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  • Blogs

    September 2, 2014

    J.J. Watt Becomes Highest Paid Defensive Player In NFL History

    Man, you got to feel for the Houston Astros. In a metropolitan area where only 40 percent of the city has the television capability to watch their games, and only a minuscule fraction of those people are choosing to do so, the only headline grabbing maneuver they had left (short of one of their pla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2014

    Thank Rick Smith: A Look at the Texans' Abnormally Inept and Unlucky 2013 Draft Class

    Back in June of 2012, Houston Texans General Manager Rick Smith gave a fairly memorable interview to NFL scribe Peter King in which he laid out his philosophy on roster construction in today's NFL. Now, keep in mind that, looking back, if ever there were a time during the Rick Smith era that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2014

    Former Texan Sam Montgomery Arrested For Speeding By Overzealous, Now Suspended Cop (VIDEO)

    When Sam Montgomery was a Houston Texan, he always seemed like a really nice guy. He just never seemed all that motivated, up to and including his release from the team after a somewhat mysterious incident involving a quasi-tobacco product at the team hotel in Kansas City last season. Certainly, th ... More >>

  • News

    February 6, 2014

    Perfect Timing: How Malcontent Wiseasses Tried to Prove a Point About Politics and Ended up Charged as Felons

    White conservatives who tweaked an election in The Woodlands were just what Greg Abbott needed to prove he doesn’t prosecute only minorities for voter fraud.

  • Dining

    July 25, 2013

    The Monsanto Menace

    The feds see no evil as a belligerent strongman seeks control of America's food supply.

  • Dining

    December 13, 2012

    Let's Get Greasy

    The 10 best fried chicken joints in Houston.

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    Saturday Night: James McMurtry, Jason Isbell at Firehouse Saloon

    Photos by Jason WolterJason Isbell (left) with Amanda Shires on violin.​Wow, Rocks Off is a huge fan of Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, but Saturday night this hard-charging band from Muscle Shoals, Alabama got a lesson in Texas big beat. Isbell himself was sitting in the backstage area while J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    My 2011 Texans Schedule Analysis -- Praying For A Long Work Stoppage

    Skip this if you can. (The movie AND the Texans' opening schedule)​Destination programming. It's the lifeblood of any organization whose goal is to entertain the masses. It doesn't matter if you're a television network, an independent radio station, or a professional sports league. If you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Rice Owls Overwhelmed by a Barrage of Three-Pointers

    John RoyalArsalan Kazemi makes a jumper in the first half​Rice Owls head coach Ben Braun was worried about the Tulane Green Wave last week. Even as the Owls were defeating LSU and TCU for some impressive out-of-conference wins, Braun was worried about a Tulane team he thought might be the most i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Better Than Ezra Succeeding On Their Own Terms

    Rick Olivier​It's been a hot minute since we've heard from '90s hitmakers Better Than Ezra, but they've reconvened over the last year, releasing their seventh album Paper Empire and embarking on a "Road to Mardi Gras" tour which winds down New Years Eve in the band's hometown of New Orleans. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    Odd Pair: KILT Tries Lord, Innes Together

    Rich Lord is still looking for a co-host.​The sports radio landscape in Houston used to be simple. For years, there was one show: Sports Beat on KTRH. The evening sports show was all Houston sports fans had when it came to sports talk. With the rise of sports talk nationwide, Houston followed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Game Time: Road Trip Edition

    ​At some point, there is an age you reach where climbing into an SUV with three of your buddies to drive a ridiculous distance to a backwater town to watch football, drink beer, fart, and pretend you're 22 again becomes old. I don't know what age that is, I just know I haven't reached it yet.Las ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 10, 2009

    Barker Cypress Poor Boy

    Would you drive to Cypress for an enormous roast beef poor boy at Mama's Cajun Cuisine?

  • News

    October 14, 2004

    The Reorient Express

    Some churches are still trying to "cure" homosexuals. And some people are still lining up to trade in their sex life for eternal life.

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Young Guns

    Some are ready to die. Others aren't -- they just want a chance at a better life. But even the most careful of local teens who enlist in 2003 may find their plans for a desk job interrupted by war.

  • News

    October 13, 1994


    With big bucks and blessings from on high, Eugene Fontenot comes out from behind his wall to buy a seat in Congress