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Jerry Seinfeld

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    Vote Now For Houston's Best Music Photographer

    February 24, 2014. A Monday. Go Texan Day, Houston's unofficial start of rodeo season, was still four days away. Stories in that week's Time magazine included "Mexico's New Mission," "Biden Unplugged," and a look at brand-new Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon. Songs popular at the time were Katy Perry' ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 14, 2014
  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    A Breakdown of the Former NFLers Bull Rushing Houston Sports Radio Market

    When George Costanza was looking for a job, he said that he might like to be a color commentator for baseball to which Jerry Seinfeld responded, "Well, they tend to give those jobs to ex-ballplayers and people that are, you know, in broadcasting." While this may not have seemed fair to George, it is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Game Show Follies: Jeopardy Contestants Have No Clue On The Big Ten

    Of all the sports "things" that are set to debut this fall (a list which includes Jadeveon Clowney, the SEC Network, and A.J. McCarron trying to shoo his Bengal teammates away from his wife), perhaps the one I'm most excited about is Dan Patrick's new Sports Jeopardy show, which is set to debut on C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2013

    UPS Christmas Delays Hit Home in Houston

    At about 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve, I could wait no longer. With family members set to descend on my house within two hours, it was time to get the final gifts wrapped, especially those for my mom and that side of the family as we would be exchanging those before dinner. Unfortunately, my mom's gift - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Top 5 Restaurant Pecan Pies To Try In Houston

    Pie is good. Pecans are good. When these forces combine you have a pie that's all American. (Forgot apple, the British invented that and pecans, didn't ya know, are the only nut native to the United States?). So on July 12, wave your flag and eat some pecan pie. Here are five restaurant varieties to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2013

    Skeeter's Anniversary Burger W/ a Margarita (or Two)

    Skeeter's Mesquite Grill has been serving the Houston community for 25 years and to celebrate they are offering a burger that's two tons of fun (despite being "only" a half-pound). I have meant to try Skeeter's for the longest time, but, unfortunately, my most recent attempt was foiled by some GI t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    What I Want In My Easter Basket

    In one of his stand-up routines, Jerry Seinfeld has a terrific bit on Halloween, in which he says the "only clear thought" he had in the first 10 years of his life was: "Get candy." Hmm. "Get candy" still dominates my psyche 30 years later...and counting. Which is probably one of the reasons why H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    Forget Blue-Eyed Butcher: Casting Lifetime Movies About Felicia Moon, Victoria Osteen & 3 Others

    Blue-Eyed Butcher was Lifetime's take on the Susan Wright case. It certainly wasn't the first TV movie to be based on a Houston case, and it won't be the last. In fact there are plenty of Houston stories just begging to be made into Lifetime movies. Like these five: 5. Trail Ridin' Dirty: The Feli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    Five of This Year's Super Bowl Ads, Rated: Beckham's Junk, Seinfeld's Desperation -- It's Gonna Be a Long Sunday

    Super Bowl Sunday means more talk about television ads than at any other time of the year. Companies are now leaking previews and extended versions of the ads online, meaning you can get some idea just how good/bad things will be. Let's just say it doesn't look promising, if these five ads are any ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    The Five Most Cringe-Worthy Social Media Status Updates

    ​We all know that certain people just overshare. These are people for whom the acronym "TMI" was invented. They walk into a party and immediately begin telling anyone who will listen about their violent ex or their bowel issues. The good thing about these people is that you can walk away from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Fernet French Toast

    Photo by Nicholas L. HallToo far? No. Not at all.​So John Kiely beat me to the weird-French-Toast punch with his piece on French Toasted Tortillas, simultaneously making me shake my fist a la Jerry Seinfeld, muttering his name under my breath, and creating what is probably an unhealthy fixatio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    35 Bands You Should Never, Ever Search On Google Images

    dedica.laOnce unprintable in "family" newspapers, today the Butthole Surfers barely even rate on our list. You'll see why.​Here at Rocks Off, we take our blog ideas where we can get them - even from mistakes. Allow us to explain. About a month ago, we went to Rihanna at Toyota Center, and aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Houston Astros' Sobering Salary Story: Grading Ten Players

    Carlos Lee: Helping others in the grading curve.​I recently saw some sort of metric that indicated that the top five percent richest Americans combined had amassed more wealth than the other 95 percent combined. Don't quote me on that, but it was one of those "look how woefully disproportiona ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    What's the Deal With Blondie "Brownies"?

    ​Admittedly I'm channeling Jerry Seinfeld with the title of this post, but I am looking for some insight about "blondies." They seem sort of...confused. Because I so enjoyed my OMG cookies and cream cupcake from Rice Epicurean Market, I stopped by again on my way back from the gym (the irony ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 10, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Ally ASL, "Mad Drummer" Discuss Internet Stardom

    ​Rocks Off has been lucky enough to be the first to report on two people whose viral videos propelled them into that strangest of 21st century clubs; that of internet star. The term is still used with some derision today. After all, for every Ask a Ninja there's an Afro Ninja, but we'd argue t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2010

    Thanksgiving 2010: The Post Where We Get All "Thanky"

    Thank you. Thank you very much.​As we prepare to gorge ourselves today on turkey (Cajun fried is the choice here), stuffing, pumpkin bread, and perhaps something green (maaaaybe, but probably not), I want to first thank all of you who stop in and read the stuff on the blog here, not just my st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    Readers, We Implore You: Help Us Make Chocolate Milk, The Good Stuff

    It's the promised land, all right.​When reading this next sentence please employ your best Jerry Seinfeld impression in your head: What's the deal with chocolate milk? Frankly, I love the stuff. Tell me what is better than a super-ice-cold, store-bought bottle of sweetened liquid cocoa. Why d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    Last Night: The Pixies At Verizon Wireless Theater

    Photos by Groovehouse​The Pixies Verizon Wireless Theater September 20, 2010 For more images from Monday's show, see our slideshow here. The Pixies are Costanza. In one episode of Seinfeld, a woman who had recently made George Costanza's acquaintance remarks to Jerry Seinfeld that there mus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Five Musicians Who Can Help Mel Gibson Reform His Image

    ​Just in case you haven't heard the audio tapes of famed actor/ultra-religious headcase Mel Gibson unleashing slur-filled invective at his wife Oksana Grigorieva, you can listen to them here, but you've got to be warned, it is not even remotely safe for work unless you work in a Neo-Nazi biker ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2010

    The Week In TV: Enjoy Hulu While It Lasts

    The good stuff won't be free for much longer.​My backyard flooded, I went half-blind on fireworks, and I am exponentially losing my agility. This was the week in TV Land: • As if to taunt my very desires, Hulu announced last week that it's launching Hulu Plus, a paid version of the site th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2010

    Game Time: Olympic Hockey, You Had Me At Hello, Eh?

    ​"What---what is this salty discharge?....This is horrible! I care!" -- Jerry Seinfeld, wiping away tearsI have to admit, it was a bit of a strange feeling. As time wound down in the third period of what at the time was a 2-1 Canadian lead over the United States Olympic hockey team, the disappo ... More >>

  • News

    November 5, 2009

    Selma Blair and the Ick Factor

    Hellboy actress starring in Alley play.

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Australian Cookie Ignites Debate Over "Creole," To The Bafflement Of Houston Creoles

    ​It's a never-ending debate around these parts. What is Creole? Is it the same as Cajun? If not, why not? And let's say you were an Australian supermarket chain and were looking for a name for your in-house generic rip-off of the Oreo, and you decided to call it the "Creole Cream." Should you exp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Australian Oreo Cookie Ripoff Ignites Debate Over "Creole," To The Bafflement Of Houston Creoles

    ​It's a never-ending debate around these parts. What is Creole? Is it the same as Cajun? If not, why not? And let's say you were an Australian supermarket chain and were looking for a name for your in-house generic rip-off of the Oreo, and you decided to call it the "Creole Cream." Should you ex ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 28, 2009

    Jerry Seinfeld

    The “What’s the deal with…” comedian muses over Life (the cereal)

  • Music

    August 21, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 15, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 9, 2007

    Miss Pop Rocks: Larry King Gets Schooled by Jerry Seinfeld

    Maybe I’m weird for letting Larry King get under my skin so much, but the moronic host has been working my nerves for years now. His insipid questions, the fact that he never knows anything about the person he is interviewing, the way he barks at callers to hurry up and ask their questions even ... More >>

  • Film

    November 1, 2007

    Bee Movie

    No wonder all the bees are dying — Seinfeld's movie is embarrassing

  • Calendar

    August 16, 2007

    Godfrey

    This comedian went from pitching sodas to selling out comedy clubs

  • Music

    August 2, 2007

    T.I., Yung Joc, Ciara, T-Pain, Lloyd

    Screamfest hollas 8 p.m. Saturday, August 4, at Toyota Center, 1510 Polk. 713-627-9622.

  • News

    May 4, 2006

    Houston's Food Nazis

    Some are curmudgeonly but intriguing. Others are just a bad trip to S&M land.

  • Music

    March 16, 2006

    Nine Black Alps

    Tuesday, March 21, Walter's on Washington, 4215 Washington Avenue, 713-864-2727

  • Home Entertainment

    November 17, 2005
  • Calendar

    November 10, 2005

    A Date with George

    Seinfeld's Jason Alexander tours behind his Tooth Fairy tale

  • Calendar

    August 12, 2004

    No Kids in the Hall

    Don't let the cuteness fool you: Aisha Tyler's act is for adults

  • Calendar

    June 3, 2004

    Colinoscopy

    Dissecting the phenomenon that is Colin Quinn

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Laundromat

    Graustark Laundry

  • Culture

    August 22, 2002

    Fallon Fast

    Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen

  • Calendar

    August 17, 2000
  • Calendar

    March 23, 2000

    Fun with Rednecks

    Bill Engvall

  • News

    October 21, 1999
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    February 11, 1999
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    August 20, 1998
  • Calendar

    July 23, 1998

    Night & Day

    July 23 - 29, 1998

  • Calendar

    June 18, 1998
  • Film

    May 14, 1998

    The Larry David Show

    The man behind Seinfeld moves to the big screen

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