Keep Austin Weird
Austin has the proud distinction of being placed on a new “best of” or “top 10” list nearly every week.
It’s no secret that Austin is blessed with amazing food trucks. But how many of those trucks are run by...
If you want to get to know more about Austin’s comedy scene but have an aversion to being around other humans, you’ll want to check out the new PBS series “Stand Up Empire.”
For any fans of Joss Whedon’s big and little screen heroine Buffy Summers, that quote can stir up some serious emotions.
If some of the streets and landmarks on Spike TV’s season 29 premiere of “COPS” (29 seasons?!?!) looks familiar, it’s because the show finally filmed in Austin for the first time.
Yep, EvelynFromTheInternets, the Beyoncé-loving, joke-cracking, magical woman who we know and love from YouTube... Is an Austinite.
Downtown Austin just got a little less weird, as beloved character Crazy Carl will no longer be spinning flowers in front of Esther’s Follies.
A dance-craze is sweeping across the nation, people! It’s neither the ‘Whip’ nor the ‘Nae nae', but comes to you direct from 1986: The Running Man!
That whole going out with a bang at the end of the school year reached new levels yesterday as more than 500 students at Manor High engaged in an enormous food fight.
By now, you're hopefully looking forward to reading our #SoAustin News recaps every month, but in case you're new to the column, this is where we share our favorite weird monthly news stories.
You've seen his movies. You've cheered him at the Oscars. But we guarantee, you have never seen Matthew McConaughey like this before.
What could have caused all this mayhem? As the story goes, it all began when someone allegedly cut in line for tacos.
With the failure of Prop. 1 and the subsequent withdrawal of Lyft and Uber from the Austin market, we figured they could use some advice for future battles.
Did your Facebook invite box just inexplicably become full of invitations to weird events that sound like secret SXSW parties planned by Uncle Rico from Napoleon Dynamite?
It’s that time of the year -- when Star Wars nerds are even more justified in pulling out ridiculous memes and jokes and the hardcore among us hit the tattoo parlors for some force-inspired ink.
It would be easy to think that someone was filming a reboot of The Next Karate Kid in Austin, but nope, it’s just another day of keeping it weird.
Bradley Will is one of the pedicabbers you might encounter in downtown Austin. He describes himself and other pedicabbers as entertainers. “We’re going to work really hard, and a lot of us are entertainers, too, in the sense that we want to show people a good time,” Will told Austin.com.
God bless Prince for all the beautiful love and funky weirdness he gave the world! We are eternally grateful and will be honoring The Purple One by dancing and singing along with Foot Patrol, performing Purple Rain (album) from start to finish.
Keeping up with the latest news and happenings in a bustling city such as ours can be a challenge, but luckily we have social media to save us.
For today's #SoAustin News, we're recapping all of the craziness in March, especially from SXSW 2016. Just a fair warning -- it got pretty weird out there.
We were sad to see that over the weekend Eater Austin shared the news that El Arroyo’s Far West location shut its doors.
Austin was lucky enough to have witnessed one of Prince's amazing performances, during a no-cameras show at SXSW 2013. But now, you can watch it too!
Up close, bats, snakes, and spiders might have frightening faces, but every single one of these honorary Austinites are friendly and helpful.