ANNAINAUSTIN...and Company! Blog

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...

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...

In the End There’s Only Love

Ever since the Supreme Court announced the marriage equality ruling, I’ve had this song from Estonian indie band Evert and the Two Dragons playing on a loop in my head. Since the song was...

I’m So Excited About FELT

One of the films that I was so excited about at Fantastic Fest last year was FELT. FELT is unusual in that it feels a lot more like a performance art piece than it...

Today I Stumbled Over Sam Precop

This afternoon I stumbled over Sam Precop at Waterloo Records in store. I didn’t know his work, but I’m in love with his sound! Precop is best known for his work in The Sea...

Transmission! (Homage to Ian Curtis)

It’s been a big story that Ian Curtis of Joy Division died 35 years ago today. I think he would enjoy this photo taken in Riga, Latvia. The photo was taken last year, but...