I'm a freelance journalist and magazine editor who just moved to Austin, Texas from Santa Cruz, California. If anyone wants to hit me up with hidden gems (especially tips on where to eat) in ATX, I'd love it.
I spend my free time playing Flash games, obsessing over baseball stats, chasing down the newest and greatest indie bands, and reading old … more
Kongai is the flagship flash game for Kongregate, a free online flash game aggregating site. In it, you earn collectible cards, then assemble them into "decks" of three or five cards, then venture out … more
Spelling bee geeks get all the media love nowadays, with ESPN highlights and retro-cool spelling bees for adults at bars, but there are still plenty of geography geeks among us (me included). We are a … more
AJ Jacobs is a fantastic writer, and I enjoyed this book, about a year spent trying to live as literally according to the Bible as legally possible, much more than "Know It All," his experiment in reading … more
For some people, the biggest barrier to entry for the world of comics is that fact that, to be blunt, they don't give a crap about superheroes. Well, setting aside the entire traditions of mystery and … more
Basically, all chain restaurants were created equal, they just chose different themes. Logan's, a Nashville-based chain that started in Kentucky in 1991, is going to offer you the chain restaurant experience … more
There's more than one good reason to visit the South Austin Trailer Park -- an outdoor picnic-style food court full of silverstream trailers in 100% Only-in-Austin fashion -- but a visit to Torchy's tops … more