Thursday, May 30, 2013

UT #Film Student Hits It Big With "Instagram Is" Doc

Posted By on Thu, May 30, 2013 at 6:54 PM

A few days ago Laughing Squid posted a Vimeo by UT Dallas film student Paul Tellefsen: “Instagram Is.” Initially, it was an assignment for a trailer, but Tellefsen took it further. He made a 24-minute documentary, an infomercial essentially, and sent it to the folks at Instagram who...

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

10 Facts About San Antonio's Newborn Twin Giraffes, Wasswa & Nakato

Posted By on Wed, May 29, 2013 at 12:02 PM

Nakato and His Mother Carol 1. Female twin Wasswa's name is African for the first born of twins and Nakato is the coordinating name given to the second born of twins. 2. The twins, born at Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch on May 10, are the second set of...

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Monday, May 27, 2013

The Spurs Quietly Sweep Their Way Into The NBA Finals

Posted By on Mon, May 27, 2013 at 11:51 PM

During the San Antonio Spurs' four-game sweep of the Memphis Grizzlies in the Western Conference Finals (first time that's happened in a decade), which culminated on Memorial Day with a 93-86 win on the road, never once did it feel like the Spurs were the dominant team. Gregg Popovich...

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Sunday, May 26, 2013

Spurs Roll Grizz in Memphis

Posted By on Sun, May 26, 2013 at 6:11 PM

Things looked pretty bleak for the San Antonio Spurs after Game 3’s opening stanza in Memphis. Down 29-13 against the rough-and-tumble Grizzlies after one quarter, with referee Joey Crawford lurking around the edges of the court, the only solace was the clock. Over the next three quarters and overtime, Coach...

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10 Things You Need at Your Arrested Development Party

Posted By on Sun, May 26, 2013 at 11:48 AM

The new season of Arrested Development debuted today on Netflix. Since all episodes are available to stream, it's no surprise that many fans are planning to throw themed parties. How can you avoid being the lame group not doing the same? Here are some AD staples to incorporate into your...

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Friday, May 24, 2013

iPhone Game 'The Tapping Dead' Set in SATX

Posted By on Fri, May 24, 2013 at 5:19 PM

San Antonio based game development studio Crazy Cricket has released its first venture: "The Tapping Dead: Escape from San Antonio, Texas!" The 8bit style game allows iPhone users to kick zombie ass in 150 different levels set throughout San Antonio, as five different heroes, including "Alice The Cheerleader"...

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Thursday, May 23, 2013

17th Annual Webby Awards: Who Won the Internet?

Posted By on Thu, May 23, 2013 at 6:10 PM

With nearly 150 awards, the Webbys have five types of entry: Web, online film and video, interactive advertising and media, mobile and apps, and social. The list of winners is filled with the predictable pats on the back. It’s no surprise that Pinterest wins a Webby for Social...

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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Sexually confused: LGBT non-discrimination ordinance opponents can't get their arguments straight

Posted By on Wed, May 22, 2013 at 10:51 AM

Pastor Charles Flowers says he plans to fight for his right to discriminate. That is, against “the homosexuals, the transsexuals,” and any other permutation of human sexuality that doesn’t fit the man+woman=child patch he and other supporters wore on their lapels in the City Council chambers Tuesday afternoon....

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Manu Gets Out-Ginobilied, But Spurs Win Game 2

Posted By on Wed, May 22, 2013 at 12:04 AM

Manu Ginobili is a champion, and perhaps the most successful Sixth Man in the history of the game. But he's one of the NBA's most hated players outside of San Antonio for a reason: He's a shameless flopper. In fact, it could be argued that the league's decision...

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Inside the Spurs' Monday Morning Practice

Posted By on Tue, May 21, 2013 at 7:07 PM

“I think I’ve become more focused,” says Danny matter-of-factly.Photo by Josh HuskinAs I embark from the West Side of San Antonio to the Spurs suburban practice facility on a bright Monday morning, I decide to count the Spurs flags along the way to pass the time. This...

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