Thursday, February 26, 2015

10 Things You Have To Do This Weekend

Posted By on Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 2:32 PM

Thu 2/26 Dave Attell Stand-up comedian Dave Attell was rolling in the “Comedy Central cash” in 2014, as he referred to it during a stop on Conan last April, when he landed two projects on the cable network, a one-hour TV special called Road Work and a late-night comedy...

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Texas: Whatever You Do, Stay Away From Mexico For Spring Break

Posted By on Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 1:47 PM

Because of ongoing violence between cartels in Mexico, the Texas Department of Public Safety is urging spring breakers to avoid travel to the country, citing the unpredictable nature of cartel violence. Just south of the popular Texas Spring Break destination of South Padre Island is the Mexican state of...

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Net Neutrality Wins: FCC Labels Broadband As A Public Utility

Posted By on Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 12:58 PM

Be sure to thank a certain funny Brit today, because the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to classify broadband Internet as a public utility. The Thursday morning vote is a huge win for net neutrality, which advocates for free and open access to the Internet. The principle is fiercely...

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Former Volunteer Firefighter Posts Facebook Photo Of Dead Dogs He Allegedly Killed (Warning: Graphic)

Posted By on Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 11:36 AM

A volunteer firefighter in Hunt County near Dallas is potentially facing animal cruelty charges after publishing a bloody photo of two dead dogs. (Warning: Graphic Image Below) Tim Conaster was forced to resign his position with the Union Valley Fire Department after he allegedly shot and killed two dogs...

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Cashing In On Jesus? Male Model Hawks Rather Unique Tortilla On eBay

Posted By on Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 10:00 AM

An Austin model is taking the two greatest things about America — religion and capitalism — and bringing them to eBay. You might remember Andrew Key.  He's a man with a perfectly sculpted set of abs who just wanted to warm up a flour tortilla but ended up being visited...

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10 Shows To See This Weekend

Posted By on Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 8:24 AM

Thursday, February 26 The Dwarves Born in the Chicago underground in the mid-'80s, the Dwarves emerged as one of the Windy City's more famous offerings to the halcyon decade of hardcore. With Potato Pirates. $10, 8pm, The Korova, 107 E. Martin, 226-5070 —Matt Stieb Thursday, February 26 Micro...

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San Anto Throwback Thursday: Butthole Surfers 'Butthole surfers' EP

Posted By on Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 8:00 AM

To continue the journey down memory lane, our throwback this week is none other than the iconic Butthole Surfers. Besides the isolated event of the Sex Pistols playing in ’78, the San Antonio punk scene lacked a major driving entity. Enter the Surfers, local heroes and legendary nationwide psych-out punkers....

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Maverick Fest Announces VIP Restaurant Lineup

Posted By on Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 4:14 PM

Aside from lining up veritable throwback group of artists to come jam SA's faces off this coming April 10 and 11, Maverick Music Festival has rounded up two buzzed-about and still unopened eateries to feed VIP bad holders. Fans of Cypress Hill, Cake, Portugal. The Man, Best Coast, The...

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Freetail Brewery and Piñata Protest Announce Free Concert for Beer Collab

Posted By on Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 1:18 PM

The promised collaboration between Freetail Brewery and Tex-Mex punks Piñata Protest now has a release date. On March 26 at the Empire Theatre, Freetail celebrates the release of the Piñata Protest Red Wit beer with a performance by the self-described "mojado punks," FEA and the Bolzen Beer Band. RSVP for free at Do210. "We...

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Donna Campbell's Plan To Protect The Alamo From The U.N. Isn't Going Well

Posted By on Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 1:17 PM

A state Senator from New Braunfel's proposal to ban foreign ownership of the Alamo fell flat in committee this week. Donna Campbell, a Republican, filed a bill called the Protect the Alamo Act in response to the San Antonio Missions receiving a prestigious nomination as a World Heritage site...

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