Ron Burgundy

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2014

    Gogol Bordello at Warehouse Live, 10/31/2014

    Gogol Bordello Warehouse Live October 31, 2014 Gogol Bordello's Houston fans came to Warehouse Live for a Halloween show. The band made sure it turned into a Dia de Los Muertos celebration by playing a set that flipped the calendar and was anything but dead. According to front man Eugene Hutz, it' ... More >>

  • Film

    June 26, 2014

    The Heat, Turned Down

    Tammy attempts to housebreak Melissa McCarthy.

  • Dining

    November 21, 2013

    Étoile Serves the Simple, Hearty French Food You Fell in Love With

    The traditional cuisine at Étoile is anything but passé.

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2013

    Texans-Chargers: The 10 Best Rapper Tweets From Last Night's Game

    I am completely amazed that Kubiak even attempted a fake punt— Onehunnidt (@onehunnidt) September 10, 2013 Houston has a professional football team. They are called the Houston Texans. A lot of people like them. Some of the people who like them are rappers. The Internet has several forms of ... More >>

  • News

    December 27, 2012

    Please Shut Up

    An open letter to political extremists: You are your own worst enemies.

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    An Open Letter to Political Extremists: You Are Your Own Worst Enemies

    Dear Political Extremists, I'm going to imagine you've been bound and gagged for a few minutes because I assume if you were not, you would run roughshod over my attempts to speak with you in a reasonable tone. You talk (and type) a lot, you know that? And this is coming from someone who has more th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    Return to Forever... Returns!

    Return to Forever The Mothership Returns Eagle Rock (2-CD/1-DVD), $24.98. Combining the wordless instrumental dexterity of jazz and the loud, hi-energy performance of rock, jazz fusion bridged that musical gap during the genre's '70s heyday. And three groups led the way: Weather Report, the Mahavis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    JFK At 95: What If He Lived?

    Had he not been felled by assassins bullets back in 1963, President John F. Kennedy would have turned 95 years old this week. That's if old age and some tragic and wacky Kennedy curse accident wouldn't have done him in first. Would he and Jackie have spent their entire lives together, or would the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2012

    RIP Earl Scruggs: 4 Other Icons For Odd Musical Instruments

    Rocks Off was saddened to hear this morning that bluegrass great Earl Scruggs passed away Wednesday in a Nashville hospital at age 88. It's safe to say that the North Carolina native, best known for his fruitful partnership with guitarist Lester Flatt, was the most famous banjo player in the world. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    Astros Broadcaster Milo Hamilton To Retire, Finally

    So long, Milo​Milo Hamilton's announcing his retirement today. It's a day I never thought would come, and the only thing I'm upset about is that he'll still do the games this season. I've never understand his appeal to listeners. Then again, I grew up with Gene Elston as the voice of the As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Wine of the Week: Casa Silva 2009 Reserva Sauvignon Blanc

    RobW_​Goodness gracious, this is a ballsy Sauvignon Blanc from the Colchagua Valley in Chile. It doesn't look like much in the glass, timidly light and unassuming in color and viscosity; barely discernable from ever-so-slightly yellow-green tinted water. However, the nose is incredibly strong, ... More >>

  • Film

    September 9, 2010

    Cop Out

    Will Ferrell and Adam McKay re-team, with decreasing ­returns.

  • Film

    August 5, 2010

    Cop Out

    Will Ferrell and Adam McKay re-team, with decreasing ­returns.

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Channel 39's "Groundbreaking" TV News Format: A Preview

    No room for Ron Burgundy here....‚ÄčThe Tribune Company sneak-peeked a look at how Channel 39 here will present news in a groundbreaking way starting this fall, and it sounds awful.Variety talked to Tribune execs and some people who saw the preview and had this description:The prototype, produced wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Wine of the Week: Lindemans Bin 50 Shiraz (2008)

    ​So what's the best way to obsess over Lois, Houston's resident corpse flower? Why, snuggle up to the live webcam on the Houston Museum of Natural Science's site and grab a bottle of wine. The Lindemans Bin 50 Shiraz is just the wine to curl up with in front of a glowing monitor (or televis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    Turning the Screw: OG Ron C, Bun B, "5000" Watts, DMX, The Kanye, Rihanna/Chris Brown, Big HAWK 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 Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: "Killa Joe," Michele Thibeaux Wire To Wire Houston's OG Ron C, head honcho of the GO DJ Coali ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Local TV Anchors -- The Legends Are Disappearing

    The New York Times reports today that the veteran anchor, the mainstay glamor position in local TV news, may become a thing of the past.Falling ratings, slashed budgets and the obsession to woo young viewers all has management axing legends who have been around for years in their market.(The Times c ... More >>

  • Film

    July 24, 2008

    Men Will Be Boys in Step Brothers

    Ferrell, Reilly, McKay & Co. still don't wanna grow up. And thank God for that

  • Film

    June 12, 2008

    Kick Ass: The Foot Fist Way

    Tae kwon do comedy stars a truly cringe-tastic Danny McBride

  • Film

    February 28, 2008

    Personal Foul: Semi-Pro

    Will Ferrell's umpteenth sports comedy is only half bad. His half.

  • Film

    August 3, 2006

    Crash Test Dummy

    The loudest, boldest comic actor around takes an endless victory lap

  • Film

    February 9, 2006

    Idle Curiosity

    Curious George is so timeless, you might wish it were more timely