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Malibu

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    Forgotten Houston for Kids: Malibu Grand Prix

    Putting anyone behind the wheel of a speeding car seems almost asinine if you were to examine it from a completely clinical standpoint. Not only are you hurtling along the road in a tin can surrounded by unpredictable strangers in their own speeding tin cans, but you aren't just going in a straight ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2013

    Forgotten Houston for Kids: Watercoaster

    When I was in middle school, I was not the cool, studly vision of awesome I am today. I was a nerdy kid, who struggled to be popular even if I was hilariously funny and devastatingly handsome even then. Ahem. But, what helped raise my status among my fellow middle schoolers were my annual birthday ... More >>

  • News

    September 12, 2013

    The Cruelest Cut: How Cat Declawing Became the Next Battleground for Animal Rights

    Critics say the common cat surgery is painful and can lead to other problems.

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    7 Quality Rums To Try For National Rum Day

    Today, August 16, is National Rum Day, and while you might be tempted to partake in a little Captain and Coke or Malibu and pineapple to celebrate, don't reach for that bottle of Bacardi so fast. Rum is actually a complex, incredibly tasty spirit with as many varieties as there are islands in the C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    James Yeakey: Spring Man's Amazing Drink-And-Drive Binge Leads To Prison

    A Spring man who is the son of a former active-duty serviceman stationed in Japan pleaded guilty in Houston today to intoxication manslaughter in connection with a March 2008 fatal crash. James Lewis Yeakey was 20 at the time and partying with friends in Okinawa, federal prosecutors say, when he de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    The 4 Best Cocktails Named For Rock Stars

    I played rock star for a few years here in town, loading in equipment at 7 p.m. to go on around midnight. You know what you do in the interim? You drink, heavily, because you're in a bar and you're bored off your ass. I even ended up writing the Black Math Experiment song "Alcohol" about it. Alcoh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    10 Bizarre (And Surprisingly Expensive) Ways to Hide a Cat Litter Box

    What are you looking at, bitch?​I have cats. Yes, I'm a 40-something man with cats. You got a problem? What I have learned over the years is that the biggest pain in the ass when dealing with cats is the litter box. Hair is annoying. Vet bills can be expensive. But the foul ammonia smell of ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Liquor Treat: Using Leftover Halloween Sweets for Six Candy Cocktails

    Photo by terren in VirginiaCandy overload. Must. Make. Cocktails.​Once Halloween has come and gone, I'm always left with a giant pile of Halloween candy. I have eaten it, tortured people by bringing it in to work, and baked it into all kinds of cakes and desserts. But this year, I plan on tryi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Is J Lo the Calmest Driver Ever?: Five Questions About Current TV Ads

    We got some questions.​Given the confluence of football season and the World Series, we're watching a lot of TV these days. Unfortunately, there's often not something to switch to during commercial breaks, so we're seeing more ads than usual. They've left us with a few questions we hope the w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    The X Factor: Rain Delay and Judges' Houses

    Photo by FOXJust wait until the "Judges' moms' houses" round!​First, this recap was delayed because the Wednesday night baseball playoff game was rain delayed, canceling that night's X Factor episode--yet another reason for me to hate baseball. Second, naming the latest round of competition "t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    Oh Jesus! Rock's Top 5 Religious Conversions

    Rocks Off understands the need for a good detox now and then, as most of our evening antics often leave us feeling less than bright-eyed and bushy-tailed come morning. We also imagine the damage inflicted by lifetime of hard partying and endless touring in the company of morally compromised music-in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    Tasting Malibu Black

    ​I'm known as the "rum girl" around these parts, so when the Houston Press got a bottle of Malibu Rum's new Malibu Black, I was the one chosen to test it. I'll say this about flavored rums. I don't hate them. I just don't like them. But I'll sometimes keep a bottle in the house for things lik ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Bartender Chat: Kallie Weyland of Byzantio

    ​After braving the icy winds this week in search of a worthy Bartender Chat candidate, I was very pleased to meet Kallie Weyland at Byzantio. Not only was the place warmly lit and inviting, she also had some great stories to share over samples of her signature Ginger Pomegranate Martini.

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    Bartender Chat: Ashley Vasquez of Junction Bar & Grill

    ​Ashley Vasquez, who's been in the bartending business for ten years now, says most of her hours spent slinging whiskey have been at sports bars. She originally hails from El Paso, but moved to Kingwood when she was six years old. She ended up going to Lamar High School and chose to stay in ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 26, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Stirred & Shaken: The Dubliner's Strawberry Pamcake

    Troy Fields ​If you go out on St. Patty's Day or New Year's Eve, you'll encounter hordes of unseasoned drinkers. They're an irritating but forgivable element of the high-drinking holidays. But what possesses a lightweight to push it past the point of no dignity before 10 p.m. on an August Tues ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    Bartender Chat: Geronimo Villalobos of Etro Lounge

    ​Geronimo Villalobos is not only one of the coolest bartenders at Etro Lounge (1424 Westheimer ) - he's also the owner. And we love the fact that this doesn't stop him from pouring some of the best drinks in town. Villalobos had been bartending for 12 years, two of those at Etro, when he took ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 3, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Recipe: Mojitos

    ​Rum and I recently made nice, after a long period of not speaking, following some bad experiences in younger days with the unfortunate combination of Malibu and pineapple juice in excess. Ah, youth. It didn't seem fair to write off a type of alcohol forever, so a quick trip to Spec's saw me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    Stirred and Shaken: Orange's Orange Kaipiriña

    Photo by Troy Fields​The World Cup is inspiring because it focuses global consciousness in a way usually reserved for natural disasters and war. It's also inspiring because it often takes place several time zones away and therefore makes it all right for those of us who aren't nurses, cops or ... More >>

  • Film

    May 27, 2010

    Aging Disgracefully

    Sex and the City 2 struggles against nature to stay forever young.

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2010

    SXSW Aftermath: A Night Of Ecstatic Peace, White Mice And Courtney Love Singing The Blues

    Photos by Craig HlavatyBlack Helicopter​Rocks Off Jr.'s fourth night of SXSW frolicking starting off groggily as we woke from a well-needed nap after what has seemed like a month now pounding the pavements of Austin, seeking out new music from club to club like soldiers kicking in doors in Iraq lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    Mommy's Little Monster: Songs To Remind You That Children are Inherently Evil

    ​Like you, as Rocks Off grows older we have to come to terms with the fact that many of our friends are having children. Usually we can just scroll quickly past the offspring-related Facebook updates or send those 12-MB emails containing brood photos into the Trash folder unread. No harm, no foul. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    Songs for Naughty Children

    As Rocks Off grows older we have to come to terms with the fact that many of our friends are having children. Usually we can just scroll quickly past the offspring-related Facebook updates or send those 12 MB emails containing brood photos into the Trash folder unread. No harm, no foul. But the hol ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 16, 2009
  • Music

    May 15, 2008
  • Dining

    April 17, 2008
  • Culture

    March 20, 2008

    "Vivid Vernacular" at the Menil Collection

    This show may be small in scale, but it's worth some time

  • News

    January 10, 2008
  • Dining

    November 29, 2007
  • Dining

    October 4, 2007

    Yaga's

    Goombay Smash

  • Music

    July 5, 2007

    Frank McComb at the Breakfast Klub

    Funky soul jazz comes to Midtown

  • Dining

    March 15, 2007

    LZ Pub

    Jaylene's Pineapple Martini

  • Dining

    December 7, 2006
  • Culture

    November 30, 2006

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Dining

    November 30, 2006

    DRINK HOUSTON

    BLUE HAWAIIAN

  • Culture

    November 23, 2006

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Dining

    September 7, 2006

    Alien Secretion

    The Proletariat

  • Dining

    July 27, 2006

    Special Martini

    Buddha Lounge

  • Dining

    June 15, 2006

    Malibu Punch

    The Gallant Knight

  • Music

    March 10, 2005

    Whitey on the Mike

    The all-time greatest white-boy rhymes

  • Calendar

    February 24, 2005

    Oscar Wild

    Roam the red carpet at the HGLFF's Academy Awards party

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Calendar

    June 24, 2004

    Blue Ball

    Come to -- but not at -- the Gatsby

  • Calendar

    September 25, 2003

    On the Rocks

    Get ready for a cliffhanger

  • Culture

    September 4, 2003

    A Worlds View

    Artist Russell Crotty puts a face on infinity in his sketches of the universe

  • Calendar

    May 29, 2003

    Blunt Force

    BMC plays ragga jungle at NoDo's Underground Lounge

  • Dining

    February 20, 2003

    Night Owls

    The Proletariat's Mai Tai

  • Dining

    July 11, 2002

    The Scent of Sunscreen

    Birraporetti's Malibu Bay Breeze

  • Dining

    June 6, 2002

    Hula Hunt

    The Boatyard's Green Hawaiian

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