Austin, Featured

Please Support the Austin Zoo and Sanctuary After Recent Robbery

3 Comments 07 July 2014

Babe, a former 4H project and survivor of the slaughterhouse  When I first moved to Austin, an ignorant fool told me that the city had a zoo, but all it boasted were “some goats you can feed.” This equally ignorant fool believed the unfactual statement, thought that feeding goats couldn’t possibly be fun (oh boy, [...]

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Reasons Why Austin is the Best Place Ever

15 Comments 01 July 2014

I stopped reading Vice last year after I spotted an article titled “The Woman Who Trains Dogs to Have Sex with Humans” on my Facebook feed, so I haven’t actually read the infamous “Reasons Why Austin is the Worst Place Ever” article that wafted through the Internet last week. I did, however, read many of [...]

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Austin, Featured, Social Media

Big Ol’ Divorce Yard Sale!

4 Comments 09 June 2014

Yesterday I came across this sign near my house: I took a photo of it on Instagram and it got a lot of shares and comments. Who doesn’t appreciate a sense of humor when it comes to tragedy? I discovered that the creator of the flyer is a man who goes by the name America [...]

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Austin, Travel

I Think We Created a New Fashion Trend: Formal Tubing Wear

2 Comments 13 May 2014

This weekend, we celebrated my boyfriend’s half birthday. I had a written the story as to why we celebrated his birthday in May instead of on his actual birthday in November, but when I read this post to him, he said, “You don’t have to put EVERYTHING on the Internet.” And because I don’t want [...]

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ATX Safer Streets: How You Can Help a Movement to Make Austin Safer for Pedestrians

No Comments 30 April 2014

Following the news of the tragic death of Kelly (a.k.a. ATX Hipsters) this weekend, Zack Teibloom made me aware of ATX Safer Streets, a coalition of concerned citizens advocating for safer streets in Austin for pedestrians and cyclists. You’ve probably heard a lot about ATX Safer Streets recently, and maybe you even liked their Facebook page [...]

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Austin is Not a Pedestrian or Cyclist-Friendly City, and That Needs to Change

30 Comments 28 April 2014

Austin is a progressive city in so many ways, but being pedestrian and cyclist-friendly are not two features the city can boast. On Saturday, I read yet another article about a pedestrian killed by a drunk driver in Downtown Austin. I shared on Twitter that this is becoming an epidemic in our city, and that [...]

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Austin, Featured, Pop Culture

Austin’s Moontower Comedy Festival Has So Many Boinkable Comedians This Year

No Comments 25 April 2014

Guys, I’m stoked. The Moontower Comedy Festival just started and I got a press badge. For this blog. How the hell that happened, I’m not sure. All I know is that that means I can stalk write about the Kids in the Hall. Man, I love the Kids in the Hall. I’ve written about them a disgusting [...]

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Austin, Featured, Film, Pop Culture

Hey, Rick Moranis! Will You Come to Our Party?

1 Comment 07 April 2014

Dear Rick Moranis, We are throwing a party in your honor on April 27th at Wright Bros. Brew & Brew in Austin, Texas, and you are cordially invited. I can’t afford your airfare or a hotel room, but you’re welcome to crash at our place. We have a spare bedroom with a weight machine! I [...]

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