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  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Upcoming: Loretta Lynn, Cradle of Filth, Eli Young Band, Matt Costa, Andre Williams, Etc.

    Adolescents: With Youth Brigade, The American Heist., Sun., Dec. 30, 8 p.m., $15/$17. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Aly & Fila: With DJ Shogun., Mon., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $20/$30. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston. American Fangs: With Bury The Crown, Sanctus Bellum, Carry the Storm, Muham ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    Friday Night: "Last Summer on Earth" Tour at The Woodlands

    "Last Summer on Earth" Tour Feat. Barenaked Ladies, Blues Traveler, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Cracker Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion July 20, 2012 As Nathan Smith said a few hours ago, his partial '90s nostalgia show at House of Blues Friday was more than a sight harder than the throwback bill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2012

    Happy Birthday, Mr. T.! A Foolish Playlist For You To Pity

    I have a hard time explaining the 1980s to my daughter. Mostly because she's, you know, two years old. Still, I imagine that even when she reaches an age where she's more willing to endure a conversation that doesn't involve strawberries and Dora the Explorer I won't be able to convey the strangene ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Paul Thorn Wonders What The Hell Is Going On?

    Paul Thorn is in Nettleton, Miss., standing in his front yard watching his 8-year old daughter bounce on the trampoline while he takes yet another interview call. Asked if another time would be better, he demurs. "No, no, no, this is great," drawls Thorn. "I understand and my family understands th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2011

    State Of The Scene Part 2: Welcome To Middle Finger City

    Craig HlavatyOne Man Wrecking Crew: B L A C K I E at SXSW 2011​Welcome back. Before we proceed with our "State of the Scene" discussion, Rocks Off would like to say a couple of things we didn't get to in our print manifesto this week. The first concerns our former city of residence. Rocks Off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    Idol Beat: He-Man Woman Hater's Club

    ​55 million. That's how many votes were cast to determine which two unfortunates would be given the boot last night on American Idol. To those who like to get up in arms about the "outrage" that the show draws such massive numbers from an otherwise apathetic population, I'd remind you the show ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Cage Match: Miranda Lambert Vs. Clockpole

    Dave Hogg/Wikipedia​Ladies and gentlemen, Wednesday night a battle will be waged for your very musical soul. In this corner, sending diabetics into comas at the wheel with her saccharine sweetness is young country sensation Miranda Lambert. And in this corner, wearing... nothing... He is nude ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 30, 2010

    Eating to Live in the Third Ward

    You won't miss meat at Conscious Cafe, perhaps the only National of Islam-influenced restaurant in town.

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    Last Night: Of Montreal And Janelle Monae At Numbers

    Photos by Marco Torres​Of Montreal, Janelle Monae Numbers November 4, 2010 At ACL we lamented that The Flaming Lips performances have evolved to be less about the music and more about the floor show. You know what you're getting when you pay for a Lips concert ticket - Wayne Coyne will get in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: The Mucky Duck Hits a Hot Streak In the Cool Weather

    Lonesome, Onry and Mean just noticed that venerable listening room McGonigel's Mucky Duck has a major streak of high-grade talent Nov. 12 through 17. Beginning with the Subdudes on the 12th, the Duck quickly plows through Texas legend Ray Wylie Hubbard (13th), troubadour-poet Tom Russell (14th), on ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 21, 2009

    Summer of Salvation

    The Terminator is back. Plus lots of other movies we can't wait to see this season.

  • Music

    April 9, 2009
  • News

    April 9, 2009

    Boxing, Sex and Madness

    Mike Tyson's many personalities are on display in James Toback's new documentary.

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Sole of Houston: Airport Drive, The Finale (Including Unwanted Puke)

    And here is the final installment of David Beebe and John Lomax's 20-plus mile hike from Intercontinental Airport to Spanish Flowers restaurant. Part one is here and part two is here.David Beebe's accounts of the same hike are here and here.Airline's furthest reaches are lined by sprawling and run-d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    Sole Of Houston: Airline Drive, Complete

    The longest walk in the history of the Sole of Houston requires the longest piece. This being a blog and all, we have decided to break it up into three installments. Coming today, tomorrow and Thursday in this tale of 22-plus miles of concrete, mud, and fairly cold weather: The fending off a potent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2008
  • Music

    December 13, 2007

    R.I.P. Pimp C

    Remembering a Down South Legend

  • News

    December 13, 2007

    The TSU Toronadoes

    The twisted history of "Tighten Up"

  • Culture

    December 6, 2007

    "Lessons from Below: Otabenga Jones & Associates"

    Otabenga Jones & Associates teach us a few things at the Menil

  • Film

    July 26, 2007

    Werner Herzog

    Herzog on his acting career, Mike Tyson, and the hearts of men.

  • News

    November 16, 2006
  • Calendar

    March 16, 2006
  • News

    June 23, 2005

    High Times

    How to throw a no-hitter on acid, and other lessons from the career of baseball legend Dock Ellis

  • News

    September 2, 2004

    Shooting Star

    Houstonís busiest filmmaker relies on Zen calm ó and guerrilla tactics

  • News

    March 4, 2004

    Rocket Man

    How one enterprising Johnson Space Center physicist followed his dream to Hollywood and porn stardom

  • Music

    September 4, 2003

    A Trip to Bountiful

    The Innkeeper is the best country venue in town. Too bad it's 50 miles away.

  • Music

    July 31, 2003

    Greg Trooper

    Tuesday, August 5

  • Calendar

    January 16, 2003

    Slanguage Arts

    It's not your father's English class

  • News

    October 25, 2001

    Full Court Press

    Was it a harmless HBU jock initiation -- or hard-core hazing -- that shattered a freshman's hoop dreams?

  • Film

    January 13, 2000

    Storm Warning

    Denzel Washington delivers a series of windy speeches in The Hurricane

  • Calendar

    December 16, 1999
  • News

    May 27, 1999

    Exit Strategy

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

  • Music

    April 1, 1999

    Disconnected

    Jim Edwards quickly built a long-distance-dialing empire. But he couldn't keep the distress calls on hold. Then the line went dead.

  • Music

    April 1, 1999

    The Dukes of Earle

    Steve Earle has beaten the country-music establishment by staying true to his muse

  • Dining

    March 19, 1998

    Cher Thing

    The Zydeco Louisiana Diner doesn't stand on ceremony

  • Music

    February 12, 1998
  • News

    May 23, 1996

    The Boy Scouts

    The head feds in the City Hall sting are known for their pursuit of minority politicians

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