Jeff Bridges' character, known as The Dude, drinks nine White Russians -- his signature cocktail -- throughout the course of cult classic film The Big Lebowski. Whether you consider the cocktail to be endemic to only two populations -- alcoholics or hipsters, as the New York Times wrote of the drink ... More >>
ZZ Top's Dusty Hill turns 63 years old on Sunday, but who's counting? The Dust and his band mates have been around pretty much forever, with more than four decades of sold-out shows around the world under their belts.
If Hill spends another 43 years playing his Fender bass in perfect precision with ... More >>
So, it's the day after the Grammys, and you may still be wondering who that "hella old" man with the droopy eyes playing the weird left-handed bass was on the telecast last night. You know, the guy next to the guy from Foo Fighters and that one other ancient-looking man in the tight jeans who looks ... More >>
Jessica Cooley / Lufkin Daily NewsPasDoctor Geronimo has quite the bash planned tonight.Hair Balls' old friend PasDoctor Geronimo is back at it this week.
This time around he's not in trouble with the law. Instead, the Lufkin man, whose "white man's name" is Douglas Paul McCoy, has filed a ... More >>
ny.eater.comSo the word on the street is that food tastes better when you're stoned. I'm just guessin' though -- I would never engage in anything illegal like smoking The Pot! Swearsies. I hit up the Internet -- and a few of my favorite potheads -- to bring you this list of Top Ten Stoner Foo ... More >>
Scott Stapp, lead singer of Creed (above), stops at House of Blues tonight on his current acoustic tour. More than likely you have already clicked off this blog, or at least already gone on auto-pilot to call him a fuck-ass in the comments section. We'll wait a sec for you to come back.
OK, the ... More >>
Rocks Off has no idea why Mick Jagger might prefer Performance to Ned Kelly.Over recent years, Rocks Off has been repeatedly surprised by the quality performances of musicians in films. Naturally, there are some duds in the mix; even Mick Jagger himself, who starred in 1970's Ned Kelly, disow ... More >>
last.fmCaptain Beefheart, aka Don Van Vliet (left), and Frank ZappaSad news out of California today for the avant-garde and experimental rock world: Rocks Off has learned from multiple online sources that Don Van Vliet of influential rockers Captain Beefheart passed away today at the age of 6 ... More >>
Yep, the Portuguese Vinho Verde rears its beautiful head once again - this time under the odd pair category. So sue me, I can't stay away from the light, tasty wine. It's refreshing and has an everyday versatility, not unlike the everyday viewing pleasures of The Big Lebowski. So why not pair ... More >>
Photos by Marco TorresThe Eagles
June 27, 2010
For the past five years Aftermath has been told that we should hate the Eagles, but not why. Like a child, we would ask, and all we would hear from the pop-culture constabulary was "because they suck." It's like standing in a line ... More >>
Greetings from Florida. By the time you read this, Hollywood Shuffle will be well entrenched in the Sunshine State on our annual pilgrimage to visit family, douse ourselves in cuba libres and eat our body weight in Cuban pulled-pork sandwiched and plantains.
It's long been a dream of HWS's to visit ... More >>
When I came up with our inaugural list of movie stoners way back in 2009, I knew I was unfortunately ignoring some key characters. After all, pot smokers have a rich cinematic history, dating back to the 1930s, and it was impossible to get everybody in the same bowl, as it were.
If you'll re ... More >>
It's hard out here for a priest.
The sex-abuse scandals rocking the Roman Catholic Church refuse to go away,
with more cases coming to light and casting doubt on the actions of those in
the highest offices of the Vatican, including
Big Pope-a himself:
Critics have charged that Pope Benedict XVI, ... More >>