"I don't care about your expectations. I don't care about anybody's expectations."
-- Mario Williams via the Buffalo News, when asked if he thinks he is living up to expectations
Underachievement, excuses, sporadic to nonexistent productivity.
Buffalo, I know this version of the Mario Williams ... More >>
BY JEF WITH ONE F AND CHRIS GRAY
20. Marilyn Manson
Antichrist Superstar (Interscope, 1996)
So squalid and deeply unpleasant it's mesmerizing, Antichrist Superstar is such an intricate dissection of how to become a "rock star" it could have come from a biology lab. Then 24 or 25, Manson gets so fa ... More >>
BY CHRIS GRAY AND JEF WITH ONE F
Even at this late stage of the game, "goth" is a loaded word. Years and years of bad emo bands in too much eyeliner and corsets on sale at Hot Topics coast to coast will do that.
Some even doubt the existence of goth as its own genre anymore, which seems strange co ... More >>
A couple weeks ago, I launched the maiden week of my new fighting league, the Fan Fighting League, dedicated to bringing you the best in pro sport fan fights from around the globe.
Week 1 gave us a quartet of Buffalo Bill fans taking on an entire section of New York Jet fans with very mixed results ... More >>
Strange Fruit: The Beatles' Apple Records
Chrome Dreams, 162 mins., $19.95.
While the Beatles' formation of their Apple company had roots in a tax dodge, the foursome really did (at least originally) seek to create a haven where creative types across different genres from art and film and design to ... More >>
At this point in our meaningless lives, we should all know about the monstrosity that is a turducken; I mean, the thing is over 30 now, for Christ's sake, get with it. If you haven't been living on this planet, welcome! it's a turkey (tur) stuffed with a duck (duc) stuffed with a chicken (ken), beca ... More >>
Eww.So I'm being forced to watch The Good Wife last Sunday, and I see that Colin Sweeney, a semi-recurring character Alicia once defended for murdering his wife, was apparently involved in testifying for Alicia's firm for one reason or other (give me a break, the entire hour was me wrestling ... More >>
If you're anything like Rocks Off, you've been marking off the days on your calendar until you could let loose and celebrate Wyoming Statehood Day this coming Sunday.
OK, so that's a lie, but here at Rocks Off we do enjoy the lesser known-holidays and putting together playlists to honor them ... More >>
UbisoftCall of JuarezEven though the Mexican Drug War continues unabated a few hundred miles down the Southwest Freeway, this news that there is a South of the Border-themed Grand Theft Auto video game in the works somehow seems predictable.
According to manufacturer Ubisoft, first-person sh ... More >>
I'm not talking about Greg Lowry's anthropomorphized meatball tattoo or Paul Rodriguez's rotten apple, two of the food tattoo featured in our Chef Tats story last year. I'm not even talking about the weird Billy Mays-in-a-cupcake tattoo seen to your right (yes, Billy Mays was reincarnated as ... More >>
Docking at Reliant Stadiumâ€‹Attention, Houston owner Bob McNair. Your defense needs help, and the key may be opening your pocketbook. Ideally, do it in a hurry.Tony Romo and the Cowboys (1-2) exposed the previously unbeaten Texans' dirty little secret on Sunday, throwing for 284 yards, two touchdow ... More >>
â€‹James Patton of Houston is headed to court next week, on charges that he had his way with dead female bodies.As DA spokeswoman Donna Hawkins told KHOU about pictures found on Patton's computer: "I can tell you that the defendant's male sexual organ was seen in various poses with those of dead bod ... More >>
Photo by gaby53mtUsually Anthony Bourdain is a hedonist. He indulges in food, alcohol and not a few off-color sex jokes, no matter what city or what audience. But this week while visiting Montana, he exits out of the fast lane. Maybe it's the mountains, but in the first 20 minutes of the epis ... More >>