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A New Song With an 80s Sound

While music from established people isn’t really our thing, this 80s-ish tune from Daphne Guinness tends to stick in the head, is worth a listen. h/t The Cut

A Blog Post Riffing Off Of One of My Columns

Back in the old days, people would send a letter to the editor when they loved a column, or maybe leave your editor a long phone message when they were touched. Nowadays they might...

SXSW Story

For SXSW, I wrote a huge opinion section article in the Dallas Morning News about the event. They even had a teaser above the masthead! Read it on their site if you missed it...

Thor and Friends

Have you seen Thor & Friends, the musical collective from Austin’s Thor Harris? Earlier this winter, the group played a show at the Lemon Lounge in Austin, in support of their new record, The...

On Community…in Prison

One of the wildest bits of the soft opening night of the 2017 Day for Night festival was the mini talking-head summit, with a chat between transgender soldier Chelsea Manning (who served time in...

Look at this GREAT policy at Day for Night

Super impressed by this Anti-Harassment Policy at the new Day for Night festival in Houston! Consent is so important! Anti-Harassment Policy Day for Night aims to make the festival experience one that you won’t...

Get those decorative gourds started…

It’s Thanksgiving week, meaning that (many) kids are out of school, we’re thinking about fall, and it’s getting close to time to get our turkey on. It’s also decorative gourd season. View this post...