ANNAINAUSTIN...and Company! Blog

Last Night at Belle and Sebastian…

Every time you go to a show, it’s a different experience. Last night’s Belle and Sebastian show was the best I’ve ever seen from them, and the first time I’ve ever seen them play...

Down with the Patriarchy!

Because Patriarchy just won’t go away. Text on shirt reads “Fuck Your Misogynist Bullshit Forever.” Photo taken at the Stargayzer Festival, Austin, Texas 2014.  

Looking Into “The Crystal Ball” Worth It

  I’ve had a bad cold this week, so I’ve been trying to entertain myself with films. Stumbling over this 1943 film about a beauty contest entrant who fills in for a flim-flammy fortune...

Fighting The Scammers

When I was little, my parents ran a business out of our house. Since it was the 70s, most business came in through the telephone. From about the time I could speak, I was...

Remembering Aaron Allston

Last year we were sad to report the death of Star Wars universe science fiction writer  Aaron Allston. There was a memorial service/ celebration of life for Aaron in Austin, Texas a little over a year...

Sunset on the Merrimack River Basin

Sunset last night was so nice! #Sunset #NewEngland #Newburyport #nofilter A post shared by anna hanks (@annainaustin) on Jul 21, 2015 at 5:45pm PDT

This Miss Piggy Mashup Is The Best

I’ve been a huge fan of Miss Piggy since I was in elementary school, taking Miss Piggy’s Guide To Life as my fashion/style/lifestyle bible when I was 12. I was not alone in doing...