Despite glitches, Houstonians flock to sign up to be covered by the new insurance plans.
For most of us the government shutdown is a bad joke that seems like it will never end, but for 12-year-old Justin Clark and his family, the shutdown that has frozen the works of federal government is a lot closer to a very unfunny hostage situation. Two months ago Justin was diagnosed with Giant A ... More >>
With the Affordable Care Act tied to the federal budget, and the Senate and House of Representatives about as cooperative as a herd of sugared-up, nap-free toddlers, it seemed inevitable that the government would shut down at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday...and it did. A government shutdown hasn't happene ... More >>
A candlelight memorial service for a murder victim ended with an argument and a fatal shooting, police say. Some 200 to 300 people were in and around Yellowstone Park in south Houston for a memorial for Brandon Bryant, killed Tuesday. Dexter Gerald August, 35, was shot several times about 8:50 p.m ... 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 >>
How could Glee be too gay?The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation is demanding an apology from MyFox Houston for a debate segment called "Is TV Too Gay?" that was shown after TV's Gayest Show Ever, Glee. The debate pit anti-gay buffoon and head of the American Family Association, Brya ... More >>
Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray We like to think of the planet we live on as "Mother" Earth, a caring, nurturing parent figure who we thoughtlessly abuse. Well, we at Rocks Off don't know if you've noticed, but Mom ain't exactly helpless. In fact, sometimes she seems less like a benevolen ... More >>
Take a visit to planet Yellowstone