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Sydney (Australia)

  • Film

    June 26, 2014

    The Rover Is More About Mood and Machines than Meaning

    Pattinson and Pearce battle through The Rover.

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    The 10 Best Acts to See at iFest's Second Weekend

    Asleep at the Wheel Ray Benson's Wheel has been rolling for more than 40 years now, quietly becoming quite a finishing school for many of the state's top country and swing musicians. Meanwhile, their impossibly tall front man has developed into the leading ambassador of Lone Star culture around the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2014

    The 10 Most Epic Moments On the Holy Ship!!! EDM Cruise

    Note: this article was written by Kat Bein of Rocks Off's Miami New Times sister blog Crossfade. After three years of raging at sea, Hard Events' Holy Ship cruise has proven itself to be the best nautical EDM adventure that money can buy. (Of course we enjoyed press accommodations, so we didn't act ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2014

    CSN Houston: Are the Rockets Making Progress with AEG?

    The Houston Astros, Houston Rockets, CSN Houston, and hundreds of thousands of attorneys collecting tons in billable hours met before bankruptcy judge Marvin Isgur last Tuesday. There wasn't a lot of real news made during the hearing which is why the hearing got buried in the news -- that and the wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    Uber Car Service Comes to Houston, Delivering Ice Cream, But Can It Stay?

    I knew something cool was going on when bubbles started floating past my office window. Then Abe at the front desk gave me a call. "Is there a limo selling ice cream out front?" he asked. "I don't see one...should there be?" Indeed, there should be, and indeed there was a vehicle selling ice crea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Midnight Oil Reopens the Blue Sky Mines On Essential Oils

    In the U.S., Midnight Oil are probably best known for their single "Beds are Burning." The video helped define late-'80s MTV by showing the group (most notably tall, gangly, bald singer Peter Garrett) dancing amid native tribespeople in the desert, while the lyric forcefully argued that their ancest ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 14, 2013

    Go West, Young Man

    The top 10 restaurants in Westchase.

  • Film

    September 6, 2012

    Paul Thomas Anderson, The Master's Master

    Talking 70mm, Joaquin Phoenix, and researching Scientology for his sixth and most anticipated film

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    Michael Phelps: What the Heck Is He Listening To?

    When he competes, U.S. Olympian Michael Phelps is usually seen walking into the arena with headphones on, blasting music in order to get him pumped up for the upcoming race. But what the hell is he listening to? It's rumored that Phelps is a huge rap and hip-hop fan, but there's no telling what is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2012

    6 Non-Yank Bands Who Wrote American Anthems

    Some of the most definitive "all-American" rock anthems were written by bands who not originally from the United States. Think about it... what are some rock and roll staples that remind you of our beloved country, which gave us the freedom to rock? "The Boys Are Back In Town" "We Are The Champions ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 10 Burgers

    For the next 20 weeks, we'll be rounding up the runners-up to our 2011 Best of Houston® winners. In many categories, picking each year's winner is no easy task. We'll be spotlighting 20 of those categories, in which the winner had hefty competition from other Houston bars and restaurants. Houston ... More >>

  • News

    June 9, 2011

    Finding Austin

    The neo city on the hills is a far cry from its cheap pot, cold beer and low-rent former ways.

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Last Night: Brett Dennen & Dawes At Fitzgerald's

    Photos by Liana Lopez​Brett Dennen, Dawes Fitzgerald's May 5, 2011 While many celebrated Cinco de Mayo last night with margaritas and sombreros, Aftermath was at Fitzgerald's watching a folk-rock band and a pale, red-haired dude wearing a Golden State Warriors T-shirt. Nevertheless, we're use ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    The Black Ryder Growing A Cult Of Its Own

    The Black Ryder on Facebook​Hayden Scott, whom we met recently when he was drumming for Gram Rabbit at Last Concert CafĂ© in August, emailed Lonesome Onry and Mean to say that he's playing drums with The Black Ryder, the Sydney, Australia rockers who are opening The Cult's current tour. Accord ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    Yes, They're Still Selling Vacuums Door To Door. And Not Exactly Answering Any Complaints About It, Either

    So it's 2009, and apparently some people are still buying vacuum cleaners from door-to-door salesmen. And some of those folks aren't happy, based on Better Business Bureau complaints against a Houston-based Kirby Vacuum dealer called Dyro Productions.Frankly, Hair Balls was surprised that these cust ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2009

    Literacy Advance of Houston to Honor Hannah Storm

    Every now and then I like to step away from the snark and write about something good that's going on. Today is one of those days. On May 1, 2009, Literacy Advance of Houston will be honoring ESPN SportsCenter anchor Hannah Storm as its Champion of Literacy as part of the organization's Champion ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2009

    Literacy Advance of Houston to Honor Hannah Storm

    Every now and then I like to step away from the snark and write about something good that's going on. Today is one of those days. On May 1, 2009, Literacy Advance of Houston will be honoring ESPN SportsCenter anchor Hannah Storm as its Champion of Literacy as part of the organization's Champion ... More >>

  • News

    January 26, 2006

    Eaten Alive

    Rent-to-own stores, pawnshops, payday lenders -- it's hope for sale, with interest

  • Music

    November 11, 2004

    Songs of Planet Krypton

    The Man of Steel's pop-culture appeal is inscribed in decades of lyrics

  • Music

    March 18, 2004

    Wisdom of Solomon

    A street preacher helps crack the meaning of the Sleepy Jackson's Lovers

  • News

    February 19, 2004

    Passport to Nowhere

    Benjamin Flores wants to box in the Olympics. But he isn't a U.S. citizen, and he can't risk returning to Mexico.

  • Music

    November 13, 2003

    Bang Your Head

    The Yeah Yeah Yeahs finally catch big air with their new record

  • Music

    July 3, 2003

    Vikter Duplaix

    International Affairs v. 2.0 (Hollywood)

  • News

    May 23, 2002

    Will May Ever End?

    Sweeps month brings startling news: strippers!

  • Dining

    March 28, 2002

    Thai Raid

    In America, Thai dishes are being toned down. The Thai government wants to step in to stop it.

  • Dining

    November 2, 2000

    The Best Dim Sum in Guangzhouston

    A new champion is crowned

  • Film

    February 10, 2000

    Smoke Screen

    Jane Campion's latest has much to say about nothing at all

  • 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

    April 9, 1998

    Rocket Men

    Two starry-eyed entrepreneurs shoot for the moon -- or at least for suborbital space

  • Film

    February 5, 1998

    Heart of Glass

    Too much symbolism (and too little sex) shatters Oscar and Lucinda

  • Music

    December 11, 1997
  • Film

    May 8, 1997

    Missing the Marx

    Children of the Revolution and Commandments could've been great black comedies

  • Culture

    November 21, 1996

    Sweating to the Aussies

    Tap Dogs invites you to get down with guys from down under

  • Film

    February 8, 1996
  • Music

    April 6, 1995
  • Film

    September 1, 1994

    Queens of Australia

    Song and dance in the Outback, where guys will be gals

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