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The Mary Tyler Moore Show

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2014

    Six Great Covers of TV Theme Songs

    Television's influence on our musical vocabulary is vast. These days, singing shows are determining new pop stars. A great TV theme can become iconic -- Sanford and Son, Friends, The Sopranos -- and shows like The Simpsons, Family Guy and Scrubs have become legendary for their in-show musical perfor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Happy 90th Birthday Betty White!

    Happy 90th Birthday Betty White! Today, January 17, the real Lady B hits the 90th marker and America couldn't love her more. Betty White really is an anomaly. In the nine decades she has been alive, media has transformed and with it she has evolved from radio to film to television and now to the Int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Pop Rocks: 5 Lead TV Characters We'd Rather Kill Than...That Other Guy

    Up against the wall, Arliss.​Last weekend on [that show we won't name here because we've been writing way too much about it] there was a pretty shocking development: one of - if not *the*- main character of the series was killed off. Offing a beloved television figure isn't an uncommon tacti ... More >>

  • Film

    December 16, 2010

    No, Really, How?

    Learning to say what you mean and mean what you say in How Do You Know.

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Did You Know Houston Has Had the Same Official Song Since 1915? Maybe It's Time for a New One.

    We don't know if it's the election or what - actually it's not, but bear with us - but this afternoon Rocks Off got to wondering whether or not Houston had its own official song, lyrics and music officially sanctioned and ratified to embody the Space/Bayou City's hopes and dreams. This being Housto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2008

    Joan Jett: Still Fierce at 50

    www.bradelterman.com Yesterday, one of Rocks Off's favorite rockers evar hit the big five-oh. For my money, they don't get any more rock and roll than Joan Jett - just ask her and she'll tell you how much she loves it. That song, a cover of a once-obscure B-side by '70s British group the Arrows, sp ... More >>

  • Film

    May 29, 2008

    Cheap Sex and the City: The Movie

    Despite the labels and levity, it's a poor-woman's knockoff

  • Home Entertainment

    June 22, 2006
  • Culture

    April 6, 2006

    Portrait of an "Old Lady"

    And one of the most intriguing personalities of the 20th century

  • Calendar

    March 23, 2006
  • Music

    October 3, 2002

    Ugly Kid Slug

    Atmosphere MC Sean Daley saves the world by saving his circle of friends

  • Culture

    February 14, 2002

    Net Loss

    The government killed TV, and Hollywood's begging it to revive the corpse

  • Film

    August 6, 1998

    Hour Gang

    Slow countdown stifles the cute Clockwatchers

  • Film

    January 1, 1998

    Cuddly or Crude?

    As Good As It Gets aims for both. And misses.

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