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Princess Diana

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    Five Things We're Hoping Will be in Mattress Mac's Biggest Store Ever

    It's been a long time since Mattress Mac first started Gallery Furniture, starting off with $5,000 and making deliveries with his own truck. The slogan hasn't changed, but a lot of other things have. The main Gallery Furniture store is a labyrinth of a creation with furniture as far as the eye can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    10 Things In Music More Exciting Than Miley Cyrus

    Hey everyone, can I ask a question? Are we sick of Miley Cyrus yet? No? Oh, okay. The fact is that for some reason people can't seem to get enough of this girl shaking her ass on TV. That's fine and all, but it's a shame for all the true artists out there who are pouring their hearts into real, cre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    Rocket Man: Elton John's 5 Greatest Characters

    Great songwriters create great characters. Elton John has a plethora in his songs some real like Princess Diana, and others purely fictional. The stories he tells in his songs are what makes him one of the greatest artists ever to come from Great Britain. His characterizations have even been celebr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Best-Selling Single Of All Time "Candle In The Wind 1997" Turns 15 Years Old

    Re-written in the wake of his friend Princess Diana's car accident death on August 31, 1997, Elton John's "Candle In The Wind" was merely a maudlin tribute to Marilyn Monroe before tragedy struck. Diana died from her wounds in a Paris road tunnel crash, along with her boyfriend Dodi Fayed, and the d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Woodlands Wine & Food Week to Take Place June 4 to 10

    Food and wine lovers, rejoice. Just a few short days away is a big-time celebration of gourmet cuisine and marvelous vino. The annual Woodlands festival, put on by the event-planning extraordinaires at Food and Vine Time Productions, and now in its eighth year, is slated to draw more than 10,000 att ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    Chef Chat Part 2: Ronnie Killen -- He's Just a Big, Sensitive Guy

    Ronnie Killen Killen's Steakhouse 2804 South Main, Pearland 281-485-0844 www.killenssteakhouse.com This is the second of a three-part chef chat series. Click here to read part one. As I talked more with Chef Ronnie Killen, a picture emerged of a man who is humble, soft-spoken and sensitive, with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    How Bizarre: How the Hell Are These Songs All 15 Years Old?

    "Simple. Fifteen years have gone by." Nineteen ninety-seven may have been one of the most magical years in trash-pop history. You had the Spice Girls, Hanson, Shania Twain, Puff Daddy, Toni Braxton and Aqua burning up the radio as old-timers like David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac and Elton John made retu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    Tears In Heaven: The 10 Best Songs To Come Out Of Tragedy

    Since the dawn of time, great art has been birthed out of great tragedy, happening numerous times with playwrights, artists, and musicians. In many ways, expressing grief through music serves as a healing agent that gets the artist through tough things such as the loss of a loved one. It also helps ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    No-Fun Number Ones: The Worst Chart Toppers Since Tiffany

    It's no secret that chart success is no real guarantor of musical quality. Hell, "(How Much Is) That Doggie in the Window?" went number one way back in 1952, pissing kids off so badly that they had to invent rock 'n roll. Twenty-five years ago this week, however, Billboard reached a new low when m ... More >>

  • News

    June 2, 2011

    Charles in Charge

    Readers debate the real Mayor of Montrose.

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    (Not The) Royal Wedding Playlist

    ​Planning a wedding is a real pain in the ass. Rocks Off knows, because we (and our fiancĂ©e) were forced by geographic and financial issues to do 99 percent of the legwork for our own nuptials. There's the usual stuff like reception location, whether you're going to make up your own vows, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Prince William: Who's Playing The Royal Wedding?

    Now, if it were Prince Harry's wedding...​Sorry, ladies. Prince William is (almost!) officially off the market. When the future King of England officially announced his engagement to girlfriend Kate Middleton earlier today, Rocks Off instantly envisioned potential entertainers for the couple' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Ronnie Killen of Killen's Steakhouse

    ​We caught up with Certified Executive Chef Ronnie Killen of Pearland's Killen's Steakhouse to discuss what it was like interviewing with the White House and the reason for a steakhouse in Pearland, of all places. EOW: I understand that back in 2005, you were one of the finalists vying to be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2008

    Turning the Screw: Von Won, Lil O, Ludacris, Flo Rida, the Roots, Suge Knight, Too $hort, The Kanye, Ghostface Killah and More

    Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Thanks, homies.       (Churchy) Single of the Week:  "I Love You," Von Won     Wire To Wire     ... More >>

  • Film

    September 25, 2008

    Royally Screwed: The Duchess

    Lady Georgiana Spencer, cheated in life and in casting

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 12, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    April 26, 2007
  • Calendar

    October 20, 2005

    The Princess Diaries

    The HMNS presents a phenomenon that just won't Di

  • Culture

    August 11, 2005

    Sold Out

    At the MFAH and the HMNS, it's all about the bottom line

  • News

    May 5, 2005

    Big Mac

    TV huckster McIngvale moves hearts as well as mattresses

  • Music

    March 24, 2005

    Elton John

    Saturday, March 26, at the Toyota Center, 1510 Polk, 713-758-7200

  • Music

    June 3, 2004

    This Charming Hombre

    Morrissey's mad love among Mexican-Americans

  • Film

    May 27, 2004

    The Unlikely Lambs

    Carandiru reveals the human side of Brazilian prisoners, then leads us to their slaughter

  • Culture

    August 14, 2003

    For Love of the Game

    Kevin Costner doesn't make friends. He makes movies, dang it.

  • News

    August 14, 2003

    Burying the Past

    A farewell slap to a Chronicle columnist

  • Film

    January 2, 2003

    Tango and Cash

    Chicago dances its way through the origins of the celebrity crook

  • News

    June 27, 2002

    The Last Stand

    After decades of delivering what downtown readers wanted, the old Globe has given up

  • Film

    November 22, 2001

    Emma Goes to France

    Amélie sends Jane Austen's best-loved heroine on a wild ride

  • Culture

    February 1, 2001

    Drag King

    Actor-comic Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved

  • News

    October 19, 2000

    More of the Same

    Houston braces for an invasion of TV news

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    Left For Dead

    Tracey Deel was shot a dozen times by two teens who wanted her car. She dragged herself the length of three football fields determined not to be just another homocide statistic.

  • Music

    May 18, 2000

    End the Innocence

    Don Henley -- Stereolab

  • News

    March 16, 2000

    Mommy's little angel

    Marshall Ball can't talk. So he listens to God. Everyone else listens to Marshall.

  • News

    February 3, 2000

    Tear Down

    Mattress Mac waves good-bye to two decades' worth of home

  • Culture

    January 6, 2000

    Time Sensitive

    Main Street should place Cole Porter's Jubilee back on its dusty shelf

  • Culture

    November 25, 1999

    The Sweet Hereafter

    Theater LaB produces an almost winsome take on grief and loss with Hushabye Mountain

  • Calendar

    February 25, 1999

    Night & Day

    February 25 - March 3, 1999

  • Calendar

    June 4, 1998

    Night & Day

    June 4- 10, 1998

  • News

    March 19, 1998

    Geezer Follies

    Aging and creaking, the Rockets prove better at entertainment than basketball, on and off the court

  • News

    January 1, 1998
  • News

    October 20, 1994

    Tea at the di Portanovas'

    What excess comes with riches? A tea party reveals all -- almost

  • Dining

    December 16, 1993

    Reassuringly Swiss

    The Swiss Inn dispenses conservative verities and the mother of all chicken-fried steaks

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