Tom Thornton is a real estate broker for Realty Austin and a freelance writer. Tom lives in the Southwest Austin area with his wife and two daughters, and has recent bylines at Eater, TexasMonthly.com, Austinist, Food Republic, and Austin Way. He is a board member of both the Austin Food & Wine Alliance and the Oak Hill Elementary PTA. He has interviewed musicians such as Snow Patrol, Spoon, Hot Chip, and Crowded House and actors such as Will Ferrell and Aziz Ansari. Tom has been interviewed as a featured real estate expert in The New York Times and on KLBJ's "Real Estate Radio" and as an "Austin culture expert" by BBC Radio 2, The Wall Street Journal, MTV.com, KUT, 101X FM, and News 8 Austin. He is an avid traveler who has visited 29 countries.