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Revenge of the Nerds

  • Film

    July 25, 2013

    The To Do List Is, at Least, a Welcome Start

    Maggie Carey's debut is full of promise.

  • Film

    June 20, 2013
  • News

    August 30, 2012

    2012: Year of the Texans

    Assessing all their strengths and weaknesses, we could be looking at a repeat or better.

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Last Night: Primus At Verizon Wireless Theater

    Photos by Jason Wolter​Primus Verizon Wireless Theater May 23, 2011 The most important thing Curtis Armstrong, who would also appear that year as Booger in Revenge of the Nerds, tells Tom Cruise in 1983's Risky Business is this indispensable piece of advice: "Every now and then, say 'What the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    The Drayton McLane Era -- Asking That One Question

    Plus: this. Minus: Tim Purpura​The end of the Drayton McLane Era as owner of the Astros is imminent. With today's announcement that local businessman Jim Crane's purchase of our hometown ball club, we can begin to evaluate the "Houston Astros, version McLane" in full. There are a handful o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    A Few Damned Minutes With The Damned Things

    ​Rocks Off recently spoke with Joe Trohman, one of the guitarists for brand-new supergroup The Damned Things, which features Anthrax legend Scott Ian, Every Time I Die lead singer Keith Buckley, and drummer Andy Hurley from Trohman's previous band, Fall Out Boy. The Damned Things are a relat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    My Threatening Letter To The Astros

    Demands include a Carlos Lee bobblebelly doll​Dear Astros: Last night, you and the Cubs drew the second-smallest crowd in the history of Minute Maid Park. I say that both teams drew that crowd because any time the Cubs come to town, a legitimately vocal portion of the ticket buying audience ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    ESPN Headlines -- Sex, Lies, And Shrunken Testicles

    It's a bad news day when you're hoping for stories on barry Bonds' shrunken balls​"I see trees of green ... red roses too I see em bloom ... for me and you And I think to myself ... what a wonderful world." -- Louis Armstrong Clearly, Louis Armstrong would have never made it as a sports fan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    10 Albums We're Not Supposed To Like But Do

    ​In everyone's record collection there are junk-food albums, the ones that you feel bad for consuming but coat your ears with happy, because you have been conditioned by everyone else to either hate them or disown them. But when push comes to shove on that media player or stereo, the junk-food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Jessica Simpson Feels The Pain Of Bullying Victims

    Sorry sweetheart, but even Tim Gunn would've made fun of those pants.​There's been a lot of talk about bullies lately. The suicides of Rutgers student Tyler Clementi and Hamilton Middle School's Asher Brown have prompted renewed calls for bullying prevention, leading to things like the It Gets ... More >>

  • Film

    September 30, 2010

    Blood Simple

    More vampire YA in Let Me In

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Levi Johnston - The Future's So Bright...

    Let no man put asunder​Been a busy month for Levi Johnston. The 20-year old former hockey player and impregnator of Sarah Palin's eldest daughter not only saw his engagement to Bristol disintegrate over reports he wasn't so discriminating with his seed ("Levi is one of three possible fathers w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Last Night: The Houston Symphony Does The Music Of Queen

    Photos by Craig Hlavaty​The Houston Symphony Jones Hall July 22, 2010 There is perhaps no better way to experience the music of Freddie Mercury and Queen than with a full orchestra. Nothing about the band wasn't large and grandiose in scope, making them one of the bands most ripe for the orch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Glee: Marking Time

    ​At the outset, it looked like another Sue Sylvester-heavy episode. First, she gave Mercedes (and, less emphatically, Kurt) an ultimatum to lose weight or be dropped from the squad, then she commandeered the McKinley High auditorium for an entire week, forcing New Directions to secure a new l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Glee: Marking Time

    ​At the outset, it looked like another Sue Sylvester-heavy episode. First, she gave Mercedes (and, less emphatically, Kurt) an ultimatum to lose weight or be dropped from the squad, then she commandeered the McKinley High auditorium for an entire week, forcing New Directions to secure a new lo ... More >>

  • Film

    March 25, 2010

    Where We're Going,We Don't Need iPads

    The DeLorean's a Jacuzzi and the '80s are back in Hot Tub Time Machine.

  • Dining

    October 5, 2006
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