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    October 30, 2014

    I Think I Want a Divorce. Help!

    Welcome to Ask Willie D, Rocks Off's advice column where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D! SHOULD I CALL CPS ON MY MOM? Dear Willie D: So we're at the mall and I told my mom that I di ... More >>

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    October 24, 2014

    DPS Tells Mayor Parker's Daughter She Can't Have Two Moms

    We already know that Texas' bullheaded stance on gay marriage -- that it won't in any way recognize it, even if couples were married in other states -- trickles down to individual Texas Department of Public Safety clerks. Same-sex couples in Texas have to navigate roadblocks that can royally screw w ... More >>

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    October 2, 2014
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    August 28, 2014

    I'm Ashamed to Put a Picture on Facebook. Help!

    Welcome to Ask Willie D, Rocks Off's advice column where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D! ARE MY IN-LAWS STILL MY IN-LAWS AFTER DIVORCE? Dear Willie D: I divorced my wife last year a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2014

    We Broke Up, But Now I Want Him Back. Help!

    Welcome to Ask Willie D, Rocks Off's advice column where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D! I BROKE UP WITH HIM, NOW I WANT HIM BACK Dear Willie D: I just got out of a bad relationship ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2013

    Harris County GOP Sues to End Same-Sex Benefits for Legally Married Couples

    On Tuesday, the Harris County Republican Party decided to give an early Christmas gift to a bunch of attorneys and drop a giant lump of coal into the stockings of legally married same-sex couples by suing the city to prevent the enacting of a policy that would extend health and live insurance benefi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2013

    Hip-Hop's Seven Best Breakup Songs

    Hip-hop gets a bad rap for being overly macho. That's true in large part, but that doesn't mean plenty of rappers aren't intensely sensitive. Putting aside how easily they get their feelings hurt and jump into beefs, there's the socially conscious crowd, the baby-making-music crowd, and even a whole ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    Honey, We Need to Talk: New Research on Cheating

    It's more likely than not, that at some point in your dating career or your marriage (but hopefully not!) you have either cheated on your partner or been cheated on. Ce'st la vie, right? But people have a tendency to universalize their own experiences -- especially those as jarring as finding out th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    Another Man Sent My Girl Roses On Valentine's Day. Help!

    Welcome to Ask Willie D, Rocks Off's advice column where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D! LOVING ORANGE COUNTY Dear Willie D: I'm a newly single divorcée with lots of time and money ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Feel-Good Video of the Day: Diner Customers in Texas Stand Up for Gay Couple

    An undercover camera crew in Farmers Branch -- a small suburb of Dallas -- filming the ABC show What Would You Do? in a typically small-town diner found something they didn't expect in Texas: customers repeatedly standing up for a gay couple bullied by a waitress in front of their children. Althoug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    Ask Willie D: My Wife Wants My Ex Gone

    Welcome to Ask Willie D, Rocks Off's advice column where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D! ROCK AND A HARD PLACE Willie D, my wife becomes really negative when I talk on the phone with other g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    7 Sure Signs You Know Your Hip-Hop Group Is Breaking Up

    This past weekend, Das Racist announced that they have broken up and, according to member Kool A.D., that they have been split up for two months now. As an avid fan, I wasn't surprised at the news. I've been watching their demise on Twitter and YouTube. Thanks, Internet. In the past few months, Koo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    Arrest Warrant Issued for Dr. Michael Brown

    A family court judge issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for ex-hand surgeon Michael "Pass the Cocaine, Please" Brown, for failure to show up to a court hearing. Judge Sheri Dean, who's been overseeing the bitter divorce proceedings between Michael and Rachel, issued the warrant. The warrant was issue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2012

    The Single Girl's Guide to Breakup Dining

    Is there really such a thing as a non-messy breakup? Is there a breakup in which neither party turns to a tub of Duncan Hines frosting to muffle the yak-like sounds of their latest, mostly unprompted crying jag? Is there a breakup outside of Pennsylvania Dutch country that doesn't involve inappropr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    Port Arthur High School Denies It's Banning Same-Sex Couples from the Prom

    The Port Arthur school district says it's blindsided and not entirely sure where the rumors started that there is a ban on same-sex couples at its Memorial High prom, but officials say it's not true. An online petition had begun -- in this day of easy online petitions -- demanding the district reve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Relationships Suck: Top 5 Movies About Awful Couplings

    There is nothing more wonderful than being alone on Valentine's Day! Naturally, we are being sarcastic. As one half of a couple, Valentine's Day brings potential surprise engagements, co-worker jealousy-inducing flower deliveries, overpriced prix fixe dinners, a reason to shop at Victoria's Secret, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    Dr. Brown's Letters to Sophie, Volume III: The Key to an Awesome Orgasm

    We're guessing many fathers might feel uncomfortable discussing sex with their daughters. And it's a real shame, because, based on what we're reading in Dr. Michael Brown's "Letters to Sophie," telling your daughter that the key to a happy, successful marriage is to fuck your husband a lot, is in fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    Deadly Child Custody Dispute: Maurice Henderson, 23, Bayou Body Count No. 144

    HPDLinnie Neal has been charged with murder​You know things are tense when the police say, in regards to your relationship with the biological father of your girlfriend's kid, that "Due to past experiences between the parties, [you] armed himself with a semiautomatic pistol as he spoke with [h ... More >>

  • News

    August 25, 2011

    Bad Business

    After Ryan Sumstad was charged with murdering his wife, his secrets were exposed.

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Luciano Rosales: Strips 88-Year-Old Widow Of $1.3 Million, Blows It On Online Dating, Ballet

    Luciano Rosales will have to neglect his online matches if he's found guilty.​Ten years ago, a 77-year-old widow named Nola Grimes buried her son -- her last living blood relative. So when Luciano Rosales -- a 50-year-old employee of Grimes's business Cash Money, reported KHOU -- approached he ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 31, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011 Full Of Lousy Listings, Lawsuit Claims

    Beware of these listings, a lawsuit says​A suit in Dallas federal court claims online dating site rips off subscribers by filling its listings with expired accounts and scammers and gives dudes an exaggerated perception of how many women are available. "Match falsely advertis[ed] th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Lori Darling David & Other Women Sexing Teens: We Get Ratings From The Playground

    Photo courtesy HCSOLori Darling David gets rated on the playground​With Lori Darling David being arraigned on Monday for texting nude photos of herself to a teen-aged boy, and Trishana Broussard going to prison for having sex with teen-aged boys, and with an increasing number of women being a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Five Best Sexy-Time Moments Of Campaign 2010 (And "Best" Can Just Mean "Weird")

    Nikki Haley: Hey, I did her too!!!​Dear Gawd, there are only four more days left in this hellspawn of an election year. Although we're sure the recounts and voter-fraud investigations will go on forever, most of the activity will be over.There's been a lot to hate about Campaign 2010; there's been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    HISD's Greg Meyers Divorcing HCC's Sandie Meyers

    The school board president and wife split​A divorce decree is expected to be issued tomorrow morning for Greg Meyers, president of the Houston ISD school board and his wife Sandie Meyers, a Houston Community College trustee, after more than 20 years of marriage."It's an unfortunate situation," Gre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2010

    Texas GOP: Thou Shalt Not Go Down On Your Husband, Wife Or Significant Other

    Not sold in Texas​The Texas GOP wrapped up their state convention recently, and adopted a platform that includes the usual stuff about Speak English, Dammit, about showing the Ten Commandments inpublic schools, and all the other hot-button issues they like to push.One thing they don't like: Oral s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    Hey Kids!! Stay In School!! And Here's How You Do Oral And Anal Sex!!

    ​Administrators at Crosby Middle School in Hitchcock brought in school board trustee Shirley Price to give a motivational speech to students.Probably a good idea -- Price has overcome physical handicaps to get where she is today.Where she is today, though, apparently includes being a motivational ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 21, 2010
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    December 14, 2009

    10 Topics You Should Never, Ever Tweet About

    ​One of the most universally frustrating and equally liberating characteristics about Twitter is that it's wholly unstructured and undefined. No rules, no guidelines, no instructions. When you sign up, you get suggestions at best, and vast white space at worst. You know, it's kinda like colle ... More >>

  • Music

    May 14, 2009
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    February 12, 2009
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    October 13, 2008

    The State Of Texas Offers Marriage Advice

    Are you and your significant other planning on getting married? Do you want to save $60 on the marriage license and waive the 72-hour waiting period? Well, the Health and Human Services Commission of Texas has got your back, yo! Thanks to a law enacted Sept. 1, the state is offering free classes in ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 18, 2008
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    June 23, 2008

    The Kids are Alright: Seventh Graders Review Usher and Coldplay

    [This week Houstoned Rocks will run several CD reviews written by Press music/nightlife writer Shea Serrano's students at Stevenson Middle School. We like to start them young around here. These are the first two.] Usher Here I Stand The new Usher CD Here I Stand was okay - ... More >>

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    February 7, 2008


    Punkish metal brought to you by a bunch of dildos

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    September 20, 2007

    Steve Hamilton

    Edgar Award winner’s latest involves a date-at-your-own-risk scenario

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    August 2, 2007

    Young Americans Comedy Tour

    From girlfriends to groupies, this is sausage fest humor

  • Calendar

    July 5, 2007

    Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile”

    A girl-kills-boy tale for summer

  • Culture

    September 21, 2006

    Girl Art

    Barbies and breakups take over Lawndale, with mixed results

  • Culture

    August 17, 2006

    Coochie Coup

    This racy, riotously funny Conversation is the summer's most entertaining show

  • Calendar

    June 22, 2006
  • News

    January 5, 2006

    Don't Ask, Don't Be

    A Houston-area man leads the fight against the ban on gays in the military

  • News

    October 14, 2004

    Party Animals

    Politically oriented matchmaking sites are surging toward the election

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • News

    April 3, 2003

    Prevailing Perversions

    The big ten of deviant lifestyles

  • News

    May 2, 2002

    God Only Knows

    What makes lesbians fight to stay in a church that condemns homosexuality? And should that church remain resolute, or bend to the latest trends?

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Best Lobbyists

    Dave and Sue Walden

  • News

    April 20, 2000

    Absent a Mother

    A judge says Karen Shrader can't see or talk to her children because she's a bad influence. Shrader says any “bad influence” comes from the application of her ex-husband's deep pockets to the East Texas legal system.

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