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Judd Nelson

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    10 Things Rock Music Should Do This Year to Regain Former Glory

    When I saw School of Rock for the first time, I was struck by just how accurate Jack Black's character was when teaching kids the meaning behind rock music. Telling the one girl with the great voice to listen to "Great Gig in the Sky" or letting his students know that "one great rock show can change ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    More Local Music News Than People Asking Us For Summer Fest Passes

    It's Friday, June 3 - do you know what that means? That's right, Free Press Summer Fest is a scant day away. In mere hours the city shall be frolicking to the Satanic call of rock 'n' roll, getting sunburned and dehydrated, tripping on Lord knows what, and having a grand ol' time. Until then, howeve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    Summer Fest Releases Stage Schedule, Set Times

    Jermaine Rogers​If Rocks Off learned anything at iFest these past two weekends, it's that we should have started our own bottled-water franchise. And that when you go to a music festival, it's a good idea to know who is playing and when. Running around willy-nilly is all well and good unless i ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 30, 2010

    It's the Final Countdown

    2011 is almost here — how will you ring it in?

  • Culture

    December 23, 2010

    It's The Final Countdown

    2011 is almost here — how will you ring it in?

  • Calendar

    December 16, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Five Recent Movies That Needed A John Hughes Soundtrack

    ​Even though John Hughes had not made a decent movie since 1991's Dutch (missile twisters FTW) when he died one year ago today, the world still mourned the loss of one of the best filmmakers to ever take on the human experience. Hughes may have only dealt with dysfunctional Midwesterners, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    Game Time: 2009 -- A Celebration In....Death?

    Every year around this time, it's not uncommon to stumble across a retrospective of some sort that pays tribute to those who have passed away, typically those with some modicum of celebrity status. I'm always amazed at actually how few deaths there are most years. I mean, I'm no actuary, but when ... More >>

  • Music

    November 12, 2009

    The Lost Weekend?

    Now expanded to two days, the Westheimer Block Party faces its steepest challenge yet.

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    The Five Most Obnoxious John Hughes Characters

    John Hughes passed away yesterday at the age of 59, and In spite of the fact he hadn't done anything of note for almost 20 years (no, Baby's Day Out does not count), he long ago secured his reputation as the director who defined 80s teen cinema. An entire generation of Americans grew up pining for M ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 23, 2009

    The Breakfast Club

    Real-life detention was never this fun, but then again, Molly Ringwald wasn’t there

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2008

    Artist of the Week: Room 101

    Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to introducingliston@gmail.com. Here at Rocks Off we’ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2008
  • Music

    August 18, 2005

    The Killers vs. the Killers

    How do these pretty boys stack up against some real dealers of death?

  • Music

    January 16, 2003

    Not So Complic8ted

    Our latest pop phenomenon, Avril Lavigne, deconstructed for your convenience

  • Film

    January 31, 2002

    Count Down

    In this Monte Cristo, revenge is a dish best served reheated

  • Film

    August 23, 2001

    Fanboy Theater

    Jay and Silent Bob feeds the addictions of Kevin Smith junkies

  • Calendar

    June 7, 2001

    Nobody's Here

    You probably don't remember actor Marco Perella. Neither does Hollywood.

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