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Tug Life
A frothy wake churns behind the stern of the M/V Mary Parker towboat, pushing a float of barges downriver. It’s “6,000 hp on your ass, man, it’s great!” exclaims the captain, waxing about what drives life along the Lower Mississippi.

9:00AM Sat. Mar. 14, 2015, Kate X Messer Read More | Comment »

SXSW Interactive: History of Easter Eggs
In their panel Egg Hunt: The History of Easter Eggs in Games, Matias Myllyrinne (CEO of Remedy studio) and Juuso Myllyrinne (Global Strategist for TBWA) talked water-walking Tiger Woods, golden fire-breathing chickens, and, of course, the Konami Code. Not a lie: Nostalgia abounded. (No cake though.)

8:00AM Sat. Mar. 14, 2015, Ashley Moreno Read More | Comment »

SXSW Interactive: Internet of Unsafe Things
As a child, Nicholas Percoco pretended he was a 9-year-old from the future, stuck in the primitivist past. He was obsessed with the shape of things to come, like the guy down the street with a car phone.

7:00AM Sat. Mar. 14, 2015, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

SXsports: Charles Barkley on Social Media
Having Charles Barkley on a panel about how to remain relevant in a digital age makes about as much sense as having noted OCD sufferer Marc Summers host a game show where everyone gets slimed and messy. But for what Barkley lacks in subject matter expertise, he makes up for with his blunt, hilarious honesty.

11:11PM Fri. Mar. 13, 2015, Eric Sollenberger Read More | Comment »

Russell Brand Cancels SXSW appearances
BRAND: A Second Coming, the opening-night film at SXSW about the comedian/philosopher Russell Brand, might be in search of a new title. Today Brand announced on his website that he will not be “coming” to tonight’s world-premiere screening because the film makes him “uncomfortable.”

2:25PM Fri. Mar. 13, 2015, Marjorie Baumgarten Read More | Comment »

Kanye West, D'Angelo & Mary J. Blige Head to SXSW
Jimmy Kimmel let the cat out of the bag last night on national television that Kanye West would be a guest on his show next Friday, which tapes locally all next week at the Long Center. That puts Yeezus in Austin during South By Southwest.

1:00PM Fri. Mar. 13, 2015, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

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Next Up at SXSW: Andrew Combs
Next Up’s fourth and final SXSW preview lands on Nashville Americana/country artist Andrew Combs, who released sophomore album All These Dreams last week. Critics are already singing its praises.

10:00AM Fri. Mar. 13, 2015, William Harries Graham Read More | Comment »

Future Islands’ Surprise Stubb’s Set
Securing a spot at Mohawk last April proved difficult after buzz gigs the month previous at SXSW – plus a Letterman performance heard ‘round the world – catapulted Future Islands into hot-ticket territory. In contrast was Wednesday’s scene at Stubb’s, where the Baltimore quartet played an unannounced set following ad agency Digitas’ Battle of the Bands.

11:55AM Thu. Mar. 12, 2015, Neph Basedow Read More | Comment »

Film Premieres: The Waiting Is the Hardest Part
Lot of films at SXSW being screened for the first time, and who knows what, precisely, all those state-of-the-art projectors will bring? Except that some of the works among the dozens and dozens – some of them will be downright brilliant.

3:00PM Wed. Mar. 11, 2015, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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