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  • Culture

    December 13, 2012

    Special Navidad Gift Guide Edition

    What books on Mexicans should I buy this Christmas?

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Pop Rocks: Your KIds Probably Hate The Muppets

    Don't even bother.​We had some friends over Saturday night, those with children brought theirs, because when you're my age and you want to interact with your age cohort, it's easier to just throw all the rugrats into a room filled with toys and books and let them Battle Royale it out rather th ... More >>

  • Music

    May 5, 2011

    Set Your Sails

    Dive-bar gem Three Sheets lies hidden in Westchase.

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Top Five Black Friday Fight Videos

    Give it or I'll punch you in the jugular​When you are in a battle for your life, you often resort to scratching and clawing, screaming and yelling. When you are in a fight for a plasma television on Black Friday, well, you'll probably do the same thing. Welcome to Black Friday, America's cele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Sad Yao Ming Is Sad

    Photo by Groovehouse. Photo illustrations by Monica Fuentes and Brittanie SheyYao Ming, contemplating his retirement and the existential quandries of life.​Like manna from the Meme Gods, we give you Sad Yao. This picture, taken during last night's fourth-straight Rockets loss, conveys all the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2010

    The Week In TV: Enjoy Hulu While It Lasts

    The good stuff won't be free for much longer.​My backyard flooded, I went half-blind on fireworks, and I am exponentially losing my agility. This was the week in TV Land: • As if to taunt my very desires, Hulu announced last week that it's launching Hulu Plus, a paid version of the site th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Best. Roommate. Ever.

    ​If were weren't already comfortably ensconced in a house, with no particular need for a roommate other than the stray cat that comes begging for food every day, we'd have already fired off an e-mail to Chris Smink, the author of what might be the greatest Craigslist roommate posting ever, for ... More >>

  • Music

    December 10, 2009

    Abstract Impressionism

    Newest River Oaks nightspot Red Room Lounge is as posh as its surroundings.

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    DJ Hero: A Review

    ​The geniuses that first let you rock 'n' roll with guitar legends in Guitar Hero decided to bring out a new instrument for gamers to party on. This time, Activision brought out the turntables for their newest title, DJ Hero. Available for the Playstations 2 & 3, Xbox 360, and Nintendo Wii, DJ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    Just When You Thought All the ACL Aftermath Was Over...

    Photos by Mark C. AustinKate Pierson of the B-52's​You could roam, as the B-52s put it during their early afternoon set Sunday on the AMD Stage. But as Mudstock 2009 came to a close (let the debate about the later-in-the-year dates begin) most members of the muddy-stocking clan were losing their l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    ACL 2009 Day Three: Aftermath

    Photos by Mark C. AustinDavid Garza​So, what happens to freshly laid grass in a public park after a day full of rain and thousands of people walking back and forth across it at the same time? Well, as anyone who was present for Day Three of Austin City Limits Festival 2009 (ACL) could tell you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2009

    ACL 2009 Day Two: Aftermath

    Photo by Mark C. Austin​Was it something we said or did? Aftermath openly gushed about how great the weather was on Friday and how it seemed that maybe, just maybe, we were going to finally attend an Austin City Limits (ACL) that didn't consist of heat and dust. Well, it seems that the powers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2009

    ACL 2009: Best Tweets Of The Weekend

    Armed with our sort-of handy cellphone we were able to Tweet from ground level at the festival, with sometimes hilarious and vulgar results. Mostly the latter, because we are foul people. Over time, our Twitter updates devolved into angry rants, as you will see below.@hprocksoff sez:Oh god they real ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2009

    ACL 2009 Updates From the Field: The Raveonettes Cancel Apperance

    ​We've just received notice this morning that Danish pop-rock duo The Raveonettes couldn't get out of Copenhagen and had to cancel their appearance, and we mean they literally couldn't get out. The American Embassy in Copenhagen is apparently swamped this week and was unable to help the band get t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    ACL 2009 Day One: The Knux Rock Our Sox

    Craig Hlavaty​Waking us up out of our Sixth Street-induced coma were The Knux from Los Angeles, by way of Nawlins on the Xbox 360 stage. The hip-hop trio were decked out in leather and spat out grimy Wu-Tang style rhymes with intermittent old-school Cure riffs thrown in for sick measure. Our favor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    ACL 2009 Day One: Aftermath

    Photo by Mark C. AustinSchool of Seven Bells​Before we start discussing the great music we heard yesterday, we would like to take time to thank the Gods Of Rock for blessing Day One of the Austin City Limits Festival (ACL) 2009 with an amazing afternoon and evening of weather. Anyone who has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    ACL Fest Preview: School of Seven Bells and Prescott Curlywolf

    Amanda MertenSchool of Seven Bells​For the next three weeks, Rocks Off will be bringing you two or three short previews a day of artists playing the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Zilker Park October 2-4. That's right, ACL is 17 days away - where is this year going? (Same place as all the ot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    He Said She Said: Songs Guaranteed to Offend the Opposite Sex

    Chicks, man. Can't live with them, can't play music that objectifies them while in the car on the first date. What's up with that? You play one song with the queen mother c-word in it and she leaves the car before we get our complimentary paper crowns. We compiled a list of songs guaranteed to offe ... More >>

  • Music

    July 23, 2009

    Men of Steel

    Three decades after a metal classic, Judas Priest keeps "Livin' After Midnight."

  • Culture

    December 25, 2008
  • Home Entertainment

    July 24, 2008

    Diminished Expo-tations at E3

    E3 revelations are hit and miss — unless you really dig chopping wood

  • Home Entertainment

    July 17, 2008

    An Old Flame, Scorching: Space Invaders Extreme

    Forget that shiny new shooter. A new Space Invaders is all the extreme you need

  • Home Entertainment

    March 27, 2008

    Online Turnoff with Condemned 2: Bloodshot

    Who said first-person games need a second person?

  • Music

    January 31, 2008
  • Home Entertainment

    December 27, 2007

    The Best Games of 2007

    A look back at gaming's greatest hits

  • Home Entertainment

    December 20, 2007

    Xmas Present & Past

    How yesterday's games spawned today's best-sellers

  • Home Entertainment

    October 25, 2007

    The Orange Box

    It's five great games for $60 – shoot first and ask questions later

  • Home Entertainment

    October 11, 2007

    Halo 3

    Does Halo 3 live up to its billing?

  • Music

    July 26, 2007
  • Blogs

    July 25, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    June 7, 2007

    Halo 3

    A promising glimpse of the next Halo.

  • Home Entertainment

    May 24, 2007

    Spider-Man 3

    Spider-Man 3 spins a web of mediocrity.

  • Home Entertainment

    April 26, 2007

    300: March to Glory

    PSP players, tonight you game in hell

  • Home Entertainment

    December 28, 2006

    Resistance Isn't Futile

    It's just the only standout in an otherwise shameful launch.

  • Home Entertainment

    December 7, 2006

    All Dressed Up...

    PlayStation 3 has potential -- but for the moment, little else

  • Home Entertainment

    November 23, 2006

    Encore Performance

    Don't fret. Guitar Hero II kills the opening act

  • News

    November 23, 2006

    Midnight in the Garden of PS3

    Camping out at Best Buy with gamers -- and entrepreneurs

  • Home Entertainment

    October 5, 2006

    Copycat Killer

    Saints Row shamelessly apes Grand Theft Auto.

  • Home Entertainment

    September 7, 2006

    Grateful Dead

    Dead Rising's zombies will eat your brain -- and your free time

  • Home Entertainment

    July 6, 2006

    Pong 360

    Like the real thing, Table Tennis shouldn't be played alone

  • Home Entertainment

    May 25, 2006

    Next Big Things

    The five biggest attention-getters at E3

  • Home Entertainment

    March 23, 2006

    Sonic Bust

    Sega's Hedgehog goes back to the grind...yawn

  • Home Entertainment

    March 16, 2006

    A Real Knockout

    Fight Night Round 3 comes out a winner, despite taking punches

  • Home Entertainment

    March 2, 2006

    Back to the Future

    The Xbox Live Arcade is a high-tech twist on the old-fashioned coin-op

  • Music

    January 26, 2006

    Eight-Bit Symphonies

    Who was responsible for the best music of the 1980s? Nintendo. Who's finally discovering it? Everyone.

  • Resolutions

    January 19, 2006

    New Year's Resolutions for Houston

    We have a lot to forgive and forget about 2005; here's hoping local celebs do better next year

  • Music

    December 29, 2005
  • Home Entertainment

    December 15, 2005

    Generation Next

    Microsoft's Xbox 360 fires the first shot in the next-gen console war

  • Home Entertainment

    December 8, 2005

    Near Perfect

    Perfect Dark Zero isn't a bull's-eye, but it hits the target

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