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    October 1, 2014

    Houston's Best Music Photographers: Victor Cervantes

    Back in June Rocks Off brought you Houston's ten best music photographers, as selected by a small panel of insiders and professionals. Now we'd like you readers to choose the best. Before voting opens, though, here's a little more about our finalists, in alphabetical order -- and a lot more of their ... More >>

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    November 6, 2013

    Honeymoon Tech: The Five Most-Used Apps From My Vacation

    I got married recently and, naturally, my wife and I took our honeymoon immediately following. In our case, we went to St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Because I work in a tech field, I tend to not go on vacation without some computer technology on me. For my honeymoon however, I opted for only ... More >>

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    August 10, 2012

    Dennis Brown: Charged Only Because He Told Cops He Was Photographing Girls for Sexual Purposes

    A man was taking pictures near Tyler's Rose Rudman Trail and at Robert E. Lee High School recently, and even though he was creeping out locals by mostly shooting young women, there wasn't much cops could do about it. The locale was a public area, after all, so it wasn't like he was sneaking around ... More >>

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    July 10, 2012

    Five Ways the Cell Phone Camera Has Changed the Way We Live

    When I was a kid, I used to follow my dad around with a Kodak Instamatic he got me from a drugstore. He was the pro in the family, shooting photos for magazines and for himself. Like most shutterbugs, he had an ample collection of lenses and camera bodies. When I turned 12, he bought me my first rea ... More >>

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    March 13, 2012

    Kill Wild Hogs, Get Money!

    They're nasty, mean and do $400 million in economic damage to the state every year. No, they're not the dreaded chupacabra -- they're worse: feral hogs. Sure, killin' 'em is necessary. But getting money for killin' 'em is necessary and fun, which is why Wulf Outdoor Sports of Center is paying out $ ... More >>

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    October 25, 2011

    Is J Lo the Calmest Driver Ever?: Five Questions About Current TV Ads

    We got some questions.​Given the confluence of football season and the World Series, we're watching a lot of TV these days. Unfortunately, there's often not something to switch to during commercial breaks, so we're seeing more ads than usual. They've left us with a few questions we hope the w ... More >>

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    January 26, 2009

    Rosa's Photo Corner: "B" and Born Liars in Kodachrome

    Kodak Elite Chrome color slide film a/k/a Kodachrome was spotlighted on today's Engines of Our Ingenuity, and in fact, has been immortalized by Paul Simon in song. The modern professional version of this legendary film is the Kodak Ektachrome brand. Here I am teetering on a ladder, shooting "B" ... More >>

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    January 5, 2009

    Rosa's Photo Corner: Pierced Arrows, Six Organs of Admittance, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings and X

    "Tri-X 400. Nikon FA, F1.4 at 1/60 of a second. I accidentally overcooked the negative in a D76 soup that was too hot to begin with, but the resulting effect really illuminates the experience even with the scance information in the composition - his closed eyes, the microphone camouflaging his gapin ... More >>

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    December 22, 2008

    Rosa's Photo Corner: Gay Marriage, the Quarentines, Golden Axe and Born Liars

    Photos by Rosa Guerrero "Gay Marriage in my "studio". Uh, that would be Rudyard's men's room before the hideous striped paint job. The band returns to Rudz (and the bathroom) tomorrow night. Nikon FA, available light, 1/30 of a second, 20mm lens." "Part of the Southmore House series. F ... More >>

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    December 15, 2008

    Rosa's Photo Corner: Secret Prostitutes, Southmore House Circle Pit, Todo Moto Motorcycle Club and El Desmadre

    [Rocks Off asked local music photographess supreme and Mutant Hardcore Flower Hour co-host Rosa Guerrero if she'd be willing to periodically open up her vast archives for our readers' enjoyment, and she graciously agreed. Here are her first submissions.] "The Secret Prostitutes perform at a warehou ... More >>

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    November 21, 2008

    Aftermath: Metallica at Toyota Center

    Photos by Craig Hlavaty / Click here for more Fandom is a funny thing. It can make the stodgiest businessman a KISS makeup wearing teenager from 1975. It can turn your Mom into a wannabe groupie when she gets a little too close to Steven Tyler. You yourself may wake up one tragic morn and grasp tha ... More >>

  • News

    April 29, 2004

    How to Be Famous in Ten Easy Steps

    Or, how life got to be just a bowl of cherries

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    June 13, 2002

    In Search of the Sleuth

    Edmund J. Pankau trades on his hard-boiled private-eye image to attract clients and speaking engagements. To find out more about him, we resort to some Sam Spade work of our own.

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    July 13, 2000

    This Sand is Your Sand

    At the Village of Surfside, it's not just the beaches that are eroding. It's the Open Beaches Act.

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    June 3, 1999
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    February 29, 1996