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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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Austin, Featured, Hipstercrite Life

Happy National Feral Cat Day!

6 Comments 16 October 2013

source (modified) It’s National Feral Cat Day! You know what that means, right? Find yourself a feral cat, throw a piece of cake at it and run. Since I work from home, I’VE BEGUN LOSING MY MIND I spend a lot of time talking to and getting to know the feral cats in our neighborhood. [...]

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Austin, Featured, Travel

Foodie Tour of Austin Restaurants Featured on Reality TV

2 Comments 09 September 2013

It should come as no surprise that Austin has been on a butt-load of reality TV shows. Why is it not a surprise? Because Austin is currently America’s shiny ball that they like to poke, play with and stare at. Many of those aforementioned reality shows are food-based. The culinary scene in Austin has grown [...]

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Featured, Hipstercrite Life, Travel

Why the Mother-F’ing Train is the Best Form of Travel

10 Comments 12 July 2013

train selfie Last week was not a stellar week in the commercial aviation world. I’m sure you read about the Asiana plane crash in San Francisco where two people died and scores of others injured. It’s a miracle that more people didn’t die, but this scenario and highly grotesque others are what I think about [...]

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Featured, Hipstercrite Life

Home Is Where I Want to Be

11 Comments 04 June 2013

…pick me up and turn me ’round. Where is home? Is it the house you grew up in? The house you shared with your parents and siblings and where so many beloved memories rest? Is home the apartment you share with your partner? Your dog? Your friend? The place where you come home to after [...]

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Austin, Featured, Music

When A Unicorn Takes a Massive Dump in Front of You

4 Comments 01 November 2012

Recuperating from an action-packed Halloween last night, so I will keep this short. See this unicorn? It came into the bar we were hanging out in, went out onto the dance floor, took a massive dump, then left. This is why I love living in Austin.

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Austin, Featured, Music, Pop Culture

Nothing Says Halloween Like a Karate Rock Band Wearing Prosthetic Limbs

4 Comments 30 October 2012

My boyfriend has a band. They’re called The Karate Kids. They sing about the Karate Kid movies including the ill-advised remake starring Will Smith’s son. They wear prosthetic limbs and perform each of their songs in the kicking crane position. If this doesn’t sell you on them already, check out some of their songs. Side [...]

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Austin, Fashion/Design, Featured, Hipstercrite Life, Travel

East Austin Named One of America’s Hippest Neighborhoods (pics)

4 Comments 24 September 2012

Forbes’ named East Austin theĀ  no. 7 hippest hipster neighborhood in America, beating out other popular spotsĀ  such as New Orlean’s Warehouse District and Downtown Portland. Though there is nothing remotely groundbreaking about this honor, it’s always fun to see our little neighborhood mentioned in the press. The Armageddon-like proportions of Austin’s allergies are making [...]

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