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Princess Leia Organa

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    This Weekend's Best Bets: College Football Is Here

    207 days. That's how long I've been waiting. When the piece of cheese sitting at the end of the summer-long maze is redemption, the clock ticks slowly. The pages get ripped off the calendar at a glacial speed. August couldn't get here soon enough. Because here's the thing -- I sucked at giving you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    Five Musicians Who Should Be In the New Star Wars Films

    The last few weeks, Internet rumors about Florence Welch being cast in the newest Star Wars film have exploded like the Death Star. The film is in its earliest creative stages, and won't have geeks lining up at theaters until 2015. Still, it's natural to start getting itchier than Chewbacca's flea-c ... More >>

  • Film

    April 4, 2013

    The Peacekeeper

    If you must see The Host, please bring a young man with you.

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Twitter's Homage to Jeff Van Gundy After Bryan Braman's Touchdown Against the Colts

    It's always kind of fun when worlds collide in the professional sports world, when we get crossover of a sports personality commenting on or participating in some way in another professional sport. It's like Reese's peanut butter cups -- "Hey, you dipped your NBA into my NFL!!"..."No, you spilled yo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 10, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    9 Musical Costumes Couples Should Avoid This Halloween

    Norman See/last.fmNice threads, but... yeah. Don't go there.​The other day, a friend of ours asked us for our opinion on some ideas for "couple costumes," as in Halloween, including Han Solo and Princess Leia. Ugh. Do you happy couples really start this early in September? Rocks Off thinks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    10 Politician Photos Sexier Than Anthony Weiner's Shots (NSFW)

    If you've ever had any curiosity about how photogenic Anthony Weiner's crotch is, you're having a great week or so. (The answer, by the way, is "Not one-on hundredth as photogenic as he seems to think it is.") Weiner, who's taken a leave of absence from the U.S. House of Representatives to deal wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Spin Doctors' Houstonian Bassist Talks Grooves, Kryptonite

    ​Though they've often been unfairly characterized as strictly a "jam band," The Spin Doctors were in fact one of the more underrated acts of the '90s, particularly as a live unit. The group's 1991 debut, Pocket Full of Kryptonite, proved a commercial smash with songs like "Little Miss Can't Be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Bands Named After Movies, Characters & Other Film Stuff

    ​Ever wonder which of your favorite bands are named after movies? So have we. So we went out and did a little bit of research. BANDS NAMED AFTER ACTUAL MOVIES My Bloody Valentine: The seminal shoegaze act took their name from a low-budget 1981 horror movie about a guy who really, really hat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Game Time: Shaq And Dwight Howard Battle Over Who Is The Real Fruit Of Jor-El's Loins

    ​Back when I was a little kid on the mean streets of Austin (Yep, I lived there for two years during my youth) in the mid-`70's, me and a few of my fellow second-graders would play Star Wars during recess. We would pretend the jungle gym was the Millenium Falcon, the area behind the rocks was Tato ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    The Best and Worst Christmas Specials of All Time

    Every winter brings the onslaught of family tension, shopping, and that most American of pastimes, the Christmas special. They're typically half an hour, though they can be longer, and they often take characters from an already-established world and run them through the gauntlet of festivities surro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Game Time: Larusso Vs. Skywalker, The Death Match

    ​I'm not afraid to admit it, I'm a huge fan of The Karate Kid. And I'm not just talking "guilty pleasure" fan.No sir, not only do I actually own all three DVD's in the Karate Kid trilogy, but my Karate Kid III DVD actually has some scenes that skip because of wear and tear. Yeah, you heard me, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Aftermath: John Williams' Score, Crafty Editing Redeem the Prequels - Somewhat - at Star Wars: In Concert

    Photos by Craig Hlavaty/ Click here for a slideshow​ Shortly after the release of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace in 1999 - indeed, about 15 minutes or so into the movie - many (if not most) fans' hearts sank as they realized the 15-something years they had waited for George Lucas to fil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Talking With C-3PO Himself, Anthony Daniels, About Star Wars: In Concert

    A few weeks back, Rocks Off had the pleasure of speaking with actor Anthony Daniels, the man in the golden suit and the physical embodiment of one of the most iconic characters in popular science fiction. Since production began in 1976 on A New Hope, better known of course as Star Wars, Daniels has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Oh, Lord: Bands Who Thought It Was a Good Idea to Cover Music From Star Wars

    If naming your band after a Star Wars character isn't enough nerd cachet, just try writing music referencing the film series or covering music from the canon of work surrounding it. Anyone SW fan worth his or her (mainly his, because dudes are more apt to be nerds) should be able to bang out an ode ... More >>

  • Music

    May 4, 2006

    Love, War and Leia

    The circuitous path of UK balladeer heartthrob James Blunt

  • Calendar

    June 2, 2005

    Ring It In

    The Houston Museum of Natural Science unveils one exhibit to rule them all

  • Film

    May 19, 2005

    Sith Is It

    George Lucas at last delivers the Star Wars prequel we've been waiting for

  • Film

    November 6, 2003

    Silly Humans, The Matrix Is for Kids!

    Revolutions runs a playful joyride through a nifty vision of hell

  • Culture

    May 17, 2001

    Making Wookie

    The MFA explores the fine arts of marketing and merchandising with its Star Wars exhibit

  • Calendar

    March 8, 2001

    Star Bucks

    Princess Leia's slave-girl bikini and more go on display

  • Dining

    October 21, 1999

    All You Can Meat

    At Rodizio Grill, more is never enough

  • Film

    May 20, 1999

    Episode I: What Did You Expect?

    It's Star Wars, all right

  • Music

    March 20, 1997

    Revenge of the Nerds

    A Nerf Herder lesson in how to sell yourself as who you are

  • Film

    February 20, 1997
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