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I'll Huff, I'll Puff and I'll Blog Your House Down

Jarvis Cocker | Posted 05.12.2014 | Arts
Jarvis Cocker

At least, I will try. "There is no "good" or "bad" anymore: only "fun" or "boring"" -- that's a quote from the film "Hackers" which I watched last n...

10 Indie Acts That Will Make Waves At This Year's SXSW

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.11.2014 | Arts

South by Southwest has officially taken Austin by storm, bringing musicians, journalists, fans and confused Texans just trying to visit their state ca...

Justin Bieber's Big Surprise

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 03.11.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber has kicked off the music portion of South by Southwest before the real program begins. The 20-year-old pop star surpr...

Bill Cosby's First Instagram Is Good For Him

Posted 03.10.2014 | Comedy

Bill Cosby wins the Internet today. The 76-year-old comic legend appeared at the South By Southwest festival in Austin on Monday, opened an Instag...

The SXSW Interactive Festival Begins in Full Force

Hugh Forrest | Posted 05.10.2014 | Technology
Hugh Forrest

If you are Austin for SXSW 2014, reach out and connect with someone new in celebration of the life and spirt of Matthew Crump.

Would You Wear Subway's Latest Creation?

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.10.2014 | Style

Oh, Subway. We've seen your ventures into fashion before, but dare we say just stick to 6-inch sandwiches? Over the weekend, Subway premiered its ...

Snowden Explains Why His Actions Are Vindicated

Reuters | Posted 05.10.2014 | Politics

By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Former security contractor Edward Snowden, addressing a sympathetic crowd at a tech-heavy e...

14 SXSW Parties You Should Actually Attend

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts

It's that time of year again. The snow is melting, the birds are chirping and the indie bands are migrating to Austin, TX. South by Southwest, the...

"I. Am. The Greatest."

Walter de Brouwer | Posted 05.09.2014 | Technology
Walter de Brouwer

Friction has been replaced by ultrafast and omnipresent decision tools.

Sports Betting Has a Chance to Step Into the Sunlight

RJ Bell | Posted 05.08.2014 | Sports
RJ Bell

Sports betting is booming. Reuters estimates one trillion dollars is bet annually on sports worldwide. Yes, trillion with a T!

On Making Harmontown

Neil Berkeley | Posted 05.07.2014 | Entertainment
Neil Berkeley

We may occasionally be heroes and sometimes villains but mostly we're just people ... Truth is we're mostly extras.

Greece 2.0

Marco Veremis | Posted 05.07.2014 | Business
Marco Veremis

A growing number of young Greeks are creating new economic foundations -- reacting to the crisis by creating export-oriented businesses largely driven by technology.

10 Reimagined Disney Posters Bring Your Favorite Childhood Characters Back To Life

Posted 03.07.2014 | Arts

We dare you to reminisce about your younger years without letting visions of Simba, Cruella de Vil and the Mad Hatter fill your head. It's simply impo...

Gay Guide to SXSW

Oscar Raymundo | Posted 05.06.2014 | Gay Voices
Oscar Raymundo

South by Southwest can be a little overwhelming, so I've come up with a handy-dandy primer for all the queertastic events and activities in Austin starting this week.

Austin, Abraham and Happiness, South by Southwest

Tom Morris | Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

I may have just met the happiest man in Texas. I was in Austin for a talk at the University of Texas, right before this year's South by Southwest fest...

My List of Essential Apps for Attending SXSW

Robert Scoble | Posted 05.05.2014 | Technology
Robert Scoble

This year I haven't seen a ton of new apps, so thought I'd write up what I'm using to keep up with what's happening at SXSW and see if any of you have any recommendations.

HuffPost Live And Leo Burnett Team Up For SXSW Video Series

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.04.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

You've never seen SXSW quite like this. HuffPost Live and global ad agency Leo Burnett are teaming up for #SXLB @HuffPostLive, a video series that ...

Crotty's Kids Right of Passage at SXSW Education Film Fest

Mike Smith | Posted 05.01.2014 | Education
Mike Smith

Crotty's Kids, debuting this week March 5 at the Alamo Drafthouse at the South by Southwest (SXSW) confab in Austin, TX, is both a documentary film an...

All The Things To Do In Austin, Texas That's Not SXSW

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.03.2014 | Travel

In just a few short weeks, tens of thousands will descend on Austin for their annual spring pilgrimage to South by Southwest March 7th-16th. Even with...

Live and Dangerous: SXSW 2014 (Part 2)

Jeff Pollack | Posted 04.27.2014 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

Just in time for SXSW's March 7th kickoff, here is Part II of the Live & Dangerous feature -- featuring 3 more essential emerging acts to catch at this year's highly anticipated festival.

Live and Dangerous: SXSW 2014 (Part 1)

Jeff Pollack | Posted 04.15.2014 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

Attendees will be hard-pressed at this year's festival to find a band with more energy and spark than NONONO. The Swedish folk/electro-pop group emerged late last year with the wildly infectious single "Pumpin' Blood" and have been building momentum ever since.

How to Experience South by Southwest Like a Local

Joah Spearman | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment
Joah Spearman

I won't be dishing out any advice on how to find some secret stash of hotel rooms in this post so good luck with that. However, what I can give you is the scoop on how to experience SXSW like a local.

III Points Festival: Success, Fail or Epic Fail?

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 12.07.2013 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

They should rightfully be applauded for concept: a festival celebrating music, art, film and technology -- sort of a SXSW in Miami. But, at the end of the day, let's tell it like is: the first fest was a fail, and here's III points why.

Sasha Belenky

Jeff Bezos, The Mecca Of Cool, Confessions Of Innocent Men, And More Must-Reads | Sasha Belenky | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

1. The Man Who Sees The Future The news this week that Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, purchased The Washington Post for $250 million led many t...

When Did Brooklyn Become an Adjective?

Heidi Legg | Posted 09.21.2013 | Style
Heidi Legg

Have you noticed that the ultimate cache is when a city becomes an adjective? Brooklyn seems to have cornered the market globally as the new adjective. I started to wonder who else has made the list?