Severus Snape

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Friday Night: Local Natives at Fitzgerald's

    Local Natives, Superhumanoids Fitzgerald's March 15, 2013 So... I was one of the three Rocks Off writers sent to cover Local Natives when the band first played Houston in April 2010. On one hand, my perceptions of the band haven't changed much since then; I supremely dig how tight harmonies, rock e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Pop Rocks: 10 Actors Whose Former Creepiness We Can't Get Over

    Eww.​So I'm being forced to watch The Good Wife last Sunday, and I see that Colin Sweeney, a semi-recurring character Alicia once defended for murdering his wife, was apparently involved in testifying for Alicia's firm for one reason or other (give me a break, the entire hour was me wrestling ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Saturday Night: Roky Moon & BOLT! At Fitzgerald's

    Photos by Jim Bricker​Roky Moon & BOLT! CD release Fitzgerald's July 30, 2011 11:54 p.m.: Question: What the fuck good is a smartphone if it dies every 14 minutes? 11:54:15: Oh, sorry. Some info: We're here at the album release party for American Honey, the second album from Houston's brilli ... More >>

  • Film

    July 14, 2011

    Final Destination

    Harry Potter — franchise king, hero of a generation — fights his last battle.

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Game of Thrones: 7 Observations from a Newbie (and Pop Rocks Pinch-Hitter)

    Yeah, he's my brother, so what?​Pete Vonder Haar couldn't file a Pop Rocks today, so it falls to me to do so. Since he is also our chronicler of all things Game of Thrones, I will pick up that mantle too. I'm not much of a fantasy person at all, but I find myself getting into this HBO minise ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    App of the Week: Waze

    Thanks to Waze, I know foxybarrel, whoever that is, got stuck in traffic on 59.​App: Waze Platforms: iPhone, Android, BlackBerry (beta only, Windows Mobile Web site: Cost: Free Houstonians know their traffic like Seattleites know their heroin coffee or heaved aquatic animals. In othe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2007
  • Film

    November 15, 2001

    The Magic Touch

    The big-screen Harry Potter lives up to its considerable hype