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Controversial Steve Jobs documentary gets its first trailer

The first trailer for the upcoming documentary from Sir Alex Gibney, Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine, debuted online today after the film was first screened at the South by Southwest Film Festival earlier this year. Gibney caused controversy with … Read more ›

Amy Schumer & Judd Apatow Can't Wait for You to See 'Trainwreck'

While the screening of "Trainwreck" that debuted at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas, back in March was designated a "work-in-progress screening," it was so fully formed, so hilarious, so brilliant and explosiveShow More Summary

The Crisis of Gentrification Hits the Austin Music Scene

The state of live music in the city of Austin, Texas is currently at a tipping point. Austin, the self-proclaimed "Live Music Capitol of the World", is known not only for its large-scale annual festivals like South By Southwest or Austin City Limits, but for its status as a robust hub of live music for touring and local bands alike. Show More Summary

Quincy Jones: The Music Industry Doesn’t Exist Anymore

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Honey, we have no music industry. There’s 90% piracy everywhere in the world. They take everything. At the recent South by Southwest [an annual music festival in Austin], they had over 1,900 musicians, but fans didn’t know where to go. You can’t get an album out because nobody buys an album anymore.”

Franklin BBQ chef to host pop-up in Chicago this July

A few months ago, I got the chance to attend South by Southwest in Austin, and friends who knew I wrote about food implored me to visit Franklin BBQ. 

Boy, 17, killed in Bridgeport: 'They came by and lit up the street'

A teenager was shot to death and at least five others were wounded since Wednesday afternoon in separate shootings on the city's South and Southwest Sides. Wednesday evening, a 17-year-old boy was killed in a drive-by shooting in Bridgeport,...Show More Summary

Why Facebook Is Evil, According To Mindblowing New Series Mr. Robot

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The dark, psychological hacker drama Mr. Robot slayed audiences at South by Southwest, and now it’s become a series on USA. It’s one of those rare shows that actually seems to understand what’s corrupt and rotten at the heart of the tech industry — and wants to burn it all down. We talked to the show creator. Read more...

Read This: The New Southern Living Garden Book

2 months agoHobbies / Gardening : Digging

South by Southwest (SXSW) is not only the name of Austin’s famous music/film/interactive festival, but it also happens to be descriptive of our gardening culture. Here, the South meets the Southwest, with the Balcones Fault roughly delineating the division. Show More Summary

Rapper A$AP Rocky Says He Had Three Orgies On LSD At SXSW

Most people go to South by Southwest to perform, promote their new film or report on the festival as a journalist. But A$AP Rocky had a totally different experience. In an interview with the New York Post, the rapper talked about the psychedelic influence on his new album, which he released a week early on Monday night. Show More Summary

Off the Avenue: Kevin Devine

New York rocker brings one new cut and one old one to South by Southwest.

Flying Car Prototype Falls From The Sky

3 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

Slovakian company Aeromobil's flying car prototype, which made the rounds and generated some hype at South By Southwest in March, got an unexpected opportunity to test out its emergency parachute system on Friday.

Texas’ Chief Law Enforcement Official Called Snoop Dogg a ‘Dope Smoking Cop Hater’

In April during South by Southwest, held in Austin, Texas, Texas State Trooper Sgt. Billy L. Spears was reprimanded by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and forced to attend counseling after posing in a photo with Snoop Dogg. DPS said the photo reflected poorly on the agency.

What's Ahead For SXSW? 4 Predictions For The Festival's Future

By now, it's unlikely that there's anybody left who doesn’t know South by Southwest, or at least its shortened name, SXSW. Since its inception in 1987, the festival has become of the biggest and most important annual events in the music industry. But once you hit the top, where else...

Austin: Austin to Get Another 'Grand' Hotel, The Hotel Granduca

3 months agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

Remember that hotel boom we were forecasting for Austin? Well, keep in mind that it won't just be contained to downtown. As we learned at South By Southwest, many of Austin's destination resorts are located out of the city limits. And don't forget about West Austin and the Barton Creek area, which will get a brand new hotel this fall. Show More Summary

Trooper In Trouble For Snoop Dogg Photo Sues Bosses

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas trooper has sued his bosses after he was reprimanded for taking a picture with rapper Snoop Dogg at South by Southwest. Department of Public Safety Trooper Billy Spears filed the civil lawsuit Wednesday, alleging retaliation by the department, Director Steven McCraw and several executives. Show More Summary

AeroMobil Promises to Make a Future with Flying Cars a Reality [VIDEO]

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

AeroMobil gained a lot of attention at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, last month when it displayed a working prototype of its flying car. Juraj Vaculík, AeroMobil’s CEO, announced that the airplane has been flyingShow More Summary

Off the Avenue: Milo Greene

The second of our special sessions from South by Southwest.

This New Series About Hacking Could Actually Be Amazing

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Here’s the teaser for the new hacker television series Mr. Robot that took the South by Southwest Film Festival by storm earlier this year. It’s sort of like a darker version of Hackers, with a tormented geek hero named Elliot who is tempted by Anonymous-like forces of chaos. Read more...

Gigi Hadid Heads To Appointments After Cody Simpson Covers 'Four Five Seconds'

Gigi Hadid heads into a medical building after getting dropped off by boyfriend Cody Simpson on Thursday afternoon (April 16) in Beverly Hills, Calif. Late last month, Cody, 18, performed at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas last month and we finally have his performances from Jam In The Van, which is the [...]

Steve Carell Joins Robert Zemeckis' Adaptation of 'Marwencol' Doc

Back in 2013 we learned that Cast Away and Back to the Future director Robert Zemeckis was going to be at the helm of Marwencol, an adaptation of the documentary of the same name which played South by Southwest and won the Best Documentary award. Show More Summary

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