Archive for October, 2009

TV News: Damn, That’s a Bright Future

(Oct 31, 2009) I’m a journalism grad student, which means that I’m obsessed with thinking about the future of the journalism industr...

Blood, Lust and Vampires

(Oct 31, 2009) HBO’s True Blood with its slightly campy style is a delight to watch, partly because it doesn’t take itself to seriou...

The real live music happening in Austin

(Oct 31, 2009) Sunset Austin has many slogans, and most of them are lame. “Keep Austin weird!” shouts an endless stream of tie-dyed t...

Guilty Pleasures from the Past, Reclaimed

(Oct 30, 2009) My So Called Life Dear internet, why are you such a treasure trove of time wasting pleasures? Thanks for ruining my life again! Th...

Seventh Tree is Goldfrapp’s return to eerie form

(Oct 30, 2009) Julie Goldfrapp is back with a vengeance. Her new album, The Seventh Tree, really showcases her voice the way her first album, Fel...

Ohh Shirt + Vegan Fashion Passion

(Oct 30, 2009) My friend Sergio has a growing company called Ohh Shirt.  He’s a thrift store wizard and finds the most amazing tees, reco...

A taste of French heaven in Portland

(Oct 29, 2009) Want a taste of Paris while traveling through Portland? This little yellow haven is a romantic, sweet date spot. Nestled deep in ...

Confessions of a Cowboy Junkie

(Oct 29, 2009) Feathers Boutique I’ll be the first to admit it: I’m not a Texan. So how did I find myself with a closet full of west...

It’s a Full-On Electro Movimiento

(Oct 29, 2009) Lots going on musically in the MIA, plus a few international acts I can’t get enough of… First up: PANIC BOMBER.  Cl...

Ever drunk Bailey’s from a shoe?

(Oct 28, 2009) Since “season” (aka the end of the tourist-starved summer) started up again in Miami, I haven’t had much time t...

Gothic Revival Cemetary Fashion Show!

(Oct 28, 2009) Renowned Portland hatmaker, Dayna Pinkham, debuted her new collection of handmade hats in a cemetery funeral ‘Procession...

Old caper films and new movies about the End of the World

(Oct 28, 2009) There’s nothing better than spending a cold, rainy night watching old movies. So I’ve been watching a lot of the old ...

Fall Lineup: It’s Not TV, It’s HBO (And Showtime!)

(Oct 27, 2009) Fall TV is back! Who’s excited? Depends who you ask. While the networks roll out the red carpet and bring back their suppose...

I Will Never Stop Watching Eastbound and Down

(Oct 27, 2009) I’ve watched the original 6 episodes of Eastbound and Down at least a half dozen times each, and I am fantastically excited ...

Bikes and Babes and Bears, Oh My

(Oct 27, 2009) Though I prefer to rock jeans, t-shirts and canvas sneakers on most occasions, having subscribed to mens’ fashion magazines ...