Fashion/Design, Featured, Hipstercrite Life

For the Two Women in My Life

3 Comments 08 May 2014

I grew up with a single mother. Across the street from us, my grandmother. These two women helped shape who I am. They are not perfect women, but no woman is perfect. As they age, their imperfections amplify. And they are aging. I can’t stop that. I hear it in their voices. I see it [...]

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Austin, Featured

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

0 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

0 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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Fashion/Design, Featured

Why We Should All Care More About Cultural Appropriation in Fashion

2 Comments 23 April 2014

via Pinterest Have you heard of StitchFix? It’s an ingenious start-up that lets fashionistas utilize the help of “personal stylists” while shopping for clothing online. After you sign up and fill out your size and personal style details, stylists will help you select five items of clothing. This clothing, which averages around $65 a piece, [...]

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Blogging, Featured, Hipstercrite Life

Why I Haven’t Written on my Blog in Awhile

9 Comments 18 April 2014

Hi. My blog is sad. I barely write on her anymore. You see, something happened. I got a completely unexpected and wonderful writing job, and my blog has taken a back seat. I’m sorry, blog. I love you and I miss you. I will try to play with you again. The job I mentioned is [...]

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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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Fashion/Design, Featured, Hipstercrite Life, Social Media

Why Dressing Like an Oddball Could Make You More Successful

1 Comment 21 March 2014

I don’t know about you, but I’ve felt like a goddamn weirdo for most of my life. Even though I’ve grown up to be a relatively normal adult who wears normal clothing and has a normal job, I know that the eccentric, awkward child who loved to wear over-sized men’s suits in junior high is still [...]

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