Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio surprised a lot of people yesterday when he chose the name he'd be using as leader of the Catholic Church: Pope Francis I.
As the "I" indicates, he's the first to ever use Francis, and there have been a hell of a lot of popes before him who could have done so. About ( ... More >>
There are a million reality shows on the naked television. We're going to watch all of them, one at a time.
There comes a point in reviewing shows showcasing the embarrassing antics of tattooed subhumans (Jersey Shore) or the plasticine über-rich (Real Housewives of X) where you start realizing th ... More >>
"Traditional radio is as dead as Joey Ramone."
Last year, Rocks Off's editor - who will be played by upcoming Celebrity Apprentice contestant Gary Busey for the duration of this article - hauled us into his office and said, "Dammit, With One F! This radio on the Internet thing is blowing up ... More >>
Vic Morrow, dealing with the scum who made him a crappy helmetIt looks like it's getting harder to find good help these days -- especially when the help are federal prisoners: earlier this month, the U.S. Army recalled 44,000 helmets manufactured by Beaumont inmates working for Federal Pris ... More >>
"I was born for this, I love baseball, and remember guys, it's still Lima Time, and it's always Lima Time. You gotta believe that." -- Jose Lima, 2009 as a member of the Long Beach Armada in the independent Golden Baseball League
Much like the man behind the movement, "Lima Time" is simultaneousl ... More >>
We're betting your Bush love connection will NOT look like this.If there's one thing we've learned from television advertisements, it is to believe anything that AXE body spray, or hose wash, or whatever the hell it is, is putting down. Those guys seem to know everything about sex.So we will cert ... More >>
Remember those Continental pilots who were fired and sued by their airline for allegedly arranging "sham" divorces in order to get their mitts on fat pensions a whole lot earlier than Continental's policy allows?Well, it turns out one of those former pilots was a bona-fide hero. Or at least that' ... More >>
Washington PossatoSamba is not just a single musical genre; it's actually subdivided into countless sub-genres ranging from the party-friendly Carnaval beat to the highly subtle bossa nova made famous by the likes of Antonio Carlos Jobim and Joao Gilberto. However, among the best-loved in Brazil (an ... More >>
For the second time in a week, Houston's Continental Airlines has admitted they sent an unaccompanied minor passenger to the wrong destination.One 10-year-old girl who was trying to get from Boston to Cleveland ended up in Newark. (The only time ending up in Newark is "not so bad" is when you were i ... More >>
Who knew one song would take Gloria Gaynor from Newark to the Jones Hall stage with the Houston Symphony? Yes, she's had other hits ("Never Can Say Goodbye" and "I Am Who I Am"), but it's "I Will Survive" that people most remember. And it's a sure thing that Gaynor's signature song will be the h ... More >>