Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The Piecaken Is Everything You Want in a Dessert, And It's Here to Destroy You

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 6:39 PM

Now there’s this new craze: piecaken or a quicker way to diabeetus. From its initial invention in 2010, this heartily sweet version of the turducken serves to remind us that, as Americans, if we can make anything more excessive, we will. So how does this even work? From first glance...

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Local Officials Say San Antonio Is Open for Refugees

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 6:07 PM

Plenty of Texas’ elected officials — including the governor, a senator and a slew of lawmakers from the state Legislature — have recently stated their support for barring Syrian refugees from entering the state. Their rationale is that allowing refugees — who've seen roughly 200,000 of their countrymen die and...

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Planned Parenthood South Texas CEO Speaks Out Against State Attacks

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 4:52 PM

The state of Texas has one goal, kicking Planned Parenthood out of the Lone Star State, which would cause the loss reproductive care for thousands of women. "They don't want Planned Parenthood to exist," says Jeffrey Hons, CEO of Planned Parenthood South Texas. In the last 30 days, Governor...

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Uber Español now Available in San Antonio

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 4:09 PM

Uber has announces that it's now offering San Antonio its Uber Español service, which allows customers to select Spanish-speaking drivers when they're ordering up a ride. The service is available in a handful of cities, including San Diego, Chicago, Los Angeles and Phoenix.  To request a Spanish-speaking driver, users...

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Brick Is Hosting a Star Wars Party Tonight, and They're Screening the Worst One!

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 3:58 PM

Bust out your Jedi robes, and make your way down to Brick at Blue Star at 9 p.m. Tonight they’ll be hosting a Star Wars Party where they’ll be screening everyone’s favorite, Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones or the introduction of CGI Yoda, on a 30 foot...

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San Antonio Raceway Is Hosting a Paul Walker Memorial Rally This Weekend

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 3:41 PM

SPONSORED The San Antonio Raceway's Paul Walker Memorial Rally and SACM Race is one of the largest car rallies around in memory of Paul Walker. This event is fun for all ages, so invite your friends and family. There will be a car show, sound off competition, burn out...

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Free Afro-Uruguayan Drum Show This Sunday

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 3:06 PM

You are invited to witness the syncopated groovi-tude, which is groove with an attitude, obviously, of Afro-Uruguayan drum group Candombe Houston as they rattle downtown San Antonio this Sunday. Candombe is an Uruguayan dance and music that originated amongst the African slave population of Uruguay. One elementary rhythmic principle...

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Three Thanksgiving Cheat Sheets That Could Save Your Turkey Day

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 1:24 PM

Let me save you the trouble by just telling you that you need to bookmark this blogpost right this second. No matter where you are in the Thanksgiving-dinner-planning thought process, the freaking brilliant Turkey Day hacks on these three sites will help. BuzzFeed's How to Host Thanksgiving for the First...

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Rapper Killer Mike Gives Stump Speech for Bernie Sanders

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 1:19 PM

Killer Mike, who made his mark on mainstream hip-hop on Outkast's 2000 LP Stankonia, specifically "Snappin and Trappin," and on the so fresh, so clean Grammy-winning track "The Whole World," recently gave an introductory speech for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in Atlanta. In 2008 Mike signed to T.I.'s Grand...

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4 Dead in Helicopter Crash at Ft. Hood

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 7:51 AM

The military is trying to figure out what happened "sometime" after 5:49 p.m. Monday when a UH-60 helicopter crashed, killing all four crew members. Media officials said this morning in a statement that the deceased won't be identified until 24 hours after next of kin notification. Here's the full...

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