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Funko x Austin: The Business of Fandom
In its SXSW brand debut, "geeky Gucci" Loungefly shows the future for hometown print mavens and newly acquired portfolio pals Mondo
"...who might not know it beyond its Disney mini backpacks, the de rigueur storage statement for the parks. Yet..."

March 17, 2023 Features Feature by Richard Whittaker

It's in the Rivets: The Secret Passion of Loungefly
The "geeky Gucci" designer brand makes its SXSW debut
"...really want to know that it's a Loungefly mini backpack, it's in the rivets...."

March 12, 2023 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

9 Best Long Distance Sex Toys For Couples In Long Distance Relationships (Updated List 2023)
Helping you find high-quality long distance sexual toys
"...• Small enough to travel in a purse or backpack • Five different settings for fast or slow pleasure..."

Feb. 6, 2023 Events Post

Doggett Brings $2 Million Home From D.C. to Combat Opioid Crisis
Doggett says it’s no panacea, but it’s progress
"...that Travis County Judge Andy Brown carries in his backpack – “and I encourage everybody to try to do..."

Jan. 17, 2023 News Post by Lina Fisher

Day Trips: Holiday Gift Guide
Cap’n Day Trips suggests four gifts for globetrotters
" the beach? Get your Sherpa the VinXplorer beverage backpack to bring the party wherever you go. The carrying..."

Dec. 2, 2022 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Most Memorable Moments of Saturday’s ACL Fest Weekend Two
Lido Pimienta, Habibi, and Princess Nokia’s Kirby squirt gun
"...a magic wand attached to a Kirby water gun backpack. In the refreshing shade of the T-Mobile stage, Destiny..."

Oct. 16, 2022 Music Post by Kriss Conklin

Council Recap: Once-Sacred Neighborhood Protections Battered by Austin's Affordability Crisis
Are taller buildings with less parking the answer?
" accountant, they can throw their laptop in a backpack and bike to work. … We continue to push..."

May 21, 2022 News Post by Maggie Q. Thompson

La Doña, Wet Leg, Wolf Eyes, and Chris Patrick Added to SXSW’s 2022 Music Ranks
… along with 302 other acts from around the world
"...punk trio Big Joanie also earn their free artist backpack (those are coming back, right?), as do Canadian hip-hop..."

Jan. 26, 2022 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Review: Jamestown Revival
On Robert Ellis-produced fourth LP, Young Man, the Austin folk duo lays bare their intimate harmonies
"...the album strips bare, Zach Chance and Jonathan Clay backpack through rural Americana and all the dusty back roads..."

Jan. 14, 2022 Music Feature by Alejandra Ramirez

Seven Decades and One Wall Apart: Finding Friendship on Either Side of a Bouldin Creek Duplex
Two women at different stages of life keep company during a pandemic
"...small house on a quiet street. I packed a backpack and boarded a flight to Manhattan. I slept on..."

July 16, 2021 Arts Feature by Ali Montag

An Israeli in Paris contends with running away from his identity
"...investigates and realizes he has been robbed of his backpack, all of his belongings. A completely blank slate, then...."

Feb. 26, 2021 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Eighth Street Survivors
They came out to protest police brutality. They were met by a life-altering wave of police violence. Eight months later, they still await justice and change.
"...socket. There was blood all over my shirt and backpack and running down my face. And it was like..."

Feb. 5, 2021 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

If You’ve Ever Wanted to Live Inside a Wes Anderson Movie...
This photography book is a close approximation
"...him to 38 countries. He lived out of a backpack for his trip's entirety and shot tens of thousands..."

Jan. 15, 2021 Arts Feature by Sara Hutchinson

Opinion: Drug Use Is the Reality for Millions. There Are Ways to Make It Safer.
A paramedic and harm reductionist highlights resources in Austin to reduce risks associated with using drugs
"...– a nasal spray you can keep in your backpack or car. And it's one of the safest medicines..."

Dec. 25, 2020 Column by Claire Zagorski

Share Some Truth, Justice, and Sustainability With These Civic-Minded Gifts
Keep the holidays real
"...threats like fracking and pipelines. You'll get a free backpack from Smoking Frog with your purchase, made with 100%..."

Dec. 4, 2020 News Feature by the News Staff

Norwegian attempt to reclaim old myths from Marvel is Brightburn 2.0
" wasteland, his hair filthy and wild, a heavy-duty backpack slung over his shoulders. It turns out that this..."

Nov. 13, 2020 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

From Navy Veteran to L.A. Motorcyclist to Austin Food Forest Guy
Neil Brosig starts a YouTube Channel, joins forces with Apis
" dawned on me that I only needed a backpack to do what I was doing. I could just..."

April 17, 2020 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

SXSW Drops Final Artist List
Welcome Delta Spirit, M. Ward, Open Mike Eagle, and 151 more
"...Additional Austinites laying claim to the free SXSW Artist backpack are:..."

March 5, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Weathering With You
A magical rainy adventure in Tokyo with sympathy for the underdog
"...clean white shirts and randoseru, the archetypal Japanese school backpack. Hina (Mori) is a 17-year-old working a part-time job..."

Jan. 17, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

AFS Announces Short Film Grant Recipients
Society breaks $2 million in assistance to filmmakers
"..."UNTITLED CAT BACKPACK SHORT" D: Katie Graham & Andrew Matthews An existential..."

Dec. 20, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Another Survivor Comes Forward Against Travis County D.A. petition calls for the removal of Margaret Moore
" a 26 year old man” who stole her backpack containing medications, a laptop, textbooks, and class notes, and..."

Dec. 4, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Cage the Elephant Gores Austin City Limits
Kentucky crew’s debut taping Friday proves their universality
"...women’s blue lace underwear atop them, a fluorescent yellow backpack, headphones, cane, and goggles. As the band launched the..."

Sept. 29, 2019 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Austin Music Yearbook: Can You Name These Musicians?
"...Fourth grade, Kennedy School Hong Kong Backpack rapper – before that was a thing...."

Aug. 29, 2019 Photo Gallery

SXSW Music Review: Laura Misch
Sound bleed can’t silence South London experimentalist
"...slinky beat begging for a verse from a mid-Aught’s backpack rapper...."

March 14, 2019 SXSW Post by Dan Gentile

Top 20 Hip-Hop Artists at SXSW Music
"...Beats 1 Radio, Iranian-born Pasha Nadjafi spits wit and backpack bravado as he moves along wacky vibrations and kick-back..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Alejandra Ramirez

This Is America: Part Two
More from the Notes From the Field cast on living black
"...hurt you. And I don’t have anything in my backpack. My ID is in my backpack. I’m keeping my..."

Feb. 28, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

SXSW Unloads Fourth Artist List
Quin NFN, Cayucas, Gabriella Cohen, and 128 more
"...also stakes his claim to the complimentary SXSW artist backpack...."

Jan. 17, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Zach Theatre's Tortoise and Hare
This delightful, inspiring musical teaches us there's more to the story than the amazing race
"...we can see shoulders a burden heavier than the backpack-shell she wears; in the pluck and hunger of Megan..."

Jan. 4, 2019 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Triggering a Time Trap
Ben Foster and Mark Dennis on the Hill Country sci-fi flick
"...a while," Dennis said, "I wanted to call it Backpack to the Future"..."

Nov. 9, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Floating Around the New Braunfels "Can Ban"
How to legally drink on the river
" you’re in a movie about being stranded. Hydration Backpack..."

Aug. 6, 2018 Events Post by Cassie Arredondo

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