Phyllis Diller

  • Film

    November 21, 2013

    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Is as Much Setup as Treat

    Blockbuster sequel is more assured, but suffers from middle-book syndrome.

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    Top 5 People Who Should Be Judging American Idol

    Over the weekend American Idol, struggling to remain relevant in the face of the televised singing-competition series it spawned like The Voice and X Factor, announced its final judges' panel for the upcoming 12th season that begins in January. According to Entertainment Weekly, joining the previous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Which Texas Musicians Would Get Page 1 New York Times Obits?

    Like it or not, death is an inevitable part of the news cycle. A big part of the news cycle, most of the time. Look at Tony Scott, Phyllis Diller and... wait, what time is it now? Rocks Off is not trying to be flippant at all here, because we had our own brush with the reaper less than a year ago: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2012

    Nicki Minaj Reloading at Bayou Music Center July 28

    Nicki Minaj, the most famous person with pink hair since Phyllis Diller (or P!nk herself), is bringing her Pink Friday International tour to Bayou Music Center (formerly Verizon Wireless Theater) on July 28, according to an announcement Tuesday morning from 42 West publicity. If you saw the Grammys ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 20, 2006

    Messing with Molière

    You'll either rave about or despise the Alley's pop adaptation of The Miser

  • Calendar

    January 26, 2006
  • Film

    February 3, 2005

    The Hustle

    Why the biggest deal at Sundance was no big deal at all

  • Calendar

    December 16, 2004

    New Year's Eve Guide

    Where will you be hoppin' when the ball is droppin'?

  • Calendar

    November 4, 2004

    Tall Cool One

    Strapping comedian Gary Gulman and fellow Last Comic Standing alums hit the road

  • Calendar

    August 26, 2004

    Go West

    Here's your chance to take part in a Hollywood test screening

  • Music

    March 27, 2003
  • Film

    November 26, 1998

    Fantastic Antics

    A Bug's Life brings out the best of Pixar's new breed

  • Calendar

    June 25, 1998

    Night & Day

    June 25 - July 1, 1998