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  • Blogs

    February 21, 2014

    The Reality Bites Soundtrack at 20: The Good, The Bad and the Totally '90s

    This week marks the 20th anniversary of the release of Reality Bites, Houston's cinematic "'90s moment" starring Ethan Hawke's grunge locks and Winona Ryder's doily dress. It's a flawed film, and rather unsatisfying at times, but it's hardly without its charms -- quite like Houston itself, one might ... More >>

  • Music

    February 3, 2011

    When We Ruled H-Town

    Doc revisits Houston's '90s music scene.

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Surprise... Houston Is Sending Some People To SXSW

    ​In the past couple of weeks, Rocks Off's already-groaning email inbox has begun sagging even further with pings from random Australian bands looking for "coverage" for their SXSW appearances - we recommend a geography lesson, mates - and the usual onslaught of press releases on behalf of arti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    Happy April Fool's Day: Fools in Popular Music

    Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray In the Tarot, "The Fool is the spirit in search of experience. He represents the mystical cleverness bereft of reason within us, the childlike ability to tune into the inner workings of the world." Hat sold separately.As you've hopefully been able to t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 21, 2005

    Beauty and the Bestiality

    A Greek has a bully time in Mildred's Umbrella's Hotel Pasiphae

  • Culture

    October 3, 2002

    Dawson's Crossing

    James Van Der Beek gets off, literally, on screwing with his image

  • Music

    May 20, 1999
  • News

    January 22, 1998
  • Music

    July 3, 1997