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  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    Brand Building on the Internet in 2014 Is an Interesting Phenomenon

    If you're a celebrity, you establish your brand in any number of ways. Perhaps, you have a YouTube channel with made-from-scratch videos or snippets of your television appearances. Maybe you have merchandise that you sell, or blog posts that you write. And ultimately, the engine in 2014 is social me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    Zapruder Analysis Of Homicidal Jets Fan Punching Female Patriots Fan (w/ VIDEO)

    In the last couple years, I've been to approximately a quarter of the stadiums in the NFL, generally as a fan of the opposing team (I believe all but one game involved the Texans.). Two of those stadiums were generally considered to be among the most "dangerous" in the league (San Francisco and Oakl ... More >>

  • News

    September 20, 2012

    New Cracks in the Frack

    Pesky little complaints like pollution, flaming water and abandoned homes continue to cast doubt on the argument that drilling into shale will benefit all.

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Friday Night: Childish Gambino At House Of Blues

    Childish Gambino House of Blues April 6, 2012 "Real G's only; don't fuck up my alphabet." -- Childish Gambino, "It's On" Childish Gambino is Donald Glover and Donald Glover is Troy from a television show called Community and Troy from a television show called Community is funny as eff and that's g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Julio César Chávez Jr. Defeats Peter Manfredo at Reliant to Retain WBC Crown

    Photo by Marco TorresChavez on the attack.​ Ed Hocken: You sure know your boxing. Lt. Frank Drebin: All I know is never bet on the white guy. I'm not quite as ignorant of boxing as the late Leslie Nielsen. For example, I've watched most of the heavyweight title bouts (of the various sanctionin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2011

    Prayerapalooza: The Response At Reliant Stadium With Rick Perry And A Packed House

    GroovehouseGovernor Rick Perry leads Reliant Stadium in prayer on Saturday morning. ​Our country's credit rating was downgraded just less than a day before The Response event at Reliant Stadium opened its doors. The world is scary and getting more so by the day. People are afraid of the future ... More >>

  • News

    February 10, 2011

    Getting Past the Bouncer

    Local nightclub door policies aren't always black and white

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Joe Ely's Top Five Live Shots, By iFest's Rick Mitchell

    Jason WolterJoe Ely (left) and David Grissom at iFest 2010​Next Friday, Feb. 11, the Joe Ely Band returns to Rockefeller Hall for the first time in more than a decade, since the legendary Washington Avenue showcase club stopped presenting live music to focus on the less risky business of priva ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2010

    Last Night: Matisyahu At House Of Blues

    Photos by Groovehouse​Matisyahu House of Blues July 27, 2010 8:54 p.m.: Man, we totally underestimated the market for American Hassidic Jewish reggae musicians. This place is packed. 8:56: Dub Trio is on stage. They're a fairly impressive trio from Brooklyn. Not Beastie Boys impressive, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    Game Time: LeBron James -- A Lesson In Sales

    Debase yourself, Cleveland​The older you get, the more you realize that ultimately every decision in life has a "sales" element to it. Getting married, getting divorced, having kids, purchasing a house or a car, choosing a movie, picking an appetizer,...whatever decision it is, there's some level ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Dirty Old Town: Web Site Has Houston Douchebags For Days... And Days...

    thedirty.comEven Houston's Todo Moto crew is not safe from The Dirty.​ Rocks Off may be a little late to the game on this, but holy shit, we love The Dirty's Houston section and have been trolling the site for most of the day. It's a site dedicated to exposing douchery and general shittiness for r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2010

    The Death Of The Kay-For-Governor Effort, In Five Telling Moments

    ​The campaign of Governor Rick Perry has been gleefully sending out "pre-bituaries" -- in other words, stories analyzing what went wrong with Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison's gubernatorial race.Barring an upset of Truman-like proportions, the only question remaining in tomorrow's primary will be whe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    Game Time: I Bet On The Cowboys This Weekend, And Now I Must Go Shower

    ​I'm not sure why I thought Sunday would be any different for the Dallas Cowboys than every other big spot that they've been in since Tony Romo was handed the keys to the Cowboy Cadillac (complete with big-ass steer horns as a hood ornament). I mean, were two spankings of a reeling Philadelphia Ea ... More >>

  • Music

    December 24, 2009

    The Cowboy Way

    Rebels Honky Tonk thrives on Houston's least country block.

  • Music

    August 3, 2006

    The Dean Is Risen

    Some Dean Martin albums we wish existed

  • Dining

    November 14, 2002

    Sub Text

    Will Ponzo's or Jersey Mike's come out on top in our side-by-side submarine sandwich comparison?