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  • Blogs

    October 16, 2014

    The New Boom 92 Houston: A Review

    About two years ago, I decided to listen to 97.9 The Box over the course of a weekend. This was before the station implemented a not-secret but widely understood policy of supporting locals. It was hypersexualized. It was gross. It dealt with more Rick Ross detailing his sexual prowess than I ever w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2014

    Five Forgotten Band-Based Video Games

    Back when I was a lad, I remember borrowing a SEGA Genesis in order to play Michael Jackson's Moonwalker and thinking there was nothing odd about it in the slightest. It was a tie-in game to a hit film starring one of the greatest American musicians of all time near his critical peak; putting that i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    Rock Arcade: 6 Musicians Featured In Video Games

    Recently Green Day have been trying to promote their latest album by infiltrating all forms of mainstream media and somebody in the band must have realized that Angry Birds is a thing so why should it be left out? That is, presumably, how the world came to see Green Day members immortalized as gree ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Empirical Research: Examining the League of Extraordinary Gz

    There was a show at Jet Lounge last night. I wanted to go for a three reasons: 1. Local rapper D. Risha was performing. He has a brilliant song called "Ebonics" that is a manuscript on Houston slang and I was hoping it'd send whatever crowd was watching him perform it into fits; it'd have been fun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2011

    Five Spot: Today is Remember The First Time You Listened To UGK Day

    ​Ah, Julio. Julio is a grown man now, probably about 32. I have not spoken to him in years. The very last time we were within earshot of each other was when I was college. I had come home on a break and run into him while I was out. "Oh shit," I said. "Julio! How have you been? What are yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    URGENT Texans Update: There Will Be No Jonathan Weeks Game

    Jonathan Weeks: Uh-oh​Well, earlier today I gave you five reasons to watch the Texans tonight against the Jets. I guess we're down to four reasons now, because apparently long snapper extraordinaire Jonathan Weeks is out with an ankle injury. I thought I felt a tremor in the Force last week. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    NFL & College Football -- Weekend's Best Bets (with Tales of Deceit, Adultery and Ron Artest)

    We see....FAIL in Ron Artest's future​Drayton McLane apparently has plans to sell the Astros. This comes as no surprise, those rumors have been swirling for some time. Now I don't know if he'll get his $800 million asking price, but I did call Drayton and make an offer and we now know that $9 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Game Time: LeBron James -- All Right, Now It's Getting Weird (The Mav Carter Pendant Story)

    A mission to recover diamonds, at Mom's house​I wanted to write about Luis Scola today, I really did. I wanted to talk about how good Daryl Morey has to feel that he was able to lock in Scola for an annual number below $10 million per year in a goofy free agent market that has seen $6 million and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    Young Mammals Pilot Their "Dragon Wagon" On Summer Tour

    Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to Photos courtesy of super ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Nintendo Goes Old School For The Holidays: A Review

    ​Ho, Ho, Ho! For this, the most somber of holiday seasons, our dear friends Nintendo have found have their nostalgic side. With their recent release of Super Mario Brothers Wii, and The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks -- due out December 3 -- Nintendo has gone back to two originals that helped sta ... More >>

  • News

    July 9, 2009

    Memories of Michael

    Also: Secessionist Session

  • Home Entertainment

    June 21, 2007


    Shadowrun is fresh and exciting and on its way to being obsolete

  • Home Entertainment

    April 26, 2007

    300: March to Glory

    PSP players, tonight you game in hell

  • Home Entertainment

    February 22, 2007

    Channel Surfing

    There's more than one way to play with your Wii

  • Home Entertainment

    December 14, 2006

    Wii Love It

    Nintendo finally gets 1-Up on the competition.