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I was coming out of the Robot Petting Zoo on an upstairs floor at the new JW Marriott on Congress Avenue during the South by Southwest Interactive Festival when I nearly bumped into Gia,...

Broncho at SXSW

One of the bands I was super excited to see at South by Southwest was Broncho. I was not disappointed by their show at the Dine Alone Records showcase at Bungalow during SXSW! Their...

SXSW in Storify

After my last houseguest left yesterday, I’m still cleaning up from South by Southwest. If you’d like to see what I did, you can read the timeline on Storify! [View the story “My SXSW...

My SXSW Index

In the spirit of the Harper’s Index I offer this take on my South by Southwest 2015 Experience Days of SXSW attended: 9 Houseguests: 3 Unplanned trips to Veterinarian during the festival: 2 Round...

Today at SXSW: The SPIN Party

During SXSW one of the day parties that I look forward to the most is the SPIN party at Stubb’s. For many years the SPIN party was the only corporate day party during the...

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...