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  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Law and Order: Top 10 Best (Or Worst) Musicians' Arrests

    Nobody is above the law - not even musicians even though some of them may think they are. However, some of their outrageous behavior has become legendary. Others have spawned rumors, killed their careers and/or made them the butt of many jokes. In fact, this makes me wonder why there is not a cele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    In The Flesh: 10 Semi-Obscure Facts About Pink Floyd

    (Cue heartbeat sound effect) This week we turn our fact-finding spotlight on of the most successful cosmic rock bands of all time, Pink Floyd. The band is going through another period of rediscovery by fans young and old with a new set of remastered reissues, along with last year's extremely popula ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Prince William's Bachelor Party: A Snoopadelic Recap

    Photo illustrations by John Seaborn GrayClick image to enlarge (trust us on this one)​When Rocks Off saw a press release with the subject line, "SNOOP DOGG RELEASES BRAND NEW SONG FOR PRINCE WILLIAM'S BACHELOR PARTY," we assumed perhaps April Fool's had arrived early. Last week, you see, whe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Last Night: Frightened Rabbit At Walter's On Washington

    Photos by Jim Bricker​Frightened Rabbit, Plants and Animals Walter's on Washington October 21, 2010 Aftermath has always favored "out of sight, out of mind" over "absence makes the heart grow fonder," but after Thursday's Frightened Rabbit performance at Walter's On Washington to a sweaty and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    FAIL: Crystal Bowersox, Bee Gees, Dave Matthews, M.I.A.

    ​ American Idol Runner-Up: Kick Her While She's Fail: In case you haven't heard, Crystal Bowersox was kicked off American Idol when it was revealed that her entire career path had simply been one of Hurley's delusions while still locked up in the psych ward, and that Seacrest Island had never even ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Frightened Rabbit Show Looking Unlikely Cancelled

    ​According to Frightened Rabbit's Twitter page, the Scottish mope-pop buzz band has been marooned in a Travelodge near London's Heathrow airport for the past few days, putting its scheduled U.S. tour for new album The Winter of Mixed Drinks in serious jeopardy. Like much of Europe, Heathrow i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    Departing From IAH: A Journey Back To World War II

    Photo courtesy 95thbg.orgClyde Gilmore flew 21 combat missions as a radio gunner in World War II. During one, his plane lost two engines over the target and crash-landed in Brussels. The army sent a B-24 to pick him up.   For Gilmore and other members of his 95th Bomb Group, time between missio ... More >>

  • Music

    January 29, 2009

    Totally Fucked Up

    Perhaps the best-named band of all time

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    October 13, 2008
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    June 5, 2008
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    December 6, 2007
  • News

    May 3, 2007

    Spy Stories

    Edwin Wilson said he was still in touch with his former employer, the CIA, when he shipped explosives out of Houston to the Middle East. The CIA denied it. The CIA lied

  • News

    October 12, 2006

    The Sole of Houston

    Hi. I'm John Lomax, and I'm a pedestrian. My friend, Uncle Tick, and I walked down 16-plus miles of Westheimer. This is our story.

  • News

    April 21, 2005

    Lowering the Boom

    Not all Houstonians revel in our God-given right to be loudly obnoxious

  • Film

    November 6, 2003

    Big Wet Kiss

    Richard Curtis is in Love with love, so what's new?

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