So, it's the day after the Grammys, and you may still be wondering who that "hella old" man with the droopy eyes playing the weird left-handed bass was on the telecast last night. You know, the guy next to the guy from Foo Fighters and that one other ancient-looking man in the tight jeans who looks ... More >>
For about the past month I have been in a New Order phase, which started in earnest the day that I picked up their 1993 documentary, New Order Story, in it's expanded form with a separate disc of all their music videos, at a thrift store.
With lead singer and guitarist Bernard Sumner's birthday to ... More >>
Alan Ball was known for his masterful use of music in Six Feet Under. He's lost none of his touch when it comes to his current HBO series, True Blood - which happens to be set in the Louisiana swamps, not terribly far from Houston.
Season 3, Episode 4: "9 Crimes"
When Gothtopia was just a ... More >>
The Bounty Hunter earned $21 million at the box office last
weekend. A respectable take, though only enough to place third -- behind
Alice in Wonderland and fellow opener Diary of a Wimpy
Kid. The movie still looks like it'll earn a decent haul, then again, I
don't remember seeing any of the Wimpy ... More >>
Theresa Schwegel released her first novel just four short years ago, but she's already solidified her reputation as a talented writer. As with her other novels, Officer Down, Probable Cause, and Person of Interest, her new book, Last Known Address, is a procedural thriller. The story centers on ... More >>
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Rocks Off was recently able to conduct an e-mail interview with comedian / musician Stephen Lynch, who plays tomorrow night (Saturday, April 4) at the Verizon Wireless Theater.
Rocks Off: We'll get the dry, technical question out of the way first: what comes
first, the music ... More >>
Unarmed 23-year-old black man Robbie Tolan was shot in his own driveway last Wednesday in Bellaire. The bullet pierced his lung and lodged in his liver, where doctors say it will likely remain for the rest of his life.The shooter was Sgt. Joseph Cotton, who evidently thought Tolan's 2004 Nissan Xter ... More >>