Wolfmother House of Blues May 12, 2014 To be a successful rock band these days you need a signature sound, one that makes you stand out above the rest. People need to identify with you, which is impossible if you're just another band going through the motions after becoming big on your lead single. ... More >>
Homosexual rape, torture and a graveyard of dead boys. A filmmaker decides to step away from fiction and delve into Houston's infamous Dean Corll rape-torture-murder case.
Rocks Off is not going to lie. The prospect of getting into concerts for free is what leads many people to become music writers/reviewers in the first place. Though it's not true of everyone, we've generally found that with experience comes plenty of practice in the art of grading on a curve. But n ... More >>
The film has it all, but what it ends up with isn't much.
Movie by movie, here's how to get the most out of this summer without having to cake on sunscreen.
A replica of the Bounty -- the ship that gave us the Mutiny -- may spend the winter at Galveston's Pier 21, ready to receive guests and tours. The ship, which has been used in such epics as the Mutiny remake, the Pirates of the Caribbean and SpongeBob SquarePants, according to impeccable Web resour ... More >>
One of the interesting things about Walt Disney films is the way they borrow from or hold up a mirror to popular culture. Along with great storytelling and good songs, this is quite possibly why people like them in the first place. In fact, it's how some of us get introduced to great artists such a ... More >>
When you grow up in a house devoid of religion you turn out...well, click the author's link and you'll see how you turn out. Some people think you are free of delusions and dogma, others consider you devoid of an important moral core. We couldn't tell you which is true, or both, or neither. In an Am ... More >>
Looking back on the year in movies, and what's coming in 2012.
ZliKiSm45 years ago one of the men who shaped the world in his image forever passed on. Walt Disney, innovator, animator, and imaginer, lost the battle with lung cancer. Disney left behind him a legacy of theme parks, cartoons, musicals, technological marvels and an institution of family ente ... More >>
Searching for eternal life in the interminable Pirates of the Caribbean.
Rice is playing the Pirates of East Carolina, not the Pirates of the CaribbeanThe Rice Owls are hosting the East Carolina Pirates this weekend, and if the Owls had any bounty left, then the Pirates would be plundering it. But this season being this season, the Owls have already had their tr ... More >>
W Magazine: All about the art.In the latest news from the Land That Talent Forgot, Kim Kardashian has gone starkers for the November issue of W Magazine: Kim Kardashian has bared all on the cover of a fashion magazine. The reality star, who turns 30 on Oct. 21, appears nude on W Magazine's ... More >>
Now that the dust has cleared (and the blood has been spilled, thanks to a stabbing before the...Cowboys and Aliens panel) at Comic-Con, we can finally move forward, away from the overwrought announcements about the fourth Pirates of the Caribbean movie, Green Lantern (Ryan Reynolds is better ... More >>
Enjoy the great indoors!
Jake Gyllenhaal goes to the gym, but cannot beef up The Sands of Time.
Ike blew a couple of roof panels off Reliant Stadium, even though everyone was told the stadium would be able to withstand much stronger winds than that. The missing panels didn't bother the Texans, who have played home games there. (Unless you want to blame the notorious collapse against the Colts ... More >>
Texas is the only state in the country where peyote is sold legally. Really.
Comedian gets going, going, going