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Can You Guess Texas’ Most Iconic Movie?

October 21, 2014
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Can You Guess Texas’ Most Iconic Movie?

Every state has that one movie about it that is engrained in everyone’s collective memory. Okay, most states have that one movie. Personally, I feel like the crew over at Business Insider was stretching a bit when listing Jumanji as New Hampshire’s iconic movie, but for the most part every other state-movie pairing is...
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‘Fortune’ Profiles Half Price Books

October 21, 2014
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‘Fortune’ Profiles Half Price Books

There’s been a great deal of false prophets in the world of print media, but one true projection is the decline of brick and mortar stores. In a business where a good quarter is a minimized loss, Dallas’ Half Price Books is thriving, opening an average of five stores a year. In “Thriving in an...
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5 Things You Have to do This Week

October 20, 2014
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5 Things You Have to do This Week

Tuesday 10/21 Igudesman and Joo Igudesman & Joo market themselves as a cross between West Side Story and The Simpsons, but to my ears, classical music’s Weird Al Yankovic more directly hits the mark. What if Mozart had arranged “I Will Survive?” Or if you turned “La Cucaracha” into a sonata? Sure it takes...
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Ghost Hunting with Alamo City Ghost Tours

October 19, 2014
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Ghost Hunting with Alamo City Ghost Tours

The folks at Alamo City Ghost Tours have been leading treks through downtown San Antonio for 10 years now. This weekend, I joined them in their tour past all of the city’s spookiest sites. Before our adventure began, the group of ghost-hunting tourists (and a few locals mixed in for good measure) met with...
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Honor the Dearly Departed with an Altar at Muertos Fest

October 16, 2014
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Honor the Dearly Departed with an Altar at Muertos Fest

Muertos Fest is coming up fast, and the deadline to enter the altar contest is already upon us. The Día de los Muertos celebration will take place at La Villita on Saturday, November 1. Community members are encouraged to team up and erect...
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10 Things You Have to Do This Weekend

October 16, 2014
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10 Things You Have to Do This Weekend

Thu 10/16 – Sun 10/19 Dracula Photo by Alexander Devora Ballet San Antonio reprises its original adaptation of “the most blood-curdling novel of the paralyzed century.” With a “haunting” score by Philip Feeney and choreography by artistic director Gabriel Zertuche, Dracula conjures terror from Transylvania to London with Sarah Pautz as levelheaded Mina Murray,...
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Haunted Attractions to Check Out this October

October 16, 2014
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Haunted Attractions to Check Out this October

Haunted Houses Nothing screams Halloween quite like a good ol’ haunted house. This year, forget your creepy neighbors and supporting their sad excuses for homemade haunts (Trash bag-lined garages? No, thank you). Check out San Antonio’s local haunted attractions instead. Sure, you have to pay, but that means live-action ghouls are getting money to...
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4 Halloween Shows to Class Up Your October

October 16, 2014
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4 Halloween Shows to Class Up Your October

With all the gory tackiness abound during October, it’s easy to lose sight of your sense of civility. Faced with pumpkin spice, slasher films, and smelly rubber skeletons at every turn, not to mention the “sexy” reimaginings of every beloved cartoon character you can think of, you may find yourself wondering this month, “Where...
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11 Family-friendly Halloween Activities

October 15, 2014
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11 Family-friendly Halloween Activities

This October, don’t let your kids drive you batty. Instead, take them to a Halloween event in SA (check websites below for dates and times), fill them full of candy, and let them run wild in a marathon or at a festival until they are sweet, sleeping angels. You can even “lose” them in...
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Kevin Nealon on Jan Hooks, His New Web Series and Class Clowns

October 15, 2014
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Kevin Nealon on Jan Hooks, His New Web Series and Class Clowns

In comedian Kevin Nealon’s new web series for AOL Laugh Lessons, the Saturday Night Live alum invites some of his Hollywood friends, including Adam Sandler, Dana Carvey and Chelsea Handler, to see if it is possible to teach kids the art of comedy or if being funny is a gift bestowed to babies once...
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