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SXSW Geek T-Shirt Photo Essay

Friday, March 19th, 2010

In what is now a SXSWi tradition, SMITH’s Larry Smith and Rachel Fershleiser took to the streets (oh fine, to the open bar) to document the oldest form of personal expression since cave painting, the witty T-shirt.
Know these nerds? Recognize your chest? Name ‘em, claim ‘em, tag them on Facebook, fave them on [...]

Paul Ford’s Six-Word SXSW Reviews

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

To celebrate the beginning of this year’s South by Southwest music festival, Paul Ford from The Morning News wrote 1,302 six-word reviews of mp3s submitted by this year’s bands. I found the positive (Good voice, lots of moving parts.), negative (Wants me anxious, but I’m bored.), and borderline unintelligible (Why are bears in cages anyway?) [...]

Contest: “SOUTH BY SIX WORD” Challenge

Saturday, March 14th, 2009

On the opening day of SXSWi, I learned that handing a cop a Monopoly “get out of jail free card” will get you out of a speeding ticket (courtesy of spiky-headed Brian Brushwood at his “Scam Your Way Into Anything or From Anybody” talk), the line “Maybe someone would have uploaded a transcript to Compuserve [...]

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