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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

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 weeks 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]

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

last monthTechnology / 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

Off the Avenue: Yumi Zouma

The first of our in-studio performances from South by Southwest.

How Producer Brian Grazer Got Involved In The Hip-Hop World

Moral of the story? We should all talk to Eminem more. Prolific producer Brian Grazer, author of A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life, sat down with us at South by Southwest to tell us about his creative process. Find out how one conversation with Eminem 20 years ago eventually led to the creation of the current hit show Empire. Read Full Story

The Game of Thrones Fan Experience of Your Dreams

Dozens of people waited outside, and the line wrapped around the block. All everyone wanted to do was step inside Westeros - in Austin, TX. HBO hosted a three-part Game of Thrones fan experience at South by Southwest called SXSWesteros, and boy, was it cool. Show More Summary

Artificial Intelligence, Real Emotion?

“Have you ever been in love?” a stunning 25-year-old woman named Ava asked via Tinder during Austin’s South by Southwest festival. Users who swiped right had the privilege of chatting with Ava by text—only to then receive a message saying,...Show More Summary

5 April Music Festivals To Check Out

Now that spring is here, it’s time to start thinking music festivals. South By Southwest and Coachella are known as two of the first major events of every year, but there are dozens (hundreds even) of festivals across the country that are worth checking out, with every state, city, taste [...]

Ewan Spence reporting for TPN from SXSW

2 months agoHumor / odd : GDay World

Once again, TPN’s fearless VP of Stuff, Ewan Spence, has caught the big white bird from his home in Edinburgh to Austin Texas for South By Southwest. Catch his shows from there starting today on TPN’s Tech Conference Show. The post Ewan Spence reporting for TPN from SXSW appeared first on

Texas Trooper Is In The Doghouse After Snapping A Photo With Rap Superstar Snoop Dogg

Department of Public Safety officer Billy Spears got more then he bargained for when he posed for a picture with rap superstar Snoop Dogg, at the South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas a few weeks ago. Snoop was at the music...Show More Summary

Austin: SXSW May Be Over But Here are Some Hotel Tips for 2016

2 months agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

By now, everyone knows that South by Southwest Festival is one of the busiest times of the year in Austin, and that if you want to stay in a hotel while you're there (as opposed to renting a place), you need to get on your horse and book early, probably about six months in advance. Show More Summary

Texas State Trooper Ordered to Get Counseling After Posing With Snoop Dogg

A Texas state trooper has been ordered to get counseling after (pdf) posing in a photo with Snoop Dogg. Sgt. Billy L. Spears met the rapper while working at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, earlier this month, and posed with him while in uniform. Show More Summary

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