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  • Blogs

    February 19, 2014

    Road Warriors Dr. Dog: "We're a City-By-City Band"

    Dr. Dog aren't the same band they used to be. Gone are the days of the gritty, ramshackle group of Philadelphia drifters who firmly planted themselves in the world of indie rock. Now, for a band that has seen all the successes you could ask for after more than a decade, the six-piece is steadily doi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2013

    Houston's Eric Turner: The Object of Gawker's Abject Bitchiness

    Two days ago, Eric Turner was just an anonymous (yet incredibly ripped) personal trainer in Houston looking forward to marrying his boyfriend Morne Coetzer in South Africa, where Coetzer grew up. But on Thursday, Gawker got a hold of the couple's gofundme site, where they asked for $7,000 to cover T ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 12, 2013

    The Book of Mormon Has Heart, Even If It Does Aim to Offend

    However much designed to offend, The Book of Mormon delivers human warmth along with its calculated irreverence.

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    Chef Erin Smith's Spectacular Charcuterie Board on Anvil's New Menu

    To be completely honest, upon receiving an invitation to go sample and hear about the cold cuts and cheeses that Anvil Bar & Refuge consulting chef Erin Smith would be putting on the menu, my initial reaction was not enthusiasm, but rather skepticisim. With so much great experience under her belt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    The Complete SXSW Overflow Festival 2013 Guide: Week 1, Part 2

    This year Rocks Off would like to help our readers get a handle on all the acts playing Super Happy Fun Land's SXSW Overflow Fest, and event that is longer than SXSW itself, with almost as many bands. There are nine nights left to go, and "season passes" are still available. See ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    College Football: National Signing Day 2013, A Decade Of Cautionary Tales

    Beginning bright and early Wednesday morning, 18-year-old football players far and wide will finalize in writing their plans on where they will ply their trade for the next three to five years, causing high blood pressure in adults three times their age coast to coast and dragging the fax machine in ... More >>

  • News

    May 24, 2012

    Pradaxa Patients Can't Stop the Bleeding

    There's only one really bad thing about the anti-clotting pill Pradaxa. You can't fall or get cut while taking it because once you start bleeding, there's almost no way to stop it. There's no reversal agent, no antidote.

  • News

    November 3, 2011
  • Dining

    June 30, 2011

    Greatfully Delicious

    The owner is eccentric and the tacos fabulous at this laid-back new spot.

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    2011 NBA Draft -- The Live Blog

    Keep coming back for the latest​The overwhelming consensus on the 2011 NBA Draft is that it's, by and large, a pretty underwhelming group of players, and it may quite possibly be completely devoid of future All-Stars. So why am I so excited about tonight's festivities? Because of all the thin ... More >>

  • News

    May 27, 2010

    Train Wreck

    How Metro and its president Frank Wilson got so far off track.

  • News

    April 22, 2010

    The Man Who Sued the Pope

    Houston's Daniel Shea thinks Joseph Ratzinger has a lot to answer for if he'd talk.

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2010

    Game Time: Calipari Seeks His First Final Four....You Know, Because The Other Two Never Happened

    The NCAA makes me chuckle sometimes. Forget about the laughable amount of time it takes them to investigate transgressions at schools where you may as well be investigating jaywalking outside Minute Maid Park on Texas Street after an Astros game. (For those of you who don't live in Houston, after ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Pop Rocks: "Fly, Fatass, Fly!"

    Before I'm accused of size discrimination, a little source material: If you've spent even five second on the internets in the last two days, you're aware of the escalating hostilities between movie director/"person of size" Kevin Smith and Southwest Airlines. Smith, 39, originally purchased two ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Dynamo Playoff Run Begins Tonight: A League-Wide Preview

    Photo courtesy Dynamo​The most exciting season in Major League Soccer history came to an end last Sunday. Every game in the final week had playoff implications on the line, whether it was teams fighting for higher seeds, or others simply trying to get into the dance.Now the playoff brackets are se ... More >>

  • News

    February 19, 2009

    Living and Dying with Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor Over Sundance

    How I turned some newspaper stories into a book which became a movie that caused those two guys to kiss

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2008

    Last Night: Band of Annuals at Boondocks

    Band of Annuals Boondocks May 29, 2008 Better Than: An empty bottle, a broken heart and you still on my mind. Download: Bob Dylan is still a little stingy about letting people have his songs for free, so try this on for size. I knew it wasn't an accident I bought the Byrds' Sweetheart of the Ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2008
  • Calendar

    September 27, 2007

    Doomsday Wrestling’s ‘Roid Rage

    Not all wrestlers need steroids…or do they?

  • Film

    June 14, 2007

    Get Inside. It's Summertime!

    Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)

  • News

    June 7, 2007

    Oh, Baby Baby

    There's a lot of money to be made in adoptions. Jennalee Ryan moved to Texas to continue doing that.

  • News

    May 17, 2007

    In the Sub-Prime of Life

    Homeowners complain that Litton Loan is quicker to foreclose than it needs to be

  • Dining

    April 5, 2007

    Swift Meatpacking Plant and Illegal Immigrants

    Swift & Company pitted employee against employee when it replaced injured workers with illegal immigrants

  • News

    December 14, 2006

    Millionaire Mindsetters

    No skeptics need apply to this get-rich-quick proposition

  • Music

    November 2, 2006

    Bad Vibrations

    Houston's ticky-tack noise ordinance and NIMBY neighbors are killing the scene

  • Music

    October 5, 2006

    Flying Soul-o Flying Soul-o

    Max Cavalera on Soulfly and making friends

  • Music

    August 10, 2006

    Don't Be a Squibb

    Take the whole damn family out to see Harry and the Potters

  • Film

    September 22, 2005

    Love in Gloom

    Tim Burton is dead-on again in the darkly delightful Corpse Bride

  • Music

    April 14, 2005

    Straight Outta London

    Dizzee Rascal brings grime music -- the British answer to crunk -- to the Dirty South

  • News

    January 9, 2003

    The Odd Couple

    When a veteran juvenile probation supervisor took a teenage former detainee as her live-in companion, you'd have thought authorities would be interested. They weren't.

  • Music

    March 21, 2002

    Not on Your Nelly!

    Nelly Furtado refused to forget her roots or dress like a tramp. She won a Grammy anyway.

  • News

    December 20, 2001

    All That Glitters...

    Prison's in the past. Joe Champion's chasing after alchemy again.

  • News

    February 15, 2001

    The Sky's the Limit

    Stop wheezing and cheer up. A front group finds a bright spin on our brown air.

  • Music

    December 16, 1999

    Blast from the Past

    Bridging Lead Belly is a new release of recently discovered songs

  • News

    October 14, 1999

    Fade to Black

    The wasted life of Texas filmmaker Eagle Pennell

  • News

    June 17, 1999

    The Man Who Would Be Kingmaker

    Karl Rove has masterminded all of Bush's political victories. Now he faces his toughest challenge: convincing you that the presidential front-runner owns his own soul.

  • News

    May 27, 1999

    Let the Games Begin

    A lack of lodging. Snarled transportation. Searing summer heat. No matter. Houston boosters say the Bayou City will be unbeatable in the bidding for the 2012 Olympics.

  • News

    January 28, 1999
  • Music

    May 29, 1997
  • News

    December 7, 1995

    Stadia Boys

    A new panel is suiting up to customize the city's sports future in private

  • Music

    March 16, 1995

    Ready for Home

    Sherman Robertson left for success; now he's returning for a shot of the Houston blues

  • News

    February 10, 1994

    The Voices of Los Rockets

    At home and (sort of) away, Radio 1320's Gonzalez and Rojas bring the basketball action to Houston's international audience