Andy Langer

Articles by Andy Langer

Hot Sauce

Apr 1, 2000 By Andy Langer

How the Stubb's barbecue empire outlasted the death of its namesake—and proved that spice guys sometimes finish first.

and all the colors . . .

Mar 1, 2000 By Andy Langer

Over the past decade, Ian Moore has done everything a young Austin guitarist is supposed to do: he apprenticed in Joe Ely’s band, jammed at Antone’s with Double Trouble, toured with ZZ Top, and closed sets by showboating all over Freddie King’s “Me And My Guitar.” Now, like Charlie Sexton…

Schmooze Paper

Aug 31, 1999 By Andy Langer

What do gossipeuse Liz Smith, politico Paul Begala, and Hollywood hotshot Robert Rodriguez have in common? They all worked—and networked—at the hundred-year-old Daily Texan.

Rockonomics 101

Mar 1, 1999 By Andy Langer

Purely in terms of record sales, the Austin band Fastball hit a home run in 1998. But does that mean its members are going to get rich? Not necessarily.