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Sxsw 2012

Bruce Sterling: 'We're Fully Vested In Lying To Ourselves'

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 03.13.2012 | Home

The line wound all round the 4th floor of the Austin Cnvention Center for sci-fi author/"transglobal futurist"/"American original" (according to his i...

When Will Hollywood Release Wonder Woman?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.13.2012 | Entertainment

From Joss Whedon to David S. Goyer to Nicolas Winding Refn, filmmakers have repeatedly tried to resurrect Wonder Woman for today's audiences. The prob...

Robert Rodriguez Reveals New TV Network Details at SXSW (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.13.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez is a busy man these days, but he stopped by the Samsung Blogger Lounge in Austin at SXSW on Monday to talk about his new TV network, his passion for inspiring others and to offer some advice to young filmmakers.

'Homeless Hotspots' Stirs Debate At SXSW

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 05.13.2012 | Black Voices

AUSTIN, Texas — A charitable marketing program that paid homeless people to carry Wi-Fi signals at South By Southwest has drawn widespread debat...

SXSW: Overwhelming or Awesome? You Decide

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.13.2012 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

The idea of SXSW as a metaphor for the growth and overwhelming abundance of the web is more than apt. No matter how you cut it, the volume of panels, talks, conversations, parties, gatherings, bands, and food trucks is hard to manage.

SXSW Music Study Guide

Mark R. Collins | Posted 05.13.2012 | Home
Mark R. Collins

South by Southwest is more than just a festival. It's a choose your own adventure with live music as the central theme. The plot takes you from show t...

How Chris Miller And Phil Lord Turned Channing Tatum Into An Underdog In '21 Jump Street'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.13.2012 | Entertainment

As Sony had hoped, the world premiere of "21 Jump Street" at the South By Southwest Film Festival in Austin on Monday night provided the new comedy wi...

Billy Corgan Rants About 'Poseurs' In The Music Industry

Posted 03.13.2012 | Entertainment

In typical fashion, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan caused quite a stir at SXSW Monday night when he ranted about the staggering number of "po...

Why I'm In Favor Of 'Homeless Hotspots'

Mark Horvath | Posted 05.13.2012 | Impact
Mark Horvath

We've all been panhandled by a homeless person on street begging for money. I bet every one of you reading this has even been aggressively panhand...

Jake Johnson Channels Bill Murray For His Big-Screen Breakout In 'Safety Not Guaranteed'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.13.2012 | Entertainment

If Lizzy Caplan is the early frontrunner for It-Girl of 2012, then consider Jake Johnson her male counterpoint. The 32-year-old actor, who has broken ...

The Creator Of Iran's 'Daily Show' Talks Internet Censorship

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 03.13.2012 | Home

Heard of Saman Arbabi? The creator of the satirical Persian-language TV program and radio show "Parazit," broadcast by Voice of America, was the sole ...

The Life Out Loud: Sing Your Heart Out

MeiMei Fox | Posted 05.13.2012 | Good News
MeiMei Fox

"So much struggle comes from trying to be what we think other people want us to be. We'd all be happier if we followed our passions."

'Democracy Has Been Hacked'

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 05.13.2012 | Technology

AUSTIN, Texas — In a wide-ranging talk about the Internet and government, Al Gore urged the techie crowd at South By Southwest to use digital to...

Gazelle Emami

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. Returns To SXSW With A Private Show | Gazelle Emami | Posted 03.13.2012 | Home

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. first broke onto the scene at SXSW in 2011, where they did about eight shows -- the festival serving as a sort of mini, trial t...

Lena Dunham And Judd Apatow Bring 'Girls' To SXSW

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.01.2012 | TV

"Woo!" shouted an excited Lena Dunham before the first public screening of "Girls," which premiered at SXSW on Monday afternoon. It was an unbridled s...

Apatow Favorites Invades SXSW: Jonah Hill, Lena Dunham Premiere New Work At Paramount Theater

Posted 05.12.2012 | Entertainment

Monday was a great day to be a Judd Apatow fan at South By Southwest -- especially if you happened to be near the Paramount Theater. In the afternoon,...

SXSW Comedy Recap: Day 2

Samantha Pitchel | Posted 05.12.2012 | Comedy
Samantha Pitchel

The afternoon's live podcast recordings were amazing, and the best part is they'll be up next week for everyone else to hear/me to replay obsessively.

SXSW Chronicles: 'Big' Data -- Day 2

Pedro L. Rodriguez | Posted 05.12.2012 | Technology
Pedro L. Rodriguez

Data represents a "societal nervous system," which provides information that we are either consciously or subconsciously aware of. The analysis of that data, who utilizes it, and for which purposes, determines its usefulness.

Who Are We? The Web And Self-(Mis)Representation

Forbes | Posted 03.12.2012 | Women

Who is the woman on your Facebook page? Is she you? No, really. Is she the woman who wakes up in the morning with last night’s eyeliner raccoonin...

Ross Luippold

WATCH: Kobayashi Breaks Grilled Cheese Record | Ross Luippold | Posted 03.12.2012 | Comedy

What kind of festival features Jay-Z and world renowned champion eater Takeru Kobayashi? South By Southwest. Surprise celebrity guests are scattered ...

'Homeless Hotspots' Offered At SXSW

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 03.12.2012 | Technology

At this year's South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Conference in Austin, Texas, WiFi-deprived attendees were confronted with an interesting fix to t...

Are You There Ashton Kutcher? It's Me, Erin

Erin Flynn | Posted 05.12.2012 | Style
Erin Flynn

After doing some research and, let's be honest, some intensive Googling, I've come up with a list of ways to possibly get Ashton Kutcher to invest in your fashion startup.

Can Physical Architecture And Interaction Design Achieve Transcendence?

Posted 03.12.2012 | Home

"Small objects, like the Walkman first and then the iPod, create bubbles of space around us that enable us to have a metaphysical space that is much b...

Should Web Sites And Video Games Be Preserved Like Art Is?

Posted 03.12.2012 | Home

Presented by Jason Scott, adjunct archivist at Internet Archive, Kari Kraus, assistant professor at the University of Maryland, and Nick Hasty, direct...

Can The iPad Revolutionize The Graphic Novel?

Posted 03.12.2012 | Home

Music has become something we consume in the background while we do a million other things. When was the last time you put on an album and listened to...