If you were born before, say, 1976 (the year of my little sister's birth and hence my arbitrary demarcation line for coolness), you probably spent a healthy chunk of your prime TV-watching years enjoying the programs of the late Stephen J. Cannell. The longtime writer/producer created some of ... More >>
A friend emailed this clip of some cops separating a shirtless dude from his beloved drug lab, but Rocks Off thinks the snarky cookie-cutter commentary - even from Kids in the Hall and The Larry Sanders Show alumnus Scott Thompson - doesn't really do it justice. Leave your suggestions for ... More >>
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 >>
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