We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.
So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.
This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involv ... More >>
Photo by Marco TorresMastodon gets the devil horns.Mastodon, Black Tusk, Venomous Maximus
October 27, 2011
Mastodon on the stage upstairs at Fitzgerald's is like a bull in a china closet, an anaconda in a cage full of mice, or at least John Travolta in a room full of handsome me ... More >>
Ed. Note: Rocks Off does not advocate trying any of the products mentioned in this article (even if they exist) or, really, following any of Jef With One F's advice about anything at all.
When Marilyn Manson put out Mansinthe, that was cute. Then David Lynch put out his own brand of coffee, ... More >>
Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or un, have been swept aside. We'll
examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should?
Crack (Rap-a-Lot, 2008)
Crack was the first of Rother Vandross's drug-themed albums, foll ... More >>
Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are two reasons ... More >>
Texas Pepper Jelly of the Month ClubMany Americans may be expecting a lump of coal in their hanging folders at work instead of holiday bonuses, but if Clark Griswold has taught us anything, it's that an undying devotion to holiday spirit can get you through the most well-earned of psychotic b ... More >>
Photo by elvissaToday's Chron column by Lisa Falkenberg, headlined "Finally, a bit of good news out of BARC," might have been more accurately titled "When Public Relations Attacks!"
What the column lacks in actual news value and insight, it makes up for by highlighting what might be one of BARC's th ... More >>
Dear jaded consumer: These two Houston artists are now competing for your attention. They sell ads, they're making a vodka billboard, and their client list includes Budweiser and Target. They call it art, but what advertisers want to know is, will it work