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Dear Glutton: How to Step Up Your Picnic
Going beyond the typical bag of chips and cooler of beers
"...routine is getting old. Help us step up our picnic game!..."

June 9, 2017 Food Column by Emily Beyda

Follow the Leader
Has Austin's ON Networks found the golden formula for the new media age?
"...Backpack Picnic: Sketch comedies that run the gamut from silly..."

May 15, 2009 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Don't Everybody Panic, but Online Sketch Troupe Backpack Picnic Has Definitely Gone What They Call 'Viral' and Is Also About to Contaminate the Alamo Drafthouse
Online sketch troupe Backpack Picnic has definitely gone viral
"...you need to clear your mind with a little picnic. Maybe, even better, with a Backpack Picnic. Although, yeah,..."

May 2, 2008 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

René Pinnell: Direct(or) to Video
Well, these videos don't just direct themselves, you know
"...One of the first things you notice about Backpack Picnic shows is how well-made they are, how they..."

May 2, 2008 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Top 10 Favorite Arts Events Across The Disciplines (In No Particular Order)
Chronicle Arts writer Wayne Alan Brenner on his favorite arts events in 2007
"...8) Backpack Picnic The comic geniuses David Bewley and Mitch Baker,..."

Jan. 4, 2008 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Stuff Your Stockings With Fun
Stocking stuffers for imbibers
"...have about a dozen of them: one in the picnic basket, one in my backpack, one in the luggage,..."

Dec. 14, 2007 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

OoBer Alles
A guide to the troupes in the 2007 Out of Bounds Improv Festival
"...Backpack Picnic: Formerly known as Edmond Bulldogs, but now MTV's..."

Aug. 31, 2007 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

De-Spurring the Moment
The making of the 2007 Out of Bounds Improv Festival
"...found a group in L.A. that's very similar to Backpack Picnic [formerly Edmond Bulldogs], who's gonna be doing a..."

Aug. 31, 2007 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Out of Bounds: The lineup
"...Edmond Bulldogs (aka Backpack Picnic) (Los Angeles/Austin)..."

Aug. 31, 2007 Arts Feature

Event Menu
July 6-12
"...The Way Out Wineries are hosting a progressive Picnic Road Trip beginning this weekend: $65 per couple or..."

July 6, 2007 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

This Ain't No Picnic: Minutemen on Patrol
The sinister legions of the 'Drug Cartel' have little to fear from the latest incarnation of border hysteria. As for the rest of us ...
"..."You can tell they're drug smugglers because they carry backpacks."..."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Feature by Diana Welch

History Repeats
A writer and his artist aunt explore cave paintings and see more than just writing on the wall.
"...pants, a button-down Indian print short sleeve shirt, and backpack under pigtails of long brown hair, two small turquoise..."

Aug. 17, 2001 Features Feature by Eli Kooris

Ruling the Roost
Austin Preeminent Concert Promoter Ponders Retirement
"...1960, after eight months of marching with a weighted backpack and an M-1 rifle, O'Connor and several other cadets..."

June 1, 2001 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Bunnies and Bongs
Getting Your Band Noticed: Promotional Gimmicks
"...Surfers once sent out toilet paper. Robert Earl Keen's Picnic came in a bag with plastic ants (Picnic. Ants...."

Aug. 1, 1997 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

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