Tim League says, contrary to tweet, he is not stepping down from Alamo Drafthouse

Friday afternoon, in the middle of the Alamo Drafthouse’s signature event Fantastic Fest, the following appeared on Twitter, posted by Sean Atkins, whose Twitter bio says he is a film/TV critic at a Canadian entertainment website. The tweet has...

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Love SpongeBob? This meetup to sing Sandy’s ‘Texas’ song at the Capitol is for you

Ah, Bikini Bottom. Home of Krabby Patties, the Chum Bucket, Squidward’s Easter Island home and the greatest Texpat the sea has ever known, Sandy Cheeks.  In a season one episode of “SpongeBob Squarepants,” Sandy tells her buddies SpongeBob and Patrick...

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You can take a tour of the medieval South Austin home fit for a king

Remember that really cool medieval mansion in South Austin that straight up looks like something out of a “Game of Thrones” episode?  Yeah, the one with custom stained glass, a royal purple dining room and secret gardens around every corner. PHOTO...

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This Texas couple accidentally purchased a haunted house — and now they want to sell it

Three years ago, a nice North Texas couple wanted to purchase a nice little house to remodel as a family project, according to GuideLive. That didn’t exactly go according to plan. Phil and Kim Kirchoff own the “Haunted Hill House” in Mineral Wells...

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15 off-campus study spots in Austin, from coffee shops to bookstores

School’s back, y’all. All of Austin’s universities and colleges are in session for the fall, which means coffee shops (and anywhere with Wi-Fi) are going to get crowded. Here are some suggestions for where to have some quiet space to write or cram...

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Harvey recovery: Stories of hope and healing from Port Aransas

Earlier this week, I wrote about Hurricane Harvey’s impact on the small coastal community of Port Aransas and my beloved memories of spending summers there growing up. As soon as I published it, my inbox flooded with emails from people who had similar...

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