Captain America, Marvel's newest superhero movie, comes out today. We'll pause until the excitement passes. ... Rocks Off likes Captain America. The three comic books we read with any regularity as a scupper were Cap, Batman (Detective Comics), and Spider-Man. But we love America. The land ... More >>
Good thing he wasn't named Sam SchnackenpfefferhausenToday marks the 175th anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto, the glorious day when a ragtag Texan army surprised a siesta-enjoying Mexican force and won independence for the Lone Star State. The battle, fought near present-day Refinery ... More >>
â€‹Today is Martin Luther King Day; meaning government employees are off, most other people aren't, and Houston has feuding parades.King has become an absolute icon, showing up in countless movies, documentaries or TV shows, usually as shorthand for either the overall turmoil of the Sixties or the f ... More >>
â€‹That's right, we went there. Longtime Massachussetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, better known as Teddy, passed away late Tuesday night at age 77. News media sites have already gone to Defcon 2 - "A Famous Person Not Named Michael Jackson Has Died" - so Rocks Off thought we'd take a different appro ... More >>
There are probably few things in this world that mean immortality more than having your face plastered on the side of a fast-food box. That's what's happening this weekend for Houston's Joey, Robert and Steven Clark when they're inducted into the Krystal burger Hall of Fame. (Krystal burgers are the ... More >>
Two Houston-connected musicians offer up different takes on the war. One veteran tells Racket which he thinks is better and why.
Sicardi Gallery shows the optically kinetic art of Luis Tomasello
Thursday, April 8
Third–generation activist Luchita Rodriguez and her friends find the missing rally bus — and a fresh, family-style fight against war in Iraq
Old cemeteries rarely die. They just get buried under weeds, development and indifference.
The Beach Boys
In Mars Attacks!, Tim Burton turns his ray gun on everything in sight