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Jesse James

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 5/6/2014

    Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion May 6, 2014 It's fitting that the rooflike shelter hanging above the seats at the Woodlands Pavilion is shaped in a tent spire. Because no one has ever merged the concepts of rock and roll show and religious tent revival like Bru ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2014

    A Special Springsteen Preview From New Orleans

    Last month, The New York Times Magazine published an essay decrying "The Pernicious Rise of Poptimism," defined by critic Saul Austerlitz as the trend among rock critics to embrace the shallow lifestyle-reporting aspects of pop culture while disregarding or distrusting "music that is about something ... More >>

  • Film

    September 12, 2013

    Isaiah Washington Is the Human Part of Blue Caprice

    Isaiah Washington had to hurt to play the D.C. sniper.

  • Dining

    January 24, 2013

    The Dan Marino Restaurants

    The 13 restaurants that nearly made our 30 essential Texas restaurants list.

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    The 30 Essential Texas Restaurants: Nearly Made It (a.k.a. the Dan Marino Restaurants)

    If you've read this week's feature -- "Eat Here: The 30 Essential Texas Restaurants to Visit Before You Die" -- then you've no doubt already asked why X, Y or Z restaurant didn't make the list. Maybe you've asked this question angrily to your computer, or rhetorically to a coworker who actually trie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    Evie Herrin and Amelia Crew: Police Say Mom and Daughter Robbed Four Banks in Two States

    Move over Bonnie and Clyde and Frank and Jesse James, you've got (alleged) multistate bank robbing company: Evie and Amelia. Yesterday Police in Gulfport, Mississippi busted 57-year-old Evie Mearlene Herrin and her 30-year-old daughter Amelia Darci Crew, both of the texas town of Cleveland, as they ... More >>

  • News

    August 4, 2011
  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Top 10 Texas Movie Soundtracks

    ​This weekend, as the rest of the world catches Harry Potter mania for (perhaps) the final time, Houston gets a serious dose of Urban Cowboy nostalgia. Theater Under the Stars' production of the Tony-nominated 2003 musical - which The New York Times called "a conclusive demonstration that it's ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 7, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 27, 2011

    Oscar Night 2011: The Live Blog!

    ​We are only less than three hours out from bringing you live-blogging coverage, right here, of this year's Academy Awards, and we are more than excited to take you through the night for every win, loss, awful dress, awesome dress, foible, and foul-up Hollywood throws our way.

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Charlie Sheen: A Guide to His Porn Stars (Some Are From Texas!)

    Actor Charlie Sheen is either a true American hero or a drug-addicted, porn-obsessed monster, depending on who you ask. The Two and a Half Men star and one-time Oliver Stone muse was admitted to the hospital with extreme stomach pains in his most recent incident. That all came on the heels of what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Some Can Whistle: A Playlist To Don't Worry, Be Happy

    ​It's often the little things that make our favorite songs our favorites - the curious, unforeseen additions of small touches like an understated bit of whistling. For those who like to categorize their playlists into themes, we present you with the Rocks Off approved Whistle Playlist. The S ... More >>

  • Film

    December 23, 2010

    How the West Is Won

    The Coen brothers take their tongues out of their cheeks for True Grit.

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Hurt: Concert Injuries In And Out Of The Line Of Duty

    Marco Torres​About ten days ago, my parents and brother came into Houston for Sunday dinner, and I noticed my brother - whom we'll call "John," because that's his name - was limping something awful. It turns out John decided to take a spin in the mosh pit at the end of the Bad Religion show I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    Dear Bicycle Bandit: Five Simple Rules To Aid Your Getaway

    Bicycle Bandit: Watch out for the strollers, dude​A bike bandit is on the loose in Houston, of all places. Yes, right here in the anti-Portland, a brigand is holding up banks and making his getaway on a Schwinn.We covered him early in his spree, but he's now hit six banks in the area.As a fellow c ... More >>

  • Film

    July 15, 2010

    Adaptive Behavior

    Killer's tormented self gets simplified for screen.

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    Aftermath: Never Mind The Hipsters, Kenny G Blows Us Away

    Photos by Craig HlavatyEd. Note: This is merch from the show and not a poster from Craig's room... we think.​ Aftermath shook hands Thursday night with Kenny G, a man who has arguably been one of the most reviled men in pop music now nearly 30 years. Why are we bringing this up? It's not to name-d ... More >>

  • News

    April 15, 2010

    Chef Tats

    Kitchen pros express themselves through inked flesh, no matter how upscale the Houston restaurant.

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Men Are Pigs, Film At 11

    With apologies to Warren Zevon: Keep on riding, riding, ridingTiger and Jesse JamesKeep on riding, riding, ridingAll those tattooed dames 2010 is already proving to be a banner year in celebrity implosion. The continuing saga of serial philanderer Tiger Woods was good enough, but then the news bro ... More >>

  • Music

    October 29, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    Texas Traveler: Robber's Cave

    This week Texas Traveler is crossing the border. No, not that border. About two and a half hours north of the Red Rover (about eight hours north of Houston), stands a strange little state park with a history steeped in Southern folklore. Its name is Robber's Cave. Nowadays the park is known as a po ... More >>

  • Film

    December 25, 2008

    Risky Business for Valkyrie

    Tom Cruise plots to kill Hitler in his latest impossible mission

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2008

    A Stopover in Strait Country

    The virtues of satellite radio are too numerous to list here, but besides commercial-free episodes of American Top 40 with Casey Kasem every Saturday and Sunday, Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour and Tom Petty's Buried Treasure all day Wednesdays and Thursdays and the dormant-but-back-soon all-Led Z ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    February 7, 2008
  • Music

    January 10, 2008

    David Olney

    Nashville lifer is nobody's dummy

  • Film

    January 10, 2008

    There Will Be Blood

    An epic gusher strikes oil, and then some

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2008

    Murder, MySpace, Babysitters, Betrayal: The Best National True Crime Stories of 2007

    They are the modern versions of monster stories. True Crime writers seek out such tales every day, finding them in two sentence-long police blotter blurbs, law enforcement sources lamenting the one that got away, or victims looking for justice. They pile on hours of research and interviews, buildin ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    December 27, 2007

    The Best DVDs of 2007

    They made old movies feel new again

  • Home Entertainment

    August 16, 2007
  • Film

    December 28, 2006

    Same Old Story

    Sequels, prequels and threequels headline Hollywood 2007

  • News

    December 7, 2006

    Houston Chopper

    Meet Roman Blum, the next TV biker star

  • Music

    May 18, 2006

    Bruce Springsteen

    We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions

  • Music

    December 30, 2004

    I'll Drink to That

    Fuel your New Year's Eve with these boozy sing-along tunes

  • Film

    August 16, 2001

    The Mild West

    American Outlaws' parallel dimensions diminish Jesse James into a cuddly, goofy bore

  • Film

    April 5, 2001

    Coke and a Smile

    Ambitious Blow explores the highs and lows of the '70s cocaine trade

  • Music

    July 13, 2000

    Bedeviled Hams

    Handsome Reckless Kelly might not have to sell its soul to Nashville after all

  • Music

    August 12, 1999

    Houston Highwayman

    Local Jimmy "T-99" Nelson sets the blues straight

  • News

    November 5, 1998

    Fugitive Justice

    Gary Robert Williams's violent career began spectacularly 29 years ago. This is the story of how one determined U.S. marshal brought it to an end.

  • Film

    October 1, 1998

    Backwoods Bin of Sin

    Powerful Clay Pigeons scores with country-style noir

  • Music

    January 2, 1997

    Gracious Angel

    A box set doesn't mean Emmylou Harris's career is done; it may mean it's just beginning

  • Music

    October 31, 1996

    Splendid Isolation

    For Warren Zevon, it's all about how he looks in the hat

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