- Dark Knight Promotion Prompts Evacuation at KENS 5 News
As part of a promotion for The Dark Knight, a "suspicious cake" was delivered to a San Antonio news station, prompting an evacuation. Apparently, the cake contains a cell phone, with which to call a "clown rental" service. Awesome.
- Dead Milkmen to Reunite for Fun Fest 2008
Last year, it was the Murder City Devils. This year, punk legends Dead Milkmen will reunite for FunFunFun fest. Keep an eye on Austinist for more artist announcements.
- bside acquires Dirt Road to Psychedelia
Austin-based bside entertainment recently added the Austin music doc Dirt Road to Psychedelia to its catalog. A DRM-free DVD quality download is $8. Dirt Road screened at last year's Austin Film Festival.
- Plexifilm Movie of the Month: Finisterre
A journey through London, from the suburbs into the heart of the city over an imaginary 24 hours. Featuring Lawrence from Felt/Denim, Mark Perry, the editor of original punk fanzine Sniffin' Glue, singer Vashti Bunyan, and more.
Because robots are real, and they eat old people's medicine for fuel