Author: Anna

The Flaming Lips at SXSWi

Last night The Flaming Lips played a private SXSW show (via Spreadfast and Viacom) for the Interactive portion of the event. Alas, the Lips smoke show triggered an automatic smoke safety shutoff halfway through...

SXSW 2015 Heritage Music Coolness

The South By Southwest music festival is mostly about seeing new acts, at least for me. Sometimes I make an exception. Or two. Mixed among the new acts who are coming to the festival...

SXSW Music Is Getting Closer!

Every day brings more South By Southwest announcements, artists and houseguests for our Austin sofa. Pretty soon I’m going to run out of sofa’s, air mattresses and spare towels for all the extra people...

My Pictures Spotted in The Wild: March

When I take pictures and release them into the wild, I never know where they will end up. One of my pictures from Hong Kong was used by Business Insider UK, for a story...

Out With the Old at SXSW

I’m expecting a South By Southwest houseguest later this month, and I have to make room for him to stay at our house. In order to make that happen, I’ve been clearing out closets...

Houston Heart City

I’ve spent the last few days in Houston, including being here for my favorite holiday, Valentine’s Day. Here are a few holiday-themed heart-inspired pictures from the city.

Do You Have Audio Editing Skills?

I am looking for people to help out with a South by Southwest audio editing project, in exchange for a Platinum SXSW badge.  There will be no payment except for the badge. You would...

My Cousin Is On the Houston News!

I’ve been in Houston with my family for a few days. The big positive family excitement is that my cousin Matthew Hanks was on the local ABC station yesterday, looking very respectable and talking...