with more lights and makeup and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    Idol Beat: Later, Lacey

    We w@nt t* punch Ke$ha !n the f@ce.​Last night was my first real elimination round of American Idol. Sure, they've been thinning the ranks for weeks, but that was a rapid-fire bloodletting that sent home four bad singers a week. This is the big show, the top 12, with more lights and makeup and ... More >>

  • Music

    December 31, 2009

    Live with Me

    The best Houston concerts of 2009: U2, George Strait, Kid Cudi, Jandek, Peaches and even T-Pain.

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    Songs for Naughty Children

    As Rocks Off grows older we have to come to terms with the fact that many of our friends are having children. Usually we can just scroll quickly past the offspring-related Facebook updates or send those 12 MB emails containing brood photos into the Trash folder unread. No harm, no foul. But the hol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2009

    Cutout Bin: France's Biggest Rock Star in Fight For Sa Vie

    ​The world's biggest rock and roll star you've never heard of is now in an L.A. hospital, recovering from botched surgery. Johnny Hallyday is one of the most famous men in the French-speaking world. He rose to stardom in the early 1960's doing Francophone covers of American rock and roll songs, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Top 5 Sauces That Make Chains Worth Visiting

    ​A purist would say a good bread or steak should stand on its own -- to sauce is to sin. But if A1 is the cardinal crime of fine dining, these sauces prove the opposite: a fine one can slather salvation over a culinary insignificancy. 5. Chick-fil-a Polynesian Sauce- In the world of fast-foo ... More >>

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    January 30, 2009

    Free Tickets for Back In Black and Fan Halen

    Fan Halen We have been given a handful of tickets to tonight's Fan Halen/Back In Black show at the House Of Blues to give away. Hurry up and come grab a few while they last. The Aqua-Net stench isn't too overpowering as of this posting so we should have a few left for you. Come get them at 1621 Mi ... More >>

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    August 7, 2008
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    July 10, 2008
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    June 19, 2008

    Q&A: Talking Naked Ladies and Sweaty Elvises with Caren Anderson and Carl Baldwin of Portland’s Velveteria and Black Velvet Masterpieces

    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 >>

  • Music

    August 16, 2007

    Tombstone Blues

    The Nightfly

  • Dining

    March 23, 2006
  • Music

    November 17, 2005

    Hidden Treasures

    Introducing some of the best discs you've never heard

  • Music

    January 13, 2005

    Roadie Royalty

    Houstonian author and Webmaster Karl Kuenning is a prince among road dogs

  • Film

    September 23, 2004

    Indecent Disposal

    James Toback wastes an uninhibited Neve on a cheesy Adrian Lyne rip-off

  • Music

    August 5, 2004

    The Real Deal

    Who is the more "authentic" bluesman -- Bobby Bland or T-Model Ford?

  • Music

    June 24, 2004
  • Calendar

    November 6, 2003

    Talk the Night Away

    Leave your boogie shoes at home when you visit Level 1 Lounge and U Bar

  • Music

    May 30, 2002

    Poison

    Friday, May 31

  • Music

    September 30, 1999

    Amplified

    Local Music News

  • Music

    July 22, 1999

    Rotation

    Tracy Byrd, Jim Hall and Pat Metheny

  • Dining

    July 15, 1999

    Dish

    Can't Buy Love -- or Armadillo

  • Music

    April 15, 1999

    The Strait Dope

    Gettin' jiggy with George Strait at his country music festival

  • Music

    February 13, 1997
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