Get ready for heaps of ridiculousness.
If you reach mid-month and feel the boredom begin to gnaw at your brain like some Lovecraftian monster, get to Reliant Center next weekend (January 18-19) for the America's Got Talent open auditions. You're sure to see something truly nightmarish there - particularly if Howard Stern shows up. Even ... More >>
When you work in media for a living, how do you properly thank thousands of people that you can't see or don't know personally? The thousands of people (we hope) who listen to your show, read your blog, follow you on Twitter, what's an appropriate show of gratitude? Sure, a general tweet of thanks ... More >>
Band of Horses, Skating Polly House of Blues October 24, 2012 When this fall's highly-anticipated Railroad Revival Tour was scuttled a lot of hearts broke, but luckily one of the artists on that traveling bill, Band Of Horses, ended up booking a House Of Blues show instead. The band's previous pr ... More >>
Muppets reboot can't quite get its act together.
The Muppets had a successful and profitable opening yesterday, proving that after 30 years of television and movies, Kermit still has his acting chops. Jim Henson's premiere Muppets motion picture, The Muppets Movie, came out in June of 1979. The film was the first to feature a leading cast of pup ... More >>
Mason Lankford said, "There will come a day when we forget the Rapture ever even happened," but Rocks Off is keeping an eye out for signs of our impending Armageddon. We were wrong last time, but we're totally right this time! Thankfully we've been able to wean the Kid With One F off Dora the Exp ... More >>
Thanks to holiday-themed compilations like A Very Special Christmas and Little Steven's Christmas A Go-Go, we often hear our favorite modern artists putting their spin on holiday classics. But for those who are tired of forcing Mariah Carey's eight-octave "All I Want For Christmas" on their f ... More >>
Today is one of the most dubious anniversaries in all of rock and roll. Twenty-nine years ago this evening, Mark David Chapman shot and killed John Lennon on the front steps of Lennon's apartment building on the Upper West Side of New York City, the Dakota. For Baby Boomers and even their older kid ... More >>
Sing the blues, Kermit... or greens. We know how you feel. Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch, Bert and Ernie, Elmo and Grover have something to celebrate. Sesame Street, their fictional New York borough, and the television show probably responsible for everything you knew as a kid, turns 40 today. Created ... More >>
We don't know what the folks at the upcoming WorldFest Houston Film Festival are loading their pipes with, but judging by the trailer for "Gooby", one the festival's official selections, we really want to score some. "Gooby" is the story of ah, um; we're guessing a space alien that looks like Jim ... More >>
Kermit the Frog turns in his signature performance
Cinema Bomar unleashes a cornucopia of mindbenders
They let this kind of stuff on television back in the day? I mean, this was filmed in 1978. At this point, wasn't Alice Cooper still a degenerate cross-dressing rock star who put his wang in a donut? And it's on a children's show with puppets? I know the Muppets were progressive because Jim Henson w ... More >>
What do George Lucas, Jim Henson, Jennifer Connelly and David Bowie have in common?
Jim Hensons fantasy film features a RUSH look-alike
Kermit hurt himself today
Tommy Tune can't save this unmusical pachyderm
Interesting times call for an interesting man of the year. We nominate Michael Jackson.
The South Austin Jug Band's swingy bluegrass is mullet-free music
Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen
The Wolf tears through cinema's most boring season
No secret recipe here: The creators of Wallace & Gromit and Wat's Pig cook up a bucketload of inventive fun
Lost in Space is dumb -- but it's a good dumb
In & Out goes both ways -- funny and funnier
Disney's Dalmatians ain't the puppy chow it could have been
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