This Week on The Austin Chronicle Show: What's Next for Marijuana in Texas

Kevin Curtin and Jessi Cape talk weed, hot sauce, and summer songs

The scorching temperatures getting you down? Here are some end-of-summer pick-me-ups.

This week on The Austin Chronicle Show, Kevin Curtin talks about his favorite songs to wind down summer and Jessi Cape previews Sunday’s Hot Sauce Festival. And considering the two of them are our most prolific cannabis reporters, we weren’t going to miss the opportunity to ask them about how near (or far) we are to legalization in Texas, plus the proliferation of CBD shops in Austin.

For copyright reasons, we had to edit out the clips of the six songs in Kevin’s end-of-summer playlist, but you can hear them in full via Spotify below. Just listen for the staticky alien sound effect and you’ll know when to pause to switch over to the playlist.

Host: Kim Jones. Guests: Kevin Curtin and Jessi Cape. Engineer: Bob Dailey. Theme music: Kevin Curtin and Jonas Wilson.

Catch The Austin Chronicle Show live Fridays, 3pm, on KOOP 91.7 FM.

Find old episodes on the Chronicle’s A/V page.

A note to readers: Bold and uncensored, The Austin Chronicle has been Austin’s independent news source for almost 40 years, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press. If real news is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $10 or whatever you can afford, to help keep our journalism on stands.

Support the Chronicle  

More The Austin Chronicle Show
This Week on <i>The Austin Chronicle Show</i>: Remembering Molly Ivins
This Week on The Austin Chronicle Show: Remembering Molly Ivins
Plus, how to negotiate dining out with kids

Kimberley Jones, Aug. 30, 2019

This Week on <i>The Austin Chronicle Show</i>: Mike Clark-Madison on the City Budget and Rock Photographer Martha Grenon
The City Budget and Martha Grenon
Why you should care about how the city spends your money

Kimberley Jones, Aug. 16, 2019

More by Kimberley Jones
Unpacking AISD's Plan for School Closures on <i>The Austin Chronicle Show</i>
Unpacking AISD's Plan for School Closures on The Austin Chronicle Show
"School Changes" unveiled, plus Michael Ray Charles' new solo show

Sept. 13, 2019

This Week on <i>The Austin Chronicle Show</i>: SASS Is Back
SASS Is Back
Central Health, and the salad dressing that came back from the dead

Sept. 6, 2019


The Austin Chronicle Show, Chronicle Audio, Hot Sauce Festival, cannabis, summer playlist, Abhi the Nomad, Duel, Bill Callahan, TC Superstar, Temple of Angels, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real

One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

Updates for SXSW 2019

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle