Austin, Featured

What Was the Best Thing That Happened in Austin in 2014?

No Comments 16 December 2014

As I reflect back on Austin’s 2014, a mix of happy and sad emotions bubble to the surface. Though it was a fun and exciting year in this  snazzy city, Austin had its fair share of heartbreak as well. Austin is feeling the growing pains of being the #1 fastest growing city in America, and [...]

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Featured, Hipstercrite Life, Social Media

How Not to be a Starving Artist

No Comments 08 December 2014

When I was a little girl, I wanted to be an artist. Whether it was filmmaking, writing, acting or dressing up as deceased Borscht Belt entertainers, I had the bug and I knew I needed to pursue a career in the arts. When you’re a wee one, you have no idea that a career in [...]

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Austin, Featured

Yesterday a Homeless Man Gave Me Money

3 Comments 13 November 2014

Last night, as I parallel parked my car on West 6th Street, between Hut’s Hamburgers and Whole Foods, a tall, older man dressed in black waved his arms at me, implying that I should back my car up. “A $40 ticket they’ll give you for not being in the lines,” I could hear muffled through [...]

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Featured, Film, Pop Culture

The World is F’ed Up Right Now, So I Wrote Some X-files Fan Fiction

1 Comment 06 November 2014

Guys, shit is fucked up in the world right now, so I wrote some X-files fan fiction. I hope you enjoy it. As I’ve shared before, I spent a lot of my teenage years dreaming about the lives of Fox Mulder and Dana Scully (mostly about them getting it on.) Even now, when I have [...]

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Austin, Featured, Hipstercrite Life

I’m a Challenger for Snap Kitchen’s 21 Days for Good Challenge

5 Comments 01 November 2014

Friends, I was asked to partake in a really exciting challenge. Snap Kitchen, an Austin-based health food eatery, selected me as one of the 21 Texas challengers for their 21 Days for Good Challenge. From November 1st-21st, Snap Kitchen will be providing us healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner as we work towards our personal goals [...]

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Austin, Fashion/Design, Featured, Film, Music, Pop Culture

12 Austin-Themed Halloween Costume Ideas

4 Comments 30 October 2014

Hey, Austinite! Still need a costume idea? Well, I gotta list for you. Check it: all Austin-themed costumes. I’ve got costumes for people of all races, ages and genders. Some costumes poke fun, while others are meant to honor Austin’s greatest heroes. HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Matthew McConaughey Top: Just Keep Livin’ shirt featuring words of wisdom [...]

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Featured, Film, Pop Culture

Help the historic Texas Theatre become even more awesome

No Comments 27 October 2014

My friends over at the Texas Theatre in Dallas are running a Seed & Spark campaign to add digital projection to their theater. And this blog post is to encourage you to consider donating to them. Why the hell should I help the Texas Theatre get a digital projector, you ask? Well for one, a [...]

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Austin, Featured

Austin’s Prop 1: Should I Vote For or Against the Transportation Bond?

49 Comments 21 October 2014

If you’re like me, deciding whether or not to vote for Austin’s light rail and road bond, Prop 1, has been challenging. There are countless op-eds, endorsements and disapprovals from Austin publications and citizens to sift through, and just when you think you’ve made up your mind, you read an article that changes it. I’ve [...]

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