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Marlboro Cigarettes

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Overkill Schools Us On Classic East Coast Thrash-Metal

    As the screamin' front man for New Jersey thrash-metal legends Over Kill since the group's formation, Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth has seen, experienced, and learned a lot in three and a half decades. So what is the one piece of advice that his 2014 self might offer the 1980 Blitz? "Give up the fucking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Top 10 Soul-Destroying No. 1 Hits

    I don't like these songs. I feel it's ridiculous that hundreds of thousands of people actually paid out money and drove them to the top of the Billboard charts. While they might not necessarily be the absolute worst examples of the lowest common denominator's purchasing power, they quickly came to m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    SXSW 2012: Our Inner Monologue (Day One)

    Rocks Off has only been here in Austin for SXSW for a little more than a day, and our brains are already swimming in confusion. Taco Bell hotels, gigantic Doritos stages, girls dressed like Roseanne, everyone wearing ill-fitting cold-weather clothing, and somewhere in the din of it all, your new fav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Happy Birthday Paula Deen!: Great Butter-Stained GIFs

    ​Paula Deen is too easy of a target for the ire of the Internet. She cooks with copious amounts of butter, and has just that right mixture of cheerfulness and Southern sass to drive people crazy. Then, this past week we found out she has been living with diabetes. Not that having diabetes i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    Rick Perry's Top 10 "Oh Faces": A Soundtrack

    mysanantonio.comGig 'em!​Once again, Texas is front and center on the national political stage, our spokesman an almost cartoon-like embodiment of every Lone Star stereotype: Fast-talkin', gun-lovin', bible-thumpin', boot-wearin', oil-worshipping, death penalty happy, larger-than-life right-wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    For Flag Day: The 10 Worst U.S. State Flags

    As we are sure you are no doubt keenly aware, Flag Day is tomorrow. We could give you a list of the ten prettiest flags, but we are Hair Balls, and that's not the kind of crap we like to cough up. Here instead is a list of ten state flags to tun up the flagpoles of your worst enemies: 10. Nevada T ... More >>

  • News

    January 6, 2011

    Don't Kill the Messengers

    How bike couriers plan to survive the internet age.

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    Sole of Houston: Bicycles Enable Lomax And Beebe To Cover 30-Plus Miles Of Hood

    Murder, tacos and Perpetual Help​Man, there has been a lot of water under the bridge since David Beebe and I last undertook a Sole of Houston stroll in December of 2008.For my part, there was a divorce, massive weight loss, and the ditching of pretty much all my vices. As for Beebe, the supe ... More >>

  • News

    November 19, 2009

    The Tug of War

    Rick Perry and Kay Bailey Hutchison are locked in a pitched battle over the soul of the GOP. They are also running for governor.

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Houston Lawsuit Calls Foul On Those "Low-Tar" Cigarettes

    Vincent Salazar, a Houston man, is the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit filed against Philip Morris and its parent company, Altria Group, in Texas, making the state one of four where similar lawsuits were filed in the last two days. The suits are seeking damages allegedly caused by years of advertising w ... More >>

  • News

    January 29, 2009

    A Digital Bathroom Wall for Pat Lykos

    Disgruntled prosecutors scribble their complaints about the new boss on a blog

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2008
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    July 18, 2008
  • News

    February 7, 2008

    Save Lobo: A Siberian Husky Mix is Sentenced to Die

    Why? Because he's big and intimidating and because one family complained about him over and over again

  • Music

    January 24, 2008

    What Happened to Honky Tonk in Houston

    Turn out the lights, the party's over

  • Music

    November 1, 2007

    Getting Better All the Time

    Dozens of local musicians come together to honor stricken comrade Stephen Adams with a tribute show for the ages

  • News

    November 10, 2005

    Road Trip

    How a mid-list band spent six weeks in an RV, fueled by chili

  • Calendar

    October 27, 2005

    Killer Cuts

    It's a slice 'n' dice disco at the Texas Turntable Massacre, Part II

  • News

    September 22, 2005

    Cabbieville

    Inside George Bush Intercontinental Airport lies a city populated by drivers who sleep all night in their cabs to keep their place in line

  • News

    May 12, 2005

    Got a Light?

    All kidding aside, why smoking may be good for Houston

  • Film

    February 17, 2005

    Hell to Pay

    Constantine shuns its comic-book roots for real depth as Reeves returns in black

  • News

    July 8, 2004

    The Last Word

    They've fought for justice for nine years, but time is running out

  • Music

    August 21, 2003

    Cattle Call

    Boozing with a few aggrieved bad seeds at the American Idol audition

  • Dining

    February 13, 2003

    Suburban Escape

    Raoul's Red Apple Martini

  • Music

    June 27, 2002

    Smoke Damage

    Jim Pirtle's slipshod nicotine habit spells the end of an era for No tsu oH, but he hopes to rise from the ashes

  • Music

    January 24, 2002

    Hayes of Wine & Roses

    Galveston's Hayes Carll sets aside sin long enough to come up with Flowers & Liquor

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    Up a Creek

    Diverting streams into the Brazos and Posh Amenity lakes has been great for fancy Fort Bend developments. But it's killing Oyster Creek, the lifeblood for legendary Texas cattle ranchers.

  • News

    November 30, 2000

    Meet Mr. and Mrs. and Mrs. Jones

    Some Houstonians say monogamy doesn't work for them. They don't cheat. They don't swing. They do have more than one spouse at a time. And the whole family knows about it.

  • News

    September 28, 2000

    Grave Importance

    Old cemeteries rarely die. They just get buried under weeds, development and indifference.

  • News

    August 31, 2000

    Live Free and Die

    Smokers' rights activist Dave Pickrell thinks his freedom is being stubbed out cigarette by cigarette. He's fighting to stop that, coughing all the way.

  • Music

    June 29, 2000

    Yee-Haw

    He's married to a Dixie Chick and signed to a major label... Charlie Robison is charmed

  • Music

    July 22, 1999

    Rotation

    Tracy Byrd, Jim Hall and Pat Metheny

  • Music

    April 1, 1999

    Sucking (Blood), Austin-style

    Princes and Princesses of Darkness and some musicians descend on SXSW

  • News

    October 1, 1998

    Bar Patrons

    Warning: Tobacco companies' advertising money may be addictive in Houston's club scene

  • News

    September 10, 1998

    Hard Time

    The evidence points away from Roy Criner's guilt in a savage crime. But the state still has what counts most -- a conviction.

  • Culture

    August 15, 1996

    The Trouble with Beauty

    As Richard Misrach knows, even the horrid can look gorgeous

  • News

    March 14, 1996

    The Texas Rose Rustlers

    They went in search of the vehicle of fragrance, and found adventure and companionship.

  • News

    May 11, 1995

    The Great Smokeout

    Massive HPD sting nails desperate teenage cigarette thieves

  • News

    August 4, 1994

    Impeaching South Houston

    South Houston Mayor Dennis Cordray has been run out of office... and his town isn't doing so hot either.

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