Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Monday, June 1, 2015
The City of Austin Music Office commissioned a survey of 4,000 people in the city’s music industry to learn what reality is like as a musician in the Live Music Capital of the World. What they found stinks.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
The Austin-based Levitation Festival—formerly the Austin Psych Fest—builds anticipation with an exclusive mixtape.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Nobody expected much out of the Astros this year, but a month into the season, the team is sitting pretty atop the AL West, five games above .500. How did that happen?
Friday, April 24, 2015
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
And could converting streets to two-way revitalize blighted sections of Texan inner cities, especially Houston’s still-moribund downtown?
Monday, April 20, 2015
With the Cowboys aggressively pursuing Adrian Peterson—and with Greg Hardy already in the fold—now is a good time to consider how the NFL could try to resolve its domestic violence problem.
Friday, April 17, 2015
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
My great-great-grandfather James Avery Lomax was a plainspoken racist and illiterate slaveholder, but he was still a man worth honoring. As were many other former Confederates. Their Lost Cause, on the other hand, can go to hell.
Monday, April 13, 2015
Monday, April 6, 2015
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Dallas Observer music editor Jeff Gage published a weird paragraph last year in reference to how a female punk singer looked—and Gawker is still holding his feet to the fire for it.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Monday, March 16, 2015
After 2013’s breakout indie hit Computer Chess, the Austin filmmaker followed it up with something completely different—Results, a romantic comedy with Cobie Smulders and Guy Pearce that sticks the landing.
Friday, March 13, 2015
An interview with Bill and Turner Ross, whose Sundance award-winning documentary about border life, Western, screens at SXSW Film.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
The Texas-based movie theater chain has been famous for its strict policies regarding texting, talking, and arriving late to screenings. But it’s not treating those as teenager-specific problems anymore.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Monday, March 9, 2015
The Grapevine-based video game retailer announced plans last month to buy leases on more than 160 former RadioShack locations. But can the niche retailer, selling a product that there’s increasingly little need to go to a store to purchase, avoid the fate of the company whose stores it’s inheriting?
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Richard Linklater’s masterpiece went from being the overwhelming favorite for the Best Picture and Best Director awards at Sunday’s Academy Awards to being an underdog. How does that happen?
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
See a live version of “Copper Canteen,” a song off of James McMurtry’s latest album, filmed and recorded in Los Angeles last fall.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
When the owners of Jumpolin in East Austin went to bed on Wednesday night, they were the proprietors of a piñata shop. When they woke up on Thursday, they had a pile of rubble. But exactly what happened is still a matter of debate.
Friday, February 13, 2015
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Last week, Doritos revealed that their gigantic vending machine-shaped stage would not be returning to Austin this March. Neither will iTunes, Chevy, or Subway. What does that mean for SXSW?
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
The six-part documentary by director Andrew Jarecki (“Capturing the Friedmans”) premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on Tuesday.
Monday, January 26, 2015
It appears that Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam may regret listening to that homeless guy.