Uber and Lyft were noticeably absent from SXSW this year, damaging Austin’s reputation as a tech hub. The city’s political leadership is to blame.
When this festival was first founded in 1986, it was about music. Austin is a music town, the Live Music Capital of the world.
AMC isn’t the only network paying for a pop-up restaurant to promote a TV property at SXSW.
New start-ups were granted practical access and spiritual absolution by the people of Austin because they reject the very market forces that allow Uber and Lyft to work well. It didn’t go well at SXSW.
Next time you’re in Texas, grab a bottle or can of Austin Amber from Independence Brewing, take a deep breath, and drink in Austin spirit.
Lady Gaga’s pretentious Tiffany Super Bowl ad reveals the dilemma of the left: the ‘counterculture’ has become the establishment.
It is a big, flavorful, Texas IPA. A beer like this is perfect for a good rock show.
Why would Trump hold a rally in Texas instead of campaigning in swing states? Because Trump’s not running a campaign, he’s staging a reality TV road show.
Uber lowers local rates of DUI arrests, traffic fatalities, and arrest rates for assault and disorderly conduct, finds a new study. That suggests regulating ride-sharing away costs lives.
Now that Uber and Lyft have pulled out of Austin due to onerous new city regulations, drivers and riders are turning to black market ride-sharing.
A gay pastor who alleged discrimination by Whole Foods cake decorators in Austin apologized today, dropping his suit against the grocery store chain.
The story of how Uber and Lyft were driven out of Austin is a textbook example of how government-backed cartels force out competition under the guise of creating a “level playing field” or ensuring “consumer safety.”
Are you a social justice warrior considering a PR stunt to highlight your pet political issue? Follow these 5 tips to make sure nobody accuses you of perpetrating an obvious cake hoax.
Bringing a dildo to a gun fight will cause shooter to laugh, throwing off his aim before shooting you anyway, where you would then die holding a dildo.
Move over, Silicon Valley. America has a new startup capital, according to a non-profit organization that studies startup trends throughout the U.S.
The event formerly known as a music festival just no longer fits Austin, or anywhere in particular. In that sense, SXSW is like American culture at large.
The killings at SXSW, and our collective response to them, were a macabre sign of the festival’s transformation into something that is about less than music.
When did political photo ops become important enough to shut down a city?
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