WebFest Brings the Really Small Screen to the Big Screen
WebFest, a digital/web series festival, is coming back to Austin for a third year. Boasted as the only festival of its kind in Texas, this year the festival joins forces with Austin Creative Alliance to be considered for ACA’s sponsorship. This will allow the festival to apply for grants to bring WebFest to the next level.

9:30AM Tue. Jun. 21, Rivers Wright Read More | Comment »

The Hook Laughs With, Not at UT
UT has many beloved spokespersons, like the late Bill Livingston, who wished us aging UT alums “goodbye and good luck” on the old TEX registration system, sports announcer Craig Way, and probably some deans. But it’s time to open our hearts to one more: local comedian and new host of The Hook, Andrew Rosas.

4:25PM Fri. May 13, Ashley Moreno Read More | Comment »

Night Flight Flies Again
Stuart Shapiro doesn't seem the kind of guy that turned TV on its ear. Tall, graying, soft-spoken, he looks more like the IT innovator that he's become than the man that brought underground culture to cable TV. But that's exactly what he did for nearly a decade with USA Network's Night Flight.

9:00AM Sun. Apr. 10, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Live From The New Yorker
What defines The New Yorker? A handful of characteristics come to mind, mostly built around its commitment to long-form journalism. Editor-in-chief David Remnick adds another constant. "A magazine that doesn't have anything funny in it in a given week is a failed magazine." Now he hopes that humor is present in its new excursion into radio.

11:47AM Fri. Jan. 22, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

VIDEO: Decker Fright Night
Just before the weekend’s frightful weather pulled in, students at Decker Middle School celebrated their 6th annual Fright Night, a combination costume, dance, and haunted house party.

12:35PM Mon. Oct. 26, 2015, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

Wizard World Announces Mike Tyson
There are few more surreal figures on the cultural landscape than Mike Tyson. Boxing hall of famer. Convicted felon. Two-time Olympic gold medal winner. Self-satirist. Cartoon character. Austin will get a chance to see the modern icon when he headlines this year's Wizard World Austin across Halloween weekend.

1:58PM Fri. Aug. 28, 2015, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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Mamrie Hart Deserves a Drink
She’s the raunchy Lucille Ball of YouTube. Her show, You Deserve a Drink, is packed with puns as she concocts odd pop-culture themed cocktails, and in HeyUSA she treks the U.S. with hilarity to spare. She's Mamrie Hart, and we caught her passing through town.

3:55PM Wed. Jun. 3, 2015, Alexa Harrington Read More | Comment »

One in a Crowd: Strange Kids Club
Know your Madballs from your Micronauts? Your Teddy Ruxpin from your Rock Lords? Then you just passed the initiation test to join the Strange Kids Club, the Austin-based celebration of the time of Saturday morning cartoon trading cards, anthropomorphic action heroes, and scratch-and-sniff wonder.

10:30AM Fri. Apr. 17, 2015, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

SXSW Interactive: 10 Lessons From Buzzfeed's Jonah Peretti
Jonah Peretti might not be a household name, but as the co-founder and CEO of BuzzFeed, few people have had as dramatic an effect on Internet media. And that goes way beyond adorable cat videos.

10:15PM Mon. Mar. 16, 2015, Dan Gentile Read More | Comment »

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