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Here's Why Patrick Swayze Is the GOAT of Houston Actors

2 years ago by Camilo Hannibal Smith
The Swayze was a badass and heartthrob, and no one could do it like he did.
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Death Rumors Swirl About Houston's Patrick Swayze

10 years ago by Richard Connelly
Patrick Swayze, one of a handful of famous Hollywood types from Houston, has been sick for a long time.Today, rumors started coursing throughout the Internet and Twitter and whatever that the end had finally come.His publicist, however, is denying the rumors, according to this article that doesn't quote the publicist,...
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Pop Rocks: We Must Avenge Patrick Swayze

8 years ago by Pete Vonder Haar
Assholes: Surf thriller "Point Break" will get a modern update by Alcon and Warner Bros., much to fans' chagrin. According to Deadline.com, the new version will be set in the world of extreme sports. Kurt Wimmer ("Salt," the upcoming "Total Recall" remake) has written the script for the new "Point...
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Fort Bend, You Could Have Had A "Patrick Swayze Elementary"

9 years ago by Richard Connelly
Fort Bend is opening a new elementary, and they threw open the naming process. Three dozen suggestions came in.Some were old school: Abraham Lincoln Elementary. Honest Abe doesn't tend to get many things named after him these days outside of Illinois.Hillary Clinton Elementary? It would have been nice, in the...
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Pop Rocks: Patrick Swayze Will Have His Revenge on Hollywood

8 years ago by Pete Vonder Haar
Assholes: Surf thriller "Point Break" will get a modern update by Alcon and Warner Bros., much to fans' chagrin. According to Deadline.com, the new version will be set in the world of extreme sports. Kurt Wimmer ("Salt," the upcoming "Total Recall" remake) has written the script for the new "Point...
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Miss Pop Rocks: We Need a Patrick Swayze High School…NOW!

12 years ago by Houston Press
I’m starting on a mission right now to get an area school district to name a new facility after our own native son, Patrick Swayze. And I’m serious. Does anyone know anything about the Burnet that Burnet Elementary in Houston is named after? No. What about Bondy Intermediate in Pasadena?...
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Dear Patrick Swayze, Please Get Better Fast. Love, Miss Pop Rocks.

11 years ago by Jennifer Mathieu
Miss Pop Rocks is the first to admit she has a tendency to be, well, a little sarcastic or facetious or downright mean-spirited sometimes when it comes to celebrities. But I really and truly do have a soft spot inside of this cold, cold heart for many of them, and...
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I Am the Body Beautiful: Our Favorite Patrick Swayze Musical Movie Moments

10 years ago by Pete Vonder Haar
It's only been a few hours, and we already miss Patrick Swayze. The Houston native won our hearts as the sensitive yet murderous Dalton in Road House and the senstive yet Confederate Orry Main in North and South. Here at Rocks Off, however, we want to take a moment to...
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R.I.P. Houston's Patrick Swayze, And Here's To Your Five Best Characters

10 years ago by Pete Vonder Haar
Houston's own Patrick Swayze passed away last night at the age of 57 after an 18-month battle with pancreatic cancer, and we are poorer for it. I'm not ashamed in the slightest to say that I was one of the man's biggest fans, and indeed have tried to live my...
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Tonight: Rocks Off Movie Night Presents the Swayze in Point Break

10 years ago by Craig Hlavaty
Tonight Rocks Off salutes the late Patrick Swayze with his 1991 classic bank caper film Point Break, which also stars Keanu Reeves and a shitload of waves. The film starts a little after 9 p.m. upstairs at the Mink as always. Whoah! Point Break is easily one of the best...

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