National Same-Sex Kiss Day may be taking place today in Chick-Fil-A's across the country as gay rights supporters challenge Chick-Fil-A COO Dan Cathy's stance against gay marriage (to be clear, Cathy's views don't necessarily reflect the opinions of individual Chick-Fil-A restaurants, which are owne ... More >>
When Pete Bernard received a package postmarked from Lynchburg, Tenn., he may have felt his mouth watering. That particular point of origin is the well-known home of the Jack Daniels distillery and indeed, inside the singer/guitarist for The Devil Makes Three found inside a little "thank you" from t ... More >>
Jack and Coke. Love it or hate it, it's a staple in Houston bars, and not having Old No. 7 on hand might get you a dirty look or two. Jack Daniel's, however, is much more than a mix-in. It's made in the oldest licensed distillery in the United States, and is the subject of more than one country song ... More >>
Q: What do musicians call a diminished fifth? A: An empty bottle of Jack Daniel's.
Someone at Dirt Bar thinks today may be Jack Daniel's birthday. The Jack Daniel, inventor of the sour mash whiskey and favored rock and roll stage prop. Although they admit they can't be sure - "while he made ... More >>
Good Friday? How about great Friday? Here at Rocks Off we try to ensure that each and every Friday our readers get a full and healthy dose of local music news set to tide them over until we return. So without further ado, we present the newest installment of Magnolia City Mixtape.
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Somebody's watching you, and it's not just the four-eyed fishWere you fishing along the San Jacinto Battleground of Lynchburg Ferry this weekend? Did you get the feeling you were being watched?You probably dismissed it as "Well, yeah, if I'm enough of an idiot to fish in these polluted waters, I ... More >>
caption goes hereHaving just returned from vacation literally about eight minutes ago,
today's pearls of wisdom will not be sports-related (sports resumes in
this space tomorrow). In my best efforts to derive some sort of synergy
out of the 18-hour odyssey I just endured (Elkhart, IN to Houst ... More >>
Photo by Robb WalshElouise Adams Jones, the founder of Ouisie's Table restaurant, dropped me a note in the mail recently. She had just read the account of my admission into the 15 Dozen Club at the Acme Oyster House in New Orleans. Ouisie confessed that when she was 16 years old, she ate 12 d ... More >>
Photos by Robb WalshThe all-you-can-eat seafood dinner at the Monument Inn starts with a basket of boiled shrimp and a plate of oysters on the half shell, then continues with a basket of fried seafood. The basket is deceptive -- it's a lot deeper than it looks. There were around three dozen fried oy ... More >>