Thursday, November 20, 2014

6 Shows to See this Weekend

Posted By on Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 2:49 PM

Electronic Exhibition (Friday, November 21) The monthly and most excellent Electronic Exhibition gives a stage to musicians otherwise restricted to bedrooms and SoundCloud. This month features the spaced out math rock of Dance Like Robots, the bizarre and bouncing rhythms of Austin’s VGTBL KNGDM, the industrial dance pop of Dawn...

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10 Things You Have to Do This Weekend

Posted By on Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 1:10 PM

Thu 11/20 "Intense and Fragile" [image-10] If you break it, you buy it. With that said, the Southwest School of Art’s Russell Hill Rogers Galleries open “Intense and Fragile,” an exhibition exploring “the conjunction of physical properties and conceptual frameworks in contemporary porcelain sculpture.” Featuring artists from all around the...

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Texas Ranks in Top 20 Green Bean Casserole-Loving States

Posted By on Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 1:06 PM

The bean counters over at Del Monte have conducted a survey of 1,500 Americans regarding their fondness for the classic Thanksgiving staple, green bean casserole. According to the Del Monte Green Bean Index, Texas ranks #14 in the top 20 states that love them some green bean casserole. 65%...

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10 Gross Pumpkin Cocktails You Shouldn't Drink this Thanksgiving

Posted By on Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 12:49 PM

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, PSL lovers, but after Thanksgiving, pumpkin spice season will be over. Everything is going to start tasting like peppermint and gingerbread instead of cinnamon and squash, and I cannot wait. But, until then, the squash obsession rages on. This pumpkin shit...

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10 Cocktails to Drink This Thanksgiving

Posted By on Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 12:49 PM

You have probably already decided where you’re going to spend Thanksgiving this year. Maybe you’ll show up at your parents’ house just in time to eat, carrying some thrown-together slop of a casserole. Or maybe you’ll be playing host and preparing Thanksgiving dinner yourself, in which case I wish you...

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Cue Political Dominoes: Leticia Van de Putte Officially In Mayoral Race

Posted By on Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 10:22 AM

Update Thursday, Nov. 20: This post contains updates throughout. Two weeks following her loss to Houston Republican Dan Patrick in the race for Texas lieutenant governor and after days of whispers in local political circles, State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte announced late Wednesday night that she is officially...

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A Most Satisfying Vine of LeBron Losing to the Spurs

Posted By on Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 9:02 AM

The Spurs are up 92-90 in the waning seconds of last night's game, when Anderson Varejão gets a rebound and outlets to LeBron James. James pounds up to the court to try and get in scoring position, losing the ball at half court to a two-tiered steal from Tim Duncan...

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In-N-Out Opens First SA Location Today

Posted By on Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 8:48 AM

Get ready to go "animal style." San Antonio's first In-N-Out Burger opens today in the Alamo Ranch area west of Loop 1604.  The California-based fast food chain, which west coasters praise like it's Whataburger, or something, is located at 10918 Culebra Road. The burger joint opens every day at 10 a.m....

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Tim Duncan is Very Tim Duncan in New Foot Locker Ad

Posted By on Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 12:40 PM

Tim Duncan can hardly contain himself in this new ad with the Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose. The commercial promotes Foot Locker's Week of Greatness, which I presume is a period of seven days that are particular outstanding. (It's actually a week of premium athletic shoe releases to coincide with...

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An Ugly Texas Textbook Tango Continues

Posted By on Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 11:36 AM

To the embarrassment of reasonable Texans everywhere, the State Board of Education failed to gain preliminary approval of nearly 100 social studies textbooks because there is a contentious argument whether Moses influenced the United States' founding fathers. Or because jihad, climate change and other out-of-this world concerns that would...

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