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Tina Fey

  • Film

    March 20, 2014

    Muppets Most Wanted Is a Great Caper

    Get ready for heaps of ridiculousness.

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    BATTLE-DRINK, Week 5: I Left My Liver In San Francisco

    Sunday night, the Texans take on the San Francisco 49ers, and I think of all the possible BATTLE-DRINK challenges, Sunday night games pose the most daunting one. Think about it, Thursday night games are all right because there's only one per year, and who's really focused on Friday at work anyway. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2013

    Arcade Fire Fans "Reflekt" Band's Appeal at Cactus Party

    Who on earth would line up at a record store on a Monday night to buy a single that had leaked onto the Internet hours beforehand? Especially when the Texans' season opener was about to start? True-blue Arcade Fire fans, that's who. The grooves of indie-rock spun right through kickoff as some 50 or ... More >>

  • Film

    March 21, 2013

    Admission

    Tina Fey's great, but Admission doesn't have the marks.

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    Red, White, and Rehab: Country Music's 10 Douchiest Moments

    It might be hard to believe, but the same musicians responsible for singing lyrics about big green tractors and diggin' up bones are also responsible for a lot of my Internet entertainment. You see, when famous people do douchey things, it makes me giggle. When those acts are committed by people t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2012

    Laughing & Rhyming: 4 Great Hip Hop/Comedy Crossovers

    Fans of Childish Gambino can be split in to two groups: those who like hip hop and appreciate his wordplay, and those who use the phrase "I don't normally like hip-hop but..." before admitting that they just happen to like the guy from Community a lot. That he's a strong enough on the mike to gain t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    Frog Eyes! The 10 Greatest Glasses-Wearing Musicians

    If you were like me growing up, you had glasses. You got ridiculed for it with names like "frog eyes," "nerd" (sadly children didn't equate that with smart, just weird), "ugly" and "geek." Even worse was the fact that, as a result of my wearing glasses, I couldn't wear sunglasses because the good o ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
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    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Jack Donaghy: Executive Superhero and Web Exclusive's General Lack of Appeal

    NBC recently debuted an animated Web tie-in series for 30 Rock called either The Jack Donaghy Files or Jack Donaghy: Executive Superhero. The titles appear to be interchangeable, which really highlights the level of commitment and confidence the network has in the production. The three-minute segm ... 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

    December 10, 2010

    Ricardo Coulston: Blowjob In Kiddie Flick Lands Lufkin Teen In Jail

    Ricardo Coulston REALLY enjoyed Mastermind, until the cops showed up​When you think of movies that could inspire people to commit acts of public lewdness, Megamind, the new Will Ferrell-, Brad Pitt- and Tina Fey-voiced animated children's superhero flick doesn't immediately spring to mind. Bu ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 9, 2010

    Papa's Punch

    Reserve 101's Hemingway

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Stirred & Shaken: Reserve 101's Hemingway

    Troy Fields​At one end of the specialty cocktail list at Reserve 101 (1201 Caroline, 713-655-7101), there's a drink called a Hemingway, and at the other end, a drink called a Bubble Gum Martini. I'm not all that macho, but I know what side of that scale I'd rather slide to. As for the drink, I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Texans-Cowboys Debacle 2010 -- 5 Winners, 5 Losers

    The Texans bombed big-time​In retrospect, we probably should have seen this coming. For all the talk about this being a different Texans team, about the Cowboys coming in as a wounded animal, about Wade Phillips being thrilled about the noon kickoff so he wouldn't miss the early bird special, has ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 2, 2010

    Houston Symphony POPS! Series: Broadway Rocks!

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

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    No Lady Gaga: Celebrities We Wish Had Sex Dolls Made Of Them

    He's no Johnny Depp​Yesterday on the Rocks Off blog we unveiled the Lady Gaga sex doll, Lady Gag Gag. Comments were mixed on the doll, ranging from utter confusion and strange attraction from both sexes. One commenter claimed that the model on the box was even more attractive than the real G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    The 5 Best Satirical Twitter Accounts

    ​Probably the only good thing to come out of the Gulf oil disaster (other than the Uncle John's Bathroom Reader-style discovery that dog hair is super absorbent) is @BPGlobalPR.Satirical Twitter accounts -- created by anonymous users to mock and skewer public figures or celebrities -- have been ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    NBC's Thursday Night: A Fond Farewell, For Now

    We'll miss you, Mark.​Last night was season-finale night for NBC's comedies, and each show's sendoff matched its overall vibe: Community was strong and mock-conventional; Parks and Recreation was hilarious and engaging; 30 Rock was bittersweet but solid, definitely showing its slight age; and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    The Week In TV: Betty White and the Rich Dicks

    I've got clear eyes, a full heart, and can't help but notice that you seem pretty practiced at putting on panties with one hand while holding a gun. This was the week in TV Land: • Because Facebook now controls us all, Betty White hosted Saturday Night Live a couple days ago after the booming po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    The Week In TV: So Long, Julia Sugarbaker

    Even with my dependable shows in reruns, it feels good to be back in the stern embrace of David Simon. This was the week in TV Land: • Thank God for Hulu, you know? The video site is the only reason I actually keep up with Saturday Night Live most weeks. The show's had a real hard-on for tweens ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    Designer David Meister Brings A Recipe For Success To Houston

    Photos by Hallie Jordan​Clothing designer David Meister helped amp up Houston's fashion scene during a spring collection showcase at Neiman Marcus this week.Meister designs cocktail and evening dresses for women, while aiming for a timeless, simple look, he says. "I like simple shapes, lots ... More >>

  • Film

    April 8, 2010

    Bad Marriage

    Tina Fey and Steve Carell go lowbrow and chemistry-free in Date Night.

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    The Week In TV: The Walking Dead (The New Series, Not Charlie Sheen)

    ​I'm slightly sunburned, spoiled by three-day weekends, and trying to figure out whether I want an iPad. This was the week in TV Land: • So, the iPad came out, as you have heard about from every news outlet imaginable, and several TV apps have already been announced. Yahoo's entertainment ... More >>

  • Film

    October 1, 2009

    Half-Truth

    Ricky Gervais can only get so far, or so funny, with The Invention of Lying.

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    In Defense of Mom Jeans

    So President Obama caught a lot of flack for wearing what the fashion elite term "mom jeans" when he threw out the first pitch at the All-Star game the other week. Critics decried the pants as too baggy and high-waisted, resulting in the "mom jeans" look that so many find repulsive.Perhaps most famo ... More >>

  • 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 20, 2009

    A Few Rejected Inaugural Ball Theme Songs

    Eminem feat. Dr. Dre & 50 Cent, "Crack A Bottle" The Good: Many bottles will be popped during tonight's festivities, we imagine, if not quite as many models. Also, the ongoing partnerships between this trio of rap titans says something about the present state of race relations in this country, r ... 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 >>

  • 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

    April 2, 2008

    Maxim Magazine Readers: The Uncoolest Boys Around

    So…it’s come to my attention that Maxim decided to come up with a list of the unsexiest women alive, and this list included Sarah Jessica Parker and Amy Winehouse and Sandra Oh (because of her supposedly “boyish” figure…yeah, that’s right). This list came out five months ago, so it’s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2008

    Six Degrees of Charlie Wilson’s War

    I’m sure that many of you are familiar the theory of Six Degrees of Separation – or at least the Hollywood version of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. In short, the theory posits that everyone person in the world is no more than six steps from each person on the planet. (In the Hollywood version, ... More >>

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    September 12, 2007
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    September 6, 2007
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    January 26, 2006
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    July 21, 2005
  • Film

    April 29, 2004

    Teen Spleen

    Talking smack wreaks high school havoc in Mean Girls

  • Calendar

    September 18, 2003

    Sister Laughter

    Houston's newest all-female comedy troupe makes its debut

  • Culture

    February 27, 2003

    Steal This Movie

    Studios don't get the Upright Citizens, which isn't funny at all

  • Culture

    August 22, 2002

    Fallon Fast

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

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