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Michael J. Fox

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    Red, White, and Rehab: Country Music's 10 Douchiest Moments

    It might be hard to believe, but the same musicians responsible for singing lyrics about big green tractors and diggin' up bones are also responsible for a lot of my Internet entertainment. You see, when famous people do douchey things, it makes me giggle. When those acts are committed by people t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Bizarre Acting Roles by 20 Famous Musicians

    It's a toss-up whether actors or musicians will go to greater lengths to make rent, but some musicians have even found themselves so hard up they've been forced to take an acting gig. Such is the case with the haystack-sized Sleepy LaBeef, who in 1968's The Exotic Ones appeared as the "Swamp Monster ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    When The Beach Boys Went To The Movies

    The Beach Boys have embarked on a 50th-anniversary reunion tour this year, kicking off the media blitz with a Grammy performance featuring everybody from Maroon 5 to Foster the People. As one of the pioneering rock bands of their era, the Beach Boys made a return to the spotlight that was met with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    8 Cool & Cheap Things To Do This Weekend

    Scoremore presents a release party for up-and-coming local rapper Doughbeezy for his new CD Blue Magic at Warehouse Live tonight ($15). The album features Dough's collaboration with Killa Kyleon, "F*ck You," which should not be mistaken for the Cee-Lo song of the same partially censored name. Watch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    Happy Birthday, Rush Limbaugh: Ten Great Moments to Remember Him By

    Rush Limbaugh: A reasoned voice in a sea of shrill partisan rhetoric​Happy 60th birthday to the man who helped birth modern right-wing talk radio in the late '80s, and made the world safe for the dozens of like-minded and ratings-hungry guys who would follow in his footsteps, stomping on the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    Michael Williams Is Running For Something Or Other

    Running for....something​If you've seen these signs around the Heights and were wondering who is Michael Williams and what is he running for, you're not alone.So far, we at Hair Balls have figured out the first of these two questions.The Michael Williams putting up campaign signs is better known a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Happy Anniversary, Appetite For Destruction

    ​July 21, 1987 began as a day like any other. The Reagan Administration told The New York Times that any discussion of presidential pardons in the Iran-Contra affair were "inappropriate at this time." Iran announced it would ignore the cease-fire with Iraq unanimously approved by the United Na ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Top 5 Songs On Jacob Black Of Twilight's iPod

    ​Well, today is the day Twilight: Eclipse is released, and a million voices are screaming, "Honey, do we hafta?" Since Gothtopia already runs a column on vampires - and may we add that Bill Compton would put some serious maim in Edward Cullen's sparkle motion? - today we're gonna talk about w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Game Time: Jim Rome Smack-Off 2010, A Five-Time Champ Weighs In

    The Rome show may have mellowed, but the Smack-Off still delivers​If you're a sports fan in the Year 2010, you probably know who Jim Rome is. If you read my blog posts each day, you almost definitely know who Jim Rome is.For those who don't, I'll be brief with the history lesson -- Rome is a syndi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    How Not To Give a Public Apology: A Video Primer for Tiger Woods

    After months of anticipation, The Fallen One Tiger Woods will finally speak publicly this morning about his sex addiction (or at least, his addiction to having sex with an assortment of bar skanks and porn actresses). Don't expect pointed queries from a variety of media outlets, Woods won't be takin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    Pop Rocks: The King Is Dead

    ​Last Friday -- January 8 -- marked what would have been the 75th birthday of Elvis Presley. The milestone was dutifully noted on most national new broadcasts and publications, tastefully hitting the high points of the King's life without dwelling overmuch on this drug- addled final years. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Aftermath: The Hates Go Back to the Future at Cactus Music

    Photos by Brittanie Shey​They left the costumes at home, but The Hates were still able to exude the infectious charm of a past era in their tribute to an early rock 'n' roll icon, Buddy Holly, Friday night. The Hates performed under the moniker The Blue Suedes at Cactus Music as part of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    This Week In Deliciousness

    Smallpox vaccination scars are sexy as hell.​Welcome back to the weekly roundup at Eating Our Words, where we never roll less than three sous-chefs deep, y'all. Paul Knight started off the week by attending the Grand Opening of Lucky Strike Lanes and sampling their grub. We'll spare you the in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    MP3 of the Day: The Music of Back to the Future

    [Note: The scene at 00:47 is a scream.] ​Tonight The Mink's weekly Movie Nite brings us back to 1985, when Michael J. Fox was still known as that smug neocon bastard on Family Ties and Crispin Glover wasn't the batshit auteur he is these days. A screening of Back to the Future starts around 9 p.m. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Hard Times on Milam For A Man Who Wants No Publicity For His Publicity Stunt

    Just minutes ago we got a text from a friend on lunch break, informing us of neatly dressed man briskly walking down Milam armed with a posterboard that read "I Need a Job." He gave us no other clues to go on but when one hears about someone meandering around downtown carrying a sign, we will always ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2008

    Joan Jett: Still Fierce at 50

    www.bradelterman.com Yesterday, one of Rocks Off's favorite rockers evar hit the big five-oh. For my money, they don't get any more rock and roll than Joan Jett - just ask her and she'll tell you how much she loves it. That song, a cover of a once-obscure B-side by '70s British group the Arrows, sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2008

    The 2008 MTV Movie Awards Turn Back the Clock

    So I totally do not know what the kids are listening to or even watching as I’m gettin’ a little long in the tooth, at least as far as MTV is concerned. (I remember the first video I ever saw on MTV was a-ha’s “Take On Me,” and I’m kind of willing to bet whoever is currently in charge o ... More >>

  • News

    April 10, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 8, 2008

    Six Degrees of Charlie Wilson’s War

    I’m sure that many of you are familiar the theory of Six Degrees of Separation – or at least the Hollywood version of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. In short, the theory posits that everyone person in the world is no more than six steps from each person on the planet. (In the Hollywood version, ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 7, 2007

    Art Capsule Reviews

    A picture of our opinions on local exhibitions

  • Culture

    May 31, 2007

    Art Capsule Reviews

    A picture of our opinions on local exhibitions

  • Home Entertainment

    February 22, 2007
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    October 27, 2006
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    October 25, 2006
  • Film

    June 8, 2006

    Kickin' the Tires

    Pixar's latest is no lemon, but it does have that used-Cars smell

  • Music

    April 13, 2006

    Kinky's Got His Mojo Workin'

    A Texas wild man enlists his Appalachian counterpart in his crusade

  • Calendar

    March 16, 2006
  • Film

    November 3, 2005

    Pluck Off

    That's not the sky falling, just Disney's Chicken Little

  • Music

    November 4, 2004

    Die, Jeff Buckley, Die!

    It's time to put a bullet through the head of this zombie

  • Film

    October 14, 2004

    Mind Games

    Shane Carruth's Primer goes back to the future, and it's a weird, wild ride

  • Music

    March 25, 2004

    Adieu, Monsieur Mojo

    ...And other SXSW adventures

  • Music

    March 27, 2003
  • Music

    October 10, 2002

    Isn't He Lovely

    Glenn Lewis waits for the world to see him as more than just a Wonderkind

  • News

    August 15, 2002

    Global Warming Is Good for You!

    Cheap heating bills! Great gardens! Thriving civilizations! In energy-crazed Houston, friends of greenhouse gases abound

  • Film

    July 18, 2002

    Mighty Mouse

    Stuart Little 2 is no ratty sequel

  • Music

    July 11, 2002

    So Retro

    DJ Mike Snow finds that '80s nights are the Cure for Loverboys and Talking Heads looking for a not so Quiet Riot

  • Film

    June 14, 2001

    See-Worthy

    Disney's old-school Atlantis strikes gold under the ocean

  • Film

    December 16, 1999

    Mousetrap

    Stuart Little's thick sugar coating is fine for kids. All others, beware.

  • News

    May 27, 1999

    Exit Strategy

    Deena Nichols organized everything in her life. And when life spun out of control, she organized her death.

  • Film

    December 12, 1996
  • Film

    December 12, 1996

    It's Topps!

    In Mars Attacks!, Tim Burton turns his ray gun on everything in sight

  • Film

    July 25, 1996
  • Calendar

    May 23, 1996

    Beat the Heat!

    1996 Summer Guide

  • Film

    January 26, 1995

    Slack time

    Before Sunrise is something new from Richard Linklater -- a failure

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