Rob Schneider

  • Film

    July 11, 2013

    Adam Sandler’s Laziness: Why Nothing Changes in Movie After Movie

    Adam Sandler is successful because he’s lazy.

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2013

    How Roger Ebert Made Me a Better Writer

    When I had a heart attack in October 2011, an event brought on mostly by my unfortunate lifestyle decisions, my brain was deprived of oxygen for about 15 minutes. All I wanted to do when I came to, several days later, was read. I couldn't. In the hospital, friends and family members brought me nume ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2012

    Christmas Past: The Lost Sinatra Group Christmas Episode

    While we celebrate the holidays, Rocks Off is resurrecting a few of our best Christmas-themed blogs from the past few years. (Wait... resurrecting is Easter. Never mind.) This blog originally appeared December 22, 2010. Through the magic of Christmas, Rocks Off has received a copy of the transcript ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Person of Interest: Reese Is "Super," Thanks for Asking

    After several weeks' hiatus, I fired up the DVR last night to something of a nasty surprise: the new Rob Schneider vehicle Rob, the forward-thinking sitcom about a white man making jokes about his Mexican in-laws, is the new lead-in for PoI. CBS apparently hopes proximity will allow some of the rati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    Pop Rocks: How Do You React To The Proposed Grown Ups Sequel? With Animated Gifs.

    ​It's a busy time of year for movie critic types. Many of us are butting up against deadlines for award nominations, watching lots of year-end screeners of some pretty memorable films by the likes of Terence Malick, Steve McQueen, and Lynne Ramsay, among others. But everyone needs a palate cl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2011

    Bye Bye, Black Eyed Peas. And Take _____________ With You

    I suppose "taking a break" before that Super Bowl performance was too much to ask: The Black Eyed Peas have denied rumors that they are breaking up but say they are taking a break from making music together for a while. "We are not breaking up," band member Taboo told Reuters on Monday at a lau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Pop Rocks: A Brief Cinematic History of Lachrymatory Agents

    By now you've seen the photographs and videos from UC Davis last Friday, where brave campus police officers defended themselves from a group of seated and docile OWS protestors the only way their extended law enforcement training would allow: by dousing them in pepper spray. The chancellor of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Pop Rocks: A Cinematic History of Pepper Spray

    By now you've seen the photographs and videos from UC Davis last Friday, where brave campus police officers defended themselves from a group of seated and docile OWS protestors the only way their extended law enforcement training would allow: by dousing them in pepper spray. The chancellor of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    And Now, the Least Anticipated Movies of Fall/Winter 2011

    ​Pop Rocks will return Thursday. The fall/winter movie season kicked off last weekend as Contagion dominated the box office (the highly touted Warrior, not so much). I've already covered, in some depth, those releases coming up in the remainder of 2011 that might merit a closer look. We learn ... More >>

  • News

    July 7, 2011

    What Dead Passenger?

    Driver caught with corpse in front seat.

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Astros Collapse Against Braves Sends Stat Geeks Scrambling

    Uh-oh.​If you happen to be on the wrong end of a tough loss in baseball, the last words you want to hear are "Elias Sports Bureau." The mere mention of that group should elicit the same queasiness with a losing baseball team that the Internal Revenue Service does with tax cheats, the Federal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    This Week in Deliciousness

    That's the tidiest enchilada combo I've ever seen! When did the military start serving Tex-Mex?​Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where our Tears For Fears-themed food truck Sowing the Seeds of Lunch isn't taking off nearly as well as we'd hoped. If we can't think up ... More >>

  • Film

    May 5, 2011

    Sloppy Seconds

    The divine secrets of the Eskimo sisterhood in Something Borrowed.

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    The Lost Sinatra Group Christmas Episode

    ​Through the magic of Christmas, Rocks Off has received a copy of the transcript of the "Sinatra Group" sketch that was filmed in an alternate reality last weekend, one in which Phil Hartman never died, and Saturday Night Live is currently in one of its funniest seasons to date. What else cou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    Believe It Or Not, There Are Bigger Crybabies Than Cristiano Ronaldo

    ​We've reached the quarterfinal stage of the World Cup, and some big names have already been unceremoniously booted after early round losses. Not many people were surprised at France's exit, and The USA and England were lucky to make the Round of 16 in the first place. But Italy, the reigning ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    Grown Ups: Win Free Preview Passes, And Revel In Adam Sandler's Five Best Cameos

    "Are you too good for your home, ball?"​Grown Ups, as anyone who's watched any of the NBA Finals can yell you, stars Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Kevin James and David Spade.That is all you need to know. You will either like this movie, perhaps love it, or you will not go to see it even if by watchin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Believe It Or Not, There Are Worse Ideas Than Kim Kardashian As Lara Croft

    I can't wait to hear her English accent.​It's been a rough week: we found out the BP oil spill may spread across the Atlantic Ocean and threaten England's blessed shores (which, let's admit it, would be pretty hilarious) and dealt with the campaign in Afghanistan supplanting Vietnam as America ... More >>

  • Film

    May 27, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Distant Early Warning: The Wailers, Bob Schneider (Again), Hayes Carll, Peanut Butter Wolf, Queen Latifah & Dashboard Confessional Cancel, etc.

    ​The Wailers, The Supervillains: Sat., Jan. 9. House of Blues. 30 Seconds To Mars, Cage The Elephant: Thu., Dec. 3. Verizon Wireless Theater. Adam Richman: Wed., Dec. 2. House of Blues. Asleep At The Wheel: Sat., Dec. 26. Crighton Theater. Bob Schneider: Thu., Dec. 31. Meridian. Breaking Benjamin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2008

    What's Not To Like About Hanukkah? Lots

    Christmas is approaching, which means it's time for gentiles the country over to condescendingly recognize the existence of one of the least significant Jewish holidays - the frustratingly spelled Hanukkah.While it's certainly nice to wish others well during their respective holidays, Hair Balls bel ... More >>

  • Film

    June 5, 2008

    Hairpiece in the Middle East: You Don't Mess with the Zohan

    Adam Sandler returns as a Mossad baddie turned stylist, and the bubbies will love him

  • Film

    August 11, 2005

    Deuce Is Wild

    Hilarious Rob Schneider flick? Who'd have seen it coming?

  • Film

    May 26, 2005

    Long Bomb

    Adam Sandler, a star quarterback? If only they were joking.

  • Culture

    May 26, 2005

    Excess Hollywood

    In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, '05 may be a pleasant surprise.

  • Film

    June 17, 2004

    Feels Like 80 Days

    Jackie Chan takes a long trip without going anyplace new

  • Film

    February 12, 2004

    Adam 'n' Heave

    50 First Dates is a patchy toss-off strictly for Sandler fans

  • Culture

    January 30, 2003

    Your New Friends?

    NBC hopes Coupling is its next hitcom, which bugs the show's biggest fans

  • Film

    January 9, 2003

    Honeymoon? Sweet!

    In Just Married, Ashton Kutcher wonders, "Dude, where's the script?"

  • Film

    December 12, 2002

    Hot? Not.

    Rob Schneider jerks around with his feminine side

  • Culture

    November 21, 2002

    Mr. One-Man Show

    David Cross is funny as hell. So why isn't he laughing?

  • Film

    June 27, 2002

    Dirty Deeds

    Someone oughta put a Capra in Sandler's ass

  • Film

    May 9, 2002


    Meet The New Guy, same as the old guy

  • News

    May 17, 2001

    The Art of Getting Broken

    Mary Cutrufello wanted to be a rock star. For a moment she was.

  • Film

    February 8, 2001

    Dumb and Dumbest

    Saving Silverman takes Hollywood's juvenile craze to a new low

  • News

    August 27, 1998

    Easy Money

    Is a state rep taking Houston's poor for a ride on the law of the lend?