Out of all the entertainment venues in Houston, Super Happy Fun Land has got to be the weirdest.
That's meant in a good way; packed into every corner of the venue are curious odds and ends, most of them leftovers from childhoods lived in the '80s and early '90s. Check out the giant Cabbage Patch do ... More >>
While we celebrate the holidays, Rocks Off is resurrecting a few of our best Christmas-themed blogs from the past few years. (Wait... resurrecting is Easter. Never mind.) This blog originally appeared December 22, 2010.
Through the magic of Christmas, Rocks Off has received a copy of the transcript ... More >>
When The Simpsons completes its last (contracted) season in 2014, it will have set staggering new broadcast records for longest running sitcom (over 550 episodes) and longest running prime time scripted TV series (25 seasons). These are all American records, of course, because the Japanese co ... More >>
"Who knows what adventures they'll have between now and the time the show becomes unprofitable?" - Troy McClure
A salary dispute is threatening to end one of television's most beloved comedies.
The actors who provide the voices for the long-running cartoon hit "The Simpsons" are at odds over a new ... More >>
Through the magic of Christmas, Rocks Off has received a copy of the transcript of the "Sinatra Group" sketch that was filmed in an alternate reality last weekend, one in which Phil Hartman never died, and Saturday Night Live is currently in one of its funniest seasons to date.
What else cou ... More >>
In the wake of the recent news that feted comedian/actor/YouTube sensation Jay Pharoah - above, known for his spoofs of A-list bait like Drake, Chris Tucker, 50 Cent, Jay-Z, Eddie Murphy, and President Obama - will join the cast of Saturday Night Live when its 36th season premieres September ... More >>
Anyone who's ever sat in front of television long enough knows that lawyers are better than regular people. They have nicer suits, drive cooler cars, and have awesomer sex -- sometimes with each other, sometimes with clients. But apparently that last one can be a bad thing, which is why the State Ba ... More >>
A lot of people hated George Steinbrenner, including Yankee fans. But they'd be well-served to remember just how bottom-of-the-barrel the team was when he bought it for $10 million (it's now worth $2 billion or so).The Stadium was empty, the roster deplete, the minor-league system a joke. It ... More >>
In 1988, few things were as cool or innovative on Saturday mornings as Pee-Wee's Playhouse. Each week, we screamed the secret word, connected dots, watched old weird-ass cartoons and saw Saturday Night Live star Phil Hartman play a surly sea captain.
The show was something five-year olds and ... More >>