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Miley Cyrus

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    September 15, 2014

    Lily Allen at House of Blues, 9/13/2014

    Lily Allen, Samsaya House of Blues September 13, 2014 During the span of her decade-long career, Lily Allen has managed to attract consistent press attention for her outspoken, disparaging remarks towards pop-music heavyweights, and when she dropped new album Sheezus earlier this year, that bodacio ... More >>

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    June 6, 2014

    We Could All Use a Bit of Borgore In Our Lives, Even You Grown Folks

    Borgore Stereo Live June 5, 2014 It was right about the time that Borgore dropped the modern brostep classic that is Skrillex's remix of Nero's "Promises" that I found myself on the second level of Stereo Live thinking about young-adult novels. I realize this is a weird thing to be thinking about w ... More >>

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    December 3, 2013

    We Suck Again! A Revised Houston Texans Tailgating Mix

    Back in the summer, I advocated for new, improved songs that Houston Texans fans could play at their 2013 tailgates. My suggestions were optimistic, confident selections reflective of the high hopes we had for the team. Now, on the verge of the worst season in franchise history, it might be time to ... More >>

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    December 2, 2013

    Riff Raff at Warehouse Live, 12/1/2013

    Riff Raff Warehouse Live December 1, 2013 Just after 11:30 p.m. Sunday night, the modest crowd at Warehouse Live began to grow restless. An hour had passed since a rapper had graced the stage, and grumbles began to be exchanged. Luckily, Houston's own Edgar "DjChop-e" Miranda was able to placate fa ... More >>

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    November 27, 2013

    The Top 5 2013 Political Topics To Avoid at Thanksgiving Dinner

    In this age of pluralistic families, we are likely to encounter at our family Thanksgiving dinners folks of all political stripes. Perhaps you have a very conservative uncle/nephew/father, who thinks Obama is a raging socialist. Perhaps your younger sister is coming back from college imbued with a n ... More >>

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    October 24, 2013

    Vote or Die: The Last VJ's Top Five Videos of the Week

    Welcome back to The Last VJ, music fans. It's another week of plumbing through the depths of the Internet trying to find the true art of the music video hidden under the mainstream and ignored by the once-proud MTV. Your votes count, so let us know which of these five videos deserves to have their ... More >>

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    October 22, 2013

    Top Five Bands You Need to Get Over Already

    Thanks to social media, our culture now moves at the speed of light. Your 15 minutes of fame is now closer to fifteen seconds. Look at all the internet memes you loved last year that are completely played out now. Hell, even a hit song only has about a month of mileage; notice how quickly we all got ... More >>

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    October 2, 2013

    Five Totally Original Music-Inspired Halloween Costumes

    Halloween costumes used to be about novelty and flexing your creative muscles. I distinctly remember the simple pleasure of spray-painting a couple of boxes silver, slapping some bicycle reflectors on the front and calling myself a robot. Who cares if I was five and inexplicably being allowed to pla ... More >>

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    September 26, 2013

    Ted Cruz, The Miley Cyrus Of Politics, Reads "Green Eggs and Ham"

    Sen. Ted Cruz, the freshman senator from Texas with possible 2016 ambitions and a knack for pissing off fellow members of the Republican party he represents, has been everywhere lately. A few weeks ago there was the Canadian citizenship thing. Then he was tromping on the toes of his fellow Texan p ... More >>

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    August 8, 2013

    A Timeline of the World, Post-Beyoncé Haircut

    On August 7, in the year of Beyoncé and Blue Ivy 2013, a photo was placed on the official royal Instagram of her Bey-Hiveness Beyoncé. The queen had gotten a haircut. People gasped, women immediately called their beauticians at the stroke of midnight wanting the cut. Rihanna, Miley Cyrus and Pin ... More >>

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    March 20, 2013

    Five Artists Who Have Grown Up Too Soon

    Most child stars go through a ton of things being in the spotlight and hitting puberty in front of America. We've all seen it from Britney to Lindsay, their going from Disney to "Daaaamn" way too fast. Although I love it -- and at 24, I grew up with some of them -- I still have a hard time hearing ... More >>

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    August 3, 2012

    ¿Como se dice "Whoops?": 5 Musicians' Romney-esque Blunders In Foreign Lands

    Mitt Romney had a troublesome time during his recent trip abroad, pissing off politicians and citizens in England, Palestine, and Poland (although to be fair, that last one was simply a guy who worked for Romney, not Romney himself). Besides providing a potential future Ted Nugent album name -- "Ki ... More >>

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    July 10, 2012

    An Obamacare Playlist You Can Afford

    The Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act has now been almost two weeks ago. If you keep up with national news, or maybe just don't avoid the Internet machine, well, you have probably observed that people are still noticeably buzzing about the ruling. It does happen to be one o ... More >>

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    May 3, 2012

    A Showcase Of Cute Things Hating Bad Music

    "Through their own words they will be exposed/ They've got a sudden case of the Emperor's New Clothes." -- Sinead O'Conor Surely you've heard the story of how a rich and powerful ruler was duped by a con man who pretended to weave magnificent garments visible only to those who weren't stupid, and ... More >>

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    February 28, 2012

    In Other News, LMFAO Is Big Enough To Play Toyota Center Now

    So this past week I was in Las Vegas for a friend's bachelor party. Standard dude stuff: Plenty of gambling, embittered ATM withdrawals, inordinate amounts of cursing, and the ever-present din of LMFAO at most every turn. I think at one point I heard their "Sexy And I Know It" in the restroom of th ... More >>

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    February 1, 2012

    Bedtime Stories: The Naughtiest Madonna Videos Ever (Semi-NSFW)

    This weekend, the grand dame of American pop music, Madonna, will grace the halftime stage at Super Bowl XLVI. This is a major improvement from last year's more-inhuman-than-human Black Eyed Peas performance, which tested the resolve our country, and even the world. But we all survived. Who won the ... More >>

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    January 11, 2012

    The Addams Family Resurrected in Gleeful Fun

    The set-up: Don't ever bury the body before checking the pulse. After the savaging The Addams Family suffered in New York after its premiere in April 2010, who knew there was life left anywhere in it? But there is, and the touring production, after a major reworking, is like seeing Frankenstein sin ... More >>

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    November 7, 2011

    Saturday Night: Taylor Swift At Minute Maid Park

    Photos by Marco Torres​See pics of Taylor Swift taking over The Juice Box in our slideshow. It's perhaps unfair to say Taylor Swift has "snuck up" on us, considering she's sold over 20 million albums and was featured on just about every one of last year's "top entertainer" lists. But that's w ... More >>

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    June 21, 2011

    Out Today: Bon Iver's Bandwagon Bait, Weird Al Goes Gaga

    Greetings From Bon Iver Land! Now, grab a rifle. It's almost dinner time.​In the next few weeks, you may be reading about the new Robert Ellis album, Photographs, so we are just giving you fair warning. It's a stunner through and through, and goes nicely with early morning traffic. Have you ev ... More >>

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    February 11, 2011

    Justin Bieber Movie Reveals Pop Star Shaves, Has Hot Mom

    "OMG you can reach and touch his face" ​Thursday night, Rocks Off went to the first midnight screening of Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, in 3D no less. Yes we had a chaperone, but the late hour and the theater's location wasn't conducive to masses of screaming girls. The location we saw it ... More >>

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    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.

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    January 27, 2011

    Top 10 Mentally Unstable Rap Songs

    thesource.com​As you may have already heard, Gucci Mane was recently admitted into a mental-health facility on a "special plea of mental incompetency" in order to delay his probation revocation trial. He has since been released, and got an ice-cream-cone face tattoo in time for his trial this ... More >>

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    January 20, 2011

    Idol Beat: Here We Go Again...

    ​Finally, after months of anticipation (or dread, depending on your pain tolerance), the new and *cough* "improved" American Idol made its debut. At long last we can start to put an end to the speculation about the show's 10th season: will Jennifer Lopez out-diva Ryan Seacrest? Can the show su ... More >>

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    December 10, 2010

    This Week in Deliciousness

    Photo by Ms. PantsNothing can warm you up on a chilly Houston night quite like a nice, tall glass of anti-freeze.​Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we're already rigging our rooftops up with traps and buying ingredients for our famous reindeer chili. We starte ... More >>

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    December 3, 2010

    Aeros Battle Fergie's Humps and Screaming Kids

    Screaming kids and Fergie's girlie parts make for a strange day of hockey​Toyota Center was packed with screaming kids and befuddled adults yesterday. But the kids weren't there for a Hannah Montana concert. And Justin Bieber was nowhere to be found.Instead, they were there for a strange day ... More >>

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    November 18, 2010

    Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: Puppet Wing

    Photos via WikipediaTMBG​Ladies and gentlemen, Rocks Off is pleased as rum punch to announce that The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has (not) added an official puppet wing to that fine institution. What's even better, they have (not) given us the opportunity to nominate some of the finest felt fe ... More >>

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    August 3, 2010

    What Does Katy Perry Taste Like?

    ​Last week when we gave Kesha a bloggardly shellacking, we compared her and other female pop stars of her ilk to burritos. You may remember we said she was a gas-station burrito and Miley Cyrus was a Big Mac wrap. It was either a stroke of genius or the starved ramblings of a music writer subs ... More >>

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    August 3, 2010

    What Does Katy Perry Taste Like?

    ​Last week when we gave Kesha a bloggardly shellacking, we compared her and other female pop stars of her ilk to burritos. You may remember we said she was a gas-station burrito and Miley Cyrus was a Big Mac wrap. It was either a stroke of genius or the starved ramblings of a music writer subs ... More >>

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    July 7, 2010

    Top 10 "Girls Gone Wild" Music Videos

    ​Saturday night, Girls Gone Wild will be at Scout Bar in Clear Lake looking for the hottest talent the Bay Area has to offer, or something comparable. A camera crew will be out there filming an edition of the video series, looking for "The Hottest Girl In America" at the venerable NASA-area ro ... More >>

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    June 7, 2010

    Girl Talk Toilet Paper Mash-Ups Balloons = Party!

    Marc Brubaker​ Aftermath didn't think it was possible to up the ante any more at this year's Summerfest until Girl Talk took the stage Saturday night. In our estimation, it was the biggest and baddest Summerfest party to date. We might even venture to say that achieved the biggest and baddest summ ... More >>

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    March 31, 2010

    Idol Beat: Hold On, I'm Coming (That's What She Said)

    "Look at your man. Now look at me. Now look at American Idol."​This is the 12th week of the season of American Idol. We're down to the top 10 contestants. We're more than halfway home. In other words, this is when I'm ready for it to be over. This week's mentor and guest star is Usher, who's ... More >>

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    March 31, 2010

    American Idol: Hold On, I'm Coming (That's What She Said)

    "Look at your man. Now look at me. Now look at American Idol."​This is the 12th week of the season of American Idol. We're down to the top 10 contestants. We're more than halfway home. In other words, this is when I'm ready for it to be over. This week's mentor and guest star is Usher, who's ... More >>

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    March 25, 2010

    Idol Beat: The Miley Cyrus Horror Ends; Joe Jonas Disses RodeoHouston

    This week's non-drama drama on American Idol dealt with the fact that 11 contestants remained at the top of the elimination episode but only the top 10 get to go on the summer tour of malls and state fairs. I'm actually not sure where the tour goes, and am probably mixing it up with large portions ... More >>

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    March 25, 2010

    American Idol: The Miley Cyrus Horror Is Over

    This week's non-drama drama on American Idol dealt with the fact that 11 contestants remained at the top of the elimination episode but only the top 10 get to go on the summer tour of malls and state fairs. I'm actually not sure where the tour goes, and am probably mixing it up with large portions ... More >>

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    November 23, 2009

    For Your Entertainment? Nice Try, Adam Lambert, But These Music-Awards Moments Were Even Creepier

    ​The best news that Jennifer Lopez could possibly have heard this morning was that America is still more interested in clucking about public displays of gayness than in pointing and laughing when a diva falls on her ass. We imagine there's already one of those jumbo-sized Harry & David fruit b ... More >>

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    November 19, 2009

    Pop Rocks: Sell Me On New Moon

    ​I'm going to step away from the sarcasm for a minute and present you with an honest overture that will hopefully foster understanding and goodwill between yours truly and certain segments of the Hair Balls readership. To wit: can somebody -- anybody -- tell me what tell me what the big deal is a ... More >>

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    August 14, 2009

    Defending the Jonas Brothers: You Got a Problem With That?

    ​We have spent days wrestling throw pillows and chain-smoking cigarettes in the sun, sweatily contemplating why it is that we can't hate the Jonas Brothers. We can honestly say this isn't some crass devil's advocate playing rock journalist devilry. We can't find a reasonable flaw in the wares they ... More >>

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    August 13, 2009

    Maybe Miley Would Be Better Off Dead Like Selena, Kurt and These Others...

    In case you missed it - and if you value your immortal soul, we're sure you did - Hannah Montana star/future tell-all memoir author Miley Cyrus unveiled a newer, more "mature" look last weekend at the only venue appropriate for such things: the Teen Choice Awards. Nothing says "successful transitio ... More >>

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    July 15, 2009

    Twitter Ticker: Musicians Love to Overshare

    It's amazing the things that people have to say in 140 characters or less. Some take forever to update their adoring public, about their lives while others tweet like it's about to go out of style. Do they not realize everyone can read these things? And that they are, more or less, setting themselve ... More >>

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    April 20, 2009

    Turning the Screw: Slim Thug, Bun B, H.I.S.D., The Kanye, C-Murder, Jim Jones, Hot Boyz, Jaime Foxx/Miley Cyrus, Trae and More

    Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: "I'm Back," Slim Thug feat. Devin The Dude Wire To Wire Bun B spoke with The Source TV recently. And ... More >>

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    April 16, 2009

    Crash Into Me: Predicting the Economy's Impact on the Music Biz

    GWAR more important than you might expect.

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    April 16, 2009

    Idol Beat: The Top Seven Results

    Michael Becker/ Fox Bottom Feeding: Lil Rounds and Matt Giraud will likely be right back here next week.At the beginning of Wednesday's American Idol, I was pretty sure that whoever the week's lowest vote-getter was - Lil Rounds or Matt Giraud - would go home. No save for them. So when Simon ... More >>

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    November 20, 2008

    Ralph Macchio: The One and Only Karate Kid

    No, my God, NO! There is only one Daniel LaRusso and his name is Ralph “Stone Fox” Macchio! Such was my reaction when I heard word this week that Will Smith’s nauseatingly adorable son Jaden is scheduled to remake the classic 80s film The Karate Kid. Now I have nothing against Will Smith ... More >>

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    November 17, 2008

    Five Spot: "Thriller" Goes Global

    [Ed. note: Five Spot got bumped by the Latin Grammys Friday, so better late than never...] Welcome back to Five Spot. Every week, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and list five reasons why it's either brilliant or dumb-assed. Send tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Because it makes per ... More >>

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    October 8, 2008

    Welcome Back, Beyonce

    Beyonce has returned - though she never really seems to go very far, does she? - and is now hitting the world with dual singles hoping to flood both pop and urban radio with her regal presence and glass-shattering vocals. The pop ditty she’s offering is a track called “If I Were A Boy.” Prod ... More >>

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    July 15, 2008

    Boycott McDonalds -- Unless You're Gay

    Put down that McDonald's Happy Meal!! It's killing you!! Not because it's fast food -- that's a slow death, sure, but it's only for this lifetime. That meal is actually killing you FOR ETERNITY, banishing you to the foetid, burning swamps of hell, where Satan forces you to listen to Miley Cyrus 24/ ... More >>

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    May 1, 2008
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    January 7, 2008

    Giddyup!: Full RodeoHouston Lineup Announced

    John Fogerty: Hannah who?!? After teasing the thousands of Houstonians left out in the cold by Hannah Montana and her mysterious alter ego Miley Cyrus’ November concert at the microscopic Toyota Center, RodeoHouston confirmed this morning that the duo, who for some reason have never been photogra ... More >>

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