It's rare for a cold type venture to survive these days of hot ether. And this winner did it in a most unconventional way. Shout, a glossy-paper monthly (how positively old-school!), is locally published and broadly distributed across Texas, mostly in gay-friendly retail outlets and restaurants and, of course, gay bars in Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio. Editor Rob Faubion and crew look forward to expanding across the state. But don't confuse Shout with your typical bar rag. Shout eschewed the industry-standard beefcakey 900-number and massage ads in favor of entertainment and the arts … and somehow still managed to celebrate a third anniversary this past month.
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