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    October 7, 2014

    NFL Bye Week Crime Follies: Vikings And Dolphins Both Get Tased

    As many of you know, during the offseason months of the NFL calendar, I run a little thing in this space called the Fantasy Crime League. It's basically a tongue in cheek (but unfortunately, frequently updated) tip of the hat to the amount of trouble that some NFL players get into with too much ti ... More >>

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    September 17, 2014

    TMZ: Dwight Howard "Blows More Reds Than Communist Hooker"

    Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is a happy, free spirited guy to go with his tremendous talent on the court. He is also, apparently, a scofflaw, at least in Florida. According to a report by TMZ , Howard recently had his Florida license suspended for multiple traffic violations, mostly running ... More >>

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    August 13, 2014

    Art Modell's Son Takes Urinating On His Dad's Grave VERY Seriously (VIDEO)

    Processing the fever pitch of rabid fans is a complicated thing, especially if you're the owner of the team. On the one hand, it's the passion that fans show for your team, your league, and the product on the field that translates into the multiple billions of dollars that your sport generates and ... More >>

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    June 23, 2014

    Aaron Hernandez Wants To Change Prisons, Fears For His Safety

    Man, time flies. It's hard to believe that for almost a year now, Aaron Hernandez has been a ward of the government. It seems like just yesterday that he was smashing his cell phone into a billion pieces, pacing around his house like a coked up, caged lion, and then being escorted into the back of ... More >>

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    June 20, 2014

    Angry Donald Sterling Leaves Voicemail Messages For His Doctor (AUDIO)

    Texans mandatory minicamp ended on Thursday afternoon, as did minicamps in numerous other NFL cities, which means we are heading into the Sahara Desert of the sports calendar -- late June and the entire month of July. The only way to survive and navigate the upcoming six weeks is with a lot of crea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2014

    Donald Sterling Revives His Lawsuit Against The NBA

    One of these days, the Los Angeles Clippers will get sold. It may take an act of Congress, it may take an act of God, it may take a hit man to remove Donald Sterling as the annoying variable that he's been for the last six weeks. But rest assured, it will happen. It just may not happen any time soo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2014

    Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch Is a Fantasy Crime League Near Miss in Club Brawl

    As the inventor of the NFL Offseason Fantasy Crime League, I like to respect its integrity. In actual fantasy football, there are no reports or embedded highlight videos of the near scoring misses. Nobody has a stat line for the number of times a running back is snubbed at the goal line or for how ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2014

    Richie Incognito Smashes Up His Own Ferrari With a Baseball Bat

    Less than 24 hours after I spent about a thousand words telling you how stupid all of you are for thinking that NFL players won't get a second, third, or tenth chance, so long as they can still play, we get another Richie Incognito episode. I mean, the number of current players I've heard take up f ... More >>

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    February 27, 2014

    Aaron Hernandez Prison Fight Epilogue: Victim Was In Handcuffs

    When last we left former New England Patriot tight end and alleged murderer Aaron Hernandez, he was busy beating the ever loving piss out of a fellow inmate in the Bristol County Jail on Tuesday afternoon. The inmate in question had reportedly been relentlessly harassing Hernandez, which is the pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    Fantasy Crime League 2014 Is Underway as Ray Rice Possibly TKO's Fiancee

    The statistics are undeniable. People love to play fantasy sports, particularly fantasy football. According to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, over 33 million Americans supplement their joy in American football (or justify it, or both) by participating in a fantasy football league. Much like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2014

    Michael Sam and the Alleged Ease of Being Gay

    When Michael Sam, a star linebacker at Missouri who will undoubtedly be drafted into the NFL in April, came out of the closet in an interview this week, it wasn't all that surprising that it created a stir or that there were those who thought he had no place in an NFL locker room. But, the reaction ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2014

    So Now Brittany Norwood Allegedly Says Her Entire Lawsuit Is Embellished

    This time a week ago, we were all just beginning to digest the Arian Foster "baby mama" story. At the beginning of the day last Monday, Arian Foster was (as far as we knew) a happily married father of two young children who was rehabbing a back injury, anxious to wash the taste of a lost 2013 as a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2014

    Arian Foster Baby Momma Alleges He Is Pressuring Her To Abort Pregnancy

    They say to never leave a movie until the credits are done rolling, because nowadays, you might actually miss a bonus scene. In the sad, sports-tragic movie that was Playmakers: Texans 2013, we all assumed that when Matt Schaub threw that final interception of the season (which, along with the inte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2013

    Gay NFL: Why Are We Still Talking About This?

    Twenty years ago, there were two players on the Oilers who were gay and no one cared. Thus explains the report from the Houston Chronicle, a simple, almost afterthought of a story that was part of a roundup last week of articles about the 1993 Houston Oilers profiled in a recent NFL Network document ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2013

    Former Rocket Royce White Under Investigation For Domestic Violence

    Outside looking in, despite all of the self-induced drama that comes along with him, it feels like former Houston Rocket and current Philadelphia 76er Royce White is fairly harmless (unless, of course, you're an NBA salary cap). Perhaps the most famous (infamous?) sufferer of anxiety disorder in ... More >>

  • News

    July 4, 2013

    Virtual Reality

    Ten things we learned about the Internet From the Wendy Davis Filibuster.

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    June 26, 2013

    The Revolutions Will Not Be Televised: Ten Things We Learned About the Internet During the Wendy Davis Filibuster

    At one point during Senator Wendy Davis's marathon filibuster yesterday, the hashtag #StandWithWendy started to go viral. By the end of the night, it was trending worldwide along with a number of other related words, phrases and hashtags. Just before midnight, more than 180,000 people were viewing t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    Rocks Off's 10 Biggest Musical Disappointments of 2012

    Everyone's mother once told them, or should have, that life is not always going to be a puppy mill full of unicorns and rainbows. Remember why all those puppies are there. Sometimes life -- and especially pop music -- doesn't turn out like you were expecting, so now we present Rocks Off's Biggest Mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    Fiona Apple Arrested In West Texas For Hash Possession (UPDATED)

    Sierra Blanca, Texas -- that wonderful city in far West Texas that loves to pinch leaf-loving musicians like Willie Nelson and Snoop Dogg Lion -- has claimed another trophy, arresting singer Fiona Apple Wednesday night for pot possession. According to TMZ, the singer-songwriter was arrested for po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    RIP Donna Summer: Disco Queen Dies At 63

    Donna Summer, the disco queen whose salacious songs sometimes clashed with her traditional values, has died of cancer at age 63, TMZ is reporting. Boston native Summer, born LaDonna Andre Gaines, sang in her church choir as a teenager before winning five Grammys and becoming one of the top-selling ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    In Honor of Hulk Hogan, 5 WWE-Storyline Sex Tapes (w/ VIDEO)

    I'm sure many of you have heard of (and some of you, admit it, have probably participated in) a death pool, where you and, say, four of your friends each get to pick ten people and you accumulate points depending on how many of those people die that year. (For the record, the formula for points scor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    Randy Travis Arrested in Sanger This Morning For Suspicion Of Intoxication

    This morning in Sanger, Texas, country crooner Randy Travis was arrested on "suspicion of public intoxication" by local authorities. Our sister paper to the north, Dallas Observer, also picked up on the story, which is currently making the rounds on TMZ. According to Denton County officials, Travi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Caption This Shirtless-Joel Osteen Photo

    TMZ has blessed us with this photo of Lakewood's just-sued Joel Osteen, who obviously has been able to take time from helping the poor and downtrodden to work out a couple of hours a day. Obviously, it needs a caption. We ask for your help.

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    Don't Call Scottie Pippen Bankrupt Or He'll Sue!

    Scottie Pippin in his not-so-glory days.​It's always a little disappointing when you find out that certain urban legends aren't true. It's why I've never visited the mythbusting Web site Why would I want to know the truth when it's just more fun to assume it's accurate? Along thos ... More >>

  • News

    December 8, 2011

    Joel Osteen's Reality Show

    Some suggestions from us.

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    November 29, 2011

    Joel Osteen's Reality Show: How It Will Be If Based on Any of Six Current Shows

    From the producer of Survivor.​TMZ has reported that Lakewood Church's Joel and Victoria Osteen will be the stars of a new reality show by the producer of Survivor. "The premise of the show is that ordinary people will give up several days or longer to go on a mission with Joel Osteen, one o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    Sunday Afternoon: Maroon 5 On A Cruise Ship And In Concert

    Photos By Craig Hlavaty"What do you think, Adam?"​Yesterday morning I found myself in Galveston boarding Carnival's brand-new cruiser, the Magic, for a presser with Maroon 5, who are currently burning up radio and the iTunes with their hit single "Moves Like Jagger". The band is helping promot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    BREAKING: Rapper Rick Ross Unconscious After Seizure

    UPDATE: Ricky Rozay is tweeting from the hospital, so all seems well. That is the great arbiter in determining someone's health, tweeting. If they can't tweet, then something must be very, very wrong. Or they are sleeping. Photo By Marco Torres​Frequent Houston performer Rick Ross is current ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Kings Of Leon Cancel Tour; 5 Ways Caleb Followill Can Get His Voice Back

    Band cancels rest of U.S. tour including Texas make-up dates, TMZ says UPDATE (4:40 p.m.): It's official, as per Live Nation press release: It ain't happenin'. Refunds available either automatically (for online/smartphone tickets) or at point of purchase. GroovehouseCaleb Followill in happier voca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    This Looks Legit: 4 Craigslist Music Ads We Passed On

    Photo by Justin Sullivan​Rocks Off likes to troll CraigsList looking for ads in the musicians section. You can often find some truly original and interesting people at the very inception of their careers. You can also find rampaging lunatics who are interesting enough to talk to. But nyone w ... More >>

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    April 28, 2011

    Pop Rocks: How To Profit Off The Royal Wedding

    $100 gets you $10000 if V blows up Parliament​The big day is finally almost upon us. After months of sweaty anticipation by domestic news agencies, Prince William of Wales will marry Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey "on the morrow," as they say (probably) over there. That is, unless one of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Pop Rocks: The Black Hole of Infotainment

    Jesus christ...​I wonder sometimes if we're approaching the singularity in entertainment reporting. A "singularity," as we all know, is the point in which gravitational forces cause matter to have an infinite density and zero volume. If we define "density" as "number of stories and/or article ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Medical Alert: Alcohol Is Turning Our Celebrities into Anti-Semites

    How drunk celebrities see the world​Time was, a celebrity with negative opinions about "ze Jews" could opine about the threat they posed to Western culture until he/she was blue in the face, and many did (Henry Ford and Charles Lindbergh, to name a couple). Then World War II and the Holocaust ... More >>

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    January 19, 2011

    Flea Market Reality Show Being Shot in Houston

    Stormville is not the location, in case you're confused​The Pawn Stars may be elsewhere, but when it comes to flea-market superstars, Houston is about to shine. The National Geographic Network is producing a show that rips off is inspired by the various pawn-shop reality TV series on the air, ... More >>

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    August 11, 2010

    Top 5 WTF Music Award Acceptance Speeches

    Dana DonovanLittle Joe Washington and a pair of enthusiastic fans at the 2007 HPMA ceremony​As we may have mentioned once or twice, tonight Rocks Off and the Houston Press reveal the winners of this year's 2010 Houston Press Music Awards over at Warehouse Live. It's a free show, with performan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    The Week in TV: Ellen Degeneres Realizes American Idol Sucks

    Rob Lowe will soon join the cast of Parks and Recreation.​The dog days are upon us, the networks are planning for fall, and there's always money in the banana stand. This was the week in TV Land: • The Television Critics Association summer press tour has been going on for the past few days ... More >>

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    July 29, 2010

    Troy Aikman Doing Dancing With The Stars

    Following Tom DeLay and Michael Irvin​Rejoice, Cowboy fans -- the last quarterback to lead you to a Super Bowl is going on Dancing with the Stars.Troy Aikman has confirmed to TMZ -- who ambushed him outside a restaurant to get the answer to this pressing questions -- that he will follow in the sli ... More >>

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    June 9, 2010

    Chamillionaire Addresses Foreclosure In Freestyle

    Courtesy of OGPR TMZ fails to catch Chamillionaire ridin' dirty.​ Chamillionaire has recently been getting a lot of media attention from the likes of TMZ and Perez Hilton for the Houston rapper's so-called "business decision" to let his Houston-area house go into foreclosure - or, more accurately, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Dear John...Mayer

    ​I'm sorry, but this isn't working out.I think I speak for bloggers everywhere when I say: we had a great thing going. Every so often you'd tweet something borderline repulsive about farts or Miley Cyrus, and we'd dutifully respond. Usually with some sort of mock indignation about "TMI" and then b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Pop Rocks: "I Nail These Women Not Because They Are Easy, But Because I Am Haahd"

    ​The Facebers and Twitbooks were abuzz yesterday morning with the news of a recently discovered picture reportedly showing former President John F. Kennedy sunning himself on a boat with naked women frolicking around naked women are wont to do. Allegedly taken in the mid-1950s, this pic ... More >>

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    November 10, 2009

    Pop Rocks: I'm Shocked, Shocked To Discover Britney Spears Was Lip-Synching

    ​To think, I almost found myself agreeing with John Mayer.His response to the simmering Britney Spears lip-synching scandal -- mocking those who expressed outrage at the fact Spears was faking it during her concert in Perth, Australia last weekend -- would appear to be dead-on. One could even take ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    Acres Homes on National TV Right Now

    TMZ.comGuilty?Hold your nose and tune into Fox News right now, and you may see some familiar territory. TMZ and just about every other news outlet on the planet are rapt as federal agents rifle through the Acres Homes offices of Dr. Conrad Murray, the local physician who is all caught up in the cont ... More >>

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    July 22, 2009

    Acres Homes All Over The Tube For Breaking Michael Jackson "News"

    TMZ.comGuilty?Hold your nose and tune into Fox News right now, and you may see some familiar territory.TMZ and just about every other news outlet on the planet are rapt as federal agents rifle through the Acres Homes offices of Dr. Conrad Murray, the local physician who is all caught up in the contr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    What You'll Be Missing Tomorrow If You Don't Get Your Digital-Converter TV Box

    The Great Digital TV Revolution occurs tomorrow, and Hair Balls is worried for those of you still clinging to your rabbit ears and MacGyvered-aluminum-foil towers. While we applaud those who have drawn a line in the sand and refused to feed the cable and satellite beasts, we urge you to get a govern ... More >>

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    December 19, 2008

    Aftermath: Samantha Ronson at Rich's

    She wasn't there. Yeah, I know why you clicked this headline. Lindsay Lohan was not at Rich's last night with her ladyfriend DJ, Samantha Ronson. Sorry, we had to get that out of the way. Last night at Rich's, all manner of celebrity-stalking, Perez-reading, catty-hating denizens were out in brute f ... More >>

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    July 25, 2008

    Five Spot: How Much is 50 Cent Really Worth?

    Paris Hilton and 50 Cent: Insert "Lollipop" joke here. Welcome to Five Spot, another new Rocks Off recurrent. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and list five reasons why it's either brilliant or dumb-assed. Send tips to So in case you hadn't ... More >>

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    February 18, 2008

    Over the Weekend: Bar Hopping and Political Posturing

    So George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and a llama walk into a bar… Happy Presidents’ Day, y’all. Does anyone actually get this day off, besides Newman and Claven? We sure could’ve used the extra sleep, especially after yesterday’s beautiful weather (i.e. outdoor drinking). 12:09 a.m. a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 7, 2008

    Diana Ross

    Legendary entertainer discusses her rise to fame, sans big screen

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    November 9, 2007

    Drenched In Blog: Thom Yorke Presents WTF Friday

    This is Radiohead, with Thom Yorke on keys, covering what appears to be a really heartrending Bjork song, “Unravel” from Homogenic. The lyrics deal with loss of a lover and the inevitable climb back to the top of the shit heap. They recorded the dirge during a recent live Internet broadcast.

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    February 22, 2007

    More Fodder for the Conspiracy Theories

    TMZ reports that John "Texas" O'Quinn, lawyer for Anna Nicole Smith's mother, has collapsed in court, apparently suffering from diabetic shock. Check out the comments here for some classic Abbott and Costello bickering. — Keith Plocek You can read Rich Connelly's story on O'Quinn here.

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