Every year, Austin's pop-culture ephemera empire Mondo produces enough film collectibles to sink a battleship and break your bank forever. But not every design makes it through unscathed. At last weekend's MondoCon, the annual Mondo Talk panel delved deep into the sometimes beautiful, sometimes shocking reject pile.
Sometimes at a ceremony where awards are being handed out, there's one show that just seems to have generated some special magic and on which a lotta love is lavished. So it was at the 42nd edition of the B. Iden Payne Theatre Awards on Monday, where the Vortex Repertory Company production of Terminus received a total of 11 awards.
Tired of the election grind? Looking for shelter from the tsunami of last-minute political yammering? Join the genre-loving crowd gathered at Malvern Books’ Fantastical Fictions series – on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 7pm – and rest your weary mind from the relentless apocalyptic carping of our current news cycle.
It's hard to draw any conclusions from early voting turnout. However, the numbers from day one of the November election don't lie: Yesterday, a record number of Travis County residents made it to the ballot box for the first day of early voting.
Charismatic Austin country posse Croy & the Boys roll out debut full-length Hey Come Back on Friday. The 11-track collection burns with workingman reflections and late-night ponderings from good-natured biker Corey Baum.