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Super Bowl XXXVIII

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2013

    The Rocks Off 200: Kyra Noons, Houston's Reggae Sunsplash

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? For all its strengths as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    Halftime Hero: Why Bruno Mars Is The Right Choice for Super Bowl XLVIII

    Less than a month into the new NFL season, we already know who will be playing at the Super Bowl. We may not know which teams will line up for football's biggest game. As the sports cliché goes, there's a lot of football yet to be played; but, no prognostication is required when the subject is the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    Five Reasons Getting Super Bowl LI Is a Good Thing for Houston Even if You Hate Sports

    As noted here yesterday, the NFL awarded Super Bowl LI to Houston. The game will be played at Reliant Stadium in February 2017. There are plenty of you out there who couldn't care less about football and sports in general. Frankly, the Super Bowl is often anticlimactic as a sporting event, but it is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: Walter Suhr, the Straw That Stirs Mango Punch!

    Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link. With his signature panama hat and a wide sm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    Drafting A New MTV Rock N' Jock Softball Game

    If you mention and explain the concept of MTV's Rock N' Jock to '90s babies, they will look at you glassy-eyed and slowly walk away. But it's true, in the late '80s and early '90s it was possible to gather the best and sexiest celebrities in TV, film and music for a carefree softball match, with pro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Finally, The Super Bowl Is Safe For PG-13 Rated Entertainment Again

    The boob that launched a thousand obscenity complaints...​Over seven years after the FCC went into a tizzy over Janet Jackson exposing her breast during the 2004 Super Bowl (making a D-cup out of an A-cup, perhaps), a federal appeals court upheld its finding yesterday that the commission acted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    Janet Jackson's Nipple Just Fine to View, Federal Judges Rule

    DON'T LOOK!!!!!​You may not remember who played in the 2004 Super Bowl here in Houston, but you no doubt recall the earthshaking fallout from a brief glimpse of Janet Jackson's covered-up nipple at halftime. Justin Timberlake, the cad, ripped open Jackson's shirt to reveal the nip, thus doomi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    Pop Rocks: A (Not Really) Canonical List Of Wardrobe Malfunctions (NSFW)

    Bad idea.​The "wardrobe malfunction" is a phenomenon I confess I wasn't really aware of until Super Bowl XXXVIII. Half of us at the party were watching the actual Janet Jackson/Justin Timberlake halftime show, the other half were watching the South Park (or was it Family Guy?) episode running ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    Pop Rocks: What's Your [Wardrobe] Malfunction? (NSFW)

    Bad idea.​The "wardrobe malfunction" is a phenomenon I confess I wasn't really aware of until Super Bowl XXXVIII. Half of us at the party were watching the actual Janet Jackson/Justin Timberlake halftime show, the other half were watching the South Park (or was it Family Guy?) episode running ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    Kelly Rowland Gives Jersey Nip-Slip A "Kanye Shrug"

    Uh uh... Rocks Off isn't going to go there. See here for the NSFW bits.​From the Very Important News That You Need To Know RIGHT NOW Dept: Former (current?) Houstonian Kelly Rowland, who has gone from Destiny's Child second banana to R&B's leading summer seductress behind smash single "Motivat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    Boobylicious: Music's 20 Most Memorable Breasts (Semi-NSFW)

    ztams.comWendy O. Williams, seen here with Motorhead front man Lemmy Kilmister​It may sound silly, but boobs are powerful things. Men are fascinated and entranced by them, while women constantly obsess over their size and shape. In a way, they're not unlike the ring in Lord of the Rings: Capab ... More >>

  • Music

    March 3, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Friday Juvenile Time Waster -- Live TV Cussing Videos!

    Bleep happens.​Since getting into radio a few years ago, my biggest fear hasn't been a "dear in the headlights" moment (I prepare pretty meticulously), it hasn't been a guest or caller sending the show sideways. The one thing I'm still most fearful of is accidentally cursing on the air. You' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    2022 World Cup Host Is... Not the US

    Brittanie SheyUSA! USA! Did not win!​Houston city leaders, members of the Dynamo organization and soccer fans gathered at a bunting-filled room at the George R. Brown Convention Center this morning to hear the international announcement of which countries will be hosting the 2018 and 2022 Worl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Best & Worst Houston Sports Moments: What Didn't Make The Cut

    A great moment, but not great enough​Tomorrow we officially reveal the unimpeachable, inarguable list of the Ten Best Sports Moments in Houston History, not to mention the five most heartbreaking ones.There were plenty of candidates for both lists, thanks to readers, and winnowing it down was a ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    Ten Fun Facts About "God Bless The USA"

    ​As America (fuck yeah!) prepares to celebrate its 234th birthday over the long July 4 weekend, our proud yet troubled nation is about to be inundated once again by Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the USA." About as innocuous as a song can be on the surface, it's become one of the most polarizing t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 17, 2009

    Kids and Christmas 21st Annual Holiday Pops Concert

    The Houston Children's Chorus takes a go at Christmas standards

  • Music

    January 29, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 21, 2008

    Janet Jackson’s Wardrobe Malfunction, Revisited

    This morning a federal appeals court threw out the $550,000 indecency fine levied by the Federal Communications Commission against CBS for Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake’s 2004 Super Bowl incident in Houston, also known as Nipplegate. The court ruled the FCC acted "acted arbitrarily and ca ... More >>

  • News

    August 9, 2007

    Houston Press Music Awards Winners

    Devin the Dude, Katie Stuckey and The Dimes clean up

  • News

    September 22, 2005

    Super Bummer

    Vendors says they were never paid for a Bowl party

  • Music

    February 10, 2005

    Words to the Unwise

    An open letter to future Super Bowl host cities

  • Culture

    February 5, 2004

    Magic Show

    Mozart and Maurice make a fine combo

  • Music

    January 22, 2004

    Bash-ing the Bigwigs

    Come Super Bowl week, you can still party downtown, even if you're not very important

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Hype

    Super Bowl 2004

  • Calendar

    July 31, 2003
  • Music

    July 17, 2003

    Richmond's Burning

    Ten people have been shot on the Richmond Strip since May. And this is where we want to send thousands of Super Bowl fans?

  • Calendar

    April 10, 2003

    First and Ten (Months to Go)

    Block party kicks off Super Bowl countdown

  • News

    February 13, 2003

    Super Bowl Shuffle

    Better have NFL stroke if you want quality rooms for the big event

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Warning:

    A year of Super Bowl media hype has begun

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