Saddam Hussein

  • Film

    March 27, 2014

    The Fog of Rummy

    Errol Morris can’t penetrate the man behind Iraq

  • Culture

    May 2, 2013
  • News

    January 26, 2012

    Tea Party Princess

    Victoria Jackson went from the big leagues of comedy to the rabid right of modern politics.

  • Articles

    December 22, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Matt Damon Should Totally Make That Porno He Talked About.

    "The InPORNant!" No?​Matt Damon has always seemed like a pretty personable guy. He comes across as pretty smart, isn't known for being a cad (poor Minnie Driver notwithstanding) or acting like a jackass in public, and generally seems like one of the few celebrities we might actually invite int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Michael Berry's Dead Osama Pep Rally

    Photos by John Nova LomaxWheels fit for a celebration.​Early yesterday, Michael Berry, the former Boy Wonder of Houston politics turned radio rabble-rouser, sent out a press release plugging a "Houston Celebration: Osama Bin Laden Dead." The event would be later that day at Hefley's, a Texalic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Keyboardist Seeks Arabic Players To Explore Local Scene

    ​Rocks Off combs through Craigslist's postings hoping to find the genesis of some great musical endeavor. So when we saw a posting looking for Arabic singers, we were intrigued. After all, this is a time of mosque burnings and our upstairs neighbors passing anti-Sharia laws. It must take a he ... More >>

  • Film

    March 11, 2010

    Mission Finally Accomplished

    American hero Matt Damon and his WMD of a movie Green Zone confirm the big lie, Hollywood-style.

  • News

    November 26, 2009

    Turkeys of the Year

    In a highly competitive 2009 field, Governor Rick Perry is the biggest gobbler of them all.

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2008

    Artist of the Week: Dem Southern Folkz

    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 Normally, we do everyth ... More >>

  • Film

    May 22, 2008
  • Culture

    January 31, 2008

    Flock to "Flicker Fusion"

    Don't miss the powerful, curious animation screening at DiverseWorks

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2007
  • Film

    November 1, 2007

    Bee Movie

    No wonder all the bees are dying — Seinfeld's movie is embarrassing

  • Film

    December 28, 2006

    Iraq's Cinema of Longing

    A conversation with director James Longley

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2006

    Dixie Doc

    15 little words changed everything for the Dixie Chicks. In an instant, the Dixie Chicks went from country darlings to America's scape goats, and two filmmakers caught it all. Barbara Kopple and Cecilia Peck were not in London in March 2003, when Dixie Chick Natalie Maines told a Shepherd's Bu ... More >>

  • Film

    November 2, 2006

    On the Road

    Sacha Baron Cohen's howlingly funny mockumentary goes looking for America

  • News

    October 5, 2006


    Gary Webb's reporting on CIA ties to cocaine destroyed his life, too

  • News

    October 5, 2006

    Waiting for Friedman

    Knocking back a few with the Kinky crowd

  • News

    June 8, 2006

    The Plane Truth

    Houston minister Dr. K.A. Paul flies around the globe using Jesus to pull in worldwide donations -- unfortunately spending more money on jet fuel than orphans

  • News

    September 8, 2005

    The Terrorist

    Call the cops! Call the fire department! Tony Cantu and the Epernay subdivision are at it again.

  • News

    August 11, 2005

    Who Cares?

    Celester Hall went to Afghanistan to help the troops and make his fortune. He came back deaf, in diapers and looking for benefits.

  • Music

    June 30, 2005

    The Show Band that Wouldn't Die

    Three things you didn't know about Vince Vance and the Valiants

  • News

    May 26, 2005

    Horse Shoed

    HPD loses its cool at the Halliburton demonstration

  • News

    September 9, 2004

    Clash Course

    Warriors of the right take their battle against the left to the streets of New York

  • News

    July 22, 2004
  • Film

    June 24, 2004

    George of the Bungle

    Michael Moore goes Bushwacking in Fahrenheit 9/11

  • Music

    June 3, 2004
  • Culture

    April 1, 2004

    The Meat Market

    Photogs and reviewers cruise each other at the Meeting Place

  • News

    October 16, 2003

    Sage Advice

    Tackling the team spirit

  • Dining

    May 29, 2003

    The War with Chirac

    Guerin's Bistro fights the good fight while anti-French sentiment swirls about Houston and the United States

  • News

    April 24, 2003
  • Culture

    April 17, 2003

    The Gulf Between

    When these soldiers became writers, the pen becomes very mighty indeed

  • News

    April 3, 2003
  • News

    March 13, 2003

    All Duct Up

    From leftist camps and corporate security to semi-panic and port patrols, Houstonians tackle terrorism threats. Sort of.

  • News

    February 6, 2003


    A year of Super Bowl media hype has begun

  • Music

    January 23, 2003

    Fallout Shelter

    Nuclear Assault's Danny Lilker detonates a few mushroom clouds

  • Music

    December 19, 2002

    Xmas Marks the Spot

    A guide to new holiday discs, from surprise presents to Tannen-bombs

  • Music

    October 24, 2002

    What Would Woody Do?

    Billy Bragg and the Blokes want to know

  • Calendar

    October 17, 2002

    Pasta, Wine and a Fake Leg

    Wannabes can become mobsters for a night at The Soapranos

  • News

    October 10, 2002

    Honey, I Implicated the Kids!

    Location will be a trying problem for Fastow's legal team

  • Film

    June 6, 2002

    Worse Company

    The latest terrorist flick isn't just insensitive -- it's downright senseless

  • Culture

    July 19, 2001

    West Coast Cool

    L.A. curator turns "The Big Show" into a breezy stroll along Santa Monica Boulevard

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    Kane Mutiny

    The industry's initial reaction to Welles's masterwork should serve as a lesson to WorldFest filmmakers

  • Calendar

    December 28, 2000

    Psychic Agenda

    Kim O'Neill

  • Film

    October 26, 2000

    From the Mouths of Babes...

    Horses focuses on the children whose actions speak volumes about the persecuted Kurds

  • News

    May 25, 2000

    District 25's Rudy Giuliani

    Sudan campaigns for Congress amid connubial carnage

  • Film

    July 1, 1999
  • News

    August 3, 1995
  • News

    December 9, 1993

    Snow Job

    Why would the U.S. ship dozens of snowmobiles to the Caribbean?

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