One of Time magazine's Top 100 English-language novels of the last century, the late David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest is a gargantuan book. Its cutting, comedic views cover a broad swath of American life, but focus on family dysfunction, chemical dependency, depression, entertainment saturation ... More >>
Notwithstanding the recent Galveston-based Carnival cruise liner whose faulty engines landed its passengers in a world of hurt (and national headlines), the island is again throwing its arms open for the upcoming summer season. Last week the Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau announced th ... More >>
You've finished your Thanksgiving feast and endured a few hours of awkward conversation with the extended family you never see and now it's finally time for a holiday hibernation. You deserve it, it's the third most important part of Thanksgiving, after overeating and overdrinking.
No one really k ... More >>
Southern Backtones' Hank SchymaCanned Acoustica II
March 3, 2011
Check out our photos of Canned Acoustica II: Acoutstic Boogaloo!
It's awfully hard to dog a charity event, especially one donating to a cause as noble as the Houston Food Bank, so Aftermath won't even try. Besid ... More >>
Ed Note: Due to a misunderstanding, we were unable to take any photos of Amos Lee. See what he looks like here.
Photos by Robert EasleyOpener Vusi Mahlasela fell victim to yet another chatty House of Blues crowd.Amos Lee, Vusi Mahlasela
House of Blues
February 12, 2011
House of Blues was pa ... More >>
White Lies, Ritual: They killed at festivals in 2008 and 2009, but do London's Interpol-styled lads have longevity?
Dr. Dre, Detox: It's been on hold or gestating since at least Clinton was in office. Will it continue to be hip-hop's Chinese Democracy?
R.E.M., Collapse Into No ... More >>
Marco TorresIt's a bird... it's a plane... it's... Usher!Rocks Off knows you have had a busy week. So have we.
But, we figured, what with Thanksgiving and Black Friday and traveling to and from your various other holiday ports of call, you may not have had as much time in front a computer as ... More >>
Photos by Jim BrickerIron & Wine
November 21, 2010
When Hill Country transplant Sam Beam, who played a sold-out pre-Thanksgiving show at Fitzgerald's Sunday night, was still signed with Sub Pop, the Seattle label's founder Jonathan Poneman wanted to see the South Carolina native ... More >>