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  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    BAZINGA! Rockets Fan, Actor Jim Parsons Sends Video Message to Dwight Howard

    Maybe Dwight Howard wasn't interested in Slim Thug's pitch of strippers and cheap cribs. If not, maybe he'll listen to an Emmy winner and a serious basketball fan. Jim Parsons, who grew up in Houston and performed in local theater groups before moving to LA and making it big on Big Bang Theory, is a ... More >>

  • Film

    April 18, 2013
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    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Blue Hate Special: Loving to Loathe Guy Fieri

    We've all seen this spiked, peroxide-dyed Food Network star eating his way across America's heartland. We've all heard him choking out limp catchphrases around mouthfuls of food, wheezing out airy, hyena-like whinnies of laughter while wiping grease and mustard off of his perfectly manicured, bleac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    The Big Miracle: Drew Barrymore Movies Are Actually Great

    Drew Barrymore's latest movie, Big Miracle, a stirring tale in which John Krasinski, Ted Danson, Dermot Mulroney and Kristen Bell work to save the lives of two whales, debuts nationwide on February 3. Dinner tables everywhere are already erupting over how cheap and gimmicky it looks, with certain pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2012

    Golden Bozos: Your "Official" Live Blog For The 69th Golden Globes

    I know, we're all bummed out the Texans lost. But since you've been drinking anyway, you might as well crack open another one and sit through the one awards show even the People's Choice Awards can look down its nose at. I'll be updating this entry throughout the broadcast, so refresh often and try ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    Tim Gunn Joins ABC's Daytime Ensemble The Revolution January 16

    Tim Gunn is coming to network television on January 16 with ABC's new lifestyle/reinvention daytime talk show The Revolution. ABC describes the new show as an "uplifting, inspiring, and groundbreaking new daily show about health and lifestyle transformations co-hosted by a stellar team of experts wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    DVDs & Blu-rays: The I Don't Care How She Does It Edition

    I Don't Know How She Does It stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Greg Kinnear and Pierce Brosnan; Douglas McGrath directs. The Setup: Sarah Jessica Parker plays Kate Reddy, a woman trying to juggle a demanding job and busy home life, pleasing her boss, husband and two kids all at the same time. Pierce Br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Pop Rocks: So Who Really Isn't Sexier Than Jennifer Aniston?

    You win this round, Aniston.​Men's Health magazine, which I'd always assumed was largely aimed at the gay population (much like Field & Stream), recently declared Jennifer Anison the "sexiest woman of all time:" Forget that "Sexiest Woman Alive" nonsense. Jennifer Aniston has just been named ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Football! This Weekend's Best Bets, A Salute To TV Season Premieres

    DWTS = this week's Philly-Giants game?​Television fascinates me. It seems like a new station pops up onto my channel grid every day to the point where I'm actually a little disappointed I haven't been approached by anyone to televise the Sean Network. I mean, doesn't everyone have their own ne ... More >>

  • Film

    September 15, 2011

    Sacrifice Nothing

    In the fantasy I Don't Know How She Does It, working moms can have it all.

  • 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 7, 2011

    Saturday: Questlove, Bun B & Jimmy Fallon At Red Bull Music Academy

    Photos by Marco TorresQuestlove (left) and the king of the trill talk shop.​Red Bull Music Academy feat. Questlove, Bun B & Jimmy Fallon House of Deréon Media Center, Music World Entertainment March 5, 2011 See more photos of the "On the Floor!" event in our slideshow. Saturday night, Red B ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    David Hasselhoff Was in Lake Jackson. And Lake Jackson Apparently Survived

    Due to what sounds like the most original, thought-provoking, incisive reality TV show of all time -- D-list celebs trading places with normal people who have the same name (pause to let the genius of it sink in) -- David Hasselhoff apparently spent some time recently in Lake Jackson. Lake Jackson ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    The Axiston of Evil

    Together at last...​If it's a month with an "r" in it, there must be another Jennifer Aniston movie coming out. Sure enough, the airwaves are littered with commercials for her latest, Just Go With It, and she's dutifully hitting the talk show circuit (Ellen, Conan) and also making the rounds o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    Why the Golden Globes Are Relevant...No, Really

    Just as relevant as the Academy Awards. Sorry.​The 2011 awards season kicked off Sunday night with the 68th installment of the Golden Globes, a.k.a. That Awards Show No One in Hollywood Takes Seriously But They All Attend Anyway Because They're Too Chickenshit to Blow It Off. Though now that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2010

    Top Ten Celebrities This Decade Who Crashed and Burned with Video Evidence

    And a partridge in a pear tree...​Last week, we gave you our list of celebrities who manage to save their careers after difficult times. This week, we go a different direction. If we have learned anything from TMZ, it's that people love celebrity scandals and the more salacious it is, the more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Lindsay Lohan & Demi Lovato: Mamas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Pop Stars

    You said it, Demi.​If you're a parent, one day you'll inevitably come to the sobering realization that your child's ultimate happiness is out of your hands. Naturally you're going to avoid feeding them Red Bull and Cheetos for lunch (that's a man's meal) or letting them juggle steak knives, bu ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 2, 2010

    Houston Symphony POPS! Series: Broadway Rocks!

    The Gay Men's Chorus belts out a few show tunes

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Battle Celebrity Chefs

    Guy Fieri.​The other night I was watching Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, and every time it would go to commercial, I would scroll down to the Travel Channel and watch No Reservations. Then it hit me: Could there be two "celebrity chefs" any more famous and yet totally different than Guy Fieri an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Pop Rocks: The Time Is Now For A Friends Movie

    ​It's been a dark six years since we said goodbye to Central Perk and the Rembrandts dropped off the face of the earth. Now, in Year 6 AF, dawn looks like it's finally breaking; we could be getting a Friends movie. Now, I don't want to get anyone's hopes up. Will a film catching up with Monic ... More >>

  • Film

    May 27, 2010
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    May 13, 2010

    Money, Marbles and Chalk! An Affectionate Sketch of Ann Richards

    Actress Holland Taylor plays the late Texas governor

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2010

    American Idol: Miley As Mentor

    ​There were many dark and torturous moments in last night's American Idol. If forced to pick just one, I would have to go with the selection of Miley Cyrus as this week's "mentor" to the singers. The mentor thing, I am gathering, is a regular feature in which a recording artist stops by to lis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2010

    Idol Beat: Miley As Mentor

    ​There were many dark and torturous moments in last night's American Idol. If forced to pick just one, I would have to go with the selection of Miley Cyrus as this week's "mentor" to the singers. The mentor thing, I am gathering, is a regular feature in which a recording artist stops by to lis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Quick Hits

    ​We're going to mix it up a bit on Pop Rocks today. Usually, I stick with one subject for the entire piece because I'd rather not depend too heavily on snarky line-item entries. But let's face it; sometimes there's just too much going on in the world of pop culture for me to focus on just one top ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    This Week In Beyonce: B Acts... Like What?

    Rocks Off can't argue with the fact that Beyonce Knowles is a stone-cold fox when she gets on the microphone and belts out a song, dripping in glitter and wearing a barely-there outfit. Her voice is at once menacing and thundering, but also femininely fragile. Plus she has to be super-cool behind th ... More >>

  • Music

    April 16, 2009

    Crash Into Me: Predicting the Economy's Impact on the Music Biz

    GWAR more important than you might expect.

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2009

    Upcoming Texas Twists on 30 Rock

    Regular readers may be aware that Rocks Off has become somewhat obsessed with NBC's 30 Rock lately. Actually, that's not true. He's been obsessed with the show since the first time he saw it - Alec Baldwin is a comedic genius, and oh, that Tina Fey - but its recent tendency to insert plotl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Will the Texan 30 Rock Writer Please Get in Touch?

    This is starting to mess with Rocks Off's head just a little. Last week's Janis-Joplin-movie subplot made him wonder, because it was hardly the first time Southeast Texas was used as a punchline, but now he's sure there's some sort of subversive Lone Star conspiracy afoot behind the scenes  ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    30 Rock Takes Another Little Piece of Port Arthur

    One of the only things Rocks Off loves as much as Tom Petty and chicken-fried steak is NBC's brilliant, multiple Emmy-winning 30 Rock, which he thinks is the best TV comedy since The Larry Sanders Show. Now he loves it even more after last night's deliciously twisted episode, "Senor Macho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2008

    Star Jones Reynolds and Her D-I-V-O-R-C-E

    In some not-shocking-but-wonderfully-true news this past week, we learned that Miss Payless Shoes (Star Jones Reynolds) is about to knock off that second last name with her pending divorce from Al Reynolds. Somewhere, Barbara Walters is allowing herself to giggle with glee and Joy Behar is cacklin ... More >>

  • Film

    April 24, 2008

    No Drama for Baby Mama

    Neither Tina Fey nor Amy Poehler seem the least bit invested in their surrogate mommy comedy

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2008
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    January 2, 2008

    Resolutions of the Rich and Famous

    While the rest of us are trying to drop ten pounds, stop living at Target, and cut back to just drinking in the evening (or maybe that’s just yours truly), it seems to me that a certain number of celebrities out there need to make some resolutions as well. So here are my suggestions for the ric ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2007
  • Calendar

    July 26, 2007

    Kathy Griffin

    How D-list is this?

  • Home Entertainment

    August 3, 2006
  • Music

    June 8, 2006

    Scott Faingold Listens to Everything

    And comes up with a random smattering of tortured musings

  • Calendar

    February 16, 2006
  • Film

    June 2, 2005

    One for the Girls

    Traveling Pants is an ill fit for the screen, but teens and tweens will love it

  • Culture

    October 30, 2003

    The Boss

    In David Brent's The Office, it's better to be popular than competent

  • Calendar

    August 7, 2003

    A Man of Letters

    A letter to Heather Locklear shakes up a man's life in The Locklear Letters

  • Culture

    August 22, 2002

    Fallon Fast

    Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen

  • Calendar

    June 29, 2000

    Watt Go Surfing Now

    The Beach Boys

  • Film

    May 14, 1998

    The Larry David Show

    The man behind Seinfeld moves to the big screen

  • Film

    May 29, 1997

    boringsomething

    'Til There Was You revisits yuppie angst

  • Film

    May 22, 1997

    Warm! Fuzzy! Gay!

    The Houston Gay and Lesbian Film Festival opens with a movie even breeders can love

  • Film

    November 24, 1994
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