It's a sad sign of the times when people aren't even able to sell their Sony PlayStations at 2 a.m. to some dude they found on Facebook without getting stabbed. But that's just what happened to a Corpus Christi man this morning, according to the Caller-Times.
Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Sometimes Rocks Off has some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture. This Week's Panel: Bun B, ESG, Delo, UZOY, Surreall, Les, Hollywood FLOSS, Eskabel, hasHBrown, Yves and more. Not Invited: Plies again. That guy, sheesh ... More >>
The Beatles are the greatest rock band of all time. Some people say it's the Rolling Stones, but those people just think it sounds cool to be wrong. Being an act that was a legitimate worldwide phenomenon, it's not at all uncommon to find bizarre places that they have inspired homage. Granted, some ... More >>
There are a million reality shows on the naked television. We're going to watch them all, one at a time. I'm guilty of a great many entertainment-related crimes against humanity. I'm an unapologetic fan of the show COPS, have given favorable reviews to most all the Resident Evil movies, and attende ... More >>
The Houston Symphony feat. Susan Calloway Distant Worlds: Music From Final Fantasy Jones Hall July 16, 2011 Rocks Off scrambled like a mad bastard last year in order to catch Final Fantasy Distant Worlds at the Houston Symphony. This year, we were only marginally better prepared, but no less ... More >>
Now that we've finally seen something as difficult as Alan Moore's Watchmen turned into a decent, if not groundbreaking, film, the question on many comic fans' minds is whether or not the long-awaited adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Sandman may finally happen. The past month has been a slew of c ... More >>
Oh, how we danced, Angry Birds. Oh, how we danced.I like to think I'm a pretty good guy. I work hard. I try to treat my friends well. I try to educate myself and grow as a human being. But, I have plenty of faults. I'm more than happy to admit that because it helps me to grow when I realize w ... More >>
Find Young Girls on Facebook hereYoung Girls, dedicated followers of fashion.When it comes to the Big Three of the British Invasion, the Kinks were always the Chrysler to the Beatles and Stones' Ford and GM - up there, but not quite that far up there. Nevertheless, among Anglophiles and songw ... More >>
The good stuff won't be free for much longer.My backyard flooded, I went half-blind on fireworks, and I am exponentially losing my agility. This was the week in TV Land: • As if to taunt my very desires, Hulu announced last week that it's launching Hulu Plus, a paid version of the site th ... More >>
Iron Man 2 will lead to 3 and probably 4, but that doesn't mean it's good.
The Book of Eli's postapocalyptic theology is a little warped.
Three decades after a metal classic, Judas Priest keeps "Livin' After Midnight."
E3 revelations are hit and miss — unless you really dig chopping wood
Forget that shiny new shooter. A new Space Invaders is all the extreme you need
Guinness writes the book on gaming, but doesn't shatter any records
This game marches to the same damned drummer, over and over again.
Dante's inferno rages on
Meet the newest kind of bar band
This game blasts new holes in old terrain
A look back at gaming's greatest hits
How yesterday's games spawned today's best-sellers
It's five great games for $60 shoot first and ask questions later
Lair's fire-breathing dragon is just a big turkey
Spider-Man 3 spins a web of mediocrity.
PSP players, tonight you game in hell
Like its muck-puddles, MotorStorm is a shallow mess.
Virtua Fighter 5 delivers . . . exactly what you'd expect.
Michael Lyddon slept on this bench at night because he had nowhere else to go. According to elected officials in Fort Bend, though, he doesn't exist
Where to celebrate New Year's Eve 2006
It's just the only standout in an otherwise shameful launch.
Where to celebrate New Year's Eve 2006
Yes, "Art" made of fake bombs will get attention
PlayStation 3 has potential -- but for the moment, little else
Camping out at Best Buy with gamers -- and entrepreneurs
The five biggest attention-getters at E3
Microsoft's Xbox 360 fires the first shot in the next-gen console war