SXSW 2016 was certainly one for the books, what with the President dropping by for tacos and such. We can safely say that it was one of the best festivals we’ve ever had. Crime was down by 50 percent over last year, no major accidents occurred, and almost everyone had a blast (save but for the SXSW Grinches among us).
While we wait for the real tale of the tape (I.E. the economic impact report, which won’t be out for a few months), let’s recap 10 of our favorite moments from this year’s festival…
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23.) this welcome to Austin message
But, again, no need to move here. Thanks.
I asked a girl what her name was and she blew me a kiss and then asked me to get a smoothie with her. #keepAustinWeird
— AMANDA (@AmandaLMcMaster) March 16, 2016
22.) An apd fail
We’re really glad that the Austin Police Department members were much happier during SXSW this year, but maybe a little more alertness is in order. (Note: Video commentary is NSFW)
21.) We blame this guy
Hey, maybe he’s the reason everyone was moving a little slower this year.
— Bruce Sudano (@BruceSudano) March 18, 2016