Sure, go ahead, binge it up with your Netflix and your Hulu and so on. We’ll do that, too, every now and then. But we’ll also be enriching our life-of-the-mind with excellent graphic novels that – chacun à son goût – have nothing to do with costumed heroes and their cosmic shenanigans …
So, you want to give a gift to your favorite geeky friend this holiday season? And you want that gift to be a creative and locally made sort of thing? But still, like, geeky? To whatever value of “geeky” the gift and the friend might embody?
The Frank Mills, one of this city’s most acclaimed improv troupes, have been performing a weekly show at ColdTowne Theater since April of 2010. Hell, they’ve been doing their impressive and unscripted comedy thing on stages around town, anywhere and everywhere, since 2005.
And all of that will end with this week’s show.
Who wants a scare in their stocking? Friday night, Guzu Gallery opened its latest show, holiday/horror hybrid "They're Coming to Get You," and some of the artists were on hand to discuss bringing Christmas fear to the seasonal cheer.
Yeah, we told you about what Leah Lovise and Vanessa Shealy have been working their creative asses off on for a while now: a kid-friendly series of comics about a young lunar citizen who's resisting the treachery fomented by the cretin currently in charge of Earth's natural satellite.
Apparently, all you Austin comedy fans have been good this year, because Santa has dropped off an early gift for you: the names of more than 40 comics slated for the 2018 Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival. Leading the list for the seventh fest are Ryan Hamilton, Preacher Lawson, and Moontower alum Janeane Garofalo.
… and now it’s the first weekend of the last month of the year – and, boy howdy, we’re hoping 2017 doesn’t let the door hit it in the ass on the way out. Doesn’t mean there isn’t some great creative stuff still happening up in this burgeoning burg, though. Why, look: Here’s five recommended events for this same weekend.