Senator Ted Cruz continues to march to his own special drumbeat.
Senator Ted Cruz is apparently pissing off everyone in Washington. From political blog The Monkey Cage: The staffer, whom two GOP sources identified as working for Representative John Culberson of Texas, went on to decry Cruz for holding events in Culberson's district and telling his constituent ... More >>
American banks are on a massive crime spree. Obama and Romney hope you won’t notice.
Stampeding Providence, R.I. noise-rock duo Lightning Bolt, a two-piece as loud as it is heavy, destroys an otherwise quiet Monday night at Fitzgerald's behind its forthcoming Load Records release, Oblivion Hunter, which the label describes as "amped-up and free, with an ear on the railroad tracks to ... More >>
Leaked document reveals the secrets of the GOP's coded language.
Gird your loins. Main Street Theater, which has experienced great success with Voyage, the first part of its The Coast of Utopia trilogy, has decided to extend its run and bring back the Voyage for two performances, "providing the chance to see all the parts of the trilogy over three consecutive day ... More >>
It's a well-known fact that most band names are essentially gobbledygook, but here at Rocks Off we're trying hard to find meaning in the oddest monikers. Seaweed SwayWith the exception of any member of its government who may be running for president, Rocks Off loves us some Minnesota. There' ... More >>
Don't mess with Texas, Brady CenterIf there's one piece of pride Texans can hang their hat on, it's that our legislators can be counted on to bring the crazy when it comes to (lack of) gun control. So it is with a heavy heart we bring you the state-by-state rankings of the Brady Campaign to ... More >>
Photo courtesy Texas TechDon't look!!! It'll make you hate America!!! You would think, what with a Kenyan-born Muslim frog-marching the country into socialism while killing your grandmother, that conservatives would have plenty of things on their plate to protest.But the Young Conservatives of Te ... More >>
Chris Strong/ Drag City Last Friday, Rocks Off had the distinct pleasure of talking to Mayo Thompson, the man behind psychedelic (or not) art-rockers The Red Krayola, whose career spans the early days of Houston label International Artists, the art worlds of New York and Europe in the '70s, a sti ... More >>
Photos by Michael Pittman After an extended hiatus from gigs with a band, it didn't take veteran Nashville songwriter Mark Germino long to knock the rust off. A larger than usual crowd packed Conroe's open-air Heritage Place THursday night to hear Germino, and he didn't disappoint from the opening s ... More >>
Like some kind of nefarious street drug, Wikipedia courses through this addict’s veins, sucking up productive time and turning it into Wikipedia Crack time. You know what I mean. You meander over to Wikipedia to innocently look up some information about, say, the woman who wrote the novel “Bri ... More >>
Why is the DJ scene almost completely devoid of women?
One man, one jambox and four walls. For 24 hours.
Thursday, October 3
No secret recipe here: The creators of Wallace & Gromit and Wat's Pig cook up a bucketload of inventive fun
Alex Golubitsky was a high school revolutionary in search of a cause. Then he became his own cause.