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Austin is currently studying Print Journalism at Texas State University.

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solar evangelists

GeoStellar: Increasing solar power, reducing emissions

By Austin Sanders

Now that SXSWi is over, and we've had time digest the innovative businesses present at the conference, there’s at least one that deserves additional recognition: GeoStellar, a group ...


Fringe theater, frontera and center

FronteraFest celebrates 20 years of theatre from the edge with new works and past stars

By Austin Sanders

FronteraFest, Austin's long running fringe theater festival returns Tuesday night, and it will be celebrating quite a milestone throughout its usual five week run. This year marks the 20th ...


Spreading Holiday Cheers

Cheers, the world's happiest iPhone app, spreads holiday happiness

By Austin Sanders

In early 2012, iPhone app developer Farhad Mohit — responsible for the well-known app Shopzilla — launched a new idea aimed at spreading cheer, and just in time for the holidays, comes ...


TGIF Revisited

ATX Festival returns summer 2013, bringing Boy Meets World and more 90s nostalgia

By Austin Sanders

The 2nd annual ATX Television festival is returning this summer for another round of TV celebration, industry panels and nostalgia. Recently, the fest announced its first wave of guests, and ...


hours of entertainment

Happy virtual holidays: A guide to video game gifting

By Austin Sanders

Buying a gift for someone who plays video games is generally a simple task. It usually goes something like, “Hey, if you want to buy me a gift, get me ...


the final frontier

Google's '100,000 Stars' project brings the stellar neighborhood closer to home

By Austin Sanders

Google recently released their latest science project, a galactic visualization simulator they call “100,000 Stars.” The web application developed by the search engine company’s research division, Google Labs ...


Rock On

Metal will never die: Encore Records reopens its doors, this time on the East Side

By Austin Sanders

North Austin really wasn’t a great spot for a shop like Encore Records, anyway. No offense to northern residents, but when thinking about that part of town, metal isn ...


promptness strictly enforced

Alamo Drafthouse implements new "No Late Seating" policy to improve the movie-going experience

By Austin Sanders

Alamo Drafthouse doesn’t want to hear your excuses. Oh, you’re late because you couldn’t wrap up that last drink in time at The Highball? Sorry, here’s ...


cinematic celebration

Take a chance and a drive for Holy Motors, the best film of the year

By Austin Sanders

While attending Fantastic Fest in September, I overheard a conversation in the bathroom that went something like this: Attendee One: Dude...Have you seen Holy Motors yet? Attendee Two: No ...


tolerable traffic

Alamo Drafthouse recreates the drive-in movie experience with new Rolling Roadshow series

By Austin Sanders

There’s something so attractive about drive-in theaters. Maybe it’s the scene in The Outsiders where Ponyboy first starts his relationship with Cherry Valance, or maybe it’s that ...


Mondo Monsters

Mondo Gallery gives new life to classic Universal monsters at latest show

By Austin Sanders

The Alamo Drafthouse’s collectible art division, Mondo, debuts its largest and most expansive gallery yet, focusing on the horror genre's most influential, iconic set of characters — Universal's ...


Cowabunga, ya'll

Ernie Reyes, Jr. joins the Drafthouse for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II (and pizza!) on the big screen

By Austin Sanders

In part a celebration of '90s ninjas, as well as an appreciation of two beloved movies from the era, Alamo Drafthouse has put together two events this weekend that can ...


I don't want to believe

Fantastic Fest: The Conspiracy digs in to the paranoid culture of conspiracy theory

By Austin Sanders

Put on your tin foil hat, turn off your cell phone and read this in a private-browsing mode. They could be watching. But, who are “They?” Descendants of an ancient ...


Fantastic Fest 2012

Fantastic Fest Awards: Demons, children playing war and American haunted houses

By Austin Sanders

The 2012 Fantastic Fest held its award ceremony Monday night, marking the horror and sci-fi festival's halfway point. Copious amounts of drinks were drunk, the coveted awards were given ...


Fantastic Fest 2012

The creators of Exorcist in the 21st Century discuss exorcism and Catholicism in modern society

By Austin Sanders

Exorcist in the 21st Century is a documentary about exorcism. Not a mockumentary, not a fictionalized account “based on a true story.” It is an honest look at the modern ...


Fantastic gaming voyage

Fantastic Arcade: A gaming convention worthy of its name

By Austin Sanders

For the third year, Alamo Drafthouse hosts its mini gaming convention, Fantastic Arcade, an event which focuses on lesser-known, independent gaming titles and has become a staple at Fantastic Fest ...


movie hounds

Fantastic Fest begins: A bitchin' time for dogs and humans alike at Frankenweenie premiere

By Austin Sanders

Thursday night, Alamo Drafthouse kicked off its eighth annual Fantastic Fest — a celebration of films horrific, mind-bending and proudly bizarre — with the premiere of Tim Burton’s newest animated feature ...


Must See Art

Mondo's latest show welcomes the striking, film-inspired art of Craig Drake and Robert Brandenburg

By Austin Sanders

Mondo Gallery continues to cement itself as the premiere spot in town for cool, alternative art. With its most recent show, which opened Friday and will run until Oct. 6 ...


Apple is legion

iPhone 5 is unveiled with a sleek design, 4G LTE & an excuse to throw away those old iPod cables

By Austin Sanders

At a keynote address Wednesday afternoon, Apple unveiled several updates to different iDevices, most notably, the long awaited iPhone 5. Rumors surrounding the changes proved to be accurate: a new ...


by the skin of your rooster teeth

RTX, Austin's first gaming expo, announces Halo 4 hands-on and Freddie Wong keynote

By Austin Sanders

Rooster Teeth, creators of web-series sensation Red vs Blue, have announced the first wave of content from their upcoming gaming/internet convention, RTX. The expo, which is being held July ...


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